Policy Committees

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Meeting Information | About Policy Committees

2017 Tax Bill - May 24, 2017

The General Government Policy Committee (GGPC) has primary jurisdiction over the following areas:

  • Finance
  • Taxation
  • Personnel
  • Intergovernmental relations
  • County structure
  • Economic development
  • Utility deregulation or restructuring

Purpose: To recommend policy positions to the general membership and/or the board of directors for inclusion in the Association's policy platform.

Responsibilities
: Policy committees examine, discuss and draft AMC legislative policies for approval by the full Association. A policy committee may create subcommittees in order to meet the needs of the committee.

Membership: Each policy committee has one appointee from each member county. Counties with seven member boards of commissioners are allowed to appoint one person per committee, plus two additional appointments.

Meetings:
Meets in person at the Legislative Conference, Policy Conference, and Annual Conference (no reimbursement for travel or per diem). Any other meetings by phone and/or Go-To-Meeting as needed.