NCLM Southern City, Volume 73, Issue 4 2023

Table of Contents 5
Board of Directors 6
Speaking Out 8
Passenger Rail Expansion Rolling Down the Tracks 10
Legislative Session Concludes... Mostly 14
Inaugural Risk Management Services "Trust Matters" Conference 16
Mayor Elizabeth Morey Leads by Listening 20
NCLM and the American Rescue Plan: Services, Support, and a Thriving Future for North Carolina 24
ARP Funds Allow Town of Newton Grove to Fix Outdated Water/Sewer System 30
Town of Pikeville Successfully Pilots the Municipal Account Software Program 32
Wilkesboro Invests in Community Through Creative Use of ARP-enabled Funds 34
Taking the Field 36
Board of Trustees 38