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2020 Census Jobs

February 25, 2020

U.S. Census Bureau

The U.S. Census Bureau is still recruiting thousands of people across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count.

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(Re)Introducing the GMA Grants Newsletter

February 25, 2020

Georgia Municipal Association

The GMA Grants & Award Opportunities page now includes a newsletter subscription to receive updates on funding opportunities.

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Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program

February 25, 2020

Georgia Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC)

The Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program awards grants to states and units of local government to help improve the quality and timeliness of forensic science and medical examiner services.

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BUILD Transportation Discretionary Grants program

February 24, 2020

U.S. Department of Transportation

The FY 2020 BUILD Transportation grants are for capital investments in surface transportation infrastructure and are to be awarded on a competitive basis for projects that will have a significant local or regional impact.

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Millennial State and Local Government Employee Views on Jobs, Compensation and Retirement

February 19, 2020

National Institute on Retirement Security

A new issue brief finds that Millennials working in state and local government are satisfied with their jobs and intend to stay with their employers so long as their benefits are not cut.

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Roadside Enhancement and Beautification Council (REBC) Grant

February 19, 2020

Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT)

The Roadside Enhancement and Beautification Council (REBC) Grant Program provides funding for roadside enhancement and beautification projects along Georgia’s roadsides. The funds may be used only for landscape plant material and its installation for the furtherance of roadside enhancement and beautification projects along state routes in Georgia.

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2020 Census Digital Preparedness Playbook

2020 Census Digital Preparedness Playbook

February 19, 2020

National League of Cities (NLC)

The nation’s first “digital” census presents myriad opportunities - and potential challenges - for a complete and accurate count. The National League of Cities, with partners at the Beeck Center, has created "The 2020 Census: Digital Preparedness Playbook" to help local leaders prepare.

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Choose to Invest in Your City’s Future

February 19, 2020

By East Point Mayor Deana Holiday Ingraham

A recent survey by GMA indicates that Georgia’s cities are facing $11.2B of capital needs between now and 2022. As an elected official, it is top-of-mind that property tax increases can’t be the go-to for covering the investment needs across the state.
 

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Top 10 Education Issues for Georgia in 2020

February 18, 2020

Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education

The Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education recently released the 2020 edition of the annual Top 10 Issues to Watch report, which identifies and analyzes the key education issues Georgia will be or should be addressing in the coming year. 

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The Art of Leadership and Leading for the Long Haul

Leadership Focus

February 12, 2020

Deke Copenhaver

Taking the long-view in the decision making process can be difficult in the short term, but will always pay dividends in the long run.

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Pardon Our Progress: GMA Provides Alternative Parking Due to Construction

February 5, 2020

There are many exciting things happening at GMA in 2020, including the construction of our new headquarters project.

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FY2020 Juvenile Justice Emergency Planning Demonstration Program

February 5, 2020

U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)

This program provides funds for juvenile justice facilities to respond to and recover from emergencies. Funds may be used to restore essential services and operations.

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Assistance to Firefighters Grant

February 5, 2020

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

The primary goal of the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) is to meet the firefighting and emergency response needs of fire departments and non-affiliated emergency medical service organizations.

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Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act (LEMHWA) Program

February 5, 2020

U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)

The Fiscal Year 2020 Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act (LEMHWA) program funds are used to improve the delivery of and access to mental health and wellness services for law enforcement through training and technical assistance, demonstration projects, and implementation of promising practices related to peer mentoring mental health and wellness programs.

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Community Policing Development (CPD) Program

February 5, 2020

U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)

The Fiscal Year 2020 Community Policing Development (CPD) program funds are used to develop the capacity of law enforcement to implement community policing strategies by providing guidance on promising practices through the development and testing of innovative strate­gies; building knowledge about effective practices and outcomes; and supporting new, creative approaches to preventing crime and promoting safe communities.

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