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List of Chatham County candidates running for office in 2014[Mar. 3, 2014]
The filing period for candidates running for office ended on Friday at noon. Below are the candidates running for office. Commissioner Brian Bock will face challengers Diana Hales and Norman Clark. Commissioner Pam Stewart will face Jim Crawford. Commissioner Walter Petty is running unopposed. Sheriff Webster faces challengers Larry Meadows and Gary Franks. Mia Munn is running against Del Turner for the district 3 school board position. Angela Millsaps and Jane Allen Wilson face off against each other for the district 4 school board position. Gary Leonard is running unopposed.
Chatham County seeks applicants for Appearance Commission[Mar. 2, 2014]
Chatham County seeks applicants to fill vacancies on its Appearance Commission with applications due by 5 pm on Monday, March 10, 2014. The Appearance Commission establishes and oversees programs to enhance the appearance of the county. The commission also reviews and comments on non-residential site plans for Conditional Zoning Districts and Conditional Use Permits.
Chatham's 2014 collection center decals required starting March 1[Feb. 21, 2014]
The Chatham County Solid Waste & Recycling Division reminds residents that a 2014 Decal is required to use any of the 12 County Collection Centers beginning March 1. This year March 1 falls on a Saturday, so the Main Solid Waste & Recycling Office will not be open to provide last day assistance.
Chatham needs volunteers for nonprofit grant review panels[Jan. 26, 2014]
Chatham County needs interested citizens to serve on panels to review nonprofit funding requests. To broaden the opportunity for citizen input, the county is holding meetings during daytime and evening hours. The deadline to apply is February 18, 2014. The county especially needs panelists with expertise in human services, such as programs that serve seniors, children and families, low-income residents, disabled residents and others with special needs.
Chatham 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.
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