Management and Personnel

The goal of this resource center is to provide city and county elected officials and local government staff with detailed and timely information about management operations and personnel issues. The resource center includes articles and other resources about current issues, services we provide to local government and databases with job descriptions, ordinances and best practices.

Management and Personnel Assistance

The Local Government Services division helps cities and counties optimize their performance and enhance their service delivery to residents through assistance in critical areas, including: hiring, compensation, managing, rewarding and engaging talent and enhancing HR effectiveness.

ARC Local Government Services staff is also available to assist with special projects, meet short-term, high workload demands or to provide direct professional assistance on a short-term basis.

Learn more about the services we offer local governments.

Local Government Trends

The Local Government Trends section of the website is designed to provide local governments with up-to-date information about the most relevant topics.


The Atlanta Regional Commission provides many valuable resources to city and county elected officials and local government staff. These resources include job descriptions, best practices and sample ordinances.


The Local Government Services division offers high-quality and cost-effective training for city and county officials and employee in two different areas: community planning and local government operations.

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