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Take the Comprehensive Plan Survey

Tell us your vision for Granville County!  Take the Granville County Comprehensive Plan Survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GranvilleCompPlan.  The input from the survey will be used to develop the goals of the plan and define priorities that will help shape the county for years to come. 

 

Notice of Public Hearing

 

Notice of Public Hearing

 

All interested persons please take notice that a public hearing will be held by the Granville County Board of Commissioners pursuant to N.C.G.S. 158-7.1 on January 16, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. or shortly thereafter in the auditorium of the Granville County Expo and Convention Center, located at 4185 US Hwy 15 South, Oxford, North Carolina.

 

The purpose of the public hearing is to hear the views of the public on aiding and encouraging the location or expansion of industrial facilities in Granville County, specifically as follows: the expansion of a manufacturing company in Granville County to expand it existing facility.  The company will invest approximately $2,350,000 and employ potentially 10 new employees.  The maximum cost of the County-funded improvements will be up to $70,000 in accordance with the County’s funding policy. This project will be funded with general County operating funds.  The cost to the County of the County-funded capital improvements will be offset by new tax revenues generated by the company’s capital investment in the project over a period not to exceed five years.

 

The public benefits to be derived from the making of these improvements include the development of industrial properties which will increase the County’s tax base to better provide for County services, and to increase employment opportunities within the County.

 

All interested citizens are invited and urged to attend.

                                                                                     

                                                                                          Debra A. Weary, Clerk to the Granville County

                                                                                          Board of Commissioners

National Weather Service Update from Emergency Management

From Granville County Emergency Management 1/2/2018 @ 8:25AM – The National Weather Service is forecasting a slight chance for our area to see some snowfall Wednesday night into Thursday morning. Currently, the primary threat of accumulation will be east of I-95. Bitterly cold air will remain over the next several days. Please take precautions to protect water pipes from bursting and to ensure that you have an adequate source of heat in your homes. Remember, NEVER use charcoal or other such material inside your home, and if you are burning a fireplace, please make sure it is venting properly. If you have gas heat, an oil furnace, a fireplace, or other non-electric heat source be certain that your carbon monoxide and smoke detectors are working properly! When going outdoors, cover exposed skin, dress in several insulating layers and limit your time outside. And PLEASE, take measures to protect your pets from the cold. If at all possible, bring them indoors during this cold weather! Make sure that any outdoor pets or livestock have a shelter to go into, and a good source of unfrozen fresh water.

Visit http://www.weather.gov/rah/ for more info.

Convenience Site Holiday Hours

Granville County convenience sites will operate on normal hours on Saturday, December 23, and will be closed December 24-25. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, December 26. View regular hours here.

DSS Christmas Door Decorating Contest

Public Notice: Cardinal Innovations Nominating Committee to Meet Thursday

The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services and the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners will convene a meeting of the Nominating Committee for Cardinal Innovations with representatives from the 20 Cardinal counties on Thursday, Dec. 14 at 9 a.m. At this meeting, the Nominating Committee will review the applicants and select board members for Cardinal Innovations that represent the counties, while ensuring compliance with statutory requirements.

What: Meeting of the Nominating Committee for Cardinal Innovations

When: Thursday, Dec. 14, 9 a.m.

Where: Alamance County Offices Annex Building
201 West Elm St.
Graham, NC, 27253

Community Groups Donate to Animal Shelter

Thank you to the Gela Hunt Club and the 4-H Horseflies for their generous donations to the Granville County Animal Shelter. 

Low-Income Energy Assistance Program

Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) provides a one-time annual vendor payment to help eligible families pay their heating expense.

 

When to apply:

 

December 1st through December 31st :

 

Households containing and elderly person age 60 and above or a disabled person receiving services through the Division of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS) can apply in December.  Disabled persons are defined as receiving SSI, SSA, or VA disability.

 

January 1st through March 31st:

 

Any household can potentially receive benefits during this time or until funds are exhausted.

 

Eligibility:

Households meet income eligibility if the total household members’ countable income for the prior month is equal to or less than 130% of the current poverty level.  Households cannot exceed the countable resource limit of $2,250 as of the date of application.

 

 

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