New Hanover County is top in the nation for good governance, innovation and best practices

Posted July 21, 2021 at 9:33 am     Category: General

July 21, 2021 By County Manager, Chris Coudriet Amidst the backdrop of a global pandemic, New Hanover County staff continued serving the community, creating innovative programs and enhancing our services, … Read More »

County budget invests in important services, board priorities, and community needs

Posted June 21, 2021 at 12:16 pm     Category: General

June 21, 2021 By County Manager, Chris Coudriet The Board of Commissioners has been clear about what its priorities are for public education and teacher pay, the need for enhanced … Read More »

Lower fire insurance premiums can help lead to economic development

Posted May 19, 2021 at 4:38 pm     Category: General

May 19, 2021 By County Manager, Chris Coudriet A focus for New Hanover County is always on promoting intelligent growth and economic development. We want New Hanover County to be … Read More »

New Hanover County Makes Plans & Partnerships to Invest $45 Million in the Community

Posted April 20, 2021 at 8:43 am     Category: General

April 20, 2021 By County Manager, Chris Coudriet Grants to businesses and nonprofits negatively impacted by the pandemic, infrastructure for a new business park on Blue Clay Road and programs designed to … Read More »

County saves more than $8 million through bond refunding

Posted March 19, 2021 at 9:15 am     Category: General

March 19, 2021 By County Manager, Chris Coudriet Saving tax payer money is something that New Hanover County strives to do every day. It’s foundational to our strategy and vision … Read More »

Three years into the county’s five-year Strategic Plan

Posted February 16, 2021 at 8:16 am     Category: General

February 16, 2021 By County Manager, Chris Coudriet New Hanover County is now at the three-year mark of the 2018-2023 Strategic Plan. We’re making progress on our goals, seeing areas where … Read More »

Smoking and Vaping Ordinance Good for Health and Business

Posted January 20, 2021 at 8:30 am     Category: General

January 20, 2021 By County Manager, Chris Coudriet In October, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted to implement an ordinance prohibiting the use of combustible tobacco and … Read More »

Health of residents was county focus in 2020

Posted December 21, 2020 at 8:25 am     Category: General

December 21, 2020 By County Manager Chris Coudriet New Hanover County is committed to keeping our community safe, healthy and secure.   In 2020, that commitment was even more profound as the … Read More »

Smart, Responsible Development is key for New Hanover County

Posted November 12, 2020 at 8:35 am     Category: General

November 12, 2020 By County Manager, Chris Coudriet New Hanover County is changing. Our population is growing, the needs of residents to be more connected and have different housing options … Read More »

Embarking on the county’s first Master Aging Plan for a healthier, purposeful future

Posted October 19, 2020 at 8:28 am     Category: General

October 19, 2020 By County Manager, Chris Coudriet Older adults are living longer, healthier and more productive lives. I’m glad, especially since my 50th birthday is right around the corner. My mom is 70, and … Read More »

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