General

County Projects are Investments in Our Future

Posted May 21, 2018 at 2:38 pm     Category: General

By County Manager Chris Coudriet A new fire station, library, Public Health and Social Services building, and the potential development of Project Grace. Those are four of the major projects … Read More »

New Hanover County Supports Job Growth, Economic Development

Posted April 19, 2018 at 9:18 am     Category: General

By County Manager Chris Coudriet Economic development incentives are an important aspect of New Hanover County’s strategy to encourage the private sector to grow, create jobs, invest in our community … Read More »

Manager’s Message: Social Workers Advocate, Support and Encourage

Posted March 21, 2018 at 11:08 am     Category: General

By County Manager Chris Coudriet March is National Social Worker Month, and New Hanover County has an incredible team of social workers that serve our community every day. Their compassion, … Read More »

Manager’s Message: Advancing New Hanover County’s Strategic Priorities

Posted February 22, 2018 at 10:18 am     Category: General

By County Manager Chris Coudriet The need to plan for the county’s future, to create a road map for setting measurable targets and achieving them, is the basis for New … Read More »

Manager’s Message: Advancing Our Success into 2018

Posted January 19, 2018 at 10:44 am     Category: General

By County Manager Chris Coudriet New Hanover County had a good 2017, and I am looking forward to another productive year in 2018. I am confident the county will continue … Read More »

Change Agents on a Mission

Posted December 22, 2017 at 9:13 am     Category: General

It is the end of 2017 and I am thankful for many things. I am thankful for the more than 1,700 dedicated county employees who work hard, serve our citizens … Read More »

Investing In Early Childhood Education Creates Long-Term Benefits

Posted November 16, 2017 at 10:30 am     Category: General

Providing every child with a strong foundation for learning matters. Research suggests that quality pre-kindergarten and educational readiness lead to increased high school graduation rates, higher earnings, less crime and a … Read More »

New Hanover County is Planning, Measuring & Strategically Investing

Posted October 3, 2017 at 12:07 pm     Category: General

Since 2012, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners embraced a five-year strategic plan that has guided and directed county decisions and initiatives. The strategic plan established three focus areas to meet the needs of our citizens; and through effective … Read More »

Project Grace And The Possibility Of Redevelopment

Posted September 11, 2017 at 10:16 am     Category: General

In January, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners entered into a contract with Wilmington Downtown, Inc. and Benchmark Planning to conduct a study on a county-owned downtown block. The … Read More »

Lower Property Taxes Among County Budget Highlights

Posted July 27, 2017 at 11:00 am     Category: General

New Hanover County started a new fiscal year on July 1. With that start comes an adopted general fund budget of $329.4 million and a continued focus on the county’s … Read More »

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