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Posted on: January 18, 2024

A Public Service Profile for Making Taxes Less Taxing

By Chris Coudriet, County Manager

The spirit of volunteerism is important to so many organizations throughout our county. The ideal of giving back in service to others is a principle we should all strive to make a part of our lifestyle, as it connects us t...

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Public Service Profile
Posted on: November 15, 2023

A Public Service Profile on Improving the Customer Experience

Cala Blondin

By County Manager, Chris Coudriet 

Through the doors. Down the hallway. Past the fish tank. Look for the signs.

There’s no way of knowing just how many times sentences like those were used by New Hanover County employees while helping visitors navi...

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Public Service Profile
Posted on: September 15, 2023

A Public Service Profile on Communicating Better with our Community

Monica Rohena

One of the things that truly makes New Hanover County a special place to live is the wide variety of people who choose to call this community home.

With so many individuals from different backgrounds, cultures and lived experiences, our county truly is a p...

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Public Service Profile
Posted on: September 16, 2022

A Public Service Profile for Superior Fire Services

Battalion Chief Jennifer Smith conversing with fellow firefighter

Recently, New Hanover County Fire Rescue (NHCFR) became an Accredited Agency with the Commission on Fire Accreditation International. Going through this process was voluntary and something our Fire Rescue team was dedicated to – because they are constantl...

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Public Service Profile
Posted on: March 16, 2023

A Public Service Profile on the Elements of Building Relationships

Elements members at table

By County Manager, Chris Coudriet

Every day, individuals make choices. Some can be as simple as choosing where to grab lunch or what outfit to wear. Choices can also be extremely difficult and have dire consequences. Sometimes, it can feel like there isn&a...

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Public Service Profile
Posted on: May 17, 2023

A Public Service Profile on Creating a Cleaner Community

GaryMoore

By County Manager, Chris Coudriet

This will come as no surprise to anyone who calls New Hanover County home, but our community is rapidly growing. As people learn about the amazing quality of life available here and make plans to relocate, we know there wi...

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Posted on: July 14, 2023

A Public Service Profile on Breaking Through by Fixing Things

Managers Message photo Emiliee Johnson

By County Manager, Chris Coudriet

Here in New Hanover County, we are fortunate to have amazing team members across more than 30 departments dedicated to working with our customers to administer services and programs that enhance the quality of life in our ...

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