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Summer Civic Leadership Program begins

The Granville County Board of Commissioners’ Summer Civic Leadership Program for rising Granville County seniors began on June 13. The program is in its twentieth year. Interns will work for five weeks, rotating through Granville County departments and learning about how their local county government operates. The program has a competitive application and interview process. Fifteen applicants were interviewed this year. Interns are Brooklyn Pridgeon, Sarah Elliott, Anthony Goreman, Tanaura Harrison, and Akoya Penny-Campbell.

 

Pictured (left to right, front) are Brooklyn Pridgeon, Sarah Elliott; and (back)) Anthony Goreman, Tanaura Harrison, Akoya Penny-Campbell.

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

The Granville County Board of Commissioners at their meeting on Monday, June 17, 2019 will hold public hearings at 7:00 PM or later in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room in the Auditorium at the Granville Expo and Convention Center at 4185 US Highway 15 South, Oxford, N.C. 27565.  

 

The purposes of the public hearings are to hear public comments on the following land development code text amendment petitions:

 

Granville County Land Development Code Text Amendment Petition

AMENDMENT TO THE LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE (LDC) THAT WOULD AMEND THE DEFINITION OF SUBDIVISION TO BE CONSISTENT WITH STATE LAW.

 

Granville County Land Development Code Text Amendment Petition

AMENDMENT TO THE LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE (LDC) THAT WOULD AMEND THE CODE BY ADDING CLUSTER SUBDIVISION STANDARDS FOR MAJOR SUBDIVISIONS IN RURAL AREAS OF THE COUNTY IF A DEVELOPER INTENDS TO DESIGN A CLUSTER SUBDIVISION.

 

Granville County Land Development Code Text Amendment Petition

AMENDMENT TO THE LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE (LDC) THAT WOULD REMOVE THE THOROUGHFARE RIGHT-OF-WAY PRESERVATION REQUIREMENT IN THE SUBDIVISION CODE. THE AMENDMENT WOULD ADD A STREETSCAPE BUFFER REQUIREMENT FOR MAJOR SUBDIVISIONS FOR ALL LOTS THAT ADJOIN AN EXISTING STATE MAINTAINED STREET.  THE AMENDMENT ALSO ESTABLISHES STREETSCAPE BUFFER STANDARDS. 

           

Changes may be made in the advertised proposals, which reflect debate, objections, and discussions at the hearings. Any interested citizen is invited to attend.

 

For additional information or public examination, contact the Granville County Planning Department, 122 Williamsboro Street, P.O. Box 877, Oxford, NC 27565; phone 919-603-1331 or fax 919-693-6794.

 

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING ON PRELIMINARY ASSESSMENT ROLL FOR STREET IMPROVEMENTS TO FIELDSTONE WEST SUBDIVISION

At its regularly scheduled meeting on May 6, 2019, the Granville County Board of Commissioners made a final determination of total costs for street improvements made within the Fieldstone West Subdivision pursuant to Article 9, Chapter 153A of the North Carolina General Statutes for the following streets: Belmont Circle, West Stone Drive, and Stoneway Court. A preliminary assessment roll has been created and completed for the total costs for street improvements within the Fieldstone West Subdivision. The street improvements constituting the project included (i) Street construction, construction administration, engineering and inspection costs; (ii) Advertising costs; (iii) Mailing costs, and (iv) Legal costs. A hearing on the preliminary assessment roll will be held on Monday, June 17, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. or later in the Granville County Board of Commissioners Meeting Room in the Auditorium located at the Granville County Expo & Convention Center, 4185 US Hwy 15 South, Oxford, North Carolina 27565.  The preliminary assessment roll is on file in the County Clerk’s office and is available for inspection during the normal business hours of the County Administration Building, i.e., Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

 

Notice of Emergency Meeting

Please take notice that the Granville County Board of Commissioners will hold an emergency meeting pursuant to N.C.G.S. §143-318.12(b)(3) in the Granville County Board of Commissioners Meeting Room located at the Granville County Expo & Convention Center, 4185 US Hwy 15 South, Oxford, North Carolina 27565 on May 29, 2019 at 5:00 P.M.  The Board will discuss offering support for Section 39.2(l) of the Senate Budget which directs the Department of Administration to “select land located in Granville County suitable for the relocation of the Department of Health and Human Services facilities at the Dix Campus in Raleigh.” 

 

Notice of Public Hearing

The Granville County Board of Commissioners at their meeting on Monday, June 3, 2019 will hold a public hearing at 7:00 PM or later in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room in the Auditorium at the Granville Expo and Convention Center at 4185 US Highway 15 South, Oxford, N.C. 27565.  

 

The purpose of the public hearing is to hear public comments on the following land development code text amendment petition:

 

Granville County Land Development Code Text Amendment Petition

AMENDMENT TO THE LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE (LDC) THAT WOULD ADD SENIOR CITIZENS’ CENTER (NAICS 624120) TO THE LIST OF INSTITUTIONAL LAND USES IN THE CODE.

           

Changes may be made in the advertised proposal, which reflect debate, objections, and discussions at the hearing. Any interested citizen is invited to attend.

 

For additional information or public examination, contact the Granville County Planning Department, 122 Williamsboro Street, P.O. Box 877, Oxford, NC 27565; phone 919-603-1331 or fax 919-693-6794.

 

 

Notice of Public Hearing on the Proposed Budget for FY 2019-2020

All interested persons, please take notice that the Granville County Tourism Development Authority will meet on Thursday, May 30, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. to conduct regular business and hold a public hearing on the proposed budget for fiscal year 2019-2020 at the Tobacco Wood Brewing Company located on 117 Wall Street in Oxford.

 

Angela Allen

Tourism Development Director

 

Public Hearing on Proposed Budget for FY 2019-2020

The proposed 2019-2020 budget for Granville County has been submitted to the Granville County Board of Commissioners in accordance with the Local Government Budget and Fiscal Control Act. A copy of the proposed budget is available for public inspection in the Office of the Clerk to the Board and at the Richard H. Thornton Library and other library branches.  The Board of Commissioners will conduct a Public Hearing to receive comments on the proposed budget on Monday, May 20, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. or shortly thereafter in the Auditorium, Granville Expo and Convention Center, 4185 US Highway 15 South in Oxford.

 

Debra A. Weary, Clerk

Granville District Soil and Water Meeting

The Granville District Soil and Water will meet on Monday, May 13th at 7:00 P.M. The meeting will be held at 518 Lewis Street in the Farm Service Agency. The board will discuss the proposed 2019-2020 operating budget for the office and approve the 2019-2020 NC Agriculture Cost Share Strategy Plan.

BUDGET WORK SESSION 2019

Granville County will hold a budget work session on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. at the Granville Expo Center located at 4185 Highway 15 South, Oxford.

Change of Meeting Location – Human Relations Commission

The Human Relations Commission will meet on Monday, May 13, 2019 at 7 p.m. at the Richard H. Thornton Library, 210 Main Street, Oxford.

 

 

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