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Posted on: August 20, 2018

Transportation Bond

The Town Council has heard your concerns about traffic congestion and has ordered a bond referendum for the Nov. 6 election when voters will decide whether the Town should issue $40 million in bonds to fund transportation improvements.  Voter app...

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Posted on: July 27, 2018

Holly Springs Participating in Federal Drone Testing Program

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Holly Springs could become the first town in the country with a business delivering packages to homes using a drone.

Flytrex, the Israeli start-up responsible for launching the world’s first autonomous urban drone delivery system in Reykjavik, Ic...

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

Council Approves Annual Backflow Prevention Device Testing, More at Aug. 7 Meeting

At its Aug. 7 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council adopted an ordinance requiring annual certification for backflow prevention devices, adopted a resolution giving Holly Springs residents the opportunity to vote Nov. 6 on a $40 million transportation b...

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Posted on: July 18, 2018

Town Council Announces New Town Manager

The Holly Springs Town Council has announced that Randy Harrington will be the next town manager.

He will begin work Aug. 27 after 11 years with the city of Charlotte, where he is chief financial officer and director of Management and Financial Services.

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Posted on: June 25, 2018

Parrish Womble Remembered for Service to Holly Springs

Parrish Womble

Parrish “Ham” Womble, who served nearly three decades as a Holly Springs town board member and for a year as mayor, died June 24. He was 79.

Holly Springs was a community of a few hundred residents when Womble joined the town Board of Commissioners in 1981...

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Posted on: June 8, 2018

Planning Association Recognizes Main Street Development

A long-held vision is becoming reality for downtown Holly Springs, and planning professionals from other parts of N.C. see the potential for transformation here.

Main Street has been recognized officially as a Great Main Street in the Making&n...

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Posted on: May 30, 2018

Downtown Project Prompting Extended Road Closures

Downtown portions of Avent Ferry Road and West Ballentine Street close Monday, June 4 for utilities construction related to the public-private development project under way next to Town Hall.

The roadway segments affected are:

  • Ballentine Street bet...
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Posted on: August 9, 2018

Council Approves Annual Backflow Prevention Device Testing, More at Aug. 7 Meeting

At its Aug. 7 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council adopted an ordinance requiring annual certification for backflow prevention devices, adopted a resolution giving Holly Springs residents the opportunity to vote Nov. 6 on a $40 million transportation b...

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Posted on: July 19, 2018

Council Announces New Town Manager, Passes Tree Preservation Ordinance

At its July 17 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council announced Randy Harrington as the next Holly Springs town manager. Harrington comes to Holly Springs from the city of Charlotte, where he serves as director of Management & Financial Services and ...

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Mayor & Town Council
Posted on: June 21, 2018

Council Approves Fiscal Year Budget

The Holly Springs Town Council adopted the fiscal year 2018-2019 town budget at its June 19 meeting. Also at the meeting, downtown development, assistance for people faced with housing problems, and the transportation bond referendum moved forward, among ...

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Mayor & Town Council
Posted on: June 7, 2018

Council Approves Additional Temporary Parking Downtown

The Holly Springs Town Council approved entering into a lease agreement for temporary use of a vacant lot downtown for additional public parking at its June 5 meeting, among other business.The lot, located at the corner of Grigsby Avenue and Raleigh Stree...

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Mayor & Town Council
Posted on: May 17, 2018

Town to Apply for Approval to Hold Transportation Bond Referendum

At its May 15 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council adopted a resolution authorizing staff to apply to the Local Government Commission for approval to hold a $40 million transportation bond referendum. The referendum could appear on the November ballot ...

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Mayor & Town Council
Posted on: May 3, 2018

Proposed Budget Presented to Holly Springs Council

Interim Town Manager Daniel Weeks presented the recommended town budget for fiscal year 2018-2019 at the Holly Springs Town Council’s May 1 meeting. The tax rate is proposed to remain the same as last year at 43.25 cents per $100 valuation. Mont...

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Mayor & Town Council
Posted on: April 18, 2018

Council Approves Downtown Infrastructure Funding, Appoints Interim Town Manager

At its April 17 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council awarded contracts and approved funding for infrastructure improvements associated with downtown development. The council also appointed Assistant Town Manager Daniel Weeks as interim town manager.

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Posted on: April 5, 2018

Bass Lake Stream Channel Repairs Move Forward

Progress on completing repairs to the stream channel at Bass Lake Park moved forward at the Holly Springs Town Council’s April 3 meeting.

Repairs to both the channel and parking lot at the park, both of which were damaged during Hurricane Matthew, are expe...

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Mayor & Town Council
Posted on: March 22, 2018

Representatives Nominated to Regional Transportation Committee

At its March 20 regular meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council nominated representatives to a regional committee updating a sustainable transportation strategy and more.

Mayor Dick Sears, Councilmembers Cheri Lee and Dan Berry, Planning Board Member Shaun...

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Mayor & Town Council
Posted on: March 8, 2018

Advisory Board Appointees Take Oath of Office

The oath of office was administered to recent appointments to town advisory boards at the Holly Springs Town Council's March 6 meeting. The council appointed the residents in January to serve three-year terms. Those sworn in included Erin Pare on the Boar...

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Posted on: February 22, 2018

Council Receives Report on Southern Area Study

At its Feb. 20 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council received a report on findings from a recent study of the town's southern planning area, approved a contract for design and construction of a gateway sign, and more.

The Southern Area Planning Initiativ...

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Mayor & Town Council
Posted on: February 8, 2018

Council Approves Funds for Signal Design at Village Walk Drive

The Holly Springs Town Council approved funds for designing a signal at Village Walk Drive and South Main Street at its Feb. 6 meeting.The town had requested a traffic light at Village Walk Drive since the beginning of plans for Main Street extension abou...

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Mayor & Town Council
Posted on: January 19, 2018

Downtown Development Progress Continues

Progress on downtown development continued at the Jan. 16 Holly Springs Town Council meeting as the council adopted a resolution for closing of a portion of Raleigh Street from Main Street to Grigsby Avenue, approved a budget for the town’s expenses in th...

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Posted on: January 4, 2018

Downtown Building Development Plan Approved

At its Jan. 2 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council approved a development plan for a 52,530-square-foot mixed-use building, part of the Town Hall Commons in downtown Holly Springs.

The council previously approved a plan for an adjacent 46,000-square-foo...

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