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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Fake Turkey Vultures Hung in Effort to Deter Birds, Damage

In an effort to deter turkey vultures from roosting at and damaging the North Main Athletic Complex, the town has hung several fake turkey vultures from light poles. Hanging turkey vulture effigies is a common approach to discouraging the birds from roost...

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

Board of Adjustment Has Vacancy for ETJ Representative

The Planning and Zoning Department is accepting applications to fill a vacancy on the Board of Adjustment with someone who lives beyond town limits, but within Holly Springs’ planning jurisdiction.

The deadline to apply is Monday, June 5 for the extr...

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

Drivers Urged to Slow Down in Neighborhoods

With the weather drawing more people outdoors, Holly Springs police caution drivers on neighborhood streets to be extra careful. Ease off the gas pedal and keep your eyes peeled. Someone nearby may not be watching.

It could be a child chasing a bounci...

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On-Street Parking Safety and Courtesy
Posted on: May 17, 2017

Town Working Toward Synchronizing Traffic Signals via Fiber

At its May 16 meeting, the Town Council approved work toward synchronizing 16 traffic signals in Holly Springs using the town’s fiber network. The N.C. Department of Transportation maintains and operates the signals, and some are synchronized wi...

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Posted on: May 4, 2017

Proposed Budget Presented to Council

Holly Springs Town Manager Charles Simmons presented the proposed fiscal year 2017-2018 budget at the Town Council's May 2 meeting. In the proposed budget, the tax rate is set to remain the same at .4325 per $100 value.

Water and sewer access fees are...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Council Approves Medical Office Development Plan, Recognizes Residents

At its April 18 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council approved the development plan for Duke Health Medical Office at the N.C. 55 intersection with New Hill Road. Services planned for the 72,291 square foot building include urgent care, MRI, pediatrics,...

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Posted on: April 4, 2017

Holly Springs Names New Economic Development Director

The Town of Holly Springs recently named Irena Krstanovic as director of the town's Economic Development Department. The position is responsible for industrial and commercial recruitment and retention in Holly Springs.

Krstanovic began with the town&a...

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

Upgrades Begin Soon on Holly Springs Cemetery

Work begins this spring on improvements to Holly Springs Cemetery, including road paving, new gravesite markers, and some leveling along the periphery to expand the available area.

Access to the cemetery will not be restricted, and construction scheduling ...

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

Bond Referendum Among Transportation Funding Options

With regional growth in the fast lane, town officials are looking ahead to a possible transportation bond referendum in fall 2018 while trying to accelerate state funding for town priorities.

The Town Council will not decide whether to hold a referendum un...

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Posted on: February 14, 2017

Ting Buys Naming Rights to North Main Athletic Complex

North Main Athletic Complex will carry the name of internet provider Ting, Inc., in the near future.

Ting has agreed to buy the naming rights to the town-owned sports complex for $330,000 over three years. The three-year deal takes effect when the mai...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Town Working Toward Synchronizing Traffic Signals via Fiber

At its May 16 meeting, the Town Council approved work toward synchronizing 16 traffic signals in Holly Springs using the town’s fiber network. The N.C. Department of Transportation maintains and operates the signals, and some are synchronized with radio c...

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Posted on: May 4, 2017

Proposed Budget Presented to Council

Holly Springs Town Manager Charles Simmons presented the proposed fiscal year 2017-2018 budget at the Town Council's May 2 meeting. In the proposed budget, the tax rate is set to remain the same at .4325 per $100 value.

Water and sewer access fees are to r...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Council Approves Medical Office Development Plan, Recognizes Residents

At its April 18 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council approved the development plan for Duke Health Medical Office at the N.C. 55 intersection with New Hill Road. Services planned for the 72,291 square foot building include urgent care, MRI, pediatrics,...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

Council Adopts Resolution Opposing House Bill 436

At its April 4 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council adopted a resolution stating the council's opposition to House Bill 436. The bill proposes to eliminate the ability of towns and counties to charge development-related impact fees. These fees...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

Revised Honeycutt Rezoning Passes Council

At its March 7 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council rezoned 231 acres along Honeycutt Road. The rezoning may lead to 610 single-family houses, carriage-style attached homes, and traditional townhomes. At least 35 percent of the site – about 8...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Council Focuses on Growth, Investments in Parks Facilities

Holly Springs Town Council meetings this month have focused on growth and investments in parks and recreation facilities.

At its meeting Feb. 21, the council postponed deciding on a residential rezoning request for property along Honeycutt Road. The counci...

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Posted on: January 19, 2017

New Councilman, Members of Planning Boards Appointed at Jan. 17 Meeting

At the Jan. 17 Holly Springs Town Council meeting, Peter Villadsen was administered the oath of office, and the council made appointments to the Planning Board and Board of Adjustment.

Councilman Villadsen replaces Linda Hunt Williams, who resigned in Dece...

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Posted on: January 4, 2017

Villadsen Invited to Fill Vacancy on Holly Springs Town Council

At its Jan. 3 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council invited Peter Villadsen to fill a vacancy on the council, effective Jan. 17. The seat will expire with the next election; Villadsen would serve until the person elected during the November 2017 municip...

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Posted on: May 1, 2017

Backflow Device Inspections Required for Home Irrigation Systems

Some residents with home irrigation systems have received letters from the town in recent days about backflow inspections that state and federal rules require.

The Public Works Department is checking its records for up-to-date inspection reports. The purpo...

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