Week of Sept. 4, 2012

  • Published: September 4, 2012
  • ATRIP Round 2 application form available
    Transportation Director John Cooper has released a new application form for Round 2 of the Alabama Transportation and Rehabilitation Improvement Program (ATRIP). All applications are due Oct. 5. It is important to note that a form must be filled out as completely as possible for every project — even projects that were submitted in Round 1 and are being resubmitted in Round 2.

    Debris services bid update
    Bids for disaster debris removal and debris removal monitoring services were opened in the ACCA office on Friday, and the bid review committee meets soon. Bids should be awarded sometime in October.

    Safety Incentive Discount Program deadline nears
    The first application deadline for the ACCA Self-Insurance Funds’ Safety Incentive Discount Program is Sept. 30 for entities that are members of the workers’ compensation fund only. Details on deadlines can be found on these guidelines, and here’s a copy of the verification form.

     Counties and the Legislature
    On Sept. 25, ACCA staff will present recommendations for changes to the Alabama Constitution regarding the relationship between counties and the Alabama Legislature. These will be presented to a subcommittee of the Alabama Constitutional Revision Commission.

    ACCA shirts
    There have been a few questions after the convention, so this is just a reminder that the short-sleeve golf shirts and long-sleeve twill shirts bearing the ACCA logo are still available for purchase using this catalog and order form. In some cases, extended sizes beyond what is listed are available for an additional fee. (For example, the men’s golf shirt comes in sizes up to 6X.) If you have questions, contact Sallie Gowan