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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Council Approves Land Use & Character Update

At its Oct. 15 meeting, after a nearly yearlong process, the Holly Springs Town Council approved a Land Use & Character update to Vision Holly Springs Comprehensive Plan, which guides decisions on how the town will look and feel for years to come. It ...

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Mayor & Town Council
Posted on: October 4, 2019

Council Meeting Includes Fire Department Rating Announcement, More

At the Holly Springs Town Council's Oct. 1 meeting, NC Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Causey awarded the Town of Holly Springs Fire Department the highest Insurance Services Office rating, placing the town in the top 1% of all fire dep...

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Mayor & Town Council
Posted on: September 20, 2019

Council Continues Consideration of Update to Land Use Plan

Sept. 17, the Holly Springs Town Council held a public hearing on a future land use plan update to help guide development decisions as the town grows in size. The council most likely will vote on final adoption of the update at its next meeting on Oct. 1....

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Mayor & Town Council
Posted on: September 12, 2019

Council Discusses Yard Waste, Transportation Projects and More

At its Sept. 10 workshop, the Holly Springs Town Council discussed yard waste services, strategy for funding non-bond transportation projects and more.

As part of the discussion on yard waste and leaf collection operations, council members emphasized the i...

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Mayor & Town Council
Posted on: August 22, 2019

NC 55 Bypass Right Turn Lane Design Moves Forward

At its Aug. 20 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council approved a contract for NC 55 Bypass Right Turn Lane design. The transportation bond project will include adding a new right turn lane southbound from Avent Ferry Road to South Main Street, improving ...

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Mayor & Town Council
Posted on: August 8, 2019

Council Discusses Historic Home, NCDOT Gives Property Acquisition Overview

At its Aug. 6 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council discussed the historic Norris-Holland-Hare home and reenergizing efforts on seeking someone to purchase and restore the two-century-old house for generations to come. 

The Norris-Holland-Hare H...

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Mayor & Town Council
Posted on: July 17, 2019

Council Recognizes Longtime Parks Committee Member, Appoints New Members

At its July 16 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council recognized Wanda Holloway, a 13-year volunteer member of the Town Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee. The committee advises the Town Council and the Parks and Recreation Department and serves a...

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Mayor & Town Council
Posted on: July 10, 2019

Council Discusses Stormwater Management Program

At its June 9 workshop, the Holly Springs Town Council and staff discussed the town’s stormwater management program, among other items. 

The Holly Springs stormwater program manages rain run-off, provides flood control, minimizes run-off erosion a...

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Mayor & Town Council
Posted on: June 21, 2019

Council Gives Direction on Park Bond Projects, Discusses Housing Affordability, More

During two meetings this week – a business meeting on June 18 and a workshop June 19 – the Holly Springs Town Council gave direction on options for using remaining 2011 park bond funds, discussed housing affordability and more.

Parks &a...

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Mayor & Town Council
Posted on: June 6, 2019

Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Town Budget Adopted

At its June 4 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council adopted the town’s fiscal year 2019-2020 budget. The budget invests heavily in public safety and infrastructure while raising the property tax rate solely for transportation bonds that Town v...

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Mayor & Town Council
Posted on: May 23, 2019

Council Approves Wastewater Treatment Plant Odor Improvements

At its May 21 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council awarded a construction contract for odor improvements at the wastewater treatment plant. Work will include heavy-duty covers at the headworks area with new bar screens and a Dumpster enclosure, a biolf...

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Mayor & Town Council
Posted on: May 9, 2019

Council Approves Mixed-Use Development

At its May 7 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council approved a planned unit development master plan for Carolina Springs, a 396-acre mixed-use development that includes commercial / retail, office, proposed sports and leisure amenities, and multifamily a...

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Mayor & Town Council
Posted on: May 2, 2019

Town Council and Planning Board Receive Traffic Impact Analysis Overview

The Holly Springs Town Council and Planning Board held a joint meeting Tuesday to receive an overview of traffic impact analyses, studies that evaluate the effect of proposed developments on transportation.

The town currently requires transportation analys...

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Mayor & Town Council
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Council Approves Development Plan for Lowe’s Home Improvement and Wegmans

At its April 16 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council approved a development plan for a 138,504 square foot Lowe’s Home Improvement Store and Garden Center, and a 99,000 square foot Wegmans grocery store, proposed near the intersection of N.C....

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Mayor & Town Council
Posted on: April 10, 2019

Council Discusses Strategic Initiatives at Workshop

At its April 9 workshop, the Holly Springs Town Council discussed the Town’s draft strategic plan that includes a vision, strategic priority areas and goals. Draft initiatives to support the strategic priority areas and goals were shared, and the council ...

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Mayor & Town Council
Posted on: April 4, 2019

Council Provides Consistency on Construction Noise; Discusses Street Tree Regulations

At its April 2 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council adopted an ordinance to provide consistency on when construction noise can take place and discussed regulations for trees planted in the public right of way, along sidewalks and roads.

The change in no...

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Mayor & Town Council
Posted on: March 22, 2019

Town Council Amends Regulations on Small Cell Telecommunications Facilities

At its March 19 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council approved aesthetic requirements for small wireless telecommunications facilities while asking the Planning Board to explore further refinement with staff.

The ordinance aims to reduce duplicative pole...

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Mayor & Town Council
Posted on: March 15, 2019

Council Discusses Financing, Potential Legislative Interest Areas, More at Workshop

The Holly Springs Town Council discussed general obligation bonds financing and potential legislative interest areas, among other topics, at its March 12 workshop. 

Council discussion focused on potential opportunities and considerations that coul...

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Mayor & Town Council
Posted on: March 7, 2019

Council Holds Pre-Budget Public Hearing

At its March 5 meeting, the Holly Springs council held a pre-budget public hearing to receive input from the community about priorities for the fiscal year beginning July 1. Another hearing on the budget will be held in spring. 

As part of the mee...

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Mayor & Town Council
Posted on: February 22, 2019

Council Approves Portable Mound at Ting Stadium

The multipurpose field inside Ting Stadium used for baseball, soccer, lacrosse, football and more is about to become even more user-friendly and flexible. At its Feb. 19 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council approved converting the clay mound in the sta...

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Mayor & Town Council
Posted on: February 15, 2019

Results from Parks and Recreation Bond Survey, Downtown Parking Discussed

Highlights from the Holly Springs Town Council’s Feb. 12 workshop included discussion of results from the recent survey that helped gauge the community’s sentiments on if and how remaining 2011 parks and recreation bonds should be inve...

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Mayor & Town Council
Posted on: February 6, 2019

Council Takes Action to Preserve Historic House

At the Feb. 5 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council authorized staff to begin advertising the historic Norris-Holland-Hare House for sale subject to historic preservation deed restrictions. The minimum bid amount is set at $60,000.

The Town is looking fo...

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Mayor & Town Council
Posted on: January 29, 2019

Council Appoints Board of Adjustment and Planning Board Members

The Holly Springs Town Council appointed members to the Board of Adjustment and Planning Board at its Jan. 15 meeting, among other business.

Jay Marinko and Timothy Forest were appointed to the Board of Adjustment as in-town members, and Morgan Wiley was a...

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Mayor & Town Council
Posted on: January 9, 2019

Council Appoints Committee Members for Future Land Use and Community Character Plan Update

At its Jan. 8 workshop, the Holly Springs Town Council selected citizen advisory committee members for Re:Vision Holly Springs, the update to the town's Future Land Use and Community Character Plan.

Committee members will provide feedback and encourage oth...

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Mayor & Town Council