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 meeting, staff gave an overview of the town budget and the services provided by the town. Click here for slides presented as part of the overview.
Also, the council’s draft Town vision and strategic priority areas were shared. The draft vision reads:
Holly Springs offers an unmatched quality of life that reflects the joys of small town living in a safe, family-friendly community that residents and businesses are proud to call home.
Click here for more information on the draft vision and strategic priority areas.
The council will review the draft strategic plan with proposed initiatives in April. Once adopted, the strategic plan will be used to help inform budget development.
Also at the meeting, the council recognized life-saving bystanders and first responders who helped resuscitate the life of a cyclist who went into cardiac arrest during a ride earlier this year. Those recognized included: Fran Hughes, Todd Lapin and Robin Forgione, who performed CPR until professional first responders arrived; as well as town employees Michael Castelloe, James Dillon, Donald Hussey, Jason Parrish, Nick Richmond, Spencer Stewart and Robbie Wilkins.
Holly Springs firefighters regularly teach free CPR classes for the public. Certification classes also are taught at a discounted rate. Sign up for a class through Holly Springs Parks & Recreation.
Also, newly appointed and reappointed Board of Adjustment and Planning Board members received the oath of office.