2018 Board of Directors Nominations


May 18, 2018 by  
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UPDATE:   Elections are now open.  The notice was posted to members on June 14, 2018 and ballots are due by June 25, 2018.  Please contact admin@ncdda.org if you need a paper ballot.

Call for 2018 Board of Directors Nominations

The Nominating Committee of NCDDA is seeking nominations for the following Board positions:

• Secretary
• Vice President – Education
• Associate Director – Professional Member
• Associate Director – Corporate Member
• Associate Director – Community Member
• Associate Director – Associate Member
• Regional Director – Region #1 (Mountain Region)
• Regional Director – Region #5 (Northern Coastal Plain)
• Regional Director – Region #6 (Eastern Piedmont)
• Regional Director – Region #7 (Western Piedmont)
• Large Cities Director

The term-of-office for those elected is July 1, 2018-June 30, 2020.

The deadline for receipt of nominations is Thursday, May 31, 2018.

If you are interested in nominating one of our colleagues (or if you have an interest in running) for any of the vacant positions, please read through the nomination packet/form and send in your nominations. You may also enter nominees online below. Click Here to view the REGIONAL MAP.

Click on the link for the full packet: NCDDA Call for Nominations 2018

Online Nominations:
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Downtown Day Update


February 5, 2018 by  
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Thank you to all who attended the 4th annual Downtown Day in Raleigh.  We were able to meet with legislators and thank them for their support of downtowns across the state.  We had just over 120 attend the event.  Please view the 2016-17 Downtown Impact Report by clicking here.

    

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The annual Downtown Day will be held on Halifax Mall in Raleigh on Wednesday, March 28, 2018.  The purpose of Downtown Day is to honor and recognize the work that make North Carolina downtowns, big and small, better in their ability to improve our economic development capacity for our communities across the State.

Downtown Day is an informal lunch social that brings together members of the legislature, downtown professionals, partners and friends.  This year the event will be catered by Stamey’s Barbeque of Greensboro from 11:00 am to 1:30 pm.  Official comments and program will begin at 12:15pm.  Last year we had over 200 people attend the event and we expect the same this year.

Please RSVP by March 23rd to NCDDA’s President-Elect Mary Rose at mmr@cityofclintonnc.com

Also, please call ahead to your State Senator or Representative and invite them to attend.  Also, consider scheduling a time to share with them about the great things happening in your community and ask for their continued support of North Carolina’s downtowns.

Thank you very much for your work and dedication to North Carolina and your community!

2018 Downtown Day Invite

NC Main Street Annual Conference


December 2, 2017 by  
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The NC Main Street annual conference will be held in Clayton, NC from March 13 – 15, 2018. For more information, please go to: http://www.ncmainstreetcenter.com/

Support the Federal HTC


November 8, 2017 by  
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The North Carolina Downtown Development Association, the NC Mayors Association and the NC Metropolitan Mayors Coalition have submitted a joint letter of support for the continuation of the federal historic tax credit (HTC ) to US Congress Members Senator Richard Burr, Senator Thom Tillis, and Representative George Holding. The letter was also signed by mayors of small and large cities from across North Carolina.

The HTC is the cornerstone of a long-standing and successful national policy of promoting the reuse of historic buildings to catalyze economic development and create jobs across North Carolina. Between 2002 and 2016, the HTC helped finance the rehabilitation of 653 commercial properties in North Carolina, leveraging more than $1 billion in total investment.

The NCDDA Board of Directors would like to encourage other organizations and individuals to continue outreach to the United States Congress in support of the HTC. The historic tax credits play a very important economic development role in our communities and we would appreciate your continued support of the credits.

Click Here to read the joint letter of support to US Congress.

Click on these links to quickly send your support (takes 2 minutes):
https://www.tillis.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/email-me
https://www.burr.senate.gov/contact/email
https://holding.house.gov/contact/

Officials Tour Rehabilitation Project


November 8, 2017 by  
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On November 1, in coordination with the NCDDA Board of Directors meeting, Local, State, and Federal officials toured the Hotel Concord rehabilitation project underway in downtown Concord. The Board of Directors utilized the opportunity to raise awareness about the success of the HTC’s with elected officials that were in attendance for the tour. Learn more about the Hotel Concord project here.

         

October Regional Meetings with NC Main Street


September 20, 2017 by  
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NC Main Street has extended an invitation to all NCDDA members to attend their regional meetings. Please take note of the meeting dates below. .

Regional Meetings:
October 9 – 10:30 – 2:30 Fuquay-Varina – 134 N. Main Street
October 9 – 10:30 – 2:30 Rutherfordton – 146 N. Main Street
October 10 – 10:30 – 2:30 Edenton – 504 S. Broad Street
October 11 – 10:30 – 2:30 Elon – 271 N. Williamson Ave.
October 12 – 10:30 – 2:30 Boone – 604 W. King Street
October 12 – 10:30 – 2:30 LaGrange – Location is TBD
October 13 – 10:30 – 2:30 Mooresville – 215 N. Main Street

CLICK HERE for more information

New President & Board Members Elected


August 2, 2017 by  
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The North Carolina Development Association membership recently elected 9 new members to the Board of Directors that included the organization’s top positions; President and President-Elect. Julie Metz, Goldsboro Downtown Development Director & Downtown Goldsboro Development Corporation Executive Director, was elected as President with Mary Rose, Planning and Development Director of the City of Clinton and Sampson County, selected for President-Elect.

The new Board members for 2017 include:

  • President – Julie Metz, Goldsboro
  • President Elect – Mary Rose, Clinton
  • Treasurer – Connie Kincaid, Hickory
  • Vice President – Technical Assistance – Brian Borne, Monroe
  • Vice President – Governmental Affairs – Zack Matheny, Greensboro
  • Vice President – Membership – Bianca Shoneman, Greenville
  • Region 2 – Southern Piedmont – Vicki Davis, Belmont
  • Region 3 – Southern Coastal Plain – Gene Merritt, Whiteville
  • Region 4 – Central Coastal Plain – John Jesso, Rocky Mount

2017 Board of Directors Nominations


May 31, 2017 by  
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Call for 2017 Board of Director Nominations

The Nominating Committee of NCDDA is seeking nominations for the following Board positions:

• President (President Elect Julie Metz has agreed to serve)
• President Elect
• Treasurer
• Vice President – Technical Assistance
• Vice President – Governmental Affairs
• Vice President – Membership
• Region 2 – Southern Piedmont
• Region 3 – Southern Coastal Plain
• Region 4 – Central Coastal Plain

The term-of-office for those elected is
July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2019

The deadline for receipt of nominations is Friday, June 9, 2017.

Please read the full nomination packet by clicking here.

You may nominate someone online below:

Save the Date – May 17 Downtown Day


March 27, 2017 by  
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Downtown Day
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
11:30 to 2:00 pm – Come When You Can
Halifax Mall  Downtown Raleigh
A Lunch Social with State Representatives, Downtown Professionals, Partners & Friends

Comments By:
Lt. Governor Dan Forest & Majority Leader John Bell

Catered By Wilber’s B BQ of Goldsboro, NC
On the Menu:  Pig on the Grill, Chopped BBQ, Fried Chicken, Slaw, Hush Puppies, Banana Pudding, Peach Cobbler, &  Sweet/Unsweet Tea

RSVP By May 12 at 5:00 pm to:
mmr@cityofclintonnc.us or (910) 299-4904

Hosted by NC Downtown Development Association
NCDDA works on behalf of downtowns across the State to represent their interests related to policies, codes and regulations to assure that downtown leaders have the tools necessary to reach their economic development goals for our communities.

NC Main Street in Shelby


March 14, 2017 by  
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Join us for the NC Main Street Conference in Shelby from March 14 – 16, 2017.  NCDDA is a legacy sponsor this year.  For more information go to: http://www.ncmainstreetcenter.com/

 

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