Kerr-Tar area counties and municipalities are encouraged to apply for planning assistance through the EPA’s Healthy Places for Healthy People. The agency has scheduled a webinar for interested applicants on October 13 at 1:00 pm Eastern.
The intent of the program is designed to create walkable, healthy, economically vibrant downtowns and neighborhoods that can improve health, protect the environment, and support economic growth within select communities. More information may be obtained via https://www.epa.gov/smartgrowth/healthy-places-healthy-people-2017-2018-application#eligibility
The application deadline is 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on October 25, 2017.
Award Winners for 2017 from left to right were:
Edgar Smoak of Granville County – Outstanding County Elected Official, William Tatum of Youngsville, Outstanding Town Administrator, Joe Shearon of Louisburg, Outstanding COG Board Member, Michael Inscoe of Henderson, Outstanding Municipal Elected Official and Debra Weary of Granville County, Outstanding Clerk to the Board.
New Officers were also installed for FY 2017/2018 from left to right:
Vice-Chairman, Jimmy Clayton of Person County, Chairman, Quon Bridges of Oxford, and Treasurer, Sidney Dunston of Franklin County.
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There will be a Public Hearing in Raleigh on October 24th regarding Waste not being discharged into surface water rules. For more information see this link.
Additional information regarding the public hearing here. The full NC Register report can be seen here.
County residents are invited to the Community Solutions Day which is being held at Granville Athletic Park on October 7th For information about the fun packed day simply click here.
The purpose of the 2017 Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference (SFT) & Expo is to showcase the latest and greatest in advanced vehicles, fuels, and technologies, including data driven solutions. The SFT is a source of on-the-ground experiences for increasing fleet efficiency and sustainability, while reducing emissions and costs.
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Triangle North Franklin welcomes Cedar Peaks Enterprises. Review full Press Release by clicking here.
Attention all regional partners involved in administering the NCDOT § 5310 Grant in Region K:
The North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Public Transportation Department (PTD) is holding Community Meetings throughout the month of October. The Northeastern Region’s meeting (incorporating: Vance, Warren, Granville, Franklin, and Person Counties) is scheduled for October 2 at the Pitt County Agricultural Extension Auditorium located at: 403 Government Circle in Greenville. Please contact Bernard Clark, Mobility Manager (email@example.com) if interested in attending. For more info click here.
New Signal Lights Nearly Ready
North Carolina Department of Transportation Representatives from Division 5 are pleased to announce new signal lights at one of Roxboro’s busiest intersections (Durham and Oxford Rds.) Please click here to read the attached article courtesy of The Courier Times.
Information regarding Emergency Preparedness can be found on new page in aging section or by clicking here.
On September 23, the Town of Butner will come to life with a nostalgic WWII atmosphere as we salute the 75th Anniversary of one of our Nations’ largest WWII training camps, Camp Butner. Click here for more details.