Alternatives for Municipal Financing for Community Dams

Alternatives for Municipal Financing for Community Dams

There are over 3200 dams in North Carolina, and many of these are owned and maintained by smaller entities that may not have the resources to take care of the dams the way they need to be taken care of. And so after time, an inspection may show that the dam needs...
The Importance of Fund Balance

The Importance of Fund Balance

 What do we need all this fund balance for, anyway? As we move into the height of budget season, this question will ring out across the North Carolina — especially as many local governments re-build fund balance after some years of decline. Why do we keep the...
Your public-private partnership and the LGC staff

Your public-private partnership and the LGC staff

We’ve heard from several clients and Friends of the Firm recently about their discussions with LGC staff about proposed or possible public-private partnerships. Several lessons emerge from those discussions that are worth sharing.   Why would you have to go to the LGC...
Affordable Housing Update – RAD: What you need to know

Affordable Housing Update – RAD: What you need to know

Public housing plays a vital role in affordable housing programs throughout the United States.  Unfortunately, these programs have been underfunded for many years, resulting in a delay of necessary maintenance and repairs for public housing. This delay creates unsafe...