This new book in the Board Builder Series will help elected officials finalize their budgets, better understand the budget they are approving, and be accountable for the objectives they set forth. It covers the roles played by governing boards, local government staff, and others in preparing and enacting the annual budget.
Applications are being accepted for the 2013 Local Government Federal Credit Union Fellows program. A select group of 25 individuals will be selected to participate—tuition-free—in an intensive leadership learning experience in one of two cohorts to be held in fall 2013. The application deadline is June 18.
This new book by faculty member Diane Juffras covers the law of recruitment and selection as it applies to North Carolina local governments, community colleges, and other public employers. It is now available as a book, e-book for Kindle, or e-book for Nook, iBook, iPad, or Sony devices.
This two-day program with Diane Juffras (shown left) takes an in-depth look at Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) issues of particular concern to local government employers. The program is offered in six locations across the state between June and October 2013. Visit the course page to register now.
Faculty member Jamie Markham has released a free app for the Android phone relating to The Justice Reinvestment Act of 2011. The app was designed primarily to meet the needs of probation officers, but it includes information useful to anyone in the criminal justice system. The app is available for free in the Google Play store.
In this on-demand webinar, faculty member Jeff Welty (pictured left) explores the law of guns and gun control. Topics include the Second Amendment, federal and state gun laws, proposed regulations, and more.
Community-Campus Partnership (CCP), a UNC campus-wide initiative to form effective partnerships with economically distressed communities, has worked with Kinston community members to initiate Kinston Promise Neighborhood.
Real Estate and North Carolina Law: A Resident's Primer, written by faculty member Chuck Szypszak, is a practical and indispensable resource for current and potential property owners and for public officials who seek to better understand real estate law for the purpose of assisting their constituents.