GMA Handbooks & Publications

Through the years, GMA has developed a number of publications and handbooks to aid city officials in better understanding complex areas of municipal law and management. To this end, GMA continues to maintain these publications, updating them whenever changes to laws or procedures necessitate.
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Handbook for Georgia Mayors and Councilmembers

The Handbook is a resource prepared to provide Georgia's municipal elected officials with a better understanding of their roles and responsibilities.

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Other Publications

A Budget Guide for Georgia’s Municipalities

A Budget Guide for Georgia’s Municipalities

A practical step-by-step guide to the budget process for municipal officials.

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Double Taxation Handbook: A Practical Guide to Calculating Double Taxation

Double Taxation Handbook: A Practical Guide to Calculating Double Taxation

A guide to evaluate issues of tax equity and double taxation for services.

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City Clerk Handbook

City Clerk Handbook

A reference handbook for common city clerk job duties and responsibilities.

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Handbook for Pension Committee Secretaries

Handbook for Pension Committee Secretaries

A basic guide for the Pension Committee Secretaries of employers who participate in the GMEBS Defined Benefit Plan.

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GMA Publications

GMA Publications

Legal and research publications produced by the Georgia Municipal Association.

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