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Augusta history marker cited in bill to preserve past monuments

...Commissioners of Georgia.Views do change over time, as do populations, noted Catherine Fleming, lobbyist for the Georgia Municipal Association."We believe that this bill would tie the hands of our local governments now and in the future on where...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-05/augusta-history-marker-c
Do you really have to go?

...Commissioners often attend both state and national events for cities ? including events held by the Georgia Municipal Association and National League of Cities ? and events for counties ? such as those held by the Association County Commissioners...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-02-09/do-you-really-have-go
Efforts to regulate Augusta commission members' travel rejected

...training opportunities each year.The city hasn't lured an Association County Commissioners of Georgia or Georgia Municipal Association conference to Augusta yet.Commissioner Bill Fennoy said the travel limits were impractical, as conferences...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-02-09/efforts-regulate-augusta-commission
Local officials warned to prepare for road funding plan

...difference."It would hurt us tremendously," said Savannah Mayor Edna Jackson, the vice president of the Georgia Municipal Association, which held the breakfast. "Had we been able to get the T-SPLOST passed, it would have brought money...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-26/local-officials-warned-p
Commissioner requests more info on mayor's budget requests

...and dues that they participate in; GMA ? Georgia Municipal Association ? National League of Cities. These things...National League of Cities, $34,900 for Georgia Municipal Association, $4,011 for National Association of County...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-02/commissioners-request-mo
Worth every penny

...purely charitable purposes."The SPLOST allocations to cultural agencies are "purely charitable."The Georgia Municipal Association seems to agree. An August 2012 Legal Report from the GMA spells out precisely the types of projects you...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-05-13/worth-every-penny
Gun carry rights expanded in Georgia under new law

...moves Georgia out of the mainstream."The Georgia Municipal Association also was among those raising concerns, sending...Beth English. English, president of the Georgia Municipal Association, said she supports gun rights and has a carry...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-04-23/gun-carry-rights-expande
Wanted: a servant leader

...squanders resources and foments public distrust.Open meetings and open records laws exist for a reason. As the Georgia Municipal Association says in the 10th edition of Government in the Sunshine, they are "a reminder that government is created...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-17/wanted-servant-leader
DDA approves low-interest loan for Broad Street redevelopment

...the property owner.The Georgia Cities Foundation, established in 1999 as a non-profit subsidiary of the Georgia Municipal Association, offers loans at a 3 percent interest rate and will fund up to 40 percent of the cost for projects that spur...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-09-11/dda-approve
Getting Augusta more goats might be the easy part

...Boyles might consider it, because he's the most qualified, he said, having received certification from the Georgia Municipal Association and the Association County Commissioners of Georgia."And I got along with Marion," he said, referring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-09-13/getting-augusta