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.