The LGC calendar for 2019

The LGC calendar for 2019

We now have the official calendar for meetings of the Local Government Commission for 2019. We thought a table might be handy. Along with the meeting dates, this table shows the dates 28 days prior to the meeting, because generally the Commission staff wants a fairly...
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...