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County Commissioners Group Urges Newly Elected Officials To Attend 2-Day Course PDF Print E-mail
Local Government
By Administrator   
Monday, 15 December 2014 06:26

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - The trade association that represents the interests of the state's 100 counties before the legislature has announced its January 2015 schedule of activities.

Leading the schedule is a two-day seminar geared to newly elected local officials and managers.

January 8/9: Essentials of County Government

January 14: Leading Your County Governing Board

January 15/16: Legislative Goals Conferen cr

January 23/24: Essentials of County Government

To register for the seminars/events, visit www.ncacc.org.

 
NC DMV Seeks Applications For New Wake County License Plate Agency PDF Print E-mail
Local Government
By Administrator   
Monday, 15 December 2014 05:53

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - The state Division of Motor Vehicles is seeking an independent contractor to operate a new license plate agency in the Wake County town of Holly Springs. Interested parties have until January 12, 2015 to apply.

There are now 122 agencies across the state, handling activties such as license plate renewals and title transactions.

To determine locations for new license plate agencies, the Division considers various factors such as the area’s population and growth, vehicle population, distance to other agencies and community need. Routinely, it takes about four months to complete the application process.

Plate agency applications (Form MVR-93 or Form MVR-93AA) are located on the Connect NCDOT website.

 
Regulators Authorize Repairs To Dam Structure At Catawba County Coal Ash Impoundment PDF Print E-mail
Local Government
By Administrator   
Friday, 12 December 2014 05:27

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Duke Energy has been give the go-ahead to make repairs at Catawba County's Marshall Steam Station. State regulators said yes to a plan to lower the level of a coal ash storage pond to do so.

Permission was given Thursday by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources.

The utility requested it be allowed to lower the level of the coal ash impoundment to make necessary repairs to a corrugated metal pipe that is part of the decant system that filters wastewater in the ash pond. The Division of Energy, Mineral and Land Resources has approved repairs to the pipe.

The EPA and state regulators determined the repairs are authorized under a provision of the utility’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit that allows lowering pond levels for essential maintenance to a dam as long as the utility does not exceed permitted wastewater discharge limits during maintenance.

 
NCLM's Legislative Goals Conference Gets Underway In Raleigh PDF Print E-mail
Local Government
By Administrator   
Thursday, 11 December 2014 06:24

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Municipal 0fficials from around North Carolina will be on hand in Raleigh Thursday for a meeting of the group that represents their interests at the General Assembly.

Gov. Pat McCrory, a former mayor of Charlotte, is planning to attend the League of Municipalities gathering, according to his public schedule for the day. He will arrive at 12:30.

NCLM's Advocacy Goals conference is intended for debate, discussion, and adoption of the League's legislative, regulatory, and federal advocacy priorities for the 2015-2016 biennium.

Full information is available at nclm.org

 
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