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The Power of Partnership: The Case of the NC Commerce Park in Alamance County

December 13, 2016

The N.C. Commerce Park in Alamance County, North Carolina is an economic development success story that underscores how vital interlocal and regional collaboration is for community and economic development. It highlights the power of partnership and also the importance of local leaders that share a … Read more

Interlocal Cooperation, Shared Services, and Community Resilience

February 15, 2012

Rick Morse is a School of Government faculty member. In my last post I highlighted the importance of interlocal cooperation as a key strategy for local governments to “do more with less.” I would like to share a couple of short articles that connect to this line of thinking and make a connection to … Read more

Interlocal Cooperation Has Never Been More Important

December 13, 2011

Rick Morse is a School of Government faculty member. Continuing state budget problems, combined with shrinking tax bases and the reduction in federal aid work together to put local governments in long-term fiscal crisis. The responses of local governments to this fiscal crunch have significant conse … Read more