Hot 5 | Week of Aug. 20, 2012

August 20, 2012

Public hearings on solid wasteAs part of legislation that put a temporary moratorium on new landfills in the state, there is an Alabama Solid Waste Study being conducted by Auburn University in conjunction with the Alabama Department of Environmental Management. It’s important for the view of county government to be heard during the public hearings […]

Hot 5 | Week of Aug. 13, 2012

August 13, 2012

Golf Bash fundraiser coming up Mark your calendars for the 21st Annual Golf Bash at Timberline Golf Club in Calera on Sept. 12. The day-long golf and social event attracts more than 300 participants and is always one of the largest tournaments in the state. The Association needs your help in supporting the event and ensuring […]

Hot 5 | Week of Aug. 6, 2012

August 6, 2012

Rate hike not recommendedAlthough the rates will not be set until the official meeting of the board of control on Aug. 14, the Local Government Advisory Committee has approved a recommended flat rate for the Alabama Local Government Health Insurance Program effective Oct. 1, 2012.  The committee also approved a recommendation that the program shift […]

Governor Bentley announces more ATRIP projects

July 30, 2012

Today Gov. Robert Bentley announced 34 additional projects in the ATRIP initiative.
ATRIP, the Alabama Transportation Rehabilitation and Improvement Program, is a bond issue funded with federal transportation dollars that represents the largest investment in Alabama’s road and bridge system in history.
The projects announced today total $55 million in ATRIP funding. A 20 percent local match […]