City Council Meeting (Live Stream Information)

September 17, 2020
The Laurinburg City Council will hold its regular monthly meeting on September 22, 2020 as scheduled; however, because of restrictions issued by the Governor in response to COVID-19, the public will not be allowed to attend in person. The meeting will be livestreamed on the City’s Facebook page, City of Laurinburg Government, and on its website, www.laurinburg.org. Any citizen wishing to submit comments for the Public Comment Period should submit comments in writing to the City Clerk via email, jtippett@laurinburg.org, or via regular US mail, P.O. Box 249, Laurinburg, NC 28353. All public comments must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 22, 2020. The City Clerk will read aloud your comments during the Public Comment Period of the meeting. The regulations for Public Comment remain in effect as shown on the City’s website under “Links of Interest”.

Smoke Test Public Notice

City of Laurinburg

Public Notice

To all occupants and residents:

The city will be conducting leak tests in the sanitary sewer system by blowing smoke into the 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.

A special non-toxic smoke will be used in these tests. This smoke is manufactured for this purpose, leaves no residuals or stains and has no effects on plant and animal life. The smoke has a distinctive, but not unpleasant, odor. Visibility and odor last only a few minutes, where there is adequate ventilation.

Because the plumbing appliances in your house or building are connected to the sanitary sewer system, some of this smoke may enter your house if the:

• Vents connected to your building’s sewer pipes are inadequate, defective, or improperly installed.

• Traps under sinks, tubs, basins, showers, and other drains are dry, defective, improperly installed or missing.

• Pipes, connections and seals of the wastewater drain system in and under your building are damaged, defective, have plugs missing or are improperly installed.

All residents are advised that if traces of this smoke or its odor enters your house or building, it is an indication that odors from the sewer also may enter. These can be both unpleasant and dangerous, as well as a health hazard to the occupants. Location, identification and correction of the source of smoke that enters your house is urgently advised.

If you have any questions or desire more information, please telephone the city public works department at 276- 2364.