During the spring of 2018, GMA offered a workshop focusing on background check, alcohol licensing, and ISO community ratings in various locations throughout the state. Representatives from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, the Georgia Department of Revenue, and ISO made presentations and answered questions about the topics.
Debate over climate change continues worldwide in scientific, political and public circles. However, many Georgia coastal residents as well as political and business leaders hold that the effects of climate change and rising sea levels are real and not up for debate.
Hogansville Councilmember George Bailey described the city’s new Purple Heart City recognition as an “expression of gratitude on behalf of the ‘City of Friendly People’” to honor the sacrifices made by combat veterans.
Regardless of where one lives or works in the Peach State, changes in the climate can have a profound effect on everyday life.
According to a new report, government agencies should promote a sense of duty, provide opportunities for professional development, help build professional networks and implement mentor programs to form and maintain a pipeline of leadership.
Home Depot representatives walk webinar participants through the sign-up process and data review for the Home Depot eProcurement Program offered through GMA.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) CUPP program provides a creative approach to partnering and delivering technical assistance to small underserved communities from local colleges and universities at no cost to the communities.
It is almost taken for granted that smart cities, online municipal services, and internet-of-things technology will continue to proliferate, advance, and improve urban life. But the continued adoption of these services and technologies by cities hasn’t been paralleled by similarly sophisticated investments in security.
A proactive approach to impending retirements by viewing them as an opportunity rather than a threat and asking the right questions can facilitate succession planning for local governments.
New research suggests that cuts to public employee pension benefits have made it more difficult for state and local governments to recruit employees and compete with the private sector.
As Georgia downtowns continue to flourish, delivery trucks present an increasing challenge for cities.
2017 Georgia Water and Wastewater Rates Survey. The data collected via the survey is available in a free, interactive dashboard that allows users to compare rates among utilities according to multiple factors, including utility size, water source, river basin, geographic radius and median household income.
The Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA) and the Environmental Finance Center (EFC) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have concluded the
In a recent survey conducted by PNC Bank, municipal bond analysts assess important trends in the municipal bond market, including likely impacts of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and infrastructure proposals at the federal level.
The Bloomberg Philanthropies’ 2018 American Mayors Survey is the largest comprehensive public-opinion survey of mayors and city managers. It reveals the most important issues and challenges for American leaders as well as strategies underway to address them.
City Rights in an Era of Preemption, that reveals state preemption of local authority is increasing throughout the country.
The National League of Cities released an update to its report,