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June 23, 2022 11:00 PM

Notice of Cancellation of July 5, 2022 Council Meeting

The public shall take notice that the Sanford City Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, July 5, 2022, has been cancelled.

The meeting was previously scheduled for 6:00 p.m. in Council Chambers at the Sanford Municipal Center, located at 225 E....

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June 23, 2022 11:00 PM

Registration for Sanford 101 Now Open

After a two-year hiatus, the City of Sanford is excited to announce Sanford 101 – previously called Sanford Citizens’ Academy – is now registering for a 2022 session.

First conceived in 2014, Sanford 101’s mission is to...

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June 20, 2022 11:00 PM

Summer Music Series Comes to Depot Park

The City of Sanford’s parks department has scheduled a summer of music to help families get outside and enjoy our local parks.

Bring your chairs or blankets and a meal to share. Even better: Pick up dinner at one of the many...

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June 19, 2022 11:00 PM

Notice of June 21 Sanford City Council Meeting

The public shall take notice that Sanford City Council will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, in Council Chambers at the Sanford Municipal Center, located at 225 E. Weatherspoon Street in Sanford. The meeting...

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June 9, 2022 11:00 PM

City to Hold System Development Fee Info Session

The City of Sanford will hold a public information session on Monday, June 20, 2022, to provide education and answer questions about a proposed System Development Fee Ordinance.

If passed, the ordinance would assess a one-time charge when a...

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June 6, 2022 11:00 PM

Community Invited to Open House for S-Line Study

The City of Sanford has partnered with the North Carolina Department of Transportation to develop a vision for transit as part of the S-Line Transit-Oriented Development Study.

This study is meant to guide development in the areas surrounding a...

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June 5, 2022 11:00 PM

Notice of June 7 Sanford City Council Meeting

The public shall take notice that the Sanford City Council will meet on Tuesday, June 7, 2022, at 6:00 p.m., at the Sanford Municipal Center, located at 225 East Weatherspoon Street in Sanford.

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May 24, 2022 11:00 PM

Notice of May 31 Sanford City Council Budget Workshop

The public shall take notice that the Sanford City Council will hold a workshop to discuss the proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 on Tuesday May 31, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. 

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May 19, 2022 11:00 PM

Notice of May 24 Sanford City Council Meeting

The public shall take notice that Sanford City Council will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, in Council Chambers at the Sanford Municipal Center, located at 225 E. Weatherspoon Street in Sanford. The meeting will begin at 6:00...

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May 17, 2022 11:00 PM

Youth Golf Camp Registration Now Open

Registration has opened for the Sanford Municipal Golf Course’s annual Youth Golf Camp for youth ages 9-14.

The camp focuses on team building skills, golf etiquette, and of course the fundamentals of golf such as chipping, driving and...

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May 12, 2022 11:00 PM

Notice of May 24 Sanford City Council Meeting

The public shall take notice that the Sanford City Council will meet on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at 6:00 p.m., at the Sanford Municipal Center, located at 225 East Weatherspoon Street in Sanford.

Sanford City Council typically meets on the first...

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May 8, 2022 11:00 PM

Kiwanis Family Park Splash Pad to Open Sunday

The City of Sanford will open the Kiwanis Family Park splash pad for the season this Sunday.

Splash pad hours are 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on weekends and 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on weekdays until June 5. The pad will open 10:00 a.m....

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May 8, 2022 11:00 PM

Notice of May 10 Sanford City Council Workshop

The public shall take note that Sanford City Council will hold a workshop on Tuesday, May 10 at 6:00 p.m. in the West End Conference Room of the Sanford Municipal Center, located at 225 E. Weatherspoon Street.

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May 5, 2022 11:00 PM

Mural Dedication Ceremony in Honor of Dr. Mary Margaret McLeod

A dedication for the Dr. Mary Margaret McLeod Mural will be held on Thursday, May 19, 2022 beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the Lee County Government Center located at 530 Carthage Street in Sanford. 

The mural honors Dr. Mary Margaret McLeod as a...

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April 28, 2022 11:00 PM

Notice of May 3 Sanford City Council Regular Meeting

The public shall take notice that Sanford City Council will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 5, 2022, in Council Chambers at the Sanford Municipal Center, located at 225 E. Weatherspoon Street in Sanford. The meeting...

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April 21, 2022 11:00 PM

Public Input Requested for Endor Iron Furnace Greenway Extension

The City of Sanford is applying for an NC Parks and Recreation Trust Fund (PARTF) grant to fund an extension to the Endor Iron Furnace Greenway and establish the Skunk Creek Fishing Access Area – and needs the public’s input...

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April 12, 2022 11:00 PM

System Development Fees

System Development fees are one-time charges assessed to new water and/or wastewater customers, or developers or builders to recover a proportional share of capital costs incurred to provide service availability and capacity for new customers. North...

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April 7, 2022 11:00 PM

Notice of April 12 Sanford City Council Workshop

The public shall take notice that Sanford City Council will hold a workshop on Tuesday, April 12, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. 

Topics for the workshop include system development fees, strategic planning, and the date of this year's...

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March 31, 2022 11:00 PM

Notice of Sanford City Council Regular Meeting

 The public shall take notice that Sanford City Council will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 5, 2022, in Council Chambers at the Sanford Municipal Center, located at 225 E. Weatherspoon Street in Sanford. The...

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March 21, 2022 11:00 PM

Public Input Requested for Transportation Survey

The City of Sanford is exploring public transportation solutions, starting with microtransit.

Microtransit is a flexible, on-demand transit service that operates within a defined service zone. Riders request rides within the zone through a...

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March 17, 2022 11:00 PM

Notice of March 22 Sanford City Council Workshop

The public shall take notice that Sanford City Council will hold a workshop on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. View the workshop agenda here.

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March 17, 2022 11:00 PM

Live Burn Training Exercise Planned for Main Street

The Sanford Fire Department (SFD) will assist in a live burn training exercise at 621 Main Street on Wednesday, March 23 from 9:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

The exercise is part of the Holly Springs Fire Academy, which is taking place at the Emergency...

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March 10, 2022 11:00 PM

Notice of Sanford City Council Regular Meeting

The public shall take notice that Sanford City Council will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 15, 2022, in Council Chambers at the Sanford Municipal Center, located at 225 E. Weatherspoon Street in Sanford. The meeting...

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March 3, 2022 11:00 PM

Notice of March 8 Sanford City Council Workshop

The public shall take notice that the Sanford City Council will hold a workshop on Tuesday, March 8, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. View the workshop agenda...

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February 24, 2022 11:00 PM

New Traffic Pattern Begins Today on Third Street

Starting today, the N.C. Department of Transportation has reduced Third Street from four lanes to two lanes. Signal lights along affected areas of street will be replaced with all-way stop signs.

NCDOT will close the inside lanes of...

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February 24, 2022 11:00 PM

Notice of Sanford City Council Regular Meeting

The public shall take notice that Sanford City Council will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 1, 2022, in Council Chambers at the Sanford Municipal Center, located at 225 E. Weatherspoon Street in Sanford. The meeting...

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February 9, 2022 11:00 PM

Notice of Sanford City Council Regular Meeting

The public shall take notice that Sanford City Council will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, February 15, 2022, in Council Chambers at the Sanford Municipal Center, located at 225 E. Weatherspoon Street in Sanford. The meeting will begin at...

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February 9, 2022 11:00 PM

Notice of Vacancies on Municipal Boards and Commissions

The public shall take notice that the City of Sanford has the following vacancies that exist on the various Boards, Commissions, and Committees: 

  • One healthcare/medical vacancy on the American with Disabilities Act...

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February 7, 2022 11:00 PM

City Releases Popular Annual Financial Report for FY 2020-21

The City of Sanford has published its Popular Annual Financial Report, which summarizes the City’s financial activities for the last fiscal year.

The purpose of the report is to provide a user-friendly and easy-to-understand...

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February 6, 2022 11:00 PM

Sanford City Council Retreat Scheduled for Thursday and Friday

The public shall take notice that Sanford City Council will hold its annual planning retreat on Thursday, February 10, 2022, and Friday, February 11, 2022. The retreat will be held at the 21c Museum Hotel Durham, located at 111 North...

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February 3, 2022 11:00 PM

Appearance Commission Requests Proposals for Two Murals

The City of Sanford Appearance Commission is currently accepting proposals from artists interested in creating commissioned public art murals.

There are two murals in the works. One will Read on...

January 30, 2022 11:00 PM

City of Sanford Request for Proposal

The City is soliciting proposals from qualified independent auditors having sufficient governmental accounting and auditing experience in performing an audit in accordance with the specifications outlined within the...

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