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This Week in Burlington (July 31, 2015)

"This Week in Burlington"
is a bi-weekly e-newsletter published by the City's Office of Public Information. "This Week" includes council meeting summaries, news, information about events, and more. You are receiving this newsletter because you have signed up for the "City News" Notify Me email alerts at www.BurlingtonNC.gov. "This Week" is also available on the web at www.BurlingtonNC.gov/ThisWeek.

July 31, 2015

Highlights of This Issue:

Council News
  • Upcoming Council Meeting Dates 
  • Council Meeting Summary (July 21st)
Police News
  • National Night Out
Animal Services News
  • Summer of Cats!
Recreation News
  • PAC Presents "Always Patsy Cline"
  • End Summer with a Bang!
  • Musical Chairs Concert Series
  • Fourth Fridays
  • Carousel Festival Vendors
  • Beginner Sports Camps
Water Department News
  • Annual Stormwater Meeting

Upcoming Council Meetings

Work Session

When: Monday, August 17, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Where: Municipal Conference Room

City Council Meeting 

When: Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Where: Council Chambers of the Municipal Building 

View the meeting Agendas here.

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Learn more about the "End Summer with a Bang" event as information becomes available at: www.btowneventsnc.com/end-summer-with-a-bang.html

Council Meeting Summary
July 21, 2015

  • PAWS asked City Council to approve a study for a new shelter building for Animal Services. This will be a multi-jurisdictional effort. 
  • Council adopted an ordinance requiring the demolition of a building located at 423 Rauhut Street.
  • A resolution was adopted in opposition of redistribution of local sales tax. 
  • A certificate of appreciation was presented to outgoing Tree and Appearance Commission Member, Mr. Walt Brown.
  • Budget Amendment 2016-1 Urgent Repair Program was approved.
  • Budget Amendment 2016-2 Projects Carried Forward was approved.
  • An extension was granted to consider an application to rezone a lot to be used for 107 multifamily units and 50 single family lots. 
  • A public hearing was held to consider adopting a resolution approving the issuance of bonds by the Public Finance Authority on behalf of the Foundation for Affordable Housing, Inc. The resolution was adopted.
  • A closed session was held to discuss a personnel matter.

National Night Out 


This year 42 events are being held in neighborhoods across Alamance County on Tuesday night from 6pm-8pm. 

Here are the neighborhoods participating in Burlington:

¦ Town & Country Nature Park, 2905 Regent Park Lane, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

¦ Crestview, 609 Crestview Drive, 6 to 8:30 p.m.

¦ Beaumont Apartments, 1336 N. Beaumont Court, 6 to 8 p.m.

¦ Woodridge Apartments, 1620 Morningside Drive, 5 to 7 p.m.

¦ Martin’s Mobile Home Park, Greenwood Street, 5 to 6 p.m.

¦ Burlington Housing Authority Crump Village, 1209 Chandler Court, 6 p.m. until

¦ Highland Avenue, 236 Highland Avenue, 6 to 9 p.m.

¦ Curry Hayes Homes, 422 Lincoln Street, 6 to 8 p.m.

¦ Woodrail Apartments, Bradley Street, 6 p.m. until

¦ Lincoln Street, 500 and 600 blocks, 6 to 8 p.m.

¦ Davis Street United Methodist Church, 606 E. Davis St. 6 to 8 p.m.

¦ Parker Street/Glen Hope Church, 911 North Ave., 6 to 8p.m.

¦ Audrey Lane, 6 to 8 p.m.

¦ Glen Raven Park, Cadiz Street, 6 p.m. until

¦ Saddle Club, 2406 Saddle Club Road, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

¦ Parrish Street, 2511 Parrish St., 6 to 8p.m.

¦ Maury Arch, 2516 Maury Arch, 6 p.m. until

¦ Newbern Court, 603 Newbern Court, 6 to 8 p.m.

¦ Village at Brookwood, 1860 Brookwood Ave., 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

¦ Fountain Place, Park at 421 Fountain Place, 7 to 9 p.m.

¦ Willowbrook, 1115 E. Willowbrook Drive, 6 to 8 p.m.

¦ Tucker Street Apartments, Center Avenue, 5 to 7 p.m.

¦ Vanderford, 803 Vanderford St., 6 to 8 p.m.

¦ Isley Place, 500 block, 6 to 8 p.m.

¦ Ava Street/Westminster Church, 1126 W. Webb Avenue, 6 to 8 p.m.

¦ Morgantown Baptist Church, Harris and Hazel streets, 6 p.m. until

¦ Union Avenue, 404 Union Ave., 7 to 10 p.m.

¦ Lakeside Apartments, 702 Lakeside Ave., 5 to 7:30 p.m.

¦ Macon, 1220 Macon Street, 6 to 8 p.m.

¦ Grand Oaks/Shiloh Presbyterian Church, 2638 Grand Oaks Blvd, 6 to 8 p.m.

¦ Hoskins/right off Alamance, 2433 Hoskins Road, 6 p.m. until

¦ Woods of Grove Park, 2914 Grove Park Drive, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

¦ Crowfield, Malone Road Building D, 6 to 7:30 p.m.

¦ Harrison, 2220 Harrison Drive, 7 p.m. until

¦ Kellam/left off Alamance, 2216 Hoskins Road, 7 to 9 p.m.

¦ Greystone Condominiums, 3027 Maple Avenue L-4, 5 to 7 p.m.

¦ Lynwood Drive, 808 Lynwood Drive, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

¦ Huntington Road, 2107 Huntington Road, 6:30 to 8 p.m.

¦ Knollwood Townhomes, 317 Atwood Drive, 6 to 8 p.m.

¦ Random Lane, 204 Random Lane, 6 to 9 p.m.

¦ Waterford, Club House near entrance, 7 p.m. until

¦ Abbingdon Place, Tartan Lane and Coppergate Trail, 6:30 until

Read the Times News Article


The Stormwater Divison of Burlington's Water Department is hosting an annual stormwater meeting on August 12th at 6pm at the Kernodle Senior Center. Come learn about water quality regulations, programs, and volunteer opportunities. Ask questions, learn valuable information, and enjoy complimentary refreshments. Call 222-5140 for additional information.

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Beginner Sports Camps are being held this month! Call (336) 222-5030 for more information or to register.

 Adoption Special

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Now through September 21st, adopt a cat from the Burlington Pet Adoption Center for only $25! Visit the Adoption Center at 221 Stone Quarry Road in Haw River or call (336) 578-0343. 

Upcoming Events

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The PAC Presents "Always...Patsy Cline" this August. Visit the Paramount's page for more information.

The Burlington Carousel Festival is fast approaching. On September 19th & 20th, come out to City Park to join the fun. Learn more about what's being planned for this year at BTown Events.

The next Musical Chairs concert in Burlington will feature Big Bang Boom in City Park on 8/14.


 Check out the 4th Fridays website HERE

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