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Chatham Water Utilities seeks customer feedbackChatham Water Utilities seeks customer feedback
[Jan. 21, 2014] Chatham County Water Utilities is asking customers and other residents who have had interactions with utilities staff to complete a short online survey to provide feedback on customer service. The deadline to complete the survey is by midnight on Monday, Jan. 27, 2014.
 
Chatham County will hold public hearing on proposed changes to animal control ordinance
[Jan. 14, 2014] The Chatham County commissioners will hold a public hearing on proposed changes to the county’s Animal Control Ordinance on Tuesday, Jan. 21. It begins at 6 p.m. in the Historic Courthouse, 200 Sanford Road, Pittsboro.
 
Chatham County mails 2014 tax listing formsChatham County mails 2014 tax listing forms
[Jan. 7, 2014] With the arrival of 2014, Chatham County residents can expect to receive their 2014 property tax listing notices in the next few days. The Chatham County Tax Office mailed annual listing notices to residents this week, according to Tax Administrator Frances Wilson. Any Chatham County property owners who did not receive their listing forms by Monday, Jan. 6, should contact the Tax Office immediately at 919-542-8250.
 
Chatham urges water customers to protect pipes from freezingChatham urges water customers to protect pipes from freezing
[Jan. 7, 2014] With the forecast of record-breaking cold temperatures Chatham County urges customers to protect their water pipes from freezing. Frozen pipes can burst and cause substantial damage if a large amount of water is released in a home or business.
 
Workshop slated for nonprofits applying for United Way & county grantsWorkshop slated for nonprofits applying for United Way & county grants
[Jan. 3, 2014] Chatham County and United Way of Chatham County have a combined application process for awarding grants to area nonprofits interested in securing funding to support local programs and services. Nonprofit representatives can learn more about the application process by attending a workshop scheduled for Friday, January 17, from 10 a.m. to noon in the Holmes Meeting Room of the Chatham Community Library.
 
Chatham Commissioners approved updated capital improvement planChatham Commissioners approved updated capital improvement plan
[Jan. 1, 2014] On December 16, the Chatham County Board of Commissioners approved an updated seven-year Capital Improvements Plan (CIP) for 2015-21 that includes a few revisions compared to last year's version. Chatham currently shares the highest bond rating in its population group, AA+/Aa2, with one other county in the state.
 
Sandra Sublett honored on retirement as Chatham’s clerk to the boardSandra Sublett honored on retirement as Chatham’s clerk to the board
[Dec. 24, 2013] As Clerk to Chatham County’s Board of Commissioners for nearly 20 years, Sandra B. Sublett made friends with nearly everyone who crossed her path. Her enthusiasm and optimism proved to be valuable assets for a job that can be very challenging. The Board of Commissioners honored Sublett with the adoption of a resolution during its meeting on Dec. 16, 2013 in the Historic County Courthouse. During the presentation, she received a standing ovation from all attendees.
 
Central Carolina Community College and Chatham County host Citizens’ College starting January 23Central Carolina Community College and Chatham County host Citizens’ College starting January 23
[Dec. 10, 2013] Do you want to know more about the Chatham County community you live or work in? Especially how its local governments work to carry out important services and programs? Would you like to earn continuing education credits in the process? Anyone interested in learning more about county and town government is invited to enroll in Chatham County Citizens’ College, offered through Central Carolina Community College’s Continuing Education Program in Pittsboro. It is a joint program with Chatham County government.
 
Chatham County animal shelter seeks donations for ‘Wishmas Tree’Chatham County animal shelter seeks donations for ‘Wishmas Tree’
[Dec. 10, 2013] Chatham County’s Animal Shelter is hosting its second annual ‘Wishmas Tree’ to collect much-needed donations of specified toys to make the shelter stays more pleasant for furry friends. Such items benefit the sheltered animals’ mental and physical well-being.
 
Chatham County Public Health Department Welcomes New DirectorChatham County Public Health Department Welcomes New Director
[Dec. 10, 2013] Layton Long, MSA, REHS, has joined the Chatham County Public Health Department as its new health director. Mr. Long, whose first day as health director was December 2nd, brings both state and local public health experience to the department. Most recently, he was the State Environmental Health Director at the North Carolina Division of Public Health.
 
Chatham Council on Aging grants help expand transportation servicesChatham Council on Aging grants help expand transportation services
[Nov. 15, 2013] "The shortage of affordable transportation is an ongoing challenge in Chatham County, with a large geographic area and needs spread well beyond county lines," said Angel Dennison, executive director of the Council on Aging. "We are very pleased to obtain a new grant to help us better serve our community." Dennison said the proposal by the Chatham County Council on Aging was positively reviewed by the federal, state and local governments and then approved, resulting in more funding for transportation services for elderly and disabled residents. By Debra J. Henzey
 
Public hearing on Chatham County’s updated capital improvement plan set for November 18Public hearing on Chatham County’s updated capital improvement plan set for November 18
[Nov. 14, 2013] On November 4, the Chatham County Manager’s Office presented a proposed seven-year Capital Improvements Plan (CIP) for 2015-21 that includes revisions to several existing projects, including adding more school roof replacements and moving up a new office for Solid Waste & Recycling. Chatham County invites residents to comment on the plan during a public hearing on Nov. 18 at 6 pm in the Historic Courthouse in Pittsboro. After the public hearing, commissioners will discuss the proposed CIP during a work session on Nov. 19, which begins at 1 pm in the Historic Courthouse.
 
Chatham County needs volunteers to help inspect nursing & adult care homesChatham County needs volunteers to help inspect nursing & adult care homes
[Nov. 12, 2013] Chatham County seeks volunteers for two vacancies on its Nursing Home and Adult Care Home Community Advisory Committee, which plays a key role in protecting the rights and safety of residents living in adult care homes and nursing homes. Committee members make unannounced visits to these facilities, as required by state law. By Debra J. Henzey
 
Chatham Partnership helps restart frozen meals for people in need
[Nov. 7, 2013] Thanks to the generous financial support and a unique county partnership, the Chatham County Council on Aging has been able to restart a program in late October that provides frozen meals for qualified clients. The agency also is working with Farmer Foodshare to provide fresh produce.

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