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CITIZEN INPUT SESSION - FEBRUARY 25, 2016

The Mayor and City Council will hold the annual Citizen Input Session on Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Building located at 303 W. Church St., Laurinburg, NC.

All citizens are encouraged to attend and provide input on City services.  Come play a role in the direction of your City Government.

Input received from this session will be used by the Mayor and City Council to develop the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Budget which begins July 1, 2016 and ends June 30, 2017. 

The City of Laurinburg appreciates your participation in the development of City services.  For those who cannot attend, you may e-mail your thoughts and ideas to City Manager Charles D. Nichols III at cnichols@laurinburg.org or mail them to his attention at City of Laurinburg, P.O. Box 249, Laurinburg, NC  28353. 


PUBLIC NOTICE - LEAK TEST

The City of Laurinburg will be conducting a leak test in the sanitary sewer system by blowing smoke into these pipes.  This smoke will reveal sources of sewer odors in your neighborhood as well as places where storm and other surface waters are entering the sanitary system.  Click here for more information.


RESULTS OF FIRE DISTRICTS INSPECTIONS

Recent inspections from the Office of the State Fire Marshall have resulted in rating improvements for the Laurinburg Fire District and the Central Scotland Fire District and the South Scotland Fire District.  The Laurinburg Fire District improved its rating from a 5 to a 4,and both of the Scotland Fire Districts received ratings of 5 out of possible 9E.  See press release from the Office of the State Fire Marshall concerning the Laurinburg Fire District Inspection and concerning the Scotland Fire Districts' Inspections.

City Manager Charles Nichols stated that this "great news is due to the hard work of our Fire Chief Randy Gibson and members of the Fire Department.  We are extremely lucky to have them serving our citizens."


Community Development Recent Highlights!

The City of Laurinburg was recently selected as one of four cities in the state for the Downtown Associate Community Program! www.nccommerce.com/rd/main-street/downtown-associate-community-program

The Beautification Department just finished our first community fruit orchard in the Washington Park playground area. This was a partnership with the United Way Day of Caring volunteer day on September 11, 2015. The project was completed by grant monies from the ElectriCities community grant program! www.facebook.com/cityoflbg

The City of Laurinburg was recently selected as a Certified Retirement Community from the Department of Commerce! www.retirenc.com/certified-communities


ENERGY SAVING TIPS

To help reduce your electric bills, check out these energy saving tips


FIRE SAFETY TRAINING FOR DAY CARE PROVIDERS

Day care providers may register for quarterly Fire Safety Training from the dates listed below. You may register by email. Please include the names of all staff that are registering, the name of the day care center, and the requested date of training. All training classes will be held at the City of Laurinburg North Fire Station located at 501 North Main Street at 6:30 p.m.  Due to limited seating space, you will receive an email confirmation once your registration request has been processed.

TRAINING DATES FOR 2016

February 16 - May 17 - August 16 - November 15 

Event Calendar

    February 9, 5:30 p.m.

    Planning Board Meeting

    Council Chambers, 303 West Church St.


   February 9, 7:00 p.m.

   Council Special Meeting/Work Session

   Council Chambers, 303 West Church St.


   February 12, 2:00 p.m.

   Council Retreat

   Small Business Innovation Center,

   16800 US Hwy 401 North


   February 16, 7:00 p.m.

   City Council Meeting

   Council Chambers, 303 West Church St.


    February 23, 6:00 p.m.

    Beautification Meeting

    Council Chambers, 303 West Church St.


   February 25, 6:00 p.m.

   Citizen Input Session

   Council Chambers, 303 West Church St.


  2016 HOLIDAY SCHEDULE 

 City offices will be closed for the following holidays:

New Year’s Day

January 1, 2016

Friday

Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday

January 18, 2016

Monday

Good Friday

March 25, 2016

Friday

Memorial Day

May 30, 2016

Monday

Independence Day

July 4, 2016

Monday

Labor Day

September 5, 2016

Monday

Thanksgiving

November 24 & 25, 2016

Thursday & Friday

Christmas

December 23 & 26, 2016

Friday & Monday