Showing posts from November, 2015

loose dogs

We have heard several complains about a loose and aggressive brown dog on Winchester. This is just a reminder, when you see a loose dog, call 911

The Durham County Animal Services office is located at 3005 Glenn Road and is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. This office should be contacted for information purposes only at 919-560-0630. For emergency situations requiring the response of an animal services officer, please call 911 or the Sheriff’s Emergency Communications Center at 919-560-0900.

No leaves in the street

Repost from Keep Durham Beautiful website (2013)

Keep Durham Beautiful encourages responsible leaf management.
It’s so tempting to just blow or rake leaves directly into the street and out of your yards. You’re probably thinking, why keep leaves and grass clippings off the street? The answer is simple…it’s very bad for our water quality and can create hazardous street conditions. Leaves and grass clippings clog storm drains, causing flooding during storms both in the streets and in our waterways.
Leaves in storm drains also contribute unwanted nutrients into streams and lakes, which ultimately decreases our water quality. Storm drains empty directly into nearby surface waters without treatment, making it imperative that only rainwater enters them.
If that wasn’t enough to convince you to properly dispose of your leaves, keep in mind that leaves in our streets causes our community to look untidy. More i…

Recent District 3 Trends- from the DPD

Good afternoon-

Recently, there have been a couple of trends that you should be aware of:

1. This month there were a few situations where residents left doors or windows unsecured and had items taken over night or while they were elsewhere in the house or yard. This is just a reminder- no matter what you are doing, please make sure that your home is sufficiently secured before you leave the room. I know that in this weather, it is tempting to open screen doors or windows. Please be aware when you do so and secure them when you leave the area.

2. In several situations, we have a person or a couple of persons knocking on the front door prior to going around to force a rear door. If someone knocks on your door please respond so that they know someone is home. In these situations, the persons have not wanted to interact with residents so they fled.

If you do see anything or anyone who seems out of place, please do not hesitate to call 911 and report it. We appreciate all of the …

HVNNA new address

HVNNA has a new PO Box number.
New address is:
PO Box 51006
Durham, NC 27717

steering committer reminder

When: Tuesday, November 10 at 7pm
Where: Doretha's house

Please be prompt.