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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

Student Corner: Lessons for Planning Sustainable Communities

October 29, 2010

Aaron Nousaine is a UNC-Chapel Hill graduate student pursuing a master’s degree in City and Regional Planning. He is currently working with the Land-of-Sky Regional Council in Asheville through the Carolina Economic Revitalization Corps (CERC). In an previous post I described the new trajectory bein … Read more

No Legislative Surprises in Community and Economic Development as General Assembly Adjourns

July 20, 2010

Tyler Mulligan is a School of Government faculty member.  Following the 2010 session of the North Carolina General Assembly, local governments will see an essentially unchanged statutory landscape for community and economic development. Some of the highlights are discussed below. What’s the Same Nor … Read more