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Vance County Names New Board of Elections Director


Henderson, NC – Vance County is pleased to announce that Haley Rawles has been selected to serve as the new Elections Director and has assumed this role on April 4, 2024.  A thorough recruitment and interview process was conducted to fill this position.

Ms. Rawles comes with experience from Granville County Board of Elections as Deputy Director.  “I’m excited to be here to serve the citizens, and I’m looking forward to my new role as the Board of Elections Director for Vance County”, says Rawles.

“I’m looking forward to working with Haley in her new role”, said County Manager C. Renee Perry.

Vance County Appoints New Planning Director


 Henderson, NC – Vance County is pleased to announce that Sherry Moss has been selected to serve as the new Planning Director and will assume this role on February 12, 2024.  A thorough recruitment and interview process was conducted to fill this position.

Sherry currently serves as Planning Director for the Town of Nashville and has also held roles with Vance County as Interim Planning Director and Special Projects Coordinator. Sherry has also worked with the City of Henderson and Granville County in other various roles. Sherry holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Shaw University and a Master’s Degree in Public Policy: Public Administration from Liberty University. Mrs. Moss brings over 17 years of local government experience. Mrs. Moss has proven that she is committed to this profession. “I am honored to have the opportunity to be back to serve the citizens of Vance County.” says Moss.

“I’m looking forward to working with Sherry in this new role; Sherry is a breath of fresh air and will serve the county well” said County Manager C. Renee Perry”.


Vance County Appoints William Coker as Animal Services Manager

Vance County is pleased to announce that William Coker has been promoted to serve as the new Animal Services Manager and assumed this role on January 2, 2024.  Vance County’s former Animal Services Manager Frankie Nobles accepted a new position as Special Projects Coordinator back in 2023.  A thorough recruitment and interview process was conducted to find his replacement.

Mr. Coker is a native of Vance County and has jumped into this role without hesitation.  Mr. Coker has over 10 years of service to the County.  Mr. Coker has experience working in the Sheriff’s Office as well as animal control.

“I’m looking forward to working with William in his new role,” said County Manager C. Renee Perry.

Request for Proposals (RFP) – Vance County Fleet Management Services

Vance County, NC is soliciting proposals from qualified vendors to provide comprehensive Fleet Management Services for Vance County.  We have identified a need to optimize the maintenance, operation, and oversight of our vehicle fleet.  As such, we invite your organization to submit a proposal to meet our requirements.

I.  Introduction and Background: Vance County manages a diverse fleet of vehicles, including but not limited to, law enforcement vehicles, public works trucks, and administrative sedans.  We are seeking a reliable and experienced vendor to offer a comprehensive fleet management solution, including vehicle maintenance, tracking, and reporting.

II. Scope of Work: The selected vendor will be responsible for the following fleet management services:

  1. Vehicle Maintenance: Provide routine maintenance, inspections, and repairs to ensure the safe and efficient operation of our fleet.
  2. Fuel Management: Implement a fuel tracking system to monitor fuel consumption, control costs, and reduce waste.
  3. Vehicle Tracking: Install and maintain GPS tracking devices to monitor vehicle location, speed, and usage.
  4. Reporting: Generate regular reports on vehicle maintenance, fuel usage, and fleet performance.
  5. Emergency Services Vehicles: Ensure timely maintenance and repair services for emergency vehicles.
  6. Compliance: Assist in maintaining vehicle compliance with local, state, and federal regulations.

III. Proposal Submission: Please submit your proposal no later than 10/20/2023.  Electronic submissions are preferred and should be sent to  Hard copy submissions should be addressed to 122 Young Street, Ste B. Henderson, NC 27536 and postmarked by the deadline.

IV. Proposal Evaluation Criteria: Proposals will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

    1. Experience and Qualifications: Vendor’s experience in fleet management and relevant certifications.
    2. Cost Proposal: Competitive pricing for the services offered.
    3. Technical Solution: The proposed technical approach to fleet management.
    4. References: Past performance and references from similar clients.

V. Timeline:

RFP Issued: 9/25/23

Proposal Submission Deadline: 10/20/23

Evaluation of Proposals: 10/23/23

Award of Contract: 11/6/23

Commencement of Services: 11/6/23

VI. Contact Information: For any questions or clarifications related to this RFP, please contact Katherine Bigelow at or 252-738-2006.

We look forward to receiving your proposal and potentially working with your organization to enhance our fleet management capabilities.  Thank you for your interest in providing your services to Vance County.

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