The County website now includes a listing of county owned surplus real estate properties that are available for purchase. By clicking on “Surplus Properties – Land” at the top of the county main page the acquisition process as well as a listing of properties can be viewed. The page includes separate lists for county owned property and jointly owned property with the City of Henderson.
Henderson-Vance Recycling Day is Saturday, April 23, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the City Operations Center, 900 S. Beckford Drive in Henderson. Please see the flyer for full details.
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. The 6th Annual Child Abuse Prevention Walk will be held on April 27, 2016 at 10:AM. The walk will begin on the Courthouse steps then proceed down Chestnut Street – taking a left on Winder Street – left on Garnett Street and end back at the Courthouse steps. More information is available here.
Exclusion for Improvements to Residential and Commercial Property (NCGS 105-277.02) Document available here.
Vance County introduces online permitting capability. By clicking Permits – Online permitting from the county’s main webpage, citizens, contractors and interested individuals are now able to estimate permitting fees, search for contractors, download permit applications, check on the status of permits, and print out monthly permitting activity reports. All of this is available through the Permits and Inspections section of the online permitting.
By using the Code Enforcement area, citizens are now able to make a request or complaint and check on the status of active code enforcement cases. In the near future contractors will have the ability to create a log-in which will allow online submittal of permit applications as well as online requests for inspections. For questions regarding the new online permitting, please contact the Vance County Planning and Development Department at 252-738-2080.
The Juvenile Crime Prevention Council (JCPC) has studied the risk factors and needs of Juvenile Court involved youth in this county and hereby publishes this Request for Proposals. The JCPC anticipates funds from the NC Dept. of Public Safety, Division of Juvenile Justice in the amount stated above to fund the program types specified below. Such programs will serve delinquent and at-risk youth for the state fiscal year 2016-2017 beginning on, or after, July 1, 2016. The use of these funds in this county requires a local match in the amount specified above.
The Vance County Office of Emergency Operations has recently changed its provider for community alerts. CODE RED now provides this service to all residents of the City of Henderson and Vance County. This system is used to warn the public during times of extreme emergency and to get valuable information out to the public before and after a disaster. Please click here for additional information.
Vance County, North Carolina is inviting applications from highly qualified candidates for the County Manager position. Please see this posting for more details.
Citizens in need of reporting roadway complaints or traffic related complaints or tracking previous complaints are encouraged to visit the new and improved reporting system at www.ncdot.gov/contact. Whether the condition is a pothole, blocked culvert, drainage issue, malfunctioning traffic light or other roadway related issues, NCDOT is readily available to respond. In addition to this reporting method, The NCDOT Customer Service Office answers the department’s toll-free customer service line, from 8 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, with extended hours as necessary for emergencies. The can be contacted at 1-877-DOT-4YOU.