Hot 5 | Week of Jan. 9

January 9, 2012

Constitutional considerations
ACCA staff members are preparing a recommendation for the Constitutional Revision Commission about the processes for local laws and local constitutional amendments. The ACCA board is scheduled to consider the draft recommendations on Jan. 17.
Headed to D.C.
ACCA President Tim Choate and ACCA Executive Director Sonny Brasfield are headed to Washington, D.C., this week for […]

Hot 5 | Week of Jan. 3, 2012

January 3, 2012

District meeting update
So far 175 people have registered for the 2012 District Meetings, which kick off in Troy next week. Register here.
2012 ACCA Directory
You may recall that we have moved to an annual directory, so the newly updated one will be distributed at the district meetings. Many thanks to administrators for all their help proofing […]

Hot 5 | Week of Dec. 27, 2011

December 27, 2011

Last chance for 2011 prices
The current prices in the ACCA Joint Bid Program expire at year’s end, with new prices taking effect Jan. 1.
Time to think about local legislation
Counties working on local laws should remember that they must be advertised once a week for four consecutive weeks. With the legislative session beginning Feb. 7, counties […]

E-Verify requirements for government vendors

December 19, 2011

As we have reported previously, one of the requirements in Act No. 2011-535 (the new immigration law) is that all businesses must enroll in the E-Verify Program. Effective January 1, 2012, as a condition of an award of a contract with a state or local governmental entity, the business entity shall provide a sworn affidavit […]