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April 29, 2021 11:00 PM

Notice of May 4 Sanford City Council Meeting

The public shall take notice that Sanford City Council will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. To accommodate COVID-19 safety protocols, the meeting will be held in the Exhibition Hall of the Dennis A. Wicker...

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April 25, 2021 11:00 PM

Water Quality Update

City water users may have noticed a change in the taste or odor of their water this week. This change is due to organic compounds that naturally occur in source waters as temperatures fluctuate.

Important: Water treated by the...

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April 22, 2021 11:00 PM

City of Sanford to Reopen Compost Facility

The City of Sanford Compost Facility will reopen to the public with standard operating hours on Monday, April 26.

The facility, which is located at 601 E. Fifth Street, will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The facility...

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April 22, 2021 11:00 PM

Notice of April 27 City Council Electronic Workshop

The public shall take notice that Sanford City Council will hold an electronic workshop on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 to discuss the American Rescue Plan and its impact on the City of Sanford. 

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the workshop...

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April 16, 2021 11:00 PM

Notice of April 20 Sanford City Council Meeting

The public shall take notice that Sanford City Council will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. To accommodate COVID-19 safety protocols, the meeting will be held in the Exhibition Hall of the Dennis A. Wicker...

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April 16, 2021 11:00 PM

Portion of Horner Blvd Closed on Monday and Tuesday

The N.C. Department of Transportation has approved the City of Sanford to close a portion of Horner Blvd on Monday, April 19 and Tuesday, April 20 for sewer construction. 

Horner Blvd will be closed to traffic between Weatherspoon and...

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April 12, 2021 11:00 PM

Live Burn Training Exercise on Woodland Avenue Saturday

The Sanford Fire Department will conduct a live burn training exercise on Woodland Avenue on Saturday, April 17 from 7:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. 

Therefore, the City of Sanford Transportation Department and Sanford Police Department will close...

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April 8, 2021 11:00 PM

Notice of April 13 Council Workshop

The public shall take notice that the Sanford City Council will hold an workshop Read on...

March 31, 2021 11:00 PM

Notice of April 6 Sanford City Council Meeting

The public shall take notice that Sanford City Council will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. To accommodate COVID-19 safety protocols, the meeting will be held in the Exhibition Hall of the Dennis A. Wicker...

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March 24, 2021 11:00 PM

Notice of March 30 Joint Interlocal Committee Meeting

The public shall take notice that a Joint Interlocal Committee workshop will be held Read on...

March 12, 2021 5:00 PM

Notice of March 16 Sanford City Council Meeting

The public shall take notice that Sanford City Council will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. To accommodate COVID-19 safety protocols, the meeting will be held in the Exhibition Hall of the Dennis A. Wicker...

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March 7, 2021 11:00 PM

Lee County Phone System Experiencing Outages Due to High Call Volume for Vaccine Registration

The following information is being shared on behalf of Lee County Government as a benefit to City of Sanford residents.

Lee County Government (LCG) Health Department opened vaccine...

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March 3, 2021 11:00 PM

Notice of March 9 City Council Electronic Workshop

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February 25, 2021 11:00 PM

Notice of March 2 Sanford City Council Meeting

The public shall take notice that Sanford City Council will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. To accommodate COVID-19 safety protocols, the meeting will be held in the Exhibition Hall of the Dennis A. Wicker...

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February 18, 2021 11:00 PM

City of Sanford Amps Up Litter Collection on Municipal Streets

The City of Sanford has contracted R.A.C.O Artsee Expression, LLC to assist with litter collection along approximately 60 miles of municipal roadways, which includes both shoulders.

Typically, the City contracts with the Sanford Correctional...

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February 12, 2021 11:00 PM

Notice of February 16 Sanford City Council Meeting

The public shall take notice that Sanford City Council will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. To accommodate COVID-19 safety protocols, the meeting will be held in the Exhibition Hall of the Dennis A....

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February 12, 2021 11:00 PM

Notice of February 16 Sanford City Council Meeting

The public shall take notice that Sanford City Council will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. To accommodate COVID-19 safety protocols, the meeting will be held in the Exhibition Hall of the Dennis A....

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February 2, 2021 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 vacancy on the Board of Adjustment, which also serves as the Housing Appeals Board...

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February 2, 2021 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 vacancy on the Board of Adjustment, which also serves as the Housing Appeals Board...

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February 1, 2021 11:00 PM

Sanford City Council Annual Retreat on Feb. 4 and Feb. 5

The public shall take notice that the Sanford City Council will hold its annual planning retreat on Thursday, February 4, 2021 beginning at 9:00 a.m. The retreat will be held in Classrooms 111, 112, and 113 of the Conference Center Wing at the Dennis...

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January 31, 2021 11:00 PM

Notice of February 2 Sanford City Council Meeting

The public shall take notice that Sanford City Council will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. To accommodate COVID-19 safety protocols, the meeting will be held in the Exhibition Hall of the Dennis A. Wicker...

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January 20, 2021 11:00 PM

Notice of January 26 Unified Development Ordinance Workshop

The public shall take notice that Sanford City Council and the Planning Board will hold a joint workshop to discuss proposed changes to the Unified Development Ordinance on Tuesday, January 26, 2021, at 5:00 P.M.

To accommodate COVID-19 safety...

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January 18, 2021 11:00 PM

Notice of January 19 Sanford City Council Meeting

The public shall take notice that Sanford City Council will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. To accommodate COVID-19 safety protocols, the meeting will be held in the Exhibition Hall of the Dennis A. Wicker...

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January 18, 2021 11:00 PM

Health Department Adds New Options for COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

The following information is shared on behalf of Lee County Government as a courtesy to our residents.

Lee County Government (LCG) Health Department has added appointment only walk-up COVID-19...

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January 11, 2021 11:00 PM

Annual Water Treatment Process Change Scheduled for March 2021

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...

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January 7, 2021 11:00 PM

Notice of Jan 12 Electronic Workshop

The public shall take notice that due to COVID-19, the Sanford City Council will hold an electronic Workshop meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, on OfficeSuite HD. 

Council will consider the following:

January 4, 2021 11:00 PM

USPS Delays May Lead to Second Notices for Water Customers

Due to delays with the U.S. Postal Service, customers who mailed their utility payment to the City of Sanford may receive a second notice.

Second notices are automatically generated when water bill payments have not been received 5 days from the...

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December 29, 2020 11:00 PM

Notice of Jan 5 Sanford City Council Meeting

The public shall take notice that Sanford City Council will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. To accommodate COVID-19 safety protocols, the meeting will be held in the Exhibition Hall of the Dennis A. Wicker...

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December 22, 2020 7:00 AM

Upcoming Municipal Closures & Waste Pickup Delays

The City of Sanford’s administrative offices will be closed on December 24 and December 25, 2020 for Christmas and January 1, 2021 for New Year’s Day.

The City of Sanford will not collect leaves, limbs, and bulk trash on these days....

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December 10, 2020 11:00 PM

Notice of Dec 15 Sanford City Council Meeting

The public shall take notice that Sanford City Council will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. To accommodate COVID-19 safety protocols, the meeting will be held in the Exhibition Hall of the Dennis A....

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December 6, 2020 11:00 PM

Notice of Sanford City Council Electronic Workshop

The public shall take notice that the Sanford City Council will meet for a workshop on Tuesday, December 8, 2020. Due to COVID-19, the meeting will be held electronically on Office Suite HD. Read on...

November 24, 2020 11:00 PM

Mayor Issues Emergency Declaration Reinforcing Governor's Executive Orders

Sanford Mayor Chet Mann has issued an emergency declaration to reinforce Governor Cooper’s executive orders 176 and 180, requiring the use of face coverings by persons in North Carolina and reducing the occupancy limits of most indoor activities...

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November 23, 2020 11:00 PM

Notice of Dec 1 Sanford City Council Meeting

The public shall take notice that Sanford City Council will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, Read on...

October 20, 2020 11:00 PM

Notice of Sanford TDA Regular Meeting

The public will take notice that the Sanford TDA will hold its regularly-scheduled meeting at 9 AM on Tuesday, October 27, 2020, at the Dennis A. Wicker Civic and Conference Center, located at 1801 Nash Street in Sanford.

All interested parties...

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October 15, 2020 11:00 PM

Notice of Special Called Meeting of the Sanford City Council

The public shall take notice that Sanford City Council will hold a Special Called Meeting with the Planning Board on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. in the Exhibition Hall of the Dennis Wicker Civic Center, located at 1801 Nash Street in...

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October 15, 2020 7:00 AM

6 Sanford Firefighters Test Positive For COVID-19

The City of Sanford has confirmed that six firefighters with the Sanford Fire Department have tested positive for COVID-19.

The employees are currently recovering at home in isolation. To protect their privacy, the employees’ identities...

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October 14, 2020 11:00 PM

Halloween Guidance from the City of Sanford

The City of Sanford has received numerous inquiries from residents about whether the City plans to “cancel” Halloween this year due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

The City has an ordinance that limits trick-or-treating to the...

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October 11, 2020 11:00 PM

Notice of Sanford City Council Workshop on October 13

The public shall take notice that Sanford City Council will hold a work session on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. in the Exhibition Hall of the Dennis Wicker Civic Center, located at 1801 Nash Street in Sanford. Read on...

September 22, 2020 11:00 PM

New Taskforce to Address Equity in Sanford

The Sanford City Council has approved the formation of an “Equity Taskforce Initiative” to collaboratively examine and work to dismantle disparities in the lives of Sanford residents by bringing an equity lens to improve outcomes for all...

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