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Continued from page 77 THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 Political analyst and commentator Bill Crane offers his perspective of this very unusual political year. Crane shares his political observations in Georgia Trend magazine each month and with "One Man's Opinion" on WSB radio in Atlanta. - Introduction by Gwinnett County Chairman Charlotte Nash, ACCG Immediate Past President * Public Service PSA's General Session / Business Session 1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. * Adoption of Business Session Procedures * Report of Policy Council and Adoption of 2016-2017 County Platform * Other Business Continuing Education Hot Topic Session: The Changing World of Transportation Funding for Georgia Counties 2:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. During this session there will be a discussion of new tools for funding county transportation projects including the single county TSPLOST that will be available to all counties next year. In addition to recent funding changes impacting road, street and bridge projects, this session will cover changes in the way we may fund transit, airports and other modes of transportation in the future. Several new funding ideas that are likely to come before the legislature in 2017 will also be discussed. Continuing Education Hot Topic Session: FLSA's New Overtime Pay Rule and its Impact on Public Employers 2:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. On Dec. 1, 2016, changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) become effective that will almost double the current salary threshold for executive, administrative, and professional employees not entitled to overtime or comp time. This session explains the rule change and its impact on public-sector employers. Note: Because of the relevance of the Hot Topic sessions, no separate meeting for county administrators and managers is scheduled. Board of Managers Meeting 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Reception 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 * Specialty: Technology Solutions (County Operations and Management) * Specialty: Disaster and Emergency Preparedness: Commission Roles and Responsibilities (Public Safety) * Specialty: Courts and the Justice System (Public Safety) * Specialty: Motivation and Successful Leadership (Leadership Development) * Specialty: Successfully Negotiating Service Delivery Strategy Agreements (Intergovernmental Relations) Conference Information Center 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Breakfast 7:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. Lifelong Learning Academy Classes 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. * Core: Ethics * Core: Human Resources agreement, for one to provide services in the other's jurisdiction. There were issues with that: (1) annexation and (2) revenue from county-wide imposed services was used to fund services for only those in unincorporated areas. County officials took issue with annexation while city officials objected to the use of countywide revenue to pay for services for the primary benefit of unincorporated residents. The issues led to passage of the Service Delivery Strategy Act of 1997. The SDS Act of 1997 created a framework through which county and city officials had developed their service delivery system, with the intent that it would result in efficient, effective service to citizens, while simultaneously eliminating unnecessary overlap of those services between counties and the cities within them. According to the Act, the local government service delivery Service delivery strategy negotiation teams are commonly comprised of elected and appointed county officials. This includes department heads, attorneys, and subject matter experts. Photo courtesy ACCG. process should result in a concise, simple agreement describing which local governments would provide which service in specified areas within a county, and importantly, how the provision of such services would be funded. Current law requires approval by counties and all of their existing cities to participate in FALL 2016 www.accg.org 79 http://www.accg.org

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
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Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - Director’s Message
Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - Shaping the Future for Georgia’s Airports
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Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - First Responder Wireless Network Readies for Next Steps
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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 - Examining the Rise in Georgia’s Foster Care Cases
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Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - ACCG 2016 Legislative Service Awards
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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
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Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - 2016 Summer Georgia County Internship Program Highlights
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Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - Transparency and Accountability: Being Held to a Higher Standard
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Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - Recycling: Still a Win-Win for County Governments and Communities
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Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - 2016 Legislative Leadership Conference Preview
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Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - Successfully Negotiating Service Delivery Strategy Agreements
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Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - DeKalb County Recognized for Innovative Procurement Practices by U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance
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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 - Independent Contractor or County Employee?
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Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - News & Notes
Georgia County Government - Fall 2016 - Index of Advertisers
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