At its Sept. 1 meeting, the Holly Springs Town Council voted to prohibit open carry on town property, including at Town Hall, the police station, fire stations, town parks and recreation facilities. A second vote is required at next council meeting to enact the ordinance, which would be effective in six months.
Click here to view the view the ordinance discussed at the meeting.
At its previous meeting, the council voted against an ordinance that would have limited conceal carry.
Also at the meeting, new Police Chief Paul Liquorie was introduced. Liquorie has 30 years+ of law enforcement experience, most recently serving as a commander for the Montgomery County (Maryland) Police. His first day on the job with Holly Springs will be Sept. 7.
Chief Liquorie said he was looking forward to reaching out to all parts of the community in Holly Springs while being transparent and inclusive.
Also at the meeting, the council:
- Appointed Amber Duerbig to the Tree Advisory Committee for a one-year term ending June 30, 2021.
- Approved moving forward with exploring options for expanding the town’s water supply, approving a memorandum of understanding with Sanford for cost sharing a preliminary engineering report associated with Sanford’s water treatment plant expansion.