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PESTICIDE DISPOSAL ON MAY 25

Do you have lawn, garden or farm chemicals you no longer need? Do you have products more than three years old? Protect your family, your pets and the environment by bringing unneeded chemicals to our pesticide disposal day. This event will be held on Thursday, May 25th, 10 am to 2 pm at the Vance County Regional Farmers Market (210 Southpark Dr., Henderson, NC). We will accept all pesticide products, including herbicides, fungicides, insecticides, etc. in original, labeled containers. Both liquids and solids (e.g. granules, powders) are acceptable. For large containers (e.g. 5 gallons or more) or large quantities, please call in advance. We CANNOT accept: fertilizer, paint, solvents, gasoline, household cleaners, or other household hazardous waste. This service is offered at no charge in cooperation with NC Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services. For more information, e-mail paul_mckenzie@ncsu.edu or call 252-438-8188.

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION DAY

 

 

 

DATE: Saturday, April 29, 2017

TIME: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

LOCATION: City Operations Center, 900 South Beckford Drive, Henderson, NC 27536

*Event is for residential only; no CONTRACTORS PERMITTED

***PARTICIPANTS ARE LIMITED TO 10 GALLONS OF PAINT AND 25 GALLONS OF HHW***

MATERIALS ACCEPTED:
Ecoflow:
Paints, Batteries, Cleaners, Light Tubes, Propane Gas Cylinders, Fire Extinguishers, Mixed Solvents

Vance County Sheriff’s Office:
Prescription Drugs / Antibiotics / Pain Medication / Allergy Medications, etc.

Shred Ace:
Secure Document Shredding

Electronics:
Televisions, Computer Monitors and CPUs, Keyboards, Mouse, DVD Players

Recycling:
Cardboard, Metal and Aluminum Cans, Plastic Bottles, Newsprint, Magazines

 

For more information, contact Jason Falls at (252) 738-2090 or jfalls@vancecounty.org

PUBLIC NOTICE

The County of Vance invites qualified independent auditors, having sufficient governmental accounting and auditing experience, to submit bids in order to perform the single audit as well as prepare the financial statements and compliance reports. Vance County intends to continue the relationship with the auditor for no less than three years on the basis of annual negotiation after the completion of the first year contract. The specifications for bids can be obtained in the Vance County Finance Office, 122 Young Street, Suite B, Henderson, NC 27536. Sealed bids must be received no later than 2:00 p.m., March 24, 2017 at the address above and will be opened at that time. Bid packages must be clearly marked. The County Commissioners reserve the right to reject any and all bids.

Public Hearing Notice

The Vance County Board of Commissioners will conduct a FY 2017-18 Pre-Budget Public Hearing at 6:00 p.m., or shortly thereafter, on February 6, 2017 in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room at 122 Young Street, Henderson, NC.  The board of commissioners will soon begin work on developing next year’s county budget and is interested in receiving suggestions and priorities from residents to help them in the development of the budget.  This is one of two public hearings that will be held on the budget.  The county manager will submit a recommended budget in May and a second public hearing will be held on the proposed budget on June 5, 2017.  The board will adopt the FY 2017-18 Budget no later than July 1, 2017.

Hazard Mitigation Plan

Vance County has partnered with its surrounding counties and has participated in the development of a regional Hazard Mitigation Plan. This plan is intended to identify know areas within our jurisdictions that are susceptible to natural and manmade incidents and to address methods and practices that are intended to lessen or eliminate any impact from such occurrences. A public hearing will take place at the February Board of Commissioners Meeting and we are actively seeking input from the public as a part of this process. 

                Click HERE to download the full plan in PDF form

                 https://atkins.box.com/s/5sa9ge6jxw2n5mzgabe63b7zotqbdvkq

 

                Or click HERE to read an online version of the plan.

                 http://espgis.com/TarRiverHazard/

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