President’s Corner: County Platform Gives Solid Foundation

January 28, 2015

A new year, a new Legislature, a new beginning
By Merceria Ludgood, ACCA President & Mobile County Commissioner
I think it may have been Fob James, who used the phrase “It’s time for a New Beginning” during his campaign for governor back in the mid-1970s. It’s been a few years so I may be a bit cloudy […]

County Safety Efforts Pay Off across Alabama

January 26, 2015

Taxpayers benefit as 44 counties rewarded for ongoing efforts
MONTGOMERY – January 26, 2015 – A yearlong effort across Alabama to provide safer workplaces and reduce injuries has produced dividends for 44 county commissions, which have received cash awards from the Association of County Commissions of Alabama’s insurance funds.
ACCA’s Safety Incentive Discount Program, administered by its […]

Hot 5: Checks in the Mail

January 26, 2015

Workers’ Compensation Refunds on the Way
Checks totaling nearly $945,000 are being sent to members of the ACCA Workers’ Compensation Self-Insurers’ Fund. The checks include investment dividends and safety incentives for qualified counties. Have questions? Contact Henry van Arcken.
ACCMA Comes to Montgomery
There’s still time for elected officials and county employees to register for the Alabama City/County […]

Hot 5: Never Stronger than Weakest County

January 19, 2015

Never Stronger Than Alabama’s Weakest County
The impact of “67 counties, ONE voice” cannot be separated from efforts at the local level, and 19 newly re-elected second-term commissioners started their journey last week to enhance their leadership and expertise in county government by participating in PLAN, the Practical Leadership Action Network. For the next year and […]