The Piedmont Triad Regional Council (PTRC) is a voluntary association of local governments - urban and rural - authorized by state law to:
- Make and implement joint regional decisions;
- Provide management, planning and technical services to local governments;
- Identify and solve short and long-term problems best addressed at the regional level;
- Bring together local elected officials on a regular basis, giving them an opportunity to form working relationships:
- Promote regional issues and cooperation among members.
The PTRC is one of 16 regional councils in North Carolina. We are designated by the State of NC to serve as the lead regional organization for the Piedmont Triad region. We serve 74 member governments in a 12 county area.
The FY 17-18 budget is approximately $33.4 million with 75% of the revenue coming from federal sources.
The PTRC is audited annually and meets the highest standards of financial controls and practice for governmental accounting. For more information about the PTRC budget, contact Robin Shelton, PTRC Finance Director.
Services and Programs
The PTRC provides management, planning and technical services in the following areas:
- Aging Services
- Criminal Justice Systems Administration
- Data & Information Services
- Housing Programs
- Management Technical Assistance
- Regional Planning & Planning Technical Assistance
- Small Business Loan Administration (The Development Corporation)
- Water Resources
- Workforce Development
The PTRC is strongly service oriented; its programs are driven by membership needs. Browse through our website to find out more about our programs and our services.