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Transformative Leadership is Humble, Servant Leadership

August 14, 2019

Georgia's Cities Magazine

"Leading with humility is grounded in the ideal of the servant leader. True, transformative leadership is based in service to others, not the other way around." – Dublin Mayor Phil Best, GMA President

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Cities United: Lead to Succeed

August 14, 2019

Georgia's Cities Magazine

"It’s not just through our similarities of serving cities and sharing our stories that make us better; it’s also our differences and even our difficult conversations that open our hearts and minds to views of others." – Larry Hanson, GMA Executive Director

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Cities: Home to Our Cultural Icons

August 14, 2019

Georgia's Cities Magazine

"As Americans, we have a great opportunity to better define ourselves and reclaim our individuality by preserving the buildings, monuments and sites which set us apart from other nations." – Mark C. McDonald, President and CEO, The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation

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Larry Hanson Discusses the Benefits of Bringing Municipal Leaders Together

August 13, 2019

In this video, GMA Executive Director Larry Hanson discusses the value of bringing city leaders from across the state to the 2019 Annual Convention in Savannah.
 

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Are you ready for #CityHallSelfie Day on Aug. 15?

August 9, 2019

This year #CityHallSelfie Day (Sponsored by ELGL) is Thursday, August 15th—And we really want Georgia to WIN again!

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Atlanta Food Forest Enhances Fresh Food Access & Builds Community

August 9, 2019

Georgia's Cities Magazine

The Urban Food Forest at Browns Mill is putting the city of Atlanta one step closer to its mission of 85 percent of residents living within a half mile of fresh food by 2022 and making national news as the largest food forest in the U.S. at 7.1 acres.
 

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Milton Conserves Its Natural History

August 9, 2019

Georgia's Cities Magazine

Natural land conservation has found favor among the public, civic leaders and local officials, with many communities taking steps to preserve and protect those lands.
 

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Georgia Awarded A+ for Small Business Friendliness

August 6, 2019

"I am proud to see Georgia receive top marks for our small business climate," said Governor Brian Kemp. "Small businesses are the backbone of our state's economy, comprising over 99% of all businesses in Georgia.

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New Legislative Study Committees Coming This Fall

August 2, 2019

GMA’s advocacy team will be covering the committee meetings around the state. Elected and city officials can stay tuned for additional information and ways to be plugged into these events and others.

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Feedback Needed to Inform GDOT Aviation Impact Study

August 2, 2019

If you have successfully used your local airport to drive economic or business development in your city or region and are interested in spotlighting your community, its infrastructure and/or your cooperative approach to improve the lives of your residents, GMA would like to hear from you. 

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Phishing Attacks on Cities Increasing

July 29, 2019

Recently there has been an increase in cyber-attacks on local governments in Georgia. In an effort to further enhance awareness, GMA wants to highlight a common cyber-attack that everyone should be aware of: phishing.

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Columbus City Manager Isaiah Hugley Praises GMA in Interview

July 17, 2019

Isaiah Hugley, the city manager of Columbus, recently spoke about the Georgia Municipal Association during a video interview with Metro Atlanta CEO.

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GMA Advocacy: Meet the New Chairs

July 16, 2019

"My #1 priority as ENR Chair will be to serve the membership to the best of my abilities." - Steve Edwards, Environmental Natural Resources policy chairman. 

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2020 Vision – GMA’s Legislative Policies Adopted

July 2, 2019

After six successful committee meetings and robust policy discussions, GMA’s membership unanimously adopted the 2020 Legislative Policies at the GMA Annual Convention in Savannah.

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Dublin Mayor Phil Best Elected President of GMA

June 24, 2019

Dublin Mayor Phil Best was elected president of GMA during the association’s annual convention in Savannah on Monday, June 24.

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