2016 1st Quarter NEWSLETTER!

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2016 1st Quarter NEWSLETTER!
P U B L I S H E D
Q U A R T E R L Y
Dates to Note:
Town
Board
Tues.,
March 1
7 pm
Chamber
Banquet
Tues.,
March 8
6:30 pm
Town
Board
T H E
T O W N
O F
A N G I E R
1 S T
Tues.,
April 5
7 pm
2 0 1 6
~ Congratulations ~
a new mayor was named and two
incumbent commissioners were
elected to serve another four-year
term. Then-Commissioner Lew
Weatherspoon unseated incumbent
Mayor R.H. Ellington by a threevote margin. The Mayor-elect, accompanied by his wife, Peggy, was
administered the oath of office by the
Honorable District Court Judge Caron Stewart, featured at top, far left.
Mayor Pro Tem/Commissioner Bob
Smith, top right, and bottom left,
incumbent Commissioner Craig
Honeycutt —assisted by his daughter, Savannah — were sworn in for
another term. At left, former Mayor
R.H. Ellington — shown with his
wife, Jeanne — was honored with a
Key to the Town, and will have the
Town’s Depot Square renamed in his
honor — Ellington Square.
On Facebook, make
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Museum to see our
weekday updates.
Smoke Testing
The Public Works Department will be performing
smoke tests on the sewer
line. Smoke may rise from
the ground, stream banks,
storm drains, manholes,
vents on building roofs and
clean-outs. Residents
should not be alarmed. The
smoke is non-toxic, nonstaining, has a mild odor
and creates no fire hazards.
Q U A R T E R ,
After the November election results,
Fri.,
March 25
Town Board meetings are
always open to the public and are
held inside the Municipal Building
Board Room at 28 N. Raleigh St.
~ ~
An Update on the November Election
Tues.,
Feb. 2
7 pm
Town
Board
Offices
Closed
B Y
The dozens of vocalists on the Harnett Central
High’s Vocal Ensemble placed first in the WRAL
FM-101.5 Christmas Carol Competition. They
walked away with the $ 5,000 grand prize,
which will go towards their Carnegie Hall trip to
New York City this spring. Congratulations!
Angier Board of
Commissioners
Mayor Lewis Weatherspoon
(919) 306-2900
[email protected]
From the Mayor’s Corner
look forward to working
Mayor Pro Tempore
Bob Smith
(919) 628-8233
[email protected]
Commissioners:
Craig Honeycutt
(919) 639-3251
[email protected]
Alvis McKoy
(919) 639-6484
[email protected]
The Ward 1
Commissioner post
remains vacant.
Come by Town Hall
to pick up a free 2016
Trash and Recycle
magnet for your
fridge!
Drop by Town Hall for a
NOTES:
As a reminder, water bills
are due by the 10th of each
month. Customers are
granted a grace period to
pay their bills by the 20th
before penalties are imposed. There is a $ 35 late
fee for the first offense and
$ 50 thereafter. You may
pay online, via mail, by
phone, leave in our Drop
Box out front, in person,
or pay via automatic draft.
Greetings to the fine
citizens of Angier ~
I am proud to have served
two years as commissioner
and look forward to serving
you four more years as the
mayor of this great Town of
Angier. I am appreciative of
everyone’s support and
with the Town Board, the
Town administrators, the
Town staff and citizens to
move our town forward in
the next four years.
I am very excited about
the projects we have under
way, including implementing a pump station and
new water tank in the
Johnson’s Landing area;
continuing to work with
CAMPO and the NCDOT
for improvements to Highway 55 and working with
our consultants, Town officials and our citizens to
develop a Comprehensive
Economic Development Plan
to enhance the growth
in our area. There have
also been some questions as to how citizens
may contact the Angier
Police Department during and after hours. For
all emergencies, please
dial 911. For all nonlife-threatening emergencies during the evenings, holidays and
weekends, you are
asked to dial 910.893.
9111.For general questions, please contact the
Angier Police Department at 919.639.2699.
~Angier Mayor
Lewis Weatherspoon ~
Parks and Recreation
Registration for spring
sports (April through
June) is slated to begin
Feb. 15 and span through
March 18. Check out the
Angier Parks and Rec
information on the Town
website, ww.angier.org,
or visit the Angier Parks
and Recreation page on
Facebook. The Town
website will provide
information on registering kids for baseball,
boys, aged 4 to 17 and
girls, 4 to 8; and fastpitch softball for girls
aged 9 to 15. Parents
can fax their registration
forms to Angier Parks
and Rec at 919.639.6130,
they can mail checks
(made payable to the
Town of Angier) to Parks
and Rec at PO Box 278,
Angier NC 27501-0278 or
drop their forms and
checks off at Angier
Town Hall between the
hours of 7:30 am and 5:30
pm daily.
Thank you.
Other Announcements
Waste Industries continues to
collect the Town’s trash each
Friday and recyclables every
other Friday. Please note that
recyclable materials should be
placed directly into the green
cart without plastic bags and
not commingled with the regular trash. Please place only
trash in your gray cart and
only recyclables inside your
recycle cart. This process will
reduce high levels of contamination. Thank you.
If you would like to be on
hand for this year’s Chamber
Banquet, contact our Angier
Chamber at 919.639.2500. The
date is Tues., March 8, inside
the exquisite Barclay Villa!
Mark your calendars for this
year’s Relay for Life—Fri.,
April 29, from 6 pm to 12
midnight at Lillington’s Harnett
County Governmental Complex.
Watch the Town website for
a Couch to 5K event in March.