County Manager

Curtis S. Potter
Washington County Manager/County Attorney
PO Box 1007
Plymouth, NC 27962

116 Adams Street
PO Box 1007
Plymouth NC 27962
Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm

Julie J. Bennett, MMC, NCMCC
Clerk to the Board  
Debbie Knieper
Administrative Assistant to the County Manager’s Office  
Mary Moscato
Senior Project Manager  
Asia Melton
Lead for North Carolina Fellow

What We Do

The County Manager serves as the county budget officer, personnel officer, and chief administrative officer for the county. The manager is responsible for all daily operations activities of the county, for all capital projects, and the development of the annual county budget. The manager advises the Board of Commissioners on all issues that affect the county and its operations including legislation. The manager drafts local ordinances and policies and is responsible for the implementation of each.


Active County ordinances are as follows: Animal Control, Annual Budget Ordinance, Subdivision Ordinance, Solid Waste Ordinance, Noise Ordinance, Mobile Home Ordinance, Cable TV Ordinance, Ambulance Franchise Ordinance, and Wrecker Rotation Regulations. There are other regulations and ordinances that can be reviewed in the manager’s office, and limited ordinances on the county homepage.

County Board Meetings

The Board of Commissioners meets monthly on the first Monday of each month unless it falls on a holiday. Please refer to the meeting schedule.


What if I want to speak to the Board of Commissioners?

Contact the Clerk to the Board at 252-793-5823 five business days prior to the meeting to be placed on the agenda.

How can I apply for a position with the county?

Visit our Human Resources Department Jobs Openings page for available jobs and application information.

What if I want to use a county facility?

Contact the manager’s office for details. County facilities may only be utilized for public purposes.