County Government in North Carolina

County Government in North Carolina

County governments operate under the board-manager form of government in North Carolina. This introductory module describes the legal authority for organizing county government and illustrates how the decentralized leadership structure of county governments creates unique leadership and management challenges at the county level. The module outlines legal roles and responsibilities for members of county board of commissioners, board chair and appointed manager. It also includes common expectations of the chair, members of the governing board and manager to work as high-performing governing boards.

Public Officials - Local and State Government Roles
Topics - Local and State Government