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 email@example.com 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