Wake County, N.C. – Amid the peak of the Atlantic Basin’s 2021 hurricane season, NCACC President Frank Williams announced the following appointments to the 100 Counties Prepared Task Force, which will guide his year-long initiative to equip county commissioners with resources and tools to lead effectively during emergency situations. “I’m grateful that such a diverse group of county […]
Prince George’s County, MD – The National Association of Counties (NACo) honored several North Carolina counties for outstanding programs and initiatives at its recent 2021 Annual Conference. New Hanover County was selected for a Best in Category Award in the County Administrative and Management category for its Process Improvement for the Health and Human Services Mailroom […]
The North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) expressed support for North Carolina’s plan to allocate funds from the $26 billion national opioid settlement, which was reached today. Following today’s agreement, states have 30 days to sign onto the deal and local governments in the participating states will have up to 150 days to join […]
On June 8, 2021, Ronnie Smith, President of the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners and Chair of the Martin County Board of Commissioners, released a report by the Resilience Task Force, which he appointed to help counties develop local strategies to tackle food insecurity. The report is intended to serve as a resource for […]
RALEIGH — Attorney General Josh Stein and the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners today unveiled a historic agreement to fight the opioid epidemic. The agreement governs how North Carolina would use the proceeds of any future national settlement or bankruptcy resolution with drug distributors Cardinal, McKesson, and AmerisourceBergen and opioid manufacturers Johnson & Johnson […]
Yesterday marked a significant milestone for North Carolina counties. Lawmakers introduced a bipartisan Senate bill to authorize counties to provide grants to high-speed internet providers and build facilities and equipment for broadband service. It also allows counties to raise local revenue to deliver high-speed broadband internet service within the county. The bill, S.B. 689, County […]
REMOTE, N.C. – March 24, 2021, members of the Resilience Task Force met virtually to discuss how counties can leverage their assets such as county vehicles, local transit systems, and county facilities to store and transport food to residents in need. As President of the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners, Ronnie Smith, Martin County Commissioner […]
The North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) Board of Directors met virtually December 8-9, 2020 to conduct official business, swear in new Board members, and discuss legislative priorities for the upcoming legislative biennium.