Intergovernmental and Legislative Affairs

The Mecklenburg County Intergovernmental and Legislative Affairs Program manages the federal and regional legislative affairs for Mecklenburg County. This includes the legislative agenda advocacy and stakeholder engagement. 

Mecklenburg County Legislative Agenda

The Board of County Commissioners approves the legislative guiding principles and agenda as recommended by the Intergovernmental Affairs Committee. The approved agendas are shared with state and federal elected officials. Learn about Mecklenburg's legislative delegation.

North Carolina Capitol Building in Raleigh

2024 Agenda

State and Federal Lobbying

In addition to the County’s legislative agenda, the County works closely with the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) and the National Association of Counties (NACo) on statewide and national policy issues. Commissioners engage in advocacy and policy related activities sponsored by both organizations  including the NCACC Assembly Day advocacy events at the North Carolina Legislature and the NACo Legislative Conference in Washington, DC.

Capitol Building