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Most City of Durham Offices Closed for Christmas & New Year Holidays

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Most City of Durham Offices Closed for Christmas & New Year Holidays Durham Residents Are Asked to Take Note of Changes in Multiple City Services
DURHAM, N.C. – Most City of Durham offices, including City Halland other non-emergency City operations, will be closed Thursday, December 24, Friday, December 25, and Friday, January 1 in observance of the Christmas and New Year holidays. 
Police, fire, and rescue services for life-threatening or in-progress emergencies may be reached by calling 9-1-1. Non-emergency problems or concerns may be directed to (919) 560-4600. Residents are asked to take note of the following changes in other City services and programs.
Solid Waste, Recycling, Yard Waste, and Bulky Item Curbside Collections The Solid Waste Management Department will be closed on Friday, December 25. Regular Friday yard waste and bulky items collections will take place on Monday, December 28. The department will also be closed on Friday, January 1. Regular Friday yar…

CCAP information

Many homes in Hope Valley North have benefited from the CCAP program through rain gardens, cisterns and stream restorations. Money is still available but homeowners must apply through the CCAP program.


The NC Dept of Environment & Natural Resources (NC DERN), Division of Water Quality has identified nonpoint source pollution as the primary source of degradation of freshwater rivers and streams in NC. The most widespread nonpoint sources of pollution are agriculture, urban runoff and construction.

Following the success of the NC Agricultural Cost-Share Assistance Program to address agriculture’s contribution to nonpoint source water pollution concerns, the Community Conservation Assistance Program (CCAP) was developed to address the urban contributions to nonpoint source pollution. Through authorizing legislation, Session Law 2006-78, the NC Soil and Water Conservation Commission identified 15 CCAP Best Management Practices (BMP), developed program rules and established an average co…

HVNNA meeting dates for 2016

Mark your 2016 calendar:

February 9 – steering committee meeting March 8 – general meeting May 10 – steering committee meeting June 14 – general meeting August 2 –    National Night Out August 9 – steering committee meeting September 13 – general meeting November 8 – steering committee meeting
December 13 – general meeting

December meeting and holiday gathering

Don't forget the December meeting and holiday gathering tomorrow night!

Thanksgiving donations

Written by Kelly Foster:

I would like to thank the following neighbors for their contributions of $16.00 each. Those who couldn't give the $16.00 gave something. All contributions were made from the heart and were well receive for the purchasing of 10 nice sized turkeys for the Durham Rescue Mission's Thanksgiving dinner.

Families involved:
Darden
Lidowski
Ghazawan
Duncan
Henderson
C. Bailey
Foster
S. Scott
E. Bailey
Johnson

Turkeys delivered by K. Foster and S. Duncan.

found dog: young, brown lab/pitt mix

If yours call 919-493-2690.

December General Meeting, Election, and Holiday Gathering

Date: Wednesday, December 9, 2015
Time: 6:30p food/socializing, 7:00pm start of meeting
Location: Piper's Deli, 3219 Old Chapel Hill Rd, Durham, NC

This is our December business meeting where we will have guest speaker Michael DuPree to talk about the CCAP program and money still available to our neighborhood. We will hold general elections.