The Town of Biscoe operates under the Council/Manager form of government. Under the Council/Manager plan, the Town Council is the legislative body for the community and makes broad policy decisions. The Town Manager, who is appointed by the Council, is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Town government. He supervises all department heads and Town staff, prepares a recommended budget for the Council’s consideration, serves as the chief adviser for the Council on policy and administrative matters, and implements the Council’s policy decisions.
The Administration Department is responsible for ensuring the implementation of the policy and initiatives determined by the Town of Biscoe Council. The department serves as a support and liaison to all Town of Biscoe departments, ensuring services are provided to residents in the most effective, responsive and cost-efficient manner. In addition, the Administration Department is responsible for enforcement of the laws and ordinances of the Town of Biscoe, administration of contracts on behalf of the Town of Biscoe, safekeeping of all Town of Biscoe documents and oversight of the operations of the Town of Biscoe Attorney, who is appointed by the Town of Biscoe Council.
The Administration Department consists of the Town of Biscoe Manager, Town of Biscoe Clerk, and additional administrative support staff. Operations at the front desk of Town of Biscoe Hall fall under the purview of Administration, where applications are taken for the rental of Town of Biscoe Hall meeting rooms and payments are taken for various collections/fees.
Brandon Holland, ICMA-CM, Town Manager
Phone: (910) 428-4112
Brandon attended Appalachian State University where he received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Political Science with a concentration in Public Management and minor in Communication, and a Master’s in Public Administration. He holds multiple certificates from the UNC School of Government having attended the NC Municipal Administration course, the LGFCU Fellows Leading for Results Program, and the Public Executive Leadership Academy.
He is an active member of the International City Managers Association (ICMA), the Appalachian State Local Government Alumni Association, and the NC City/County Managers Association where he serves on the MPA Committee and the Conference Planning Committee.
Duties of Town Manager
North Carolina General Statute 160A-147: Appointment of City Manager.
In cities whose charters provide for the council-manager form of government, the council shall appoint a city manager to serve at its pleasure. The manager shall be appointed solely on the basis of his executive and administrative qualifications. The manager shall be the chief administrator of the city. He shall be responsible to the council for administering all municipal affairs placed in his charge by them, and shall have the following powers and duties:
The Finance Office is responsible for the accounting of all revenues and expenses, reporting to federal, state, and local authorities for the Town. This department oversees monthly payroll (approximately 22 employees during winter and 40 during summer). In addition, this department maintains the accounting system and records, is the custodian of official Town records, maintains cemetery records, and provides secretarial support through the recording and preparation of all minutes for the Town Council.
The Administration and Finance Office has three full-time employees and one part-time employee:
The employees typically work a 40-hour schedule per week. The Town Hall is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
The Finance Office is responsible for managing all of the financial affairs of the Town and supports the other departments through accounting services, financial reporting and payroll processing in strict accordance with North Carolina General Statutes. Activities performed by the Finance Office include accounting, data processing, debt administration, cash management, arranging for and assisting with the annual independent audit and preparation of monthly internal financial statements. The accounting function involves payment of the Town’s bills, preparation of payroll and related payroll tax returns and maintenance of the general ledger for all subsidiary ledgers for receivables, payables and fixed assets. The department also assists the Town Manager in the development and implementation of the annual budget.
If you are a vendor and would like to be placed on the Town’s Vendor List, please complete the Vendor Application. The Vendor Application can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to Town of Biscoe Attention: Laura B. Morton, CMC, NCCMC 110 West Main Street Biscoe, N.C. 27209.
We are located at 110 West Main Street, Biscoe, N.C. 27209. Customers may visit us from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except on Town Holidays. For general information about the Town’s Finance Department, call (910) 428-4112.