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NCLM's City Vision 2015 To Be Held In Winston-Salem PDF Print E-mail
Local Government
By Administrator   
Wednesday, 02 September 2015 05:54

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com)  - Municipal officials from across North Carolina will converge on Winston-Salem in October for what is deemed by the host group as its largest event of the year.

Information posted on the website of the North Carolina League of Municipalities says the meeting will be held October 10 through 13 at the Twin City Quarter-Benton Convention Center.

Among the topics to be discussed:

-- pros and cons of body cams

-- health care regulations and issues

-- how cities and towns cope with falling revenues and growing demands

The full schedule can be found at nclm.org.

Pitt County Commissioner Glen Webb Takes Helm Of County Commissioners Trade Group PDF Print E-mail
Local Government
By Administrator   
Tuesday, 01 September 2015 05:22

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Glen Webb knows what it's like to advocate for his constituents in Pitt County, and now he will advocate for fellow commissioners as the new president of the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners.

Webb was installed as leader at the 108th annual conference of the organization, with more than 350 county officials on hand.

Other officials elected:

Surry County Vice Chairman Larry Phillips: Second Vice President

Davidson County Commissioner Fred McClure: President Elect

Durham County Commissioner Brenda Howerton: First Vice President

Macon County Commissioner Ronnie Beale: Past President

New Law Paves Way For Modernization of Parking Meter Fee Collection PDF Print E-mail
Local Government
By Administrator   
Friday, 28 August 2015 05:18

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Local governments will find it easier and more efficient to collect parking meter fees, owing to a bill signed into law by Gov. Pat McCrory.

Senate Bill 52, signed this week, allows all cities and towns to Under current law, only a few cities and towns, including Wilmington, Raleigh and Chapel Hill, are authorized to use modern payment methods to activate parking meters.

This bill authorizes all cities to allow activation of parking meters by coins, tokens, cash, credit cards, debit cards, or other electronic means.

Previously, only several cities were authorized, including Raleigh and Wilmington.

Cities and towns are creations of state government, which means they require clearance from the state before they can undertake certain activities.

Economic Development Announcement Set For Johnston County PDF Print E-mail
Local Government
By Administrator   
Wednesday, 26 August 2015 05:02

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Officials in the town of Clayton are preparing for a visit from the state Commerce secretary and Gov. Pat McCrory. It's all part of a yet-to-be-described economic development announcement.

The item appears on Gov. McCrory's public schedule for Wednesday. Commerce Secretary John Skvarla will join the governor in Johnston County for the 2 p.m. event.
The event is open to credentialed press only.


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