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Posted on: August 14, 2017

School of Government Recognized for Service by Statewide Association

On Saturday, August 12, 2017, the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) honored the UNC School of Government with their Distinguished Service Award.

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Posted on: September 4, 2015

Leadership Education Is Critical For Surry County Official

Since becoming a Surry County commissioner, Larry Phillips has moved through the Local Elected Leaders Academy (LELA) and completed Advanced Leadership Corps (ALC).

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

NCDOT Seeking Input for Long-Range Transportation Plan

The N.C. Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is updating its long-range transportation plan to help guide North Carolina’s future transportation policies and investments.

NCDOT is gathering input through a survey for NC Moves 2050, the state’s 30-year transportation blueprint. Deadline to complete the survey is June 2, 2019. Click here for more information.

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

National Association of Counties Releases Affordable Housing Toolkit for Counties

NACo’s Affordable Housing Toolkit for Counties outlines the county role in housing affordability using four categories to describe various solutions county governments may want to implement including inter-jurisdictional partnerships, funding an...

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

Disaster Case Management Program Available for Hurricane Florence Survivors

Survivors of Hurricane Florence who still face long-term housing issues are urged to participate in the Disaster Case Management Program, which involves a partnership between a case manager and a disaster survivor to develop and carry out a long-term reco...

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

North Carolina Disaster Recovery Roundtable Materials Now Available

On April 9, Lumber River Council of Governments hosted a disaster recovery roundtable event in partnership with NCACC, UNC School of Government, Triangle J Council of Governments, Eastern Carolina Council and National Association of Counties.

The event provided a forum for community leaders to learn about disaster recovery with a targeted discussion on cost of recovery and financial concerns when disasters strike. It also included a resource fair with various assistance providers. The meeting ...

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

Application Period Now Open for U.S. Department of Transportation BUILD Grants

The US Department of Transportation announced in a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) that $900 million is available for Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grants for surface transportation infrastructure projects. The deadline...

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

Duke Energy Announces Grant Program for Community Storm Resiliency

The Duke Energy Foundation announced $1 million in funding to help North Carolina communities increase their resiliency to these major weather events with advanced preparation and planning through the Powerful Communities: Storm Resiliency grant program. ...

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Posted on: February 27, 2019

USDA Extends Deadline to May 31, 2019 for ReConnect Rural Broadband Grant Applications

USDA is pushing back the first application deadline for the ReConnect Rural Broadband program to May 31, 2019, to give potential applicants adequate time to access technical assistance from USDA staff and its partners. The new application deadlines are: M...

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Posted on: October 8, 2018

Durham County Receives $749K Grant for Improving Reentry for Adults with Co-occurring SA/MI

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced on October 1, 2018 that Durham County’s Criminal Justice Resource Center will receive a $749,771 grant for Improving Reentry for Adults with Co-occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Illness. This thr...

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Posted on: May 23, 2019

Secretary Copeland and Legislators Address Counties at NCACC’s County Assembly Day

Wake County, N.C. – May 8, North Carolina Department of Commerce Secretary Anthony Copeland, Senator Brent Jackson and Representative David Lewis of the North Carolina General Assembly addressed nearly two hundred county commissioners and staff ...

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