ALDOT releases details on GARVEE bond issue

February 24, 2012

John Cooper, director of the Alabama Department of Transportation, announced additional details of Gov. Robert Bentley’s GARVEE bond issue program today during the closing luncheon of the Auburn University College of Engineering Annual Transportation Conference.
Documents about the program were mailed to county commission chairs and mayors today, and copies were distributed after his remarks. A […]

Instant Overview: Bentley road program

February 23, 2012

Gov. Robert Bentley announced the first details of his multi-million dollar road and bridge program today in Montgomery.
In his remarks, he emphasized the importance of working with counties and preserving existing roads and bridges.
Here’s an ACCA Instant Overview about the Bentley road program, and here’s a link  to the governor’s news release.
 

Hot 5 | Week of Feb. 13, 2012

February 13, 2012

Federal funding for bridgesThe U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote later this week on a new highway funding bill that will remove the requirement that 15 percent of the bridge funding allocated to be state be spent on rural (or county-maintained) bridges. The ACCA staff has worked over the weekend with the staff […]

Hot 5 | Week of Feb. 6, 2012

February 6, 2012

County jail resources comingThe ACCA Self-Insurance Liability Fund will provide members with sample policies and procedures for the county jail in the coming weeks addressing inmate suicide, inmate medical screening and inmate medical care. These policies are recommended by the ACCA liability fund and should be carefully reviewed by the county and sheriff.
Help with bill […]