Welcome to ACCA’s “Hot Five” e-zine! Each Monday, ACCA members can read about special events and programs ACCA staff are working on for the benefit of our members and county government in Alabama. This behind-the-scenes look at how the Association’s relationships with outside organizations, departments and special committees will keep you informed of all the HOT news in Montgomery and across Alabama. Watch your e-mail for weekly updates!

Week of Aug. 22, 2011 -- NEW!

Join up
New ACCA President Tim Choate will soon appoint members to the Association’s important steering committees. County officials and employees interested in volunteering to serve may click here for a volunteer sheet.

Verifying citizenship
A memo from the Alabama Department of Revenue outlines what can be used to prove citizenship when someone is registering a car or renewing a driver’s license.

Wood new second vice president
Chambers County Commissioner Debbie Wood was elected Second Vice President during the ACCA Convention last week. She joins DeKalb County Commission President Ricky Harcrow, First Vice President, and Choate as the ACCA’s officer team for the 2011-12 year.

Finalizing safety program
The Association’s insurance funds will officially announce a new safety program in December. Designed to help reduce injuries and incidents giving rise to lawsuits against counties, the program will encourage county officials and employees to take an active role at the local level. Details will be provided in December.

Commission begins work
The Constitutional Revision Commission created by the Alabama Legislature this year will get to work at its first meeting Aug. 31.

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