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Public invited to learn about proposed zoning changes

TThe City of Morganton is writing new zoning regulations that will guide development in Morganton during the next 10 to 20 years. City staff is holding an informational workshop to explain the proposed regulations and to get input and feedback from the public. The informational workshop will be held from noon to 7:00 pm Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in the City Council Chambers of City Hall.

Check out the Zoning Update Project Website!

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City Hall closed on Labor Day

Morganton City Hall will be closed Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in observance of Labor Day. The Collett Street Recreation Center and Mountain View Recreation Center will also be closed. However, the Collett Street Outdoor Pool will be open for the last day of the season!

Garbage collection will be on a regular schedule. (Monday's route will be collected on Monday; Tuesday's on Tuesday, etc. There will be no delay.)

CDBG funds available for Non-Profits acting as subrecipient

The City of Morganton through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program has $23,000 available for Non-Profits acting as subrecipient to conduct activities to benefit low and moderate-income persons within the City limits of Morganton. Anyone  interested in submitting an application for these funds should contact Lisa Helton at (828) 485-4281. Applications will be received until 3:00 PM, Monday, October 20, 2014. Selected applicants will be required to execute a subrecipient agreement with the City of Morganton in accordance with sub-part 570.503 CFR.

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Notice of Special Meeting - Morganton City Council

In accordance with N.C.G.S. 143.318.12(b)(2), notice is hereby given of a Special Meeting of the Morganton City Council, along with the Morganton Planning and Zoning Commission, to be held on Thursday, September 11, 3:00-6:00 p.m. for the purpose of discussing the proposed new Zoning Ordinance. This meeting is for information only and no action will be taken.

The meeting will be held in the Council Chamber of City Hall located at 305 East Union Street, Suite A100, Morganton NC 28655

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Wednesday Mini-Market
Aug 27, 2014 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Public Workshop
Aug 28, 2014 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Saturday Farmers Market
Aug 30, 2014 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Wednesday Mini-Market
Sep 3, 2014 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Historic Morganton Festival
Sep 5, 2014 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Saturday Farmers Market
Sep 6, 2014 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Historic Morganton Festival
Sep 6, 2014 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Board of Adjustment
Sep 8, 2014 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

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Council Meeting
Sep 8, 2014 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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