Ambassador Opher Aviran, Consul General of Israel to the Southeastern United States, left, with Savannah Mayor and GMA Second Vice President Edna Jackson during a Jewish Educational Alliance of Savannah function on December 11.


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House Bill 60, a comprehensive firearms and weapons bill, passed both chambers of the Georgia Legislature on March 20, 2014 and has been signed by Gov. Deal. Its provisions affecting Georgia's cities become effective July 1, 2014.
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Cities Can Win When We Show Up and Pay Attention
Keith Brady
GMA President
November 6, 2014

Our call as city officials is to make decisions for the good of our city. It’s often an inward, narrowly focused activity. To be effective leaders, however, we don’t have the luxury of only focusing inward. We must be willing to look up, pay attention to what is going on around us and do what we must do to engage with those that have influence on how we conduct our business at home.

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Community Connect Grant Program | USDS Rural Utilities Service | Due: 2/17/2015

NEA Challenge America | National Endowment for the Arts | Due: 2/19/2015

NEA Arts Works | National Endowment for the Arts | Due: 2/19/2015

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GMA, in partnership with the Carl Vinson Institute of Government at the University of Georgia, offers more than forty training courses for mayors and councilmembers through the Harold F. Holtz Municipal Training Institute.

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2015 Mayors' Day Conference

2015 Mayors Day Conference

Join city officials from across the state in January for GMA's 2015 Mayors' Day Conference.

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