Walker County Receives Employee Safety Grant from ACCG Insurance Programs

Walker County was recently awarded a $6,000 Employee Safety Grant from ACCG – Group Self-Insurance Workers’ Compensation Fund (ACCG-GSIWCF). The Employee Safety Grant program rewards local governments that foster a culture of workplace safety through additional training, equipment or services. This marks the fourth time Walker County Government has received this award, resulting in roughly $27,347 … Continue reading Walker County Receives Employee Safety Grant from ACCG Insurance Programs

Walker County Receives $107,091 from ACCG for Employee Safety Enhancements

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Walker County recently received a $107,091 check representing its share of a $6 million special cash distribution from the ACCG - Group Self-Insurance Workers’ Compensation Fund (GSIWCF).  ACCG is Georgia’s county association and works on behalf of county officials and their communities by providing public policy and legislative advocacy, leadership development, civic and community engagement initiatives, … Continue reading Walker County Receives $107,091 from ACCG for Employee Safety Enhancements

Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 12-30-21

The following occurred at this meeting: -Appointments to the following: Planning Commission, Water & Sewerage Authority, Animal Control Board, Alcoholic Beverage Commission -Temporary moratorium on new large scale commercial poultry house operations -Local marketing organization agreement with the Chamber -Personal services contract with Robert Wardlaw -Purchase orders for police radios, trucks and a Gradall SUBSCRIBE … Continue reading Board of Commissioners Meeting Audio – 12-30-21

Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield Awarded Lifelong Learning Academy Certificate

Pictured: Chairman Shannon Whitfield

Atlanta, GA - ACCG, Georgia’s County Association, recently awarded Walker County Board of Commissioners Chairman Shannon Whitfield with a certificate for successfully completing the core requirements in the Lifelong Learning Academy. Whitfield was honored during the ACCG County Reconnect Conference at the Savannah Convention Center in Chatham County. ACCG and the Carl Vinson Institute of … Continue reading Walker County Commissioner Shannon Whitfield Awarded Lifelong Learning Academy Certificate

Walker County Awarded Employee Safety Grant

Becky Wooden, David Brown, and Shannon Whitfield holding big check

Walker County Government was recently awarded a $6,000 Employee Safety Grant from ACCG – Group Self-Insurance Workers’ Compensation Fund (ACCG-GSIWCF). The Employee Safety Grant Program is awarded to local governments that make significant efforts to provide a safe work environment for their employees. Grant money will be used to purchase safety equipment. Walker County plans to purchase ten … Continue reading Walker County Awarded Employee Safety Grant