Earl L. Taylor

Title: Council Member

Municipality: Town of Tarboro

Position Interested In: At Large - Elected Officials

Tell us why you would like to serve in a leadership position at the League. In particular, specify goals you would like to accomplish as an officer or board member and indicate how, if attained, they will help to achieve Vision 2030 – the League’s future vision of how cities and towns will operate in 2030.

I would like to serve in a leadership position to better serve the citizens of Tarboro and all cities in North Carolina that need strong leaders to advocate for their needs. It is important to have leaders that will persistently work with state representatives to implement the North Carolina League of Municipalities' Advocacy Goals to achieve Vision 2030. I welcome the opportunity to network with representatives of cities throughout the state to seek ways to improve everyone's operations.

Tell us about your experience as a municipal official. You may want to include information on your service on the municipal governing body, other related boards and special areas of interest.

Halfway through my second term as a Councilman for the Town of Tarboro, I have served in numerous leadership and representative roles for our Town. I have served as Mayor Pro Tem, as well as represented the Town of Tarboro on the Upper Coastal Plains Council of Government. I have been a staunch advocate for improving code enforcement activities and have been instrumental in the adoption of new policies to improve the safety and appearance of our Town.

Tell us about your educational background, professional experience, and/or community or civic activities. 

I am a retired Human Resources professional with vast training in personnel management and compliance policies. As such, I am a certified trainer and expert in employee retention, workplace diversity, workplace behaviors, harassment, and other improvement areas. I have utilized my expertise in this area to help advocate for Town Employees and ensure that our citizens have the best possible services.

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Have You Participated in Any NCLM Events or Committees? 

  • CityVision Annual Conference

  • Town & State Dinner or Town Hall Days

  • Legislative Goals Planning Events or Process

Please provide any other information you would like the Nominations Committee to consider.

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