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Sovereign Immunity and Nuisance Claims: Gatto v. City of Statesboro

August 11, 2021

By Gwin Hall, GMA Senior Associate General Counsel. Legal Brief by Regina Gresham

The Supreme Court of Georgia upheld a long-standing principle that the doctrine of sovereign immunity protects cities from liability for not addressing nuisances that are caused by private parties on private property.

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Federal Partnerships for Cities

August 11, 2021

There are multiple federal partnerships for cities available.  

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The Value of Cities Data Dive: Jobs and Agglomeration Economies

August 11, 2021

Cities comprise only 9.2% of the land area in Georgia, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, but they provide 68.9% of all jobs in the state.

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'Starts With Me!' Boosts Cedartown’s Recruitment Efforts

August 11, 2021

GMA’s “Starts With Me!” workforce development campaign was developed for use by Georgia’s cities. It was created to help address the growing talent acquisition and retention challenges faced by Georgia’s cities and focuses on the heartwarming side of working in city government.

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"It’s Worth a Shot:" GMA Spearheads Vaccine Awareness

August 11, 2021

GMA’s “It’s Worth a Shot” public information campaign was designed to provide all of Georgia’s cities with resources to educate residents about the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Teamwork Makes the Dream Work: How Georgia’s Cities are Leveraging Partnerships to Achieve New Heights

August 11, 2021

By Alia Hoyt

There’s no shame in asking for help, especially when something as important as a city’s future is at stake.

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Georgia Cities Foundation Continues to Serve

August 11, 2021

The mission of the Georgia Cities Foundation (GCF) is to assist cities in their community development efforts to revitalize and enhance underserved downtown areas by serving as a financing partner and to provide other programming and training to help local leadership with their community and economic development initiatives.

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GeorgiaForward Aims to Unite the State

August 11, 2021

GeorgiaForward is continuing their 2021 series, “Two Georgias No More: Bridging the Rural-Urban Divide.” Reframing the discussions on healthcare, education, housing and broadband, this series demonstrates how deeply linked and interconnected Georgians are.

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Non-Profit Leaders Plan for the Future

August 11, 2021

At their May 12 meeting, the Georgia City Solutions (GCS) Board of Directors received an update from fundraising strategy consultant firm, Coxe Curry & Associates, on the status of the feasibility study phase of the strategy to secure approximately 5 million over a three-year period for programs and initiatives in support of the adopted strategic plan.

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GMA Hosts Ribbon Cutting for Expanded Headquarters

August 10, 2021

GMA celebrated its newly renovated and expanded Downtown Atlanta headquarters with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on June 23.

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City Spotlight: City of Statesboro’s Youth Connect Summer Program

August 10, 2021

Statesboro has created a new program to connect high schoolers with city government.

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Small Town, Big Impact: Dacula Saves on Recycling

August 10, 2021

The City of Dacula recently launched its own recycling service aimed to improve customer satisfaction and save taxpayer money.

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GMA Annual Convention ARPA Session

August 9, 2021

GMA held a 90-minute information session on ARPA during the 2021 GMA Annual Convention in Savannah. The slides from these presentations can be found in this article. 

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LaGrange Mayor Jim Thornton Elected President of GMA

August 8, 2021

LaGrange Mayor Jim Thornton was elected president of the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) during its Annual Convention on Aug. 8.

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A New Model for Continuing Care

Public Square

July 27, 2021

Robert Steuteville, Congress for the New Urbanism

As Baby Boomers enter the market for retirement communities, they are demanding different models from the typical facilities of today, where the most prominent public feature is often a parking lot behind a gated entry.

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