Local Government Services

About Local Government Services

As the extension of our 44 municipal and county governments, the CFCOG provides a comprehensive menu of Local Government Services customized to the unique communities we serve. We provide member governments with a wide variety of services in four broad categories: Management, Planning, Transportation, and Data & Mapping. The department provides knowledge, experience, and manpower to supplement and extend the abilities of member government staff to meet the man needs of local government.

Management Services

Includes a number of products including personnel and pay studies, codes of ordinances, human resources and financial consulting, strategic plans, infrastructure asset management planning, grant writing and administration, and professional facilitation, governing board retreats, and training for staff and elected and appointed boards.

Planning Services

Includes long-range planning activities such as comprehensive plans, land use plans (including CAMA land use plans), hazard mitigation plans, park and recreation master plans, small area plans, and special studies; current planning activities such as development review, development regulations, zoning administration and part-time and interim staffing; and facilitation of regional initiatives.

Transportation Services

Includes staffing and administration of the Cape Fear Rural Transportation Planning Organization (RPO), which provides transportation planning and advocacy for our non-metropolitan areas, as well as special transportation studies like corridor plans, bicycle and pedestrian plans, and parking and sidewalk inventories.

Mapping, Design and Data Services

Includes GIS mapping and spatial data analysis; GPS data collection and infrastructure mapping; 2- and 3-dimensional renderings, visualizations, and other conceptual designs; and data access and management consulting. In addition we develop and maintain several spatial databases of local facilities like sidewalks and parks, as well as serving as the regional State Data Center Affiliate.

Job Openings

Town of Wallace:

Town Manager –The Town of Wallace (pop. 4,000+) is seeking an experienced leader for the position of Town Manager. Wallace has much to offer and is a wonderful place to live and work. The Town Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the city and implementing the ordinances, policies and budget of the Town as adopted by the Town Council.  The Town has a stable and experienced governing board with a progressive mindset.  Wallace is a full-service municipality with 9 Departments: 1) Police and emergency dispatch, 2) Fire 3) Finance and tax collection, 4) Public Works (Water, Sewer, Streets, Storm water and Building & Grounds), 5) Parks & Rec, 6) Library, 7)  Planning and Community Development 8)Airport and 9) Human Resources.  Wallace has just over 50 full-time employees and a FY 2016-2017 Budget of approximately 8.5 Million. The successful candidate will have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and at least 7 years of increasingly responsible professional experience in local government management. Experience must be at the local government (town/city/county) department head level (assistant manager or manager preferred). An MPA or MBA degree is preferred. Salary will be negotiated based on experience, education and credentials.  The Town offers excellent benefits package insurance through the state health care plan.  To apply, submit to: Manager Search, 316 E. Murray St., Wallace, NC 28466.  Electronically to [email protected].  Cover letter and resumes may be submitted with application but will not be accepted in lieu of a fully completed application. Open until filled but first review will begin July 31, 2017. The Town of Wallace is an Equal Opportunity Employer.