House Bill 322 was passed by the General Assembly during the 2019 Legislative Session making positive changes for cities in complying with state procurement law.
“This year’s convention will offer sessions and presentations that allow attendees to enhance their leadership skills while uncovering ways to make Georgia the best place to live, work and play.” - GMA Executive Director Larry Hanson.
Life just got a little sweeter in the city of Sugar Hill. The community’s E Center, an 180,000 square foot mixed use development owned and operated by the city’s Downtown Development Authority (DDA), features entertainment, dining and commercial space as well as a community gym and the Art Deco-style Eagle Theatre.
Kick off GA Cities Week 2019 with this video from Rome highlighting the city's "True Colors."
Our hearts are heavy and filled with grief due to the passing of Georgia Cities Foundation President Mike Starr on April 6th. Mr. Starr had served as the Foundation's President since its inception in 1999. We will miss his visionary leadership and passion for downtowns.
The Georgia Municipal Association, Inc. (GMA) is soliciting proposals from firms interested in providing Construction Management At-Risk services for the construction of a project known as the Georgia Municipal Association New Headquarters and Renovation Project.
It’s important to know who you’re doing business with at GMA’s 2019 annual convention. There have been several reports of suspicious communications directed towards attendees and exhibitors, so please keep in mind the following as you plan and prepare to visit Savannah in June...
Since late February 2019, issuers of certain municipal bonds have been required to disclose to investors information about significant bank loans and other financial obligations, as well as events reflecting financial difficulties related to those financial obligations.
The good news for local governments still waiting for payments from January 911 surcharges is they’re actually not late. The bad news is the payments won’t be issued until late March.
Imagine this: Under a proposed law, your neighbor can finally finish their home redesign, complete with bright orange paint and a two-car garage coming right up to the street. It’s an obvious eyesore, but one local governments are powerless to stop.
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Georgia Cities Foundation (GCF). Since GCF’s founding, Georgia’s downtowns have improved significantly due to the foundation’s programs and services.
Georgia Trend Magazine, during GMA’s annual Mayors’ Day Conference in Atlanta.
On Jan. 27, nine cities received a 2019 Live, Work, Play City Award presented by GMA, in conjunction with
GMA’s six policy committees met during GMA’s 2019 Mayors’ Day Conference and hosted more than a dozen General Assembly members, departmental officials, and subject matter experts who touched on current and expected issues of interest to Georgia city officials.
The Georgia Municipal Association, Inc. (GMA) is soliciting proposals from firms interested in providing professional architectural services for the construction of a project known as the Georgia Municipal Association New Headquarters and Renovation Project, located in Atlanta, Georgia, consisting of a new building, a parking deck, and a renovation of an existing building.
Georgia's cities concluded the annual Mayors' Day Conference with a rally at the State Capitol on Monday, Jan. 28.