Harnett County Departments
Harnett Regional Jetport is a county-owned public-use airport in Harnett County, North Carolina, United States. The airport is located four nautical miles northwest of the central business district of Erwin. It was formerly known as Harnett County Airport.
The Harnett County Board of Commissioners is the governing body for the entire county. Responsibilities include overseeing the budget, zoning and planning issues, promoting growth, and improving the quality of life for citizens of Harnett County.
The Harnett County Board of Education consists of five members; each elected on a partisan ballot by the people for a four - year term. The County is divided into five political districts with one Board of Education member from each district. A Board member must live in the district for the position held but must be elected by the majority of citizens voting in that district. The Board is the policy-making body for the Harnett County Schools.
To provide accessible justice to the citizens and residents of Harnett County and surrounding communities so that the rights and liberties of all people are protected, as guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States and North Carolina.
The Development Services Department includes Planning Services, Central Permitting, and Inspections. Our mission is the preservation and promotion of the quality of life for all residents of Harnett County through proper planning, land use, and construction practices. Our mission is the preservation and promotion of the quality of life for all citizens of Harnett County through proper planning, land use, construction codes.
Harnett County Economic Development provides a comprehensive approach for target sector business recruitment, retention, and expansion. Program initiatives seek to develop business parks, create speculative building partnerships, foster relationships with businesses, and support advocacy and marketing efforts to position Harnett County for living wage jobs and investment.
The Harnett County Office of Emergency Services is committed to establishing and maintaining a progressive Emergency Services Organization that is based on the Principles of Teamwork, Cooperation, Mutual Respect and an Awareness of the needs of our Community and its Citizens.
Harnett County GIS, a division of the IT Department, delivers efficient, high-quality data and analytics to County agencies, the public, and our regional partners, to meet the needs of Harnett County government and the communities we serve. The core value of GIS is to provide services that are accurate, consistent, accessible, affordable, and comprehensive. GIS also provides addresses, road name signs, and mapping.
The mission of Harnett Regional Water is to provide the highest quality of water and wastewater services to the citizens of Harnett County and the surrounding region at the most economical cost while promoting conservation and protecting the environment.
Harnett County Housing is a federally funded program, through the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. This program was established to assist very low-income families with rental subsidy to live in modest-decent, safe and sanitary housing of their choice through out Harnett County.
The mission of the Human Resource Department is to attract, retain, and develop employees who will strive for excellence in service, be committed to growth and prosperity, and are willing to invest themselves in order to improve the quality of life in Harnett County.
The Information Technology Department is responsible for all technology aspects of Harnett County. The IT Department is specifically responsible for hardware and software support, training, maintaining email and Internet access, system installation, networking, and centralized purchasing of computer-related items.
Harnett County Department of Legal Services provides legal services for Harnett County Government. The Legal Department advises and represents the County in all legal matters except in situations where certain County departments have their own counsel and unusual situations where it is determined to be in the best interest of the County to retain outside counsel.
The objective of the Harnett County Parks and Recreation Department is to provide with the assistance of volunteer community organizations, and other local, state, and federal agencies, a broad and comprehensive program of leisure recreational opportunities and facilities for all citizens regardless of age or disability within budgetary limitations.
The Public Information Office, a division under the County Manager's Office, oversees the communications, marketing, and community relations efforts between the county and our citizens. Our goal is to keep citizens connected with frequent and reliable updates on news and information.
The Register of Deeds is Harnett County's elected official custodian and manager of public records. Assuring public record integrity and accessibility is an important public function. A number of North Carolina General Statutes directly affect record maintenance and access.
The Harnett County Sheriff's Office website is provided to provide our citizens with information about the Sheriff's Office. We are also providing information about suspects and missing person cases. Our goal is to utilize all resources to enhance law enforcement for Harnett County citizens. We welcome your input, as well as assistance, which you may render to solve community problems and crimes.
The Harnett County Soil and Water Conservation District is a subdivision of State Government. Improving water quality, preventing soil erosion, protecting and improving water resources, promoting and encouraging sound conservation practices by providing information and technical assistance, are some of the responsibilities and the purpose of the district
The Tax Department is responsible for listing, appraising and assessing all real estate, personal property and registered motor vehicles within Harnett County. We are also charged with the duty of collecting all current and delinquent taxes on real and personal properties.