GPA News

Oakwood Moves Forward on Sewer Partnership

posted on March 2nd, 2010  |  Read more

Construction is now underway on a sewage pump station in the Winder Highway corridor that represents the first step in a key partnership between the cities of Oakwood and Braselton. The Oakwood Pump Station on Martin Road is scheduled for completion this fall. A Covington, GA. Firm, Allsouth Constructors, was selected in a competitive bid process to build the $1.1 million station.

The Not-So-Little Engine That Could

posted on March 2nd, 2010  |  Read more

During the last 15 years, there has been an explosion in post-secondary education in Georgia. Every county in the State has been positively affected by the now Not-So-Little Engines That Could, from the best-known institutions to the technical schools to the two-year colleges. One example in Northwest Georgia is Georgia Highlands College (GHC).

2009 Ballot & Election Notice

posted on November 25th, 2009  |  Read more

Due to several unforeseen circumstances, ballots for the 2009 GPA Board of Directors election were not received by members until late last week and in some cases this week.

GPA Young Planners Group (YPG)

posted on October 28th, 2009  |  Read more

If you haven’t heard, the Georgia Planning Young Planners Group (YPG) is off to a roaring start. In recognition of the fact that young professionals throughout Georgia are faced with a common and unique set of challenges when just beginning their careers, the Georgia Planning Association (GPA) decided to focus on YPG needs and well….here we are.

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

posted on September 19th, 2009  |  Read more

During the past several weeks ARC has conducted several meetings to raise awareness among local governments of the funding opportunities of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) – economic stimulus.