Join Us at Jekyll for the
2018 Legislative Leadership Conference
Registration for the 2018 Legislative Leadership Conference (LLC) is now available! This year's conference will take place October 10-12 at the Jekyll Island Convention Center in Glynn County. Georgia's county officials will embark on three days full of continuing education opportunities in the ACCG Lifelong Learning Academy and hot topics sessions. County officials will also engage in policy discussions to finalize the 2019 ACCG Legislative Agenda and Legislative Priorities.
Contact your county clerk to register today! For more information on the 2018 LLC click
Policy Committee Meetings Coming to an End
With five policy meetings down, only two remain. Attending a policy committee meeting is one of the best ways to ensure your county's concerns are being heard, so don't miss out on this important opportunity!
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Registration is now open for the 2018 District Meetings. Starting in late October, county officials can attend a meeting of their choice in either of ACCG's 12 districts throughout the state for an opportunity to interact with state lawmakers and partake in discussions on significant policy issues as outlined in the ACCG Legislative Agenda and Legislative Priorities. More details on District Meetings can be found
GMA Workshop on Rural Broadband Projects
On Thursday, September 20, the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) will host a one-day statewide Rural Broadband Summit in Houston County to share information with local officials about rural broadband planning in Georgia. Participants will learn from experts and their peers about cultivating a broadband planning approach that engages stakeholders and mitigates risks as well as accessing federal agency resources for technical assistance and infrastructure. More information can be found in the flyer below.
GMA – ACCG Regional Workshop Series: Managing Rights of Way in the Wireless Age
ACCG is happy to partner with the Georgia Municipal Association on an upcoming series of five workshops across the state on telecommunications issues currently facing Georgia’s local governments. Topics will include the technology and equipment needed to provide wireless and fiber broadband to both urban and rural areas; current telecom law; franchise and right-of-way (ROW) agreements; and federal and state efforts to preempt local government management of the ROW. County commissioners and staff are encouraged to attend.
For more information on these workshops, dates and locations, and registration, please click
Georgia Smart Fall Workshop
Are you interested in Smart Communities? Would you like to see how your county can get involved? Attend a FREE GA Smart Fall Workshop on Thursday, September 6, 2018, to find out how your county can become a smart community. The workshop will bring various key stakeholders from local governments, government associations, industry, and academic leaders together to explore potential smart community initiatives, opportunities, and collaboration. Registration can be found