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Davidson County Commissioners
Government Center
913 Greensboro Street
Lexington, NC 27292
Ph. (336) 242-2200
Fax (336) 248-2840
Devoted to excellence in serving our citizens.
Larry Potts, Chairman Website: http://www.co.davidson.nc.us/commissioners/
Board of Elections
Board of Elections
945 N. Main Street
Lexington, NC 27292
Ph. (336) 242-2190
Fax (336) 242-2199
The Davidson County Board of Elections is responsible for the registration of all eligible Davidson County citizens to vote, as well as to conduct fair, non-partisan elections consistent with the General Statutes of the State of North Carolina and the United States of America, as well as procedures and regulations as prescribed by the North Carolina State Board of Elections.
Ruth Huneycutt, Director Website: http://www.co.davidson.nc.us/Elections/
Cooperative Extension
Cecil School Building
301 E. Center Street
Lexington, NC 27292
Ph. (336) 242-2080
Fax (336) 249-7300
North Carolina Cooperative Extension is an educational partnership helping people put research-based knowledge to work for economic prosperity, environmental stewardship and an improved quality of life.
Troy Coggins, Director Website: http://www.co.davidson.nc.us/CooperativeExtension/
http://davidson.ces.ncsu.edu/ (Cooperative Extension)
County Attorney
Governmental Center
913 Greensboro Street
Lexington, NC 27292
Ph. (336) 236-3084
Fax (336) 248-8440
To represent the County of Davidson with integrity and professionalism. To act as in-house legal counsel to the County of Davidson by providing high-quality, expert legal representation to the Board of Commissioners, the County Manager and County departments.
Charles Frye , County Attorney Website: http://www.co.davidson.nc.us/CountyAttorney/
County Manager
Governmental Center
913 Greensboro Street
Lexington, NC 27292
Ph. (336) 242-2200
Fax (336) 248-8440
The Davidson County Manager's Office is committed to providing timely, thorough, accurate and effective services to the Board of Commissioners, Department Heads and citizens of Davidson County.
Robert Hyatt, Davidson County Manager Website: http://www.co.davidson.nc.us/CountyManager/
http://www.co.davidson.nc.us/commissioners/ (County Commissioners)
555-A West Center Street Extension
Lexington, NC 27295
Ph. (336) 242-2065
Fax (336) 236-7522
Our vision is to stimulate economic growth by providing a skilled workforce that exceeds business needs for today and tomorrow. Our mission is to provide cutting edge globally competitive workforce development solutions for individuals and business fostering a quality workforce.
Pam Walton, Department Head Website: http://www.co.davidson.nc.us/DavidsonWorks/
http://www.davidsonworks.org/ (DavidsonWorks)
http://www.davidsoncountyjoblink.org/ (Job Link)
Emergency Communications
Davidson County 911 Center
949 North Main St.
Lexington, NC 27292
Ph. (336) 242-2132
Fax (336) 242-1377
Davidson County 911 Emergency Communication's mission is to serve as the communications link between the citizens and the public safety agencies; accurate identification of the citizen's location and public safety response needs, quick and accurate activation of public safety services; to provide communications support and coordination for all city/county public safety and applicable support agencies. In carring out our mission, we recognize that service is our one and only product and we share a common, ongoing goal to provide it at the most superior level possible in a courteous and professional manner. We also recognize that our strength and success are directly related to the individual and unique contributions of each of us working in a spirit of cooperation and teamwork with our public safety associates both within and outside the Communication Center
Terry Bailey, Emergency Communications Director Website: http://www.co.davidson.nc.us/911/
Emergency Services
Governmental Center
913 Greensboro Street
Lexington, NC 27292
Ph. (336) 242-2270
Fax (336) 249-7863
The Davidson County Department of Emergency Services provides services to the community by preventing and minimizing loss of life, pain, suffering, property, and environmental damage from fires, natural disasters, man-made disasters and medical emergencies. To accomplish this, Davidson County Emergency Services will provide education, prevention, and emergency response. Separated into 3 Divisions (Emergency Medical Services, Fire Marshal’s Office, and Emergency Management), Davidson County Emergency Services has a total of 96 employees and serves a population of over 155,000 in a 582 square mile area.
Larry James, Director Website: http://www.co.davidson.nc.us/EMS/
Governmental Center
913 Greensboro Street
Lexington, NC 27292
Ph. (336) 242-2020
Fax (336) 243-7578
Record all County financial transactions in accordance with applicable policies, laws, and regulations and report on financial activities through the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.
Jane Kiker, Finance Director Website: http://www.co.davidson.nc.us/Finance/
Health Department
915 Greensboro Street
Lexington, NC 27292
Ph. (336) 242-2300
Fax (336) 242-2485
The Davidson County Health Department Mission is to assess, protect and promote the quality of life and health of all people within the county.
Monecia Thomas, Health Director Website: http://www.co.davidson.nc.us/HealthDepartment/
http://www.dchdnc.com/ (Davidson County Health Department)
Human Resources
Governmental Center
913 Greensboro Street
Lexington, NC 27292
Ph. (336) 242-2210
Fax (336) 236-3210
To be the proactive and strategic provider of quality professional human resource services for Davidson County government, including; the development and administration of all related policies, employee recruitment, job classification and compensation, benefits administration, regulatory compliance, safety and risk management, employee training and development, public and employee relations.
Jim Tysinger, Human Resources Director Website: http://www.co.davidson.nc.us/HumanResources/
Information Technology
Governmental Center
913 Greensboro Street
Lexington, NC 27292
Ph. (336) 242-2267
Fax (336) 236-7500
The mission of the Davidson County Information Technology Department is to offer quality, cost-effective information services to assist County departments in fulfilling their responsibilities to provide services to the public.
Joel Hartley, Chief Information Officer Website: http://www.co.davidson.nc.us/IT/
http://webgis.co.davidson.nc.us/ (Geographical Information Systems)
Davidson County Centralized Permitting
912 Greensboro Street
Lexington, NC 27292
Ph. (336) 242-2230
Fax (336) 249-9703
Construction of safer buildings through code enforcement. The Davidson County Inspections Department is authorized by the North Carolina General Statutes to enforce the North Carolina State Building Code. Our primary function is to accept plans for review and issuance of building, electrical, plumbing and mechanical permits. We also issue permits for modular and manufactured homes as well as demolition, signs, renovation and swimming pools. We are responsible for the enforcement of the Floodplain Ordinance and the compliance of all structures within the county relative to the Building Code.
Ron Triplette, Inspections Director Website: http://www.co.davidson.nc.us/Inspections/
http://permits.co.davidson.nc.us/ (Inspection Permits)
Integrated Solid Waste
Integrated Solid Waste Management Adm. Office
1242 Old US Hwy 29
Thomasville, NC 27360
Ph. (336) 242-2284
Fax (336) 249-7524
To create and maintain a safe, clean environment through progressive waste manangement, cost efficient waste disposal, waste reduction/recycling and aggressive waste enforcement. Innovative Environmental Management for the 21st Century
NA NA, NA Website: http://www.co.davidson.nc.us/IntegratedSolidWaste/
Lexington Branch Library
602 S. Main Street
Lexington, NC 27292
Ph. (336) 242-2040
Fax (336) 249-8161
To promote the communication of ideas enlightened citizenship and enriched personal lives through access to educational and recreational materials in print and non-print as well as electronic format. The system's libraries and museum will serve as a center of reliable information and support educational, civic, and cultural activities of the community.
Ruth Ann Copley, Director Website: http://www.co.davidson.nc.us/Library/
http://library.co.davidson.nc.us/ (Library Catalog)
http://www.co.davidson.nc.us/HistoricalMuseum/ (Davidson County Historical Museum)
Parks and Recreation
Davidson County Parks and Recreation
555-D West Center Street Extension
Lexington, NC 27295
Ph. (336) 242-2285
Fax (336) 242-2254
To improve the quality of life to the citizens of Davidson County by advocating and promoting parks, athletic activities, non-athletic recreation activities, recreation area/facilities, and opportunities leisure time activities.
Charles Parnell, Recreation Director Website: http://www.co.davidson.nc.us/ParksAndRecreation/
http://www.co.davidson.nc.us/SpecialOlympicsDavidsonCounty/ (Special Olympics Davidson County)
Planning and Zoning
Governmental Center
913 Greensboro Street
Lexington, NC 27292
Ph. (336) 242-2220
Fax (336) 242-2222
Carry out a comprehensive planning program designed to promote and maintain the orderly physical growth and development of Davidson County.
Guy Cornman, III, Planning & Zoning Director Website: http://www.co.davidson.nc.us/PlanningAndZoning/
Public Works and Services
Public Works & Services
925 N. Main Street
Lexington, NC 27292
Ph. (336) 242-2007
Fax (336) 242-1203
Establish Davidson County Public Works & Services as an essential department in the County by maintaining county facilities and sewer infrastructure.
NA NA, NA Website: http://www.co.davidson.nc.us/PW/
Governmental Center
913 Greensboro Street
Lexington, NC 27292
Ph. (336) 242-2030
Fax (336) 249-4178
Your business services resource!
NA NA, NA Website: http://www.co.davidson.nc.us/Purchasing/
Register of Deeds
Register of Deeds
203 West 2nd Street
Lexington, NC 27292
Ph. (336) 242-2150
Fax (336) 238-2318
Our goal as Register of Deeds is to fully serve the public to the best of our skills and ability and to record and preserve the records of our county in a manner provided by North Carolina General Statutes.
David Rickard, Register of Deeds Website: http://www.co.davidson.nc.us/ROD/
http://davidsoncorod.org/ (Register of Deeds Remote Access Site)
Senior Services
Davidson County Parks and Recreation
555-D West Center Street Extension
Lexington, NC 27295
Ph. (336) 242-2290
Fax (336) 236-7515
Our mission is to support, assist, and advocate for older and disabled adults and their families by offering an evolving array of programs and services to meet their present and future needs regarding their well-being, independence, involvement in their community, and the ability for them to remain in their own home.
Thessia Everhart-Roberts, Senior Services Director Website: http://www.co.davidson.nc.us/SeniorServices/
Davidson County Courthouse
110 W Center St.
Lexington, NC 27292
Ph. (336) 242-2100
Fax (336) 249-6968
The mission of the Davidson County Sheriff's Office is to maintain social order and provide professional law enforcement services to citizens in the community, within prescribed ethical, budgetary, and Constitutional constraints. This Department strives to enforce the law and maintain order in a fair and impartial manner, recognizing the need for justice, and consistent appearance of justice. The Sheriff recognizes that no law enforcement agency can operate at it's maximum potential without supportive input from the citizens it serves. This Department actively solicits and encourages the cooperation of all citizens to reduce and limit the opportunities for crime and to assist in bringing to justice those that break the law.
David Grice, Sheriff Website: http://www.co.davidson.nc.us/Sheriff/
http://www.co.davidson.nc.us/AnimalShelter/ (Animal Shelter)
Social Services
Governmental Center
913 Greensboro Street
Lexington, NC 27292
Ph. (336) 242-2500
Fax (336) 249-7588
The Davidson County Department of Social Services is dedicated to providing opportunities, which assure personal dignity and self-sufficiency for all citizens. We assist individuals and families in reaching these goals through economic support programs, which ensure that food, shelter, medical care and other basic needs are met. Social work services promote self-determination, enhance family functioning and protect children and disabled adults from abuse, neglect and exploitation. We advocate for services that improve the quality of life for individuals and families, affirm each individual’s worth, and encourage personal responsibility in decision-making. We believe that in helping others, we create a stronger community for everyone.
Dale Moorefield, Director Website: http://www.co.davidson.nc.us/DSS/
Soil and Water
Cecil School Building
301 E. Center Street
Lexington, NC 27292
Ph. (336) 242-2075
Fax (336) 242-2982
The mission of the Davidson Soil and Water Conservation District is to provide technical and informational assistance for the conservation of our natural resources.
Andy Miller, Director of Soil & Water Conservation Website: http://www.co.davidson.nc.us/SoilAndWater/
Tax Assessor
Governmental Center
913 Greensboro Street
Lexington, NC 27292
Ph. (336) 242-2160
Fax (336) 243-2894
The mission of the Davidson County Tax Office is to fairly and effectively administer the tax laws governing our county and to instill the highest degree of public confidence in our integrity and reliability by providing prompt, accurate and courteous service while promoting compliance with state and local tax laws.
Joe Silver, Tax Administrator Website: http://www.co.davidson.nc.us/Tax/
http://www.co.davidson.nc.us/taxnet/ (Search Property Tax Values)
http://www.officialpayments.com/ (Pay Property Taxes or Vehicle Taxes On-line)
Davidson County Transportation
945 N. Main Street
Lexington, NC 27292
Ph. (336) 242-2250
Fax (336) 242-2964
To service the transportation needs of the County of Davidson by providing Safe, Efficient, and Affordable transit service to the participating Human Service Agencies as well as the general public of Davidson County.
Rex Buck, Director Website: http://www.co.davidson.nc.us/Transportation/
Governmental Center
913 Greensboro Street
Lexington, NC 27292
Ph. (336) 242-2037
Fax (336) 242-2972
Our mission is to assist all veterans, their spouse's and family members to apply for VA benefits. We strive to help veterans to apply for VA benefits that they are eligible for such as disability, medical, educational, burial, scholarships for their children and widow's benefits. Our goal is to help all veterans. We feel that our veterans defend our country and our constitution, therefore, they are the reason we have our freedom and we are so blessed to have such worthy men and women. Our mission is to help to make life more easier for them when they return and to be able to have a more productive life. We are honored to assist them and their family members in anyway that we can!
Boyd Morgan, Director Website: http://www.co.davidson.nc.us/Veterans/
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