Hot 5: Tax appeal deadline, prison reform & more

September 1, 2014

Deadline nears for Alabama Tax Tribunal participation
There will be a new process for appeals of all taxes (other than ad valorem) next month, and counties that do not use the Alabama Department of Revenue for their collections have until Oct. 1 to make an initial decision on whether to participate. Unless these counties officially [...]

Resources from 2014 ACCA Convention

August 25, 2014

Here is a collection of presentations and handouts used during the many educational sessions at the 86th Annual ACCA Convention. Many of them will also be available permanently on the Resource Pages for AAND, ACAA, ACEA (members only), CROAA and Jails & Law Enforcement.
If you do not find what you are looking for, please contact Sallie Gowan ( or [...]

Hot 5: Insurance, elections & policy teams

August 25, 2014

Renewals For Workers’ Compensation Self-Insurers’ Fund Members
The 2014-2015 Workers’ Compensation Self-Insurers’ Fund renewal packets will be mailed during the first week of September to each Fund Member’s pre-assigned Workers’ Compensation Insurance Coordinator. If you want to confirm who is your Workers’ Compensation Insurance Coordinator, please email Marcia Collier at The renewal packet will include [...]

Hot 5: Convention, ADEM grants, safety training & more

August 18, 2014

Corrections at a Crossroads: Convention 2014 is here!
Possibly the biggest challenge facing counties today is the unknown local impact of the likely reforms to the embattled state corrections system, and that’s why Wednesday’s Opening General Session of ACCA’s 2014 Convention is focused on Corrections at a Crossroads. That conversation will continue when the County Prison [...]