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May 23, 2018   |  Philips Lighting and Macon-Bibb County
Macon-Bibb County representatives walk webinar participants through a lighting replacement plan and process with the assistance of the vendor, Philips Lighting.

 

May 22, 2018
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.

 

May 11, 2018   |  Eric Fraker and Leann Walker of Home Depot
Home Depot representatives walk webinar participants through the sign-up process and data review for the Home Depot eProcurement Program offered through GMA.

 

November 17, 2017   |  Schneider Electric
This webinar, presented by Christie Williams and Trent Egbert of Schneider Electric, focuses on the use of performance contracts as a means for city governments in Georgia to lower operating costs through investment in efficient city infrastructure. During the webinar, the presenters focus on the strategies cities should employ when seeking an energy service company for this type of performance contracting.

 

May 24, 2017
On Wednesday, May 24, 2017, cyber security expert Iven Connary of vSector Security Technologies provided webinar participants with an overview of both the challenges and potential solutions for enhancing IT security. This recording of this webinar, presented within this article, is beneficial generally for city staff and elected officials.

 

February 16, 2017
Many cities have worked with telecommunications companies seeking to place equipment on water tank towers and cell towers on public rights of way. As these companies increasingly compete for better wireless coverage, they have begun to rely more on specialty companies that approach cities about placing “small cells” in the public right of way.

 

November 23, 2016
UPDATED: The Labor Department’s contentious overtime rule was blocked Tuesday by a federal judge in Texas, putting one of President Obama's top regulatory initiatives in jeopardy.

 

November 14, 2016   |  Georgia Department of Public Health
This information about the Zika virus was presented by Georgia Department of Public Health staff at the GMA District 10 and 11 Fall 2016 Meetings.

 

August 29, 2016   |  Mayor Charles Ivie
Many historical towns/villages are identified by statues of famous people telling a compelling story of place and culture. Watkinsville does not have such a monument, though its history extends to the beginning of the 19th century. What it does have is art, and a thriving community pride in its growing reputation as the Artland of Georgia. 

 

August 23, 2016
According to Robert S. Stering's 2004 Police Officer's Handbook, a roll call is a briefing "where supervisors take attendance, inspect uniform and equipment, inform the oncoming shift of any outstanding incidents that may have occurred, inform officers of suspects to be looking out for, relate any law or procedural changes, and so on." While roll calls are a very common occurance in police departments around the state, the city of Fort Valley is taking the roll call to the community.

 

August 17, 2016
On August 8, 2016, the Georgia Municipal Association in Cooperation with the Georgia Department of Revenue produced a live webinar entitled “Setting the Millage Rate.” The presenter for this webinar was Ellen Mills, Director of the Local Government Services Division at the Georgia Department of Revenue.

 

June 21, 2016
GMA offered regional workshops in May and June 2016 to provide municipal officials with information about budgeting and revenue forecasting.

 

January 21, 2016
Blaine Williams, Athens-Clarke County Manager, provided an overview of the unified government's policy making process including a sample agenda report. 

 

December 17, 2015
GMA offered regional workshops in December 2015 to provide municipal officials with information about local revenues that are administered by the Department of Revenue. 

 

September 24, 2015
Statesboro's Right Start program is a development tool used in aiding potential businesses and developers to make their enterprises and ideas successful. In this video presentation, Statesboro Planning and Development Director Mandi Cody provides an overview of the program. 

 

September 10, 2015
GMA recently completed a series of five workshops around the state featuring representatives from state and federal agencies sharing information about resources available to cities in Georgia.

 

July 30, 2015
In this video, Woodstock City Manager Jeff Moon provides an overview of Woodstock's Newly Elected Officials Orientation process. 

 

June 15, 2015
This GMA  hosted webinar features staff from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) sharing information on programs and funding opportunities offered through its Rural Development division. 

 

April 29, 2015
This GMA webinar on protecting your city's data was done in partnership with Sophicity and was recorded live during a regional workshop on Friday, April 24, 2015.  Nathan Eisner of Sophicity was the presenter.

 

April 28, 2015
In this video presentation, Oakwood City Manager Stan Brown provides an overview of the Hall County Joint Municipal Association, a tool used in Hall County to facilitate collaboration between the cities and county on a variety of issues.

 

February 26, 2015
This webinar from the Georgia Secreatry of State's Office is focused on the 2015 municipal election cycle and includes information regarding March special elections and changing municipal precincts and polling places.

 

December 15, 2014
Because many cities around the state are undergoing (or soon will be undergoing) the process of updating their SDS, GMA offered a series of workshops around the state to provide municipal officials with information about the requirements in the Service Delivery Act and suggestions for how to calculate tax equity.

 

December 13, 2014
This December 10, 2014 webinar reviews the Federal Communication Commission's (FCC) new rules on cell tower siting and the placement of facilities in your rights-of-way.

 

November 14, 2014
The Georgia Department of Administrative Services provides a number of services Georgia's cities can take advantage of.

 

July 17, 2014
The following recordings are the first in a series of webinars for Georgia cities that use QuickBooks Pro® 2013 for governmental accounting purposes.

 

June 18, 2014
During this recorded live webinar, presenters provided an overview of land bank authorities (LBA), including changes enacted to the Land Bank Act of 2012 and how to determine the need for a LBA. Also discussed is how to establish or restart a LBA, as well as funding considerations. Special considerations for small and/or rural communities were also addressed.

 

June 11, 2014
GMA has prepared three tutorials highlighting Georgia’s laws on weapons and firearms. Part 1 covers existing law, changes to such existing law, and background information. Part 2 covers government buildings, and Part 3 covers courthouses, schools, polling places, public housing, commercial service airports, and the discharge of firearms. Additionally, GMA has prepared a PowerPoint presentation of the tutorials and a quick summary of the new laws.

 

March 6, 2014
The Great Promise Partnership brings together local government, private sector partners, schools, community partners, students and innovative programming to help at-risk students graduate and become productive members of their communities.

 

February 11, 2014
Dr. James Johnson, a professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, discussed disruptive economics during GMA's 2014 Mayors' Day Conference in Atlanta, noting that the country and Georgia are becoming more diverse and older.

 

December 6, 2013
GMA conducted a one hour webinar on December 5, 2013 to highlight recent changes to Georgia’s immigration laws and to review reporting requirements for SAVE and E-Verify.

 

November 27, 2013
This video on budget preparation, presented by Pam Helton, Director of Consulting Services at the Georgia Municipal Association, is designed to provide an overview of the budgeting process for small cities.

 

October 31, 2013
This webinar on code enforcement, presented by Sammy Rich, Assistant City Manager with the City of Rome, is designed to increase your knowledge of code enforcement.

 

September 13, 2013
Creating an effective code enforcement program begins with an understanding of state law and the various legal tools available to local governments.

 

May 31, 2011
This webinar about GMA's Debt Collection Service reviews online tools for submitting placements and tracking collections.

 

View this webinar to learn more about GMA's Hotel/Motel Tax Revenue Management Services. It was recorded on September 15, 2011.

 
RESOURCES
E-Verify Webinars from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.