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Introductory to County Government: 101

Download the County Government 101 flyer here

April is National County Government and Alamance County Government will commemorate this month by offering citizens and residents introductory classes on County Government 101. The 4 mini-sessions (April 5th; April 7th; April 11th; & April 14th) will give the attendees a preview of the county’s Citizen’s Academy that is scheduled to launch in the fall of 2016. The abbreviated sessions will provide participants the opportunity to learn more about:

  • The vital role and responsibilities of county government
  • Organizational Chart, Elected Officials, Appointed Officials, & the County Manager Form of Government
  • Inter-local Cooperation between the municipalities and other agencies
  • County Operations & Departments
  • Property tax; distribution of local sales tax, statutory fees, & revenue sources
  • Annual Budget Ordinance; role of budget officer; & budget process;
  • Economic Development

The 4 mini-sessions will be offered during the afternoon and evenings. Sessions will last an hour. All citizens and residents that want to learn more about county government are encouraged to attend.