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Posted on: June 24, 2022

Registration for Sanford 101 Now Open

Sanford 101

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...

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Municipal Notices
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Notice of Cancellation of July 5, 2022 Council Meeting

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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. Weatherspo...

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Municipal Notices
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Summer Music Series Comes to Depot Park

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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 downtown eateries ope...

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Municipal Notices
Posted on: June 10, 2022

City to Hold System Development Fee Info Session

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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 customer taps o...

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Municipal Notices
Posted on: May 25, 2022

Proposed Budget for FY 2022-2023 Now Available

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City staff presented the proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year at the May 24, 2022 meeting of the Sanford City Council.

The proposed budget focuses on two major themes.  The first is delivering superior services, especially in the realm of ...

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Municipal Notices
Posted on: May 18, 2022

Youth Golf Camp Registration Now Open

Golfers

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 putting. Ca...

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Municipal Notices
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Kiwanis Family Park Splash Pad to Open Sunday

Sanford Parks Commission

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. to 7:00 p.m. daily from ...

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Municipal Notices
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Mural Dedication Ceremony in Honor of Dr. Mary Margaret McLeod

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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 pediat...

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Municipal Notices
Posted on: February 25, 2022

New Traffic Pattern Begins Today on Third Street

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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 Third Street from Horne...

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Municipal Notices
Posted on: February 10, 2022

Notice of Vacancies on Municipal Boards and Commissions

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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 Compliance Committee –...
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Municipal Notices
Posted on: February 8, 2022

City Releases Popular Annual Financial Report for FY 2020-21

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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 the financial informa...

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Municipal Notices
Posted on: February 4, 2022

Appearance Commission Requests Proposals for Two Murals

Public Art

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 commemorate local racing legend J.D. McDuffie with his pit crew as th...

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Municipal Notices
Posted on: January 27, 2022

City of Sanford Request for Proposals

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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 RFP.

Additionally, the City of Sanford p...

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Municipal Notices
Posted on: January 3, 2022

Annual Water Treatment Process Change Scheduled for March 2022

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Este informe contiene información muy importante sobre su agua potable. Tradúzcalo o hable con alguien que lo entienda bien.

The City of Sanford normally uses a combination of ammonia and chlorine to disinfect its drinking water. Howe...

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Municipal Notices
Posted on: December 10, 2021

Emergency Assistance Available for Water Bills

Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program

Low-income households affected by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic can apply for assistance paying water bills thanks to a new program administered by the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services.

This program, called the Low-Income Household Water Assist...

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Municipal Notices
Posted on: November 1, 2021

Street Pianos Coming to Downtown Sanford

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The City of Sanford Appearance Commission is making music interactive for residents and visitors in downtown Sanford by adding two street pianos to the Public Art Program.

Works of art themselves, the pianos have been hand painted by local artists. Reggie ...

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Municipal Notices
Posted on: June 21, 2021

City Approves New Water Service Rates

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At its June 1 meeting, Sanford City Council approved the City of Sanford’s budget for fiscal year 2021-2022, which includes new rates for water services. 

The City’s water rate will increase by 12 percent and its wastewater rat...

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Municipal Notices
Posted on: May 14, 2021

Mayor Rescinds Emergency Declaration and Mask Order

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Governor Roy Cooper announced today that the State of North Carolina has removed its indoor mask mandate for most settings, effective at 1:30 p.m. per Executive Order 215.

In response, Sanford Mayor Chet Mann has rescinded the declaration of a state of eme...

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Municipal Notices
Posted on: May 13, 2021

New Broadband Benefit Available for Low-Income Households

Emergency Broadband Benefit

The Universal Service Fund has announced that residents can now enroll in the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program, which provides a temporary discount on monthly broadband bills for qualifying low-income households.

This cost assistance program provides a ...

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Municipal Notices