Dec 2023

Date/Time Event
Tue 5
December 5, 2023 - December 7, 2023 | All Day

Development Finance Toolbox

December 5-7, 2023

Participants in this course will learn the basics of development finance tools used by North Carolina local governments to achieve their community and economic development goals.

Jan 2024

Date/Time Event
Wed 10
January 10, 2024 | All Day

Strategic Planning: Linking Strategies to Results

Learning how to plan for a different future requires strategic thinking – the ability to imagine a different future and develop the steps needed to get there. In this class, attendees will learn how to use a local government budget as a planning tool to execute a vision over a multi-year period, and will explore the leadership behaviors that are important elements of success. [Time to be announced soon.]

Thu 18
January 18, 2024 | 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Leading Your County Governing Board: An Orientation for County Board Chairs

SAVE THE DATE: Thursday, January 18, 2024 — Wake County

Leading Your County Governing Board: An Orientation for County Board Chairs provides an overview on the legal responsibilities and duties for chairs and vice chairs, how to run a meeting, and tips for building and maintaining effective relationships. While this program is designed for board chairs and vice chairs, all commissioners can benefit from the training. County managers, clerks to the board, and county attorneys are also encouraged to attend with their board chairs.

More information will be available soon.

Agenda At-A-Glance
  • 8:30 a.m. — Registration opens
  • 9:00 a.m. — Welcome and Introductions
  • 9:15 a.m. — Legal and Procedural Responsibilities: Overview and Real-World Experiences
  • 10:45 a.m. — Meetings and More: Leading the Board, Working with Staff
  • 12:00 p.m. — Lunch
  • 1:00 p.m. — What Would You Do? Feedback Discussion
  • 1:45 p.m. — Leading Across Generations
  • 3:15 p.m. — How to Use a Microphone and Other Tips for Being an Effective Leader
  • 4:30 p.m. — Adjourn
Fri 19
January 19, 2024 | All Day

NCACC Steering Committees Meeting — Wake County

January 19, 2024 — In-person Meeting | Wake County

More information will be available soon.

While steering committee membership is limited to county commissioners, the Association welcomes county staff and affiliates to join meetings and participate as non-member attendees. For more information about steering committees, email [email protected].

Tue 30
January 30, 2024 | All Day

100 Counties Prepared Training: Buncombe County

A-B Tech Conference Center Asheville

100 Counties Prepared initiative logo

SAVE THE DATE: Tuesday, January 30, 2024 (Snow Date: February 7, 2024)
LOCATION: A-B Tech Conference Center, 16 Fernihurst Dr, Asheville, NC 28801

The NCACC is partnering with NC Emergency Management (NCEM) and Duke Energy to hold in-depth training courses designed to equip county commissioners and county leadership with the knowledge, tools, and resources they need to effectively lead during emergency situations. The 100 Counties Prepared Training: Buncombe County program is the result of NCACC Past President Frank Williams’ 100 Counties Prepared Initiative and the task force he appointed, which worked to create this training to prepare commissioners to lead effectively during critical local response and recovery activities.


Hotel Accommodations
NCACC is not securing a room block in Asheville for this training date. The nearby hotel options for self-booking are listed below.

More information will be available soon.