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Changing Weather Patterns on Minds of Georgians

May 16, 2018

Gale Horton Gay

Regardless of where one lives or works in the Peach State, changes in the climate can have a profound effect on everyday life.

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Preparing Tomorrow’s Public Service

May 14, 2018

The Volcker Alliance

According to a new report, government agencies should promote a sense of duty, provide opportunities for professional development, help build professional networks and implement mentor programs to form and maintain a pipeline of leadership.

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Home Depot E-Procurement Overview Webinar

May 11, 2018

Eric Fraker and Leann Walker of Home Depot

Home Depot representatives walk webinar participants through the sign-up process and data review for the Home Depot eProcurement Program offered through GMA.

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Arts and Culture: What They Mean to our Economic Development Efforts

Leadership Focus

May 10, 2018

Deke Copenhaver

Often times it seems as though investment in the local arts and culture community rise to the top of the list of potential cuts. However, from an economic development perspective, quality-of-life investments are a major factor in business recruitment and is something that should never be undervalued.

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EPA's College/Underserved Community Partnership Program (CUPP) Program

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May 1, 2018

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) CUPP program provides a creative approach to partnering and delivering technical assistance to small underserved communities from local colleges and universities at no cost to the communities.

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Episode 9: Candidates for Georgia Governor Part 2 - Workshop Episode

April 30, 2018

Ocilla Mayor Matt Seale

Ocilla Mayor and Small Town Podcast host Matt Seale interviews the remaining candidates for Georgia Governor and asks them what they plan to do for small towns in the rural parts of the state. This is Part 2 of a 2-part series.

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Snellville Community Garden

April 27, 2018

Snellville's Community Garden is a place where residents can work year-round on gardening projects and beekeeping. In addition to producing food, the garden is a collaborative enterprise that brings the community together.

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Why You Should Never Pay a Ransomware Ransom

CitySmart by Sophicity

April 24, 2018

Mike Smith, Network Infrastructure Consultant

In the wake of a recent ransomware attack at the City of Atlanta, the question has been raised (again) about whether to pay a ransom or not. It appears the city ended up not paying, but other cities and government entities have done so. Unfortunately, IT professionals and law enforcement sometime give mixed signals about paying ransom. But you should never pay.

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As Cities Get High-Tech, Hackers Become More Dangerous

As Cities Get High-Tech, Hackers Become More Dangerous

April 23, 2018

Curbed

It is almost taken for granted that smart cities, online municipal services, and internet-of-things technology will continue to proliferate, advance, and improve urban life. But the continued adoption of these services and technologies by cities hasn’t been paralleled by similarly sophisticated investments in security.

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Episode 8: Candidates for Georgia Governor Part 1 - Workshop Episode

April 23, 2018

Ocilla Mayor Matt Seale

Ocilla Mayor and Small Town Podcast host Matt Seale interviews 5 of the 10 candidates for Georgia Governor and asks them what they plan to do for small towns in the rural parts of the state. This is Part 1 of a 2-part series.

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Episode 7: Candidates for Georgia Lt. Governor - Workshop Episode

April 16, 2018

Ocilla Mayor Matt Seale

Ocilla Mayor and Small Town Podcast Host Matt Seale interviews all 5 candidates for Lt Governor of Georgia and asks them what they plan to do for small towns in rural parts of the state if elected.

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Economic Development: It's a Team Game

Leadership Focus

April 12, 2018

Deke Copenhaver

It's always been my firm belief that creating jobs and opportunity at all levels in the places we call home is simply a great equalizer which can cut across all political and socio-economic lines...if done correctly.

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Public Pension Cuts and Competitiveness

April 12, 2018

Center for State and Local Government Excellence

New research suggests that cuts to public employee pension benefits have made it more difficult for state and local governments to recruit employees and compete with the private sector.

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Downtown Dilemma: Delivery Trucks

April 9, 2018

As Georgia downtowns continue to flourish, delivery trucks present an increasing challenge for cities.

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Georgia Water and Wastewater Rates Dashboard

Georgia Water and Wastewater Rates Dashboard

April 9, 2018

Environmental Finance Center at the University of North Carolina

The Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA) and the Environmental Finance Center (EFC) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have concluded the 2017 Georgia Water and Wastewater Rates Survey. The data collected via the survey is available in a free, interactive dashboard that allows users to compare rates among utilities according to multiple factors, including utility size, water source, river basin, geographic radius and median household income.
 

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