An Overview 


The Town of Garner has a council-manager form of government with a mayor and five member Town Council. Elections for the office of council member are held at two-year intervals in November of odd-numbered years. Elections are non-partisan, and the mayor and council members are elected for four-year terms. The Council sets Town policies, enacts ordinances and appoints the town manager. The town manager administers the daily operations and programs of the municipal government through the department heads, other staff members and employees. 

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Vote Online to Weigh In on Local Health Priorities

Post Date:02/05/2019 3:00 PM
The Community Health Needs Assessment is under way in Wake County, and as part of that effort, local leaders are asking residents to say what they think the county’s health priorities should be for the next three years.  

Residents can vote online by visiting wakegov.com/wellbeing through Friday, Feb. 15. 

The CHNA is conducted every three years to determine what priorities the county and its partners should pursue to improve the overall health and well-being of the county. The assessment involves analyzing health data and statistics, as well as input from residents and professional and non-profit providers, to create a report to the community used to guide decision making for the next three years.

The CHNA is a collaborative effort among Wake County, WakeMed, Duke Raleigh Hospital, UNC Rex Healthcare, Advance Community Health, The United Way of the Greater Triangle and Wake County Medical Society Community Health Foundation. The process is overseen by a steering committee made up of more than 60 community partners including local governments, hospitals, schools, faith-based organizations, non-profit organizations, businesses and other stakeholders.
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