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GIVE UNC: Support the School of Government

March 28, 2023

  SUPPORT the SCHOOL OF GOVERNMENT The School of Government’s success hinges on its ability to respond in real-time to the challenges facing North Carolina through advising, research and education. With your support, the School has been able to help … Continued

Expending ARP/CSLFRF Funds for Local Government Employee Salary, Benefit, and Other Payroll Costs OUTSIDE of Revenue Replacement (For Local Governments with OVER $10 Million Allocation Only)

February 22, 2023

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund (ARP/CSLFRF) program provides significant funding to all North Carolina counties and municipalities. As detailed in previous posts, this federal grant program groups allowable expenditures of these … Continued

ARP Basics Resources

January 10, 2023

The following are sample policies and other resources for the School of Government’s ARP Basics sessions. We are offering these sessions once a month via Zoom as part of our ARP Office Hours to help those newer to the American … Continued

Local Government Commission (LGC) Approval of Bonds, Installment Financings, Leases, and Other Contracts Involving Capital Assets (Including Recent Changes Related to Local Governments on the Unit Assistance List)

October 28, 2022

Which of the following proposed transactions require that the local government or public authority first seek approval from the State’s Local Government Commission (LGC)? 1. The Town of Blowing Rocks borrows $1 million from a local credit union to make … Continued

Important Emergency Management Updates

September 29, 2022

NOTE: This blog has been updated to reflect current events and General Statute citations. The majority of the blog text is attributable to Norma Houston. Updates have been provided by Kate Van Tol. As Ian approaches the Carolina’s and we … Continued