Statement on adoption of FY 2023-24 County Budget

[JUNE 19, 2023] Statement by Commissioner Frank Williams: “Tonight, the Brunswick County Board of Commissioners approved a fiscally responsible budget that focuses resources on our key priorities, including public safety, education, and water and sewer infrastructure, while meeting our unfunded state and federal mandates and dealing with cost increases due to inflation. In response to…

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Chism officially appointed Sheriff of Brunswick County

The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners unanimously appointed Brian Chism as Sheriff of Brunswick County at its May 1 meeting. Sheriff Chism fills the seat vacated by former Sheriff John Ingram, who retired effective April 30. Sheriff Chism was sworn in by Senior Resident Superior Court Judge Jason Disbrow immediately following his appointment. Click here…

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Brunswick County Board of Commissioners adopts resolution opposing private money in North Carolina elections

BOLIVIA, N.C. – The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners unanimously adopted a resolution (linked here) authored by Commissioner Frank Williams opposing the use of private money elections at its regular meeting on Monday, March 20, 2023. Commissioner Mike Forte also assisted with development of the resolution. “The integrity of our elections is fundamental to the…

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Williams selected to participate in 30th class of Leadership North Carolina

Brunswick County Commissioner Frank Williams is among fifty-five civic and community leaders from across the state have been accepted to form the 2022-2023 class for Leadership North Carolina, the state’s premier leadership engagement program. “I strongly believe leaders should continually strive to increase their knowledge and improve their skills,” said Williams. “I’m honored to be…

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Four years after Florence, Williams joins American Flood Coalition on tour of areas battered by storm

Four years after Hurricane Florence battered southeastern North Carolina, Brunswick County Commissioner Frank Williams joined other local officials on a tour of ongoing resilience projects throughout Southeastern North Carolina. The tour, organized by the non-partisan American Flood Coalition, visited Boiling Spring Lakes to view the site where Florence destroyed the dams that created the lakes.…

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Williams discusses 100 Counties Prepared on Wilmington’s Morning News with Nick Craig

Brunswick County Commissioner Frank Williams, who recently completed his term as President of the N.C. Association of County Commissioners, appeared on Wilmington’s Morning News with Nick Craig this morning on 980 the WAAV. Williams discussed his NCACC Presidential Initiative, 100 Counties Prepared. Click below to listen.

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Commissioner Frank Williams completes term as NCACC President, holds successful 100 Counties Prepared training

CABARRUS COUNTY, N.C. – Brunswick County Commissioner Frank Williams completed his term as President of the N.C. Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) at the association’s annual conference in Cabarrus County on Saturday, August 13, 2022. Williams, who was the 105th NCACC President, is the first from Brunswick County. “It has been a tremendous honor and…

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Williams facilitates preparedness session at NaCo conference

On July 23, Brunswick County Commissioner and NCACC President Frank Williams facilitated a session at the National Association of Counties annual conference annual conference in Aurora, CO entitled “Proactive Leadership in Crisis: Supporting Your Community Through a Disaster” with former FEMA administrator and Catawba County resident Brock Long.

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Williams, David meet with Chief Justice Paul Newby

Commissioner Frank Williams, District Attorney Jon David and NCACC Executive Director Kevin Leonard met with Chief Justice Paul Newby and Drew Heath, Director of the N.C. Administrative Office of the Courts in Raleigh on July 12. They discussed the important statewide relationship between Counties, which build and maintain County courthouses, and the Judicial branch, which…

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