Steve Mensing, Editor
(Information from the 2013 Rowan County Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, RowanWorks, and previous RFP articles)
♦As we head toward the year’s end we thought it a good time to roll out our Rowan County Government’s cornucopia of recent major accomplishments and initiatives. We believe the county commissioners (Chairman Jim Sides, Vice-Chairman Craig Pierce, and Mike Caskey, Chad Mitchell, and Jon Barber) deserve a hearty round of applause along with their the County Manager Gary Page and all the employees who work tirelessly for the county.
The honor roll of our Rowan County Government’s accomplishments and initiatives:
• Airport De-annexation. Craig Pierce was a major engineer behind this county coup of recapturing the airport from city who slowed its development. The county is now the sole taxing authority. The runway extension was icing on the cake. Jim, Mike, and Chad joined Craig in getting this vision off the ground along with the our…
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