This microsite was created on March 16, 2020, to compile resources and information for North Carolina public officials across a variety of subject areas about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Specific subject areas of interest are listed in the site menu to the right of this homepage. Check back frequently for updates and new resources. 

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Faculty members Norma Houston, Diane Juffras, and Jill Moore hosted two live webinars on March 18, 2020, addressing legal questions that have arisen as North Carolina's local governments prepare and respond to COVID-19. Officials may view this free webinar on-demand by registering HERE. This on-demand webinar's information is accurate as of recording on the afternoon of March 18, but due to the rapidly changing situation, may not be accurate at the time of future viewing.

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School of Government faculty are hosting regular conference calls and Zoom meetings on COVID-19 response and questions. Upcoming calls will be added here as they are confirmed. Click here to access the full archive of COVID-19-related Zoom calls.
EO 124/142 are set to expire at 11:59pm on July 29. The Governor has indicated that he will not extend the provisions related to utilities again. So, now what?
In this recording, Sharon Edmundson, Deputy Treasurer and Director of the State and Local Government Division; Shadi Eskaf, Senior Project Director, Environmental Finance Center; and School faculty member Kara Millonzi discuss utility billing and collections post EO 124/142. The group talks about disconnections, late penalties, and payment plans; in addition, they also review the financial data collected to date on the impact of COVID-19 on local government utilities and address financial hardship issues.
This webinar is free and available to view on demand. Please click here to view it. Note that the format technically is a Zoom webinar. Slides from the presentation can be found here
Access bulletins related to COVID-19 impact and response through the links below.




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