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A TOUR OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY GOVERNMENT WELCOME TO YOUR COUNTY.

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1 A TOUR OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY GOVERNMENT WELCOME TO YOUR COUNTY

2 WHY WERE COUNTIES CREATED? Arm of state government Give people access to government services County commissioners created in Constitution of 1868 Given authority to adopt budget and set property tax rate

3 HOW DID WE GET TO 100? 5 counties

4 HOW DID WE GET TO 100? 32 counties

5 HOW DID WE GET TO 100? 68 counties

6 HOW DID WE GET TO 100? 90 counties

7 HOW DID WE GET TO 100? 100 counties since 1912

8 WHO RUNS THE COUNTY? Citizens Board of Commissioners Sheriff Register of Deeds County Manager Department Heads

9 WHAT DO COUNTIES DO? Educate citizens – Build schools Protect citizens – Sheriff’s Department – Public Health Mandated services

10 WHAT DO COUNTIES DO? Educate citizens – Pay teacher supplements Protect citizens Public Library Parks and Recreation Non-mandated services

11 WHERE DOES THE MONEY COME FROM? 16% 20% 44% 20%

12 WHERE DOES THE MONEY GO? 9% 22% 28% 27% 14%

13 A PRODUCTION OF THE NORTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS


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