Summer 2011 Conference Presentations

Click on the links for access to select conference presentation materials, handouts, and videos. All documents are in PDF format unless otherwise noted.

Link to pictures from this conference (Picasa)

I Wish I Knew… (Leadership Development Panel)

Link to liveblog archive, featuring quotes and notes from the presentation

Review of 2011 Session of N.C. General Assembly

Presentation by Karl Knapp, North Carolina League of Municipalities

NCLM Legislative Review Handout

NCLM End of Session Bulletin (Published July 20, 2011)

NCLM Annexation Reform Handout

Presentation by Rebecca Troutman, North Carolina Association of County Commissioners

NCACC Handout

Economic Outlook

Link to liveblog archive from presentation, featuring quotes and notes of interest

Presentation by Dr. Michael Walden, North Carolina State University

Handout (Link to document on Dr. Walden’s website)

Balancing Your Budget: the Critical Role of Community Values

Link to information on “Budgetopolis” and “Bottom Line” budgeting games, developed by UNC School of Government

Transforming Utilities

Customer Service Improvements – Presented by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utilities

Neuse Regional WASA Water Supply Project – Presented by Adam Mitchell

Reappraisal and the Revenue-Neutral Tax Rate

Presentation by Chris McLaughlin, UNC School of Government

Revenue Neutral Worksheet & Instructions

Article by Chris McLaughlin at NC Local Government Law Blog

Making Grants Happen

Planning & Application Case Study – Presented by David Griffin, City of Rocky Mount

Collaboration & Management – Presented by Angel Wright-Feldman, City of Raleigh

Resources & Trends – Presented by Debbie DiVirgilio, eCivis