Board of Commissioners

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(L-R) Commissioners Shue, Honeycutt (Vice Chair), Morris (Chair), Kiger and Poole



Cabarrus is governed by a five-member Board of Commissioners elected at large in countywide elections to serve staggered four-year terms.

County commissioners are responsible for:

  • Establishing the annual tax rate
  • Adopting an annual budget
  • Setting policies, procedures and goals
  • Adopting ordinances, rules and regulations
  • Entering into contracts on behalf of the county
  • Determining the strategic vision and direction of the county
  • Carrying out various duties as authorized by North Carolina General Statutes