Tag:Local Government Commission

  • Auditor singles out fiscal mismanagement by local governments

    State Auditor Beth Wood renewed her call to punish municipal officials who can’t keep their books straight. Lawmakers returning to Raleigh for the 2019 legislative long session might be asked to toughen enforcement measures. “If you want to be an incorporated town, then you’ve got to…

  • Struggling small towns weigh merging public services with larger jurisdictions

    Possible GenX contamination in municipal water supplies is a reason cash-strapped municipalities have discussed merging public works systems with larger cities and counties. The UNC School of Government’s Environmental Finance Center is working with the Local Government Commission in the state Treasurer’s Office and the Department of Environmental Quality’s Division…

  • Panel Ignored Study, Approved Theater

    RALEIGH — State Treasurer Richard Moore and other members of the Local Government Commission gave final approval to the City of Roanoke Rapids to borrow $21. 5 million to finance the Randy Parton Theatre even though a feasibility study found that other attractions must first be in place for the…