Ms. Antonia Pedroza, Director of the Vance County Dept. Of Social Services, invites the Latino Community to a Community Discussion about the services available to Vance County Residents.
WHERE: Vance County Social Services
DATE: August 13, 2015
La Señora Antonia Pedroza, Directora del Departamento de Servicios Sociales, invita a la Comunidad Hispana a una Discusión de la Comunidad acerca de los servicios disponibles a los
residentes del Condado de Vance.
DÓNDE: Departamento de Servicios Sociales del Condado de Vance
FECHA: 13 de Agosto del 2015
Vance County is inviting applications from highly qualified candidates for the County Manager position. Read about this exciting opportunity here.
RALEIGH – On Tuesday August 4, residents and business leaders in Vance County and its communities will be able to review and discuss the latest flood hazard and flood risk data.
Now available digitally, preliminary flood hazard information can be layered on top of the county’s parcel data so property owners can better determine potential risks to their land. The digital flood maps will be shown from 6:00-7:30 pm in the Perry Memorial Library Farm Bureau Room located at 205 Breckenridge St
Henderson, NC 27536 Residents also can access the flood hazard data online at http://fris.nc.gov/fris/. Digital flood hazard data also can be viewed by calling the Vance County Planning Department at (252) 738-2080 or the North Carolina Floodplain Mapping Program (NCFMP) at (919) 715-5711. The August 4th public meeting provides an opportunity for residents to see the results of the revised studies and new flood hazard areas. County and municipal employees will be on hand to help residents locate particular properties from the flood hazard layer and determine their level of flood risk. Representatives from the NCFMP will also be available to answer questions about the flood hazard update process, flood insurance coverage and floodplain management. Attendees also may see a demonstration of the North Carolina Flood Risk Information System.
The North Carolina Floodplain Mapping Program (NCFMP) was established in 2000 with a mandate to update flood hazard data for all 100 counties. Through a partnership with FEMA, the state was charged with creating and maintaining the Flood Insurance Study for all North Carolina communities. Since 2003 the NCFMP has analyzed, updated and digitized the flood hazard data for all 100 counties and associated communities in North Carolina. This preliminary flood hazard data was developed based on local community requests for new flood hazard risk studies for the updated streams. Please note that only those portions of the revised streams have been updated. Therefore, some communities in the county will not have new flood hazard data, although adjacent counties may have some updates due to the seamless statewide format for the mapping program.
For more information on an individual property’s flood risk, visit http://fris.nc.gov/fris/.
Vance County has NO association with the “Community Water Test” advertisements being placed on mailboxes by AQUAFEEL SOLUTIONS.
Citizens are not required to participate.
The County is beginning construction of an additional 5 miles of waterlines in Dabney Township and 5 miles in Williamsboro Township. The work will begin as early as June 1 and will continue through August of this year. The roads being completed are as follows:
- Cedar Hills Mobile Home Park
- Pine Ridge Trail
- Carolina Woods Subdivision (Carolina Woods Drive, Pinnacle Place, Royal Court, Meridian Way, Heritage Hill, Legacy Lane)
- Dabney Woods Subdivision (Dabney Woods Lane, Dabney Woods Drive)
- Willow Creek Run Subdivision (Willow Creek Run, Willow Creek Circle)
- Stagecoach Road (Between Memory Lane and Kelly Road)
- Somerset Plantation (NB Harrison Lane, SB Harrison Lane, US Grant Court, Tyler Court, Somerset Lane)
- Sunset Lane
- Pine Trail
- Water’s Edge Road and Water’s Edge Loop
- Woodhaven Road
- Terry & East Terry Lane
- Flanagan Road
In addition to these roads the County is looking to add the following roads if time permits leading up to the deadline of September 30, 2015 to have the funds spent. The additional roads being considered include the following:
- Poplar Creek Road (From Dabney Woods Lane to the South)
- Morris Wilson Road
- Louis Williams Road
- Joe Taylor Road
- Lakeshore Plantation (Port Drive, Buoy Drive, Pier Drive, Anchor Drive, Countrywood Lane)
- Thomas Road (private portion)
For more information on the county water project or to sign up for county water at the reduced tap rate of $125 please visit the following: http://www.vancecounty.org/county-water-system/
Raleigh- The N.C. Department of Transportation has awarded a $2.8 million contract to do resurfacing and shoulder work on 20.3 miles of roadway in Vance County. The contract was awarded to S.T. Wooten Corporation of Wilson.
Work on the following roads can begin as early as June 1 and will be completed by April 30, 2016.
• 4.7 miles of U.S. 158 Bypass from I-85 to the Granville County line;
• 4.5 miles of U.S. 158 Business from the Granville County line to the beginning of curb and gutter; 4.4 miles of Bobbitt Road from Peter Gill Road to the Franklin County line;
• .3 mile of Eastern Mineral Road from Raleigh Road to Commerce Road;
• 1 mile Commerce Road from Bearpond Road to Peter Gill Road; and
• 5.4 miles of Warrenton Road from the Warren County line to U.S. 1 Business
The contractor shall not close or narrow a lane of traffic on U.S. 158 Bypass and U.S. 158 on Monday-Friday between 6-9 a.m. and 4-7 p.m.
Lane closures will be restricted on holidays and holiday weekends, including New Year’s Day, Easter, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
This is one of 15 road, bridge and rest area projects worth $106 million recently awarded by NCDOT for projects across North Carolina. The contracts were awarded to the lowest pre-qualified bidders, as required by state law. The low bids received were about $2.7 million below NCDOT estimates.
For real-time travel information at any time, call 511, visit the Traveler Services section of the NCDOT website or follow NCDOT on Twitter. You can also access NCDOT Mobile, a version of the NCDOT website especially for mobile devices. Visit m.ncdot.gov from your mobile browser.
Online Social Security Statement. Did you know that you can now access your Social Security information online? The Social Security Administration has a new website feature which allows an individual to set up a personal page and access it at any time. It provides an online version of what used to be mailed out annually, estimates of future retirement benefits, lifetime earnings to date, and the total Social Security and Medicare taxes paid. How do I start? Go to www.socialsecurity.gov/mystatement and answer a series of questions to verify your identity, then create a user name and password.