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Traffic Signal Changes

On May 31st, 2015 the traffic signals at the intersection of Queen Street and Vernon Avenue will have a new look!

To view flyer, click here.
To view social media release, click here.

For more information contact: Steve Hamilton with NCDOT at 252-439-2800.

     
 

NCEMPA Asset Sale Updates

5/18/15 - To view Electricities CEO, Graham Edwards, NCEMPA Asset Sale Power Point presentation from the 5/18/15 City Council meeting, click here.

5/8/15 - NCEMPA Asset Sale documents have been released. To view them in their entirety, click here.

4/2/15 - Governor Pat McCrory signed legislation approving NCEMPA Asset Sale.

3/31/15 - NC House unanimously passes NCEMPA Asset Sale 115-0.

3/25/15 - In a 47-1 vote, the NC Senate okayed the plan that allows Duke Energy Progress to purchase Electricities stake in nuclear power plants. -WITN

3/17/15 - Two bills were recently filed related to the NCEMPA Asset Sale. The companion bills are House Bill 265 "NCEMPA Sale" and Senate Bill 305 "NCEMPA Asset Sale." This legislation is needed to complete the sale of NCEMPA's generation assets to Duke Energy Progress and is a critical next step in the approval process.

Click here to view House Bill 265.

     
 

Like & Share Giveaway

As of 5/11/15 at 11:00 a.m. we have the following new likes or followers:
Total "likes" 430, 70 to go!
Total "follows" 463, 37 to go!

On February 3rd, 2015 Kinston Public Services began a "Like" & Share Giveaway in an effort to increase our number of followers on our social media accounts. Our social media accounts are our first point of contact in emergency situations. We post when bid advertisements have been added to the website, we post reminders of holiday closings, and lots of other important news and updates.

The 5 winners will be chosen when our Twitter and Facebook accounts reach 500 users. Please see disclaimer for winning requirements.

Click here to view picture.

     
 

NRWASA wins the AWWA Best Tasting Water Contest
The Neuse Regional Water and Sewer Authority (NRWASA) received an award for having won the "Best Tasting Water Contest" at the North Carolina American Water Works Association (AWWA) Annual Convention. NRWASA is a state of the art surface water treatment facility that was built in western Lenoir County as an alternate source of water as a result of the "Central Coastal Plain Capacity Use Rules". NRWASA serves Lenoir and southern Pitt County and is owned and comprised of the following entities : Town of Ayden, Bell Arthur Water Corporation, Deep Run Water Corporation, Eastern Pines Water Corporation, Town of Grifton, City of Kinston, North Lenoir Water Corporation, and the Town of Pink Hill. To learn more on NRWASA, please go to : www.nrwasa.org

Pictured from left to right : Jacob Brown (WTP Assistant ORC), Debbie Purvis (Adm. Assistant), Kyle Smith (Distribution Supt), Charlie Colie ( WTP ORC), Donald Garbrick, P.E. (NCAWWA), Harold Herring, NRWASA Executive Director.

Click here to view picture.

     
 

Herritage Street Widening Project
Please see attached road closure notice and map.
Click here to view notice.
Click here to view map.

Update: 4/27/15 Herritage St. open between Lenoir and Vernon Ave.

     
    NCEMPA/Duke Energy Progress Agreement
Please see attached Press Release concerning the Agreement to sale generation assets to Duke Energy Progress. Click here to view press release.
     
SUMMER ENERGY SAVING TIPS
Save money on your electric bill this summer! Click here to learn more.
     
  SCAMMER ALERT
If anyone contacts you by phone threatening to disconnect services unless you pay immediately by phone, contact Kinston police at 939-3160.
     
BID ADVERTISEMENTS & BID TABS
Click here to view our current listing of bid advertisements and bid tabs.
     
FREE ENERGY AUDIT
Want to learn how you can possibly reduce energy costs? Schedule a free energy audit, which includes a report on how to increase efficiency, reduce consumption and save money! Click here to request your FREE energy audit.
     
2015 HOLIDAY SCHEDULE FOR GARBAGE AND RECYCLING COLLECTION
Click here to view the City's 2015 holiday schedule for garbage and recycling collection.
     
Q&A REGARDING GARBAGE, RECYCLING & DEBRIS COLLECTION
Click here to view frequently asked questions (and their answers)
     
  PUBLIC POWER AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE
The City of Kinston has won 2014 Public Power Awards of Excellence in the following categories: Competitive Business Environment, Energy Efficiency, Financial Stability, and Service Excellence.
     
   

 

May 4 - City Council Meeting

May 18 - City Council Meeting & Work Session

May 25 - City Offices closed in observance of Memorial Day

June 1 - City Council Meeting

June 15 - City Council Meeting & Work Session

 
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