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July 7, 2010
GAFM Presentations

Please join The Georgia Association of Floodplain Management (GAFM), Chatham County, the City of Savannah and Thomas & Hutton Engineering Co. for two special...


May 10, 2010
County Planning Awards Announced

The County Planning Division of the American Planning Association and the National Association of County Planners (an affiliate of the National Association of Counties) presented their first annual...


May 7, 2010
Improving Performance Reporting for Local Govt

Recognizing performance reporting excellence, the Association of Government Accountants (AGA) has honored the Georgia Regional Transportation Authority (GRTA) with a national Bronze Certificate of...


March 2, 2010
Bike-to-Work Day

Bike-to-Work Day is an annual event held on the third Friday of May across the United States and Canada that promotes the bicycle as an option for commuting to work. Leading up to Bike-to-Work Day,...


March 2, 2010
Counties Seek Grant to Expand Broadband

Thirteen counties in the Central Savannah River Area are jointly seeking a grant to increase broadband and wireless Internet access in their jurisdictions. The grant, funded under the federal...


March 2, 2010
Changing Dynamics of Our Profession

As we rapidly approach the time for the GPA Spring Conference, and many of us are in the final weeks of preparation, I am struck by the changing dynamics of our profession. One of these changes that...


March 2, 2010
Oakwood Moves Forward on Sewer Partnership

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...