Attend a Policy Session During This Year’s Annual Conference

There are plenty of opportunities for county officials to get updated on the various policy issues impacting local government during this year’s Annual Conference. Here’s a list of the various policy continuing education sessions. Be sure to mark your calendar and make plans to attend one of these insightful sessions!


Legislative Update

Saturday, April 28

10:45 a.m.-11:45 a.m.

Chatham Ballroom


The 2018 legislative session has ended – now what? Don’t worry, the ACCG policy team will provide a legislative update during this year’s conference to review what transpired during the 40 days in which the General Assembly was in session. Be sure to come prepared with your questions as the policy team will host an engaging session to help ensure county officials understand the implications of recent legislation passed by our state counterparts.


Dealing with New Stresses:  Mental Health and Substance Abuse in Your Community

Sunday, April 29

10:45 a.m.-11:45 a.m.

Rooms 105/106


Attend this session to learn about the available resources that can assist local government officials in addressing increasing numbers of mental health and substance abuse cases their communities. This session will also provide attendees with an update on the status of the national opioid lawsuit.


911 and Broadband:  The 2018 Legislative Changes

Sunday, April 29

10:45 a.m.-11:45 a.m.

Rooms 103/104


Learn more detail about the legislation just passed this year on the 911 systems from Michael Nix, Director of the Georgia Local Government 9-1-1 Authority.  ACCG Deputy Legislative Director Todd Edwards will then provide an update on the broadband legislation passed recently and answer all your questions.