Category: Boards and Commissions

New Economic Development Organization moves forward with Board Appointees

Five members have been appointed by the Brunswick County Board of Commissioners to the new Economic Development organization’s Board of Directors, marking the next step forward for the county’s new economic development model. Allen Bryant, Dr. John Ward, Dennis Ewald,

18 Appointed to Fire Commission

With the appointment of 18 new members at Monday’s Board of Commissioners meeting, Brunswick County’s Fire Commission is ready to move forward. The Fire Commission, which was created June 19, includes 20 members made up of local officials, fire chiefs,

Statement on Economic Development Board Members’ Resignations

LELAND, N.C. — Earlier today, the members of the Brunswick County Economic Development board resigned their positions. Commissioner Frank Williams released the following statement after the EDC board’s announcement: “As I stated last week, I was in agreement that some

Statement on Jim Bradshaw Retirement

June 25, 2015 Jim Bradshaw, Director of the Brunswick County Economic Development Commission (pictured), today announced his plans to retire effective October 1, 2015. Commissioner Frank Williams issued the following statement following Bradshaw’s announcement: “Jim Bradshaw has worked diligently to

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Comments Regarding Economic Development

Over the past few days there have been several media reports related to possible changes in Brunswick County’s approach to economic development: – Port City Daily – Wilmington Star-News. As outlined in the Star-News’ article, there are some who are

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Candler steps down from District 5 Planning Board seat; Polychrones appointed

Steve Candler, who has served on the Brunswick County Planning Board for a number of years, recently stepped down due to a job change that requires him to move out of the area.  Steve most recently served as chairman of

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