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Public Notices

Notice of Proposed Change to City Sign Ordinance!
Posted:
March 21, 2017
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Hamlet City Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at their regular monthly meeting at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers located at 201 W Main Street in Hamlet to consider approval of updates and changes to the Sign Ordinance. A copy of the proposed changes is available for review at Hamlet City Hall Monday – Friday from 8am – 5pm or at the City’s website: www.hamletnc.us. The proposed amendment changes the sign requirements for hospitals.

The notice, in its entirety, may be found ... HERE→

All interested persons are highly encouraged to attend the public hearing. For additional information on this matter, contact Gail Strickland at 910-582-2651.

Notice of Resolution Authorizing Sale Pursuant to NCGS § 160A-266-267 Sale of Personal Property Worth Less Than $30,000
Posted:
March 16, 2017
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Resolution Authorizing Sale Pursuant to NCGS § 160A-266-267 Sale of Personal Property Worth Less Than $30,000

WHEREAS, the City of Hamlet owns certain items of personal property that have become surplus for its current needs; and
WHEREAS, North Carolina General Statute §160A-266-267 permits the city to sell such property by private negotiation and sale, upon authorization by the City Council at a regular meeting and notice to the public; and
WHEREAS, the City of Hamlet is convened in a regular meeting;
THEREFORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF HAMLET RESOLVES THAT:
1. The City Council authorizes the city manager to sell by private sale the following items of surplus personal property:

1) Glock 21 – 45 Automatic – Serial Number LLH879- two magazines

2. The clerk to the City Council shall publish a notice summarizing this resolution, and no sale may be executed pursuant to this resolution until at least 10 days after the day the notice is published.
Adopted this the 14h day of March, 2017.
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William Bayless, Mayor
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Tammy W. Kirkley, City Clerk for Hamlet


New Hamlet City Manager Appointed!
Posted:
January 11, 2017
The Hamlet City Council is excited to announce that they have appointed Mr. Jonathan Blanton as the next City Manager. Mr. Blanton is a licensed North Carolina attorney and has a variety of experiences in the public sector.

Mr. Blanton is a South Carolina native, where he earned his Bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of South Carolina at Upstate. After college, he moved to Charlotte where he obtained his Juris Doctorate and Master's Degree in Public Administration through a dual degree program between the Charlotte School of Law and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Mr. Blanton formerly worked as a Voter Protection Associate for a civil rights law firm and in judicial services for the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, both in Washington, D.C. He has also served as a consultant to several local municipalities across North and South Carolina in the fields of economic revitalization and community development.

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Mr. Blanton is eager to begin working with the City. "I am very excited about joining the great team at the City of Hamlet. As the City Manager, I will focus on supporting the mission of the City Council and the Mayor, serving the people and community in Hamlet, and strengthening the excellent employee workforce. By listening to all citizens and employees, I hope to attract people to the community, promote growth and success in all the City departments, and facilitate the hometown feel that makes Hamlet unique,” said Jonathan.

Mr. Blanton began working on January 9th, and was officially appointed and sworn in as the City Manager at the Regular City Council Meeting on January 10th, 2017, at 7:00 PM. Mr. Blanton can be reached at Hamlet City Hall during normal business hours and looks forward to working with the City.

Hamlet NC Happenings app is now Available!
Posted:
October 28, 2016
Exciting News!!! Hamlet NC Happenings app is available on the Google Play Store on Android devices and the App Store on iOS! This new app will help keep you informed of what is happening right here in Hamlet. From events and activities to announcements, everything you need to know is available with just a tap of the screen! Search for Hamlet NC Happenings to get started.

Business of the Month
Posted:
October 3, 2016
Congratulations to Convenience Corner, located at 801 Marlboro Street, on being named the Hamlet Business Development Association's Business of the Month for October 2016. Please remember to support local businesses and shop Hamlet.

Public Notice
Posted:
September 19, 2016
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The City would like to remind residents that leaves, limbs, pine straw, etc., should not be placed in the street or on sidewalks. These items wash into the drains and cause blockages during rainstorms.

City ordinances state that all tree limbs and leaves need to be placed between the curb and the sidewalk or adjacent to the sidewalk off of the street. Leaves and limbs to be picked up may not exceed 50 pounds and must be within 6 feet in length.

Residents are also reminded that city garbage cans need to be retrieved on the same day as scheduled pick up.

Thank you for helping to make our city a better place to live.

Notification of Sewer Spill
Posted:
September 13, 2016
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PUBLIC NOTICE

HAMLET REPORTS SEWER SPILL

House Bill 1160, which the General Assembly enacted in July 1999, requires that municipalities who operate waste handling systems issue news releases when a waste spill of 1,000 gallons or more reaches surface waters.

The City of Hamlet had a wastewater spill on Monday, September 12, 2016, around 7:00 am from a pump station off of Highway 74 West. A broken force main is the cause for an estimated 50,000 gallons to be released. The untreated waste escaped from the forced main and approximately 5,000 gallons reached Falling Creek, but no fish-kill was observed. Repair crews responded immediately to the spill.

The Division of Water Quality was notified of the event on September 12, 2016 at approximately 2:00 pm.

Public Notice
Posted:
July 13, 2016
Effective July 20, 2016, late fees on past due water accounts will increase from $20 to $25.
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Business of the Month
Posted:
July 13, 2016
Congratulations to Little's Automotive located at 400 West Main Street, on being named the Hamlet Business Development Association's Business of the Month for July. Please remember to support local businesses and shop Hamlet.
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Public Announcment
Posted:
August 14, 2015
Attention local business owners. The Richmond County Tourism Development Authority is looking for information about your business. This is a free service to get information about your business out to tourists and locals alike. Please send your business information, facebook page, website address, or any other information you would like to share to Kelly Pruett at kellyp@visitrichmondcounty.com.
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Public Notice
Posted:
December 22, 2014
Fats, Oil and Grease Control Ordinance Ord. No. 4-2006

Please be noticed that Hamlet City Council adopted a Fats, Oil and Greases Control Ordinance on 6/13/2006. The purpose of the Control Ordinance is to aid in the prevention of sanitary sewer blockages and obstructions from contribution and accumulation of fats, oils, and greases into such sewer system from industrial or commercial establishments, particularly food preparation and serving facilities. For more information, please contact Hamlet Public Works Dept. at 910-582-7987.

Hamlet City Clerk, Tammy Kirkley

Public Notice
Posted:
August 21, 2014
The Hamlet Police Department would like to remind everyone to keep their dogs either fenced in or chained for public safety. If you have any questions please feel free to contact the Police Department at 910-582-2551