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INDEX OF ADVERTISERS ARCHITECTS Rosser International Inc ���������������������������������� 69 www�rosser�com ASPHALT EMULSIONS Southeast Emulsions �������������������������������������� 82 www�southeastemulsions�com ASPHALT EMULSIONS & EMULSIFYING AGENTS Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions, Inc� �������������������������������������������22 www�ergonasphalt�com ASPHALT REPAIRS Wildcat Striping & Sealing ������������������������������94 www�wildcatstriping�com ATTORNEYS Oliver Maner & Gray LLP �������������������������������� 27 www�olivermaner�com AUCTIONEERS Hudson & Marshall Inc������������������������������������ 82 www�hudsonmarshall�com Ritchie Bros� Auctioneers (America) Inc� ���������������������������������������������43 www�rbauction�com/sell CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT Cowin Equipment��������������������Inside Front Cover www�cowin�com Yancey Bros� Co����������������������������������������������30 www�YanceyBros�com CONSULTING ENGINEERS Hofstadter & Associates, Inc� ������������������������������������������98 www�hofstadter�com Keck & Wood ��������������������������������������������������95 www�keckwood�com Moreland Altobelli Associates, Inc� ������������������������������������������ 10 www�maai�net Schnabel Dam Engineering Inc�������������������������������������������94 www�schnabel-eng�com COOPERATIVE EXTENSION UGA Cooperative Extension ��������������������������� 82 www�extension�uga�edu COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS Douglas County Board of Commissioners ��������������������������������������������98 www�celebratedouglascounty�com Elbert County Board of Commissioners ���������������������������������������� 9 www�elberton�net McDuffie County Board of Commissioners ��������������������������������������80 www�thomson-mcduffie�com Screven County Board of Commissioners ��������������������������������������50 www�screvencounty�org Spalding County Board of Commissioners �������������������������������������� 32 www�spaldingcounty�com COUNTY GOVERNMENT Appling County Board of Commissioners ������� 48 www�baxley�org Atkinson County Board of Commissioners ����� 55 www�atkinson-ga�org Augusta-Richmond County Board of Commissioners ���������������������������� 67 www�augustaga�gov Baldwin County Board of Commissioners ������ 68 www�baldwincountyga�com Bartow County Commissioner ������������������������66 www�bartowga�org Bryan County Board of Commissioners ���������� 51 www�bryancountyga�org Candler County �����������������������������������������������29 www�betterinmetter�com Cherokee County Board of Commissioners ���� 24 www�CherokeeGA�org Clayton County Board of Commissioners ������� 49 www�co�clayton�ga�us Clinch County Board of Commissioners ��������� 27 Cobb County Board of Commissioners ������������� 6 www�cobbcounty�org Columbia County Board of Commissioners ������ 3 www�columbiacountyga�gov Crawford County Board of Commissioners ���� 81 www�crawfordcountyga�org Crisp County Board of Commissioners ����������� 89 www�crispcounty�com Dade County Board of Commissioners ����������� 26 www�dadecounty-ga�gov Dougherty Board of County Commissioners ������� 31 www�dougherty�ga�us Forsyth County Board of Commissioners ������� 93 www�forsythco�com Fulton County ��������������������������������������������������� 4 www�fultoncountyga�gov Glynn County Board of Commissioners ���������� 33 www�GlynnCounty�org Grady County Board of Commissioners���������� 68 www�gradycountyga�gov Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners ��������� 66 www�gwinnettcounty�com Habersham County Board of Commissioners������� 41 www�habershamga�com Hancock County Board of Commissioners ����� 10 www�hancockcountyga�gov Harris County �������������������������������������������������� 91 www�harriscountyga�gov Heard County Board of Commissioners����������64 www�heardcountyga�com Jefferson County Board of Commissioners ���� 84 www�jeffersoncountyga�gov Jenkins County Board of Commissioners ������� 84 www�jenkinscountyGA�com Lamar County Government�����������������������������80 www�lamarcountyga�com Lanier County Board of Commissioners �������������������������������������� 25 www�laniercountyboc�com Liberty County Board of Commissioners �������������������������������������� 23 www�libertycountyga�com Monroe County Board of Commissioners ��������������������������������������40 www�monroecountygeorgia�com Northwest Georgia Regional Commission ��������������������������������� 82 www�nwgrc�org Oconee County Board of Commissioners ������������������������������������� 28 www�oconeecounty�com Polk County Board of Commissioners �������������������������������������� 19 www�polkgeorgia�org Rabun County Board of Commissioners ��������������������������������������36 www�rabuncounty�ga�gov Taylor County Board of County Commissioners �������������������������� 74 Thomas County Board of Commissioners �������������������������������������� 42 www�thomascountyboc�org Troup County Board of Commissioners �������������������������������������� 74 www�troupcountyga�org Union County Board of Commissioners ���������� 18 www�unioncountyga�gov Walker County Board of Commissioners ��������������������������������������54 www�walkerga�us/Government�aspx Ware County Board of Commissioners ����������� 52 www�warecounty�com Warren County Board of Commissioners�������� 88 www�warrencountyga�org Wilkes County Board of Commissioners��������� 88 www�washingtonwilkes�org CPA's Mauldin & Jenkins ������������������������������������������ 62 www�mjcpa�com ELECTRICAL SERVICES ESP, Inc �����������������������������������������������������������55 www�electricalservicesatlanta�com EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES Gold Cross EMS ����������������������������������������������53 www�goldcrossems�com ENGINEERING Rosser International Inc ���������������������������������� 69 www�rosser�com FINANCIAL SERVICES Seix Investment Advisors, LLC ����������������������� 62 www�seixadvisors�com HEALTH PLAN SERVICES Taylor Benefit Resource ����������������������������������95 www�tbrtpa�info FALL 2016 www.accg.org 97 http://www.baxley.org http://www.rosser.com http://www.laniercountyboc.com http://www.atkinson-ga.org http://www.southeastemulsions.com/ http://www.libertycountyga.com http://www.augustaga.gov http://www.monroecountygeorgia.com http://www.baldwincountyga.com http://www.ergonasphalt.com http://www.bartowga.org http://www.nwgrc.org http://www.wildcatstriping.com http://www.bryancountyga.org http://www.oconeecounty.com http://www.betterinmetter.com http://www.olivermaner.com http://www.CherokeeGA.org http://www.polkgeorgia.org http://www.hudsonmarshall.com http://www.co.clayton.ga.us http://www.rabuncounty.ga.gov http://rbauction.com/sell http://cobbcounty.org http://www.cowin.com http://www.columbiacountyga.gov http://www.thomascountyboc.org http://www.YanceyBros.com http://www.crawfordcountyga.org http://www.crispcounty.com http://www.troupcountyga.org http://www.hofstadter.com http://www.unioncountyga.gov http://www.dadecounty-ga.gov http://www.keckwood.com http://www.dougherty.ga.us http://www.walkerga.us/government.aspx http://www.forsythco.com http://www.maai.net http://www.warecounty.com http://www.fultoncountyga.gov http://www.schnabel-eng.com http://www.warrencountyga.org/ http://www.GlynnCounty.org http://www.washingtonwilkes.org http://www.gradycountyga.gov http://extension.uga.edu http://www.gwinnettcounty.com http://www.mjcpa.com http://www.habershamga.com/ http://www.electricalservicesatlanta.com http://www.celebratedouglascounty.com/ http://hancockcountyga.gov http://www.goldcrossems.com/ http://http://www.harriscountyga.gov http://elberton.net/ http://www.heardcountyga.com http://www.rosser.com http://www.thomson-mcduffie.com/ http://www.jeffersoncountyga.gov http://www.seixadvisors.com http://www.screvencounty.org http://www.jenkinscountyGA.com http://www.spaldingcounty.com/ http://www.lamarcountyga.com http://www.tbrtpa.info 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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Georgia County Government - Fall 2016

President’s Message
Director’s Message
Shaping the Future for Georgia’s Airports
First Responder Wireless Network Readies for Next Steps
GASB 77 Tax Abatement Disclosures Reporting Requirements
Reforming Sales & Use Taxes for the Digital Age
Drones Take Flight: Opportunities and Challenges for Counties
Examining the Rise in Georgia’s Foster Care Cases
ACCG 2016 Legislative Service Awards
New Cities and Incorporation in Georgia: County Implications
Newton County Partners with Action Ministries, Inc. to Provide Hunger Relief
2016 Summer Georgia County Internship Program Highlights
Transparency and Accountability: Being Held to a Higher Standard
Recycling: Still a Win-Win for County Governments and Communities
2016 Legislative Leadership Conference Preview
Successfully Negotiating Service Delivery Strategy Agreements
DeKalb County Recognized for Innovative Procurement Practices by U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance
Reducing Risks: A Look at the Crisp County Sheriff’s Office
Independent Contractor or County Employee?
News & Notes
Index of Advertisers
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Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - President’s Message
Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - 9
Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - 10
Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - Director’s Message
Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - Shaping the Future for Georgia’s Airports
Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - 13
Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - First Responder Wireless Network Readies for Next Steps
Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - 15
Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - GASB 77 Tax Abatement Disclosures Reporting Requirements
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Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - Reforming Sales & Use Taxes for the Digital Age
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Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - Drones Take Flight: Opportunities and Challenges for Counties
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Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - 37
Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - Examining the Rise in Georgia’s Foster Care Cases
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Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - 42
Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - 43
Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - ACCG 2016 Legislative Service Awards
Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - 45
Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - New Cities and Incorporation in Georgia: County Implications
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Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - Newton County Partners with Action Ministries, Inc. to Provide Hunger Relief
Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - 57
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Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - 59
Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - 2016 Summer Georgia County Internship Program Highlights
Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - 61
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Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - 63
Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - 64
Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - Transparency and Accountability: Being Held to a Higher Standard
Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - 66
Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - 67
Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - 68
Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - 69
Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - Recycling: Still a Win-Win for County Governments and Communities
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Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - 75
Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - 2016 Legislative Leadership Conference Preview
Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - 77
Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - Successfully Negotiating Service Delivery Strategy Agreements
Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - 79
Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - 80
Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - 81
Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - 82
Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - DeKalb County Recognized for Innovative Procurement Practices by U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance
Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - 84
Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - 85
Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - Reducing Risks: A Look at the Crisp County Sheriff’s Office
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Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - 91
Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - Independent Contractor or County Employee?
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Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - 95
Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - News & Notes
Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - Index of Advertisers
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