County Commission | The Magazine August 2018 - Page 34

NEWS YOU CAN USE together more than 350 people who collected 8.5 tons of material. • In Mobile County, the county’s environmental enforcement department marked the occasion with special collections opportunities at the landfill and recycling center. More than 800 vehicles dropped off items, adding more than 350 tons to the landfill and collecting tens of thousands of pounds of recyclables. • In Sumter, Commissioner Marcus Campbell spearheaded roadside cleanups in District 2, hauling in 155 bags of trash, plus mattresses, tires and boards. If your county would like more information about participating in this annual event, please contact Marcia Collier, ACCA Coordinator of Insurance Services, at 334-263-7594 or mcollier@alabamacounties.org. n Sumter County Jefferson County THE ALABAMA ASSOCIATION OF EMERGENCY MANAGERS SALUTES ITS 2018 HONOREES! AAEM: An Affiliate of the Association of County Commissions of Alabama Raymond “Buddy” Lique CALHOUN COUNTY ALFRED T. MOORE MEMORIAL VOLUNTEER AWARD Kids Preparedness Spring Event GADSDEN/ETOWAH COUNTY EMA PREPAREDNESS PROGRAM OF THE YEAR — LARGE COUNTY — Safer Place Program ELMORE COUNTY EMA PREPAREDNESS PROGRAM OF THE YEAR — MEDIUM COUNTY — Volunteer Organizations Active in Disasters (VOAD) Program COVINGTON COUNTY EMA MITIGATION PROGRAM OF THE YEAR AWARD — SMALL COUNTY — Med Surg Response Vehicle AUTAUGA COUNTY EMA RESPONSE PROGRAM OF THE YEAR — MEDIUM COUNTY — Phyllis Little, MLEM, CLEM DIRECTOR, CULLMAN COUNTY EMA PAT NEUHAUSER SPIRIT OF EMA AWARD Roy Waite, CLEM, MLEM, CEM DIRECTOR, CLARKE COUNTY EMA AAEM PRESIDENT’S AWARD 34 | COUNTY COMMISSION