BRUNSWICK COUNTY, N.C. — Brunswick County Commissioner Frank Williams was installed as President-elect of the N.C. Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) during the association’s annual conference, which was held virtually due to COVID-19. He was also recently appointed to two National Association of Counties (NaCo) committees. The other newly installed NCACC officers are President Ronnie…

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[September 13, 2019] — Brunswick County Commissioner Frank Williams was installed as 1st Vice President of the N.C. Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) during the association’s annual conference, held Aug. 22-24, 2019 in Guilford County. The other newly installed officers are President Kevin Austin of Yadkin County, President-elect Ronnie Smith of Martin County and Second…

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Brunswick County’s Commissioners joined county commissioners from across North Carolina in Raleigh last month to set the NCACC’s legislative agenda for the 2017-18 Legislative Biennium. “Actions taken by the legislature and state agencies can have a profound impact on the ability of county governments to do our jobs and serve our constituents, and the NCACC…

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Brunswick County Commissioner Frank Williams has been appointed Chairman of the N.C. Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) General Government Steering Committee by NCACC President Fred McClure. The General Government Steering Committee studies issues dealing with the general relationship between counties and the state and federal governments, including reviewing proposed legislative goals. “Actions taken by the…

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Brunswick County Commissioner J. Martin Cooke, Jr. was recently recognized by the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners for meeting the requirements for the Mentor level in the Local Elected Leaders Academy (LELA), and Commissioners Pat Sykes and Frank Williams were recognized for meeting the requirements for the Master level in LELA. A Master has…

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Commissioners Pat Sykes, Randy Thompson, Marty Cooke and I attended the N.C. Association of County Commissioners’ annual conference in Winston-Salem this weekend. During the conference I attended educational seminars and workshops on a number of topics, including: Managing Conflict Constructively (certainly an issue that raises its head in government at all levels); County Authority for…

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BOLIVIA,  N.C. — Brunswick County Commissioners Marty Cooke, Pat Sykes and Frank Williams have been recognized by the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners for their achievements in the Local Elected Leaders Academy. The Local Elected Leaders Academy (LELA), a partnership with the UNC School of Government, the N.C. Association of County Commissioners and the…

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The following legislative update was distributed by the N.C. Association of County Commissioners on June 26, 2015: Senate finance package continues to generate debate The Senate’s finance proposal – consisting of sales tax redistribution, other tax changes and economic development modifications – continues to generate much analysis and debate at the legislature and among stakeholders…

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From the N.C. Association of County Commissioners — June 12, 2015 — After several days of waiting, the N.C. Senate rolled out its latest plan to redistribute county-adopted sales tax revenues on Wednesday. The Senate plan was only presented in the Commerce Committee and is rumored to be included in the Senate budget that will be…

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RALEIGH, N.C. — Brunswick County Commissioner Frank Williams attended the Nov. 19-20 meeting of the N.C. Association of County Commissioners’ (NCACC) Legislative Goals Committee to help determine county legislative priorities for the upcoming 2015-16 legislative biennium. Commissioner Williams is one of 32 county commissioners from across North Carolina who was appointed to the Legislative Goals…

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