North Carolina Councils of Governments

North Carolina Councils Of Governments

The North Carolina Councils of Government (or the Regional Councils of Government) are voluntary associations of county and municipal governments, established by the North Carolina General Assembly in 1972 that serve as an avenue for local governments across North Carolina to discuss issues that are particular to their region. In banding together at the regional level, the voice of one community becomes the voice of many, thus providing a better opportunity for those issues to be addressed. Today the majority of citizens and local governments in North Carolina are represented by regional councils, making them an increasingly important facet of local government operations. The following entry provides a glimpse into these organizations, showing how they have evolved with respect to the services they provide and how they are funded. Lastly, a summary of the enabling statutes that allow these councils to function in North Carolina has been provided.

Read more about North Carolina Councils Of Governments:  History, Regional Councils in North Carolina, Services Provided By Regional Councils, Regional Council Budgets, State Enabling Statutes, Region A Southwestern Commission, Region B: Land-of-Sky Regional Council, Region C: Isothermal Planning and Development Commission, Region D: High Country Council of Governments, Region E: Western Piedmont Council of Governments, Region F: Centralina Council of Governments, Region G: Piedmont Triad Council of Governments, Region I: Northwest Piedmont Council of Governments, Region J: Triangle J Council of Governments, Region K: Kerr-Tar Regional Council of Governments, Region L: Upper Coastal Plain Council of Governments, Region M: Mid-Carolina Council of Governments, Region N: Lumber River Council of Governments, Region O: Cape Fear Council of Governments, Region P: Eastern Carolina Council of Governments, Region Q: Mid-East Commission, Region R: Albemarle Commission

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