North Carolina Association of Regional Councils of Government
Regional councils in North Carolina are the result of 1969 legislation that charged the NC Department of Administration with developing “…a system of multi-county regional planning districts to cover the entire state” after congress passed the intergovernmental cooperation act in 1968 calling for closer cooperation between federal programs and state and local governments.
North Carolina Statewide Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy
Start Date: Oct 2016 — End Date: Apr 2017
CREC assisted Ridgetop Associates in updating North Carolina’s Statewide Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) as part of the North Carolina Tomorrow Initiative. CREC conducted economic research into building upon the recent successes on the 16 regional councils including: exploring opportunities for leveraging the marketplace; establishing and maintaining regional infrastructure; creating and revitalizing healthy and vibrant […]