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Description: The Northwest Alabama Council of Local Governments (NACOLG), is the regional planning and intergovernmental coordination agency created by the local governments pursuant to Alabama State Legislation. It is a voluntary association of governmental units in the five county region of Colbert, Franklin, Lauderdale, Marion, and Winston Counties along with the municipalities therein.
Captured on Mar 30, 2009
Subject: Regional planning - Alabama
Description: Created in 1929, the Association of County Commissions of Alabama has worked tirelessly to promote quality county government and improved services to Alabama's residents for more than 70 years. ACCA is a multi-faceted association of local governments and government employees. The staff of the Association strive to provide educational programs, legislation programs and other promotional materials to further encourage our statewide members to work toward a common goal of the betterment of their counties for their constituencies.
Description: As the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, we strive to create and foster opportunities, through grants and AHF-conducted programs, for scholars and the public to interact and explore human values and meanings through the humanities. The AHF offers the people of Alabama opportunities to explore the humanities through funded public programs such as seminars, workshops, lectures, exhibitions, documentary videos, and films. Founded in 1974 as a vehicle for awarding grants to grassroots organizations in Alabama, the AHF now also conducts its own programs benefiting teachers, schoolchildren, families, and the general public. Please familiarize yourself with our programs and note the positive changes taking place throughout our state on a daily basis.
Description: Alabama Farmers Cooperative is a regional federated supply and marketing agricultural cooperative, providing farmers in the state of Alabama a full range of agricultural supplies and services. Farmers rely on AFC year-round, purchasing various products including feed, fertilizer, seed, grain storage and hardware. AFC was founded in 1936 and operates for the benefit of its 37 member associations, which include approximately 90 retail locations. AFC has grown to include more than 2,300 employees through a series of joint ventures and is now one of the largest farmer-owned agriculture related businesses in the Southeastern United States. AFC is a cooperative in the truest sense of the word. All facilities operated by AFC are governed by local, farmer-owned cooperatives. Additionally, each member co-op shares in the financial proceeds from AFC operations and benefits from the research and marketing services provided by the co-op system. An unselfish dedication to the mutual objectives of growth and success for its member farmers is the hallmark of AFC.
Description: The League is a nonpartisan membership association of more than 440 cities and towns in Alabama. For more than 75 years, the League has repeatedly demonstrated that the unified voices and collective actions of dedicated municipal officials are a compelling force in articulating the concerns, solving the problems and achieving the goals of its member municipalities. To that end, the League: Conducts continuing studies of the legislative, administrative and operational needs, problems and functions of Alabama’s municipal governments; Holds conferences and meetings at which views and experiences of local government officials and personnel may be exchanged; Offers specialized training for municipal officials and personnel; Provides member services that strengthen and support excellence in municipal government; Works to enact state and federal legislation to enable all cities and towns to perform their functions more efficiently and effectively; Engages members, staff and stakeholders in representing municipal issues and interests; Encourages in the people of Alabama an understanding and appreciation of the duties, responsibilities and rights of both municipal government and the citizen.
Videos: 5 Videos Captured
Creator: Alabama League of Municipalities
Description: The Alabama-Tombigbee Regional Commission was founded in 1970. It was created because local government leaders from ten counties in southwest Alabama believe that the physical, economic and social well-being of the entire region and its individual communities depends on continuing area-wide cooperation and the sharing of many policies, plans and services. Participants include Choctaw, Butler County, Gilbertown, Lisman, Pennington, Silas, Toxey, Needham, Clarke County, Coffeeville, Fulton, Grove Hill, Jackson, Thomasville, Conecuh County, Castleberry, Evergreen, Repton, Dallas County, Orrville, Selma, Marengo County, Dayton, Demopolis, Faunsdale, Myrtlwood, Sweet Water, Thomaston, Linden, Monroe County, Beatrice, Excel, Frisco City, Monroeville, Vredenburgh, Perry County, Marion Uniontown, Sumter County, Cuba, Epes, Gaineville, Geiger, Livington, York, Emelle, Washington County, Chatom, McIntosh Millry, Wilcox County, Camden, Oak Hill, Pine Apple, Pine Hill, Yellow Bluff.
Subject: Regional planning - Alabama, Economic development - Alabama, Tombigbee River (Ala.), Choctaw County (Ala.), Clarkie County (Ala.), Conecuh County (Ala.), Dallas County (Ala.), Marengo County (Ala.), Monroe County (Ala.), Perry County (Ala.), Sumter County (Ala.), Washington County (Ala.), Wilcox County (Ala.)
Description: Top of Alabama Regional Council of Governments (TARCOG) assists local governments with plans, projects and senior programs. The five participating counties are DeKalb, Jackson, Limestone, Marshall, and Madison.
Description: The Appalachian Regional Commission is a federal-state partnership that works for sustainable economic and community development in the Appalachian region.
Description: The Business Council of Alabama is designed to fight for business and industry. We know you feel at a competitive disadvantage when it comes to meeting the mounting bottom line costs that result from costly regulations, frivolous lawsuits, rising health care costs, unfair labor laws and more. Our members tell us every day. That’s how we know where to focus our efforts at the State House in Montgomery and in Washington, D.C. Since our founding in 1985, with the merger of the Alabama Chamber of Commerce and the Associated Industries of Alabama, we have worked hard to improve Alabama’s business climate. On the strength of some 5,000 members, who employ nearly three-quarters of a million Alabamians, BCA's voice is heard. Thanks to our strong and growing membership, the BCA is THE unified voice for Alabama business and industry.
Videos: 1 Videos Captured
Description: The Central Alabama Regional Planning and Development Commission is a public agency established by the voluntary association of local governments. The Commission is organized under permissive state enabling legislation, Title 11, Sections 85 - 50 through 85 - 73, Code of Alabama, 1975, as an advisory planning commission. The Commission studies regional problems of mutual interest to cities and counties with the objective of guiding the development of policy and making action recommendations to carry out programs and projects to benefit member governments. It is composed of Autauga County, Elmore County and Montgomery County.
Description: The Choctawhatchee, Pea and Yellow Rivers Watershed Management Authority is an agency that represents a wide and diverse area of land covering a major portion of the southeastern part of Alabama. The Authority was created in 1991 by the Alabama Legislature for the purpose of “developing and executing plans and programs relating to any phase of conservation of water, water usage, flood prevention, flood control, water pollution control, wildlife habitat protection, agricultural and timberland protection, erosion prevention, and control of erosion, floodwater and sediment damages.” The Strategic Management Elements of the Authority are: water quantity, water quality, flood control, and education. The Authority addresses water-related issues and opportunities under these major categories in the 2,328,000 acres of the Choctawhatchee, Pea and Yellow River watersheds within the counties of: Barbour, Bullock, Coffee, Covington, Crenshaw, Dale, Geneva, Henry, Houston, and Pike.
Subject: Watersheds - Alabama, Water pollution - Alabama, Water - Alabama, Choctawhatchee River (Ala.), Pea River (Ala.), Yellow River (Ala.), Barbour County (Ala.), Henry County (Ala.), Dale County (Ala.), Houston County (Ala.), Bullock County (Ala.), Coffee County (Ala.), Covington County (Ala.), Crenshaw County (Ala.), Geneva County (Ala.), Pike County (Ala.)
Description: The East Alabama Regional Planning and Development Commission, a public agency established under state enabling legislation, is a voluntary association of the municipal and county governments within the Commission's regional service area. The Commission was created in 1971 through the merger of two existing regional agencies, one based in Anniston and one in Alexander City. Its regional service area comprises ten counties extending northward along the boundary between Alabama and Georgia in the northeast part of the state. This region includes both the Gadsden MSA (Etowah County) and the Anniston MSA (Calhoun County), and 53 of the municipalities in the region are members of the Commission. The Commission is governed by an 97-member Board of Directors which meets monthly. The Board of Directors includes representatives from the municipal and county governments, the chambers of commerce, Jacksonville State University, the community colleges, and the private sector.
Subject: Alabama - Government, Alabama - Tourism, Alabama - Industrial development, Cherokee County (Ala.), Etowah County (Ala.), Calhoun County (Ala.), Cleburne County (Ala.), Talladega County (Ala.), Clay County (Ala.), Coosa County (Ala.), Randolph County (Ala.), Tallapoosa County (Ala.), Chambers County (Ala.)
Description: The Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission was established by an act of Congress (P.L. 81-66) in 1949 as a compact of the five Gulf States. Its charge is: "to promote better utilization of the fisheries, marine, shell and anadromous, of the seaboard of the Gulf of Mexico, by the development of a joint program for the promotion and protection of such fisheries and the prevention of the physical waste of the fisheries from any cause." The Commission is composed of three members from each of the five Gulf States. The head of the marine resource agency of each state, a member of the legislature, and a citizen with knowledge of marine fisheries appointed by the governor. The Commission is empowered to make recommendations to the governors and legislatures of the five Gulf States regarding the management of the fisheries. The states do not relinquish any of their rights or responsibilities in regulating their own fisheries, however. Recommendations to the states are based on scientific studies made by experts employed by state and federal resource agencies and advice from law enforcement officials and the commercial and recreational fishing industries. In addition, the Commission advises the United States Congress and may testify on legislation and marine policies that affect the Gulf. One of the most important functions of the Commission is to serve as a forum for the discussion of various problems, issues, and programs concerning marine management.
Description: The Chattahoochee Trace is an eighteen county region in Alabama and Georgia promoted by the Historic Chattahoochee Commission (HCC). Organized in 1970, the HCC is charged with the responsibility of promoting tourism and historic preservation throughout this river corridor. In 1978 the Georgia General Assembly and the Alabama Legislature passed identical legislation to establish an interstate compact for the operation of the Commission. Final approval of the compact came in October of that year when the same bill cleared the U.S. Congress and President Carter signed it into law. Alabama counties include Barbour, Chambers, Dale, Henry, Houston, Lee, and Russell; Georgia counties include Chattahoochee, Clay, Decatur, Early, Harris, Muscogee, Quitman, Randolph, Seminole, Stewart, and Troup. Presently the Commission is funded by both Alabama and Georgia. The HCC is the first and only tourism/preservation agency in the nation with official authority to cross state lines to pursue goals common to all counties involved.
Subject: Historic preservation - Alabama, Chattahoochee Trace, Chattahoochee River, Eufaula (Ala.), Lee County (Ala.), Russell County (Ala.), Chambers County (Ala.), Barbour County (Ala.), Henry County (Ala.), Dale County (Ala.), Houston County (Ala.), Troup County (Ga.), Quitman County (Ga.), Early County (Ga.)
Description: Lee-Russell Council of Governments is a regional planning and development organization that serves member governments by managing programs, promoting collaborative efforts, and serving as a clearinghouse for federal, state, and local funds. Member Governments include: City of Auburn, Alabama; Lee County, Alabama; City of Opelika, Alabama; City of Phenix City, Alabama; Russell County, Alabama
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