Posts Tagged ‘public authority’

Special Purpose Local Governments and Public Authorities

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

North Carolina is a non-home rule state, which means that its local government entities are created by, and derive all their authority from, the General Assembly. The General Assembly has created a relatively flat local government structure. Almost all governmental responsibilities have been vested in two general-purpose governments—counties and municipalities (cities, towns, villages). This makes […]