Six County Programs Receive National Recognition

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County has been recognized with six Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards program recognizes innovative county government programs that enhance services for residents.

One of the initiatives, the Planning & Land Use Department’s Development Activity webpage, was also recognized by NACo as a “100 Brilliant Ideas at Work” winner.

“The county is making advances through strategic, innovative programs to ensure our citizens are safe, healthy and secure,” said County Manager Chris Coudriet. “We are a leader in the nation thanks to the guidance of our Commissioners and the dedication and initiative from our employees.”

Below are the six New Hanover County programs that were acknowledged at the NACo Awards Luncheon on Sunday, July 23. You can view videos of the award winners here, or by clicking on each initiative below.


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