ACCG – GMA Conduct Joint Federal Policy Meetings

ACCG and the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) have partnered to conduct joint meetings between the associations and members of the Georgia Congressional delegation to discuss federal policy issues important to Georgia’s local governments. To date, roundtable discussions have taken place with Congressman David Scott, Congressman Austin Scott and Congressman Hank Johnson (Pictured right - in order from top to bottom). Topics discussed included protecting the tax exempt status of municipal bonds, e-fairness and broadband access. Additional meetings will be scheduled this summer. 

FirstNet Network 

Does a single communications network that connects the 9-1-1 center to all 9-1-1 personnel from multiple jurisdictions simultaneously interest you? FirstNet will offer the ability to provide that service in an effort to boost emergency response times while maintaining the safety of citizens and responders. Using a single password with reliable network coverage, this program is intended to help public safety personnel assist and communicate more efficiently while out in the field. To read more on FirstNet, click here.

NACO Steering Committees Need You!  
Interested in serving on a National Association of Counties (NACo) Steering Committee? NACo policy steering committees annually review and make recommendations on federal policy issues and legislation. Your involvement with a NACo steering committee would give Georgia counties a voice in the NACo policy process! Committee members are appointed by state associations and serve one-year terms. The new committees go into effect in August after the NACo Annual Conference has concluded.

To join, fill out the nomination form online at and submit to More information is available here.