Showing posts from January, 2016

Trash and Recycling Collections to be Delayed by Two Days

DURHAM, N.C. – The City of Durham Solid Waste Management Department has suspended curbside trash and recycling collections on Monday, January 25 due to continued icy conditions on many neighborhood streets. Collections that were scheduled for Friday, January 22 will now take place on Tuesday, January 26, road conditions permitting. Residents should also note that regular trash and recycling collections will also be delayed by two days for the entire week of January 25-29 (i.e. Monday customers to receive collections on Wednesday, Tuesday customers to receive collections on Thursday, Wednesday customers to receive collections on Friday, and Thursday customers to receive collections on Saturday). In the event the department can collect more quickly than anticipated, residents are asked to leave their carts at the curb by 7 a.m. on their regular collection day. Since collections for this week will now focus on curbside trash and recycling, yard waste, bulky items, and exempt collections …

City of Durham Preparing for Tomorrow’s Winter Weather

DURHAM, N.C. – The City of Durham is busy preparing to keep operations running smoothly ahead of tomorrow’s predicted winter weather. If weather and road conditions worsen and operational decisions are made accordingly, residents and City employees are encouraged to stay up-to-date on information about City operational hours, program and service changes, trash and recycling collection delays, and more through the following ways: · · · ·         Durham One Call at (919) 560-1200 ·         Durham Television Network (Time Warner Cable channel 8 and AT&T U-verse channel 99)
The City’s Public Works Department has 22 trucks ready for salting and sanding city streets and will operate in 12-hour shifts until crews get all primary and secondary roads, bridges, and emergency routes cleared. The department is also coordinating with the local NCDOT maintenance office …

recycling schedule for HVN

Did you know that every year, North Carolinians throw away enough trash to circle the earth twice? Recycling is one of the best ways you can help to protect the environment. Recycling saves natural resources, keeps reusable items out of landfills, and provides the materials needed to make recycled products.
Collection Recycling is collected every other week.View the 2016 Recycling Red Calendar for Hope Valley North's pick up days.
Sorting In Durham, it's easy to recycle. Place all acceptable recycling items in 1 container. There is no need for any sorting.
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County to Close Most Offices for MLK Holiday on January 18

Durham County Government will observe the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday on Monday, January 18, 2016. On this day, most County offices will be closed. All County offices will reopen and resume normal hours of operation on Tuesday, January 19. 
Durham County General Services County Convenience Centers The Durham County General Services Department will close its four Solid Waste and Recycling Convenience Centers on January 18. Durham County residents with a current 2015-2016 solid waste decal can resume disposal of garbage, recycling, yard waste and bulky items on January 19 beginning at 7 a.m. 
Roadside Recycling Collection The Durham County roadside recycling collection (Schedule A) for the week of January 18 will not change due to the holiday. Customers scheduled for Monday’s collection will receive service on Monday as scheduled.
To learn more about Durham County’s General Services Department, call 919-560-0433 or log on to the General Services website.
Durham County Department of Public …

Meeting of PAC3 Neighborhoods, this Saturday, Jan 9th.

--------------------------From PAC 3 listserv--------------------------

To All District 3 Neighbors,****
Please join us this Saturday, Jan 9th, from 10 am to noon for our
monthly PAC3 meeting. The meeting is held at 1309 Halley Street, Durham,
NC 27707 (Community Family Life & Recreation Center at Lyon Park.) This
meeting provides a wealth of information and is a great forum for
citizens to interact the with law enforcement and other Durham City and
County departments. If you have a neighborhood concern, bring it! If
you've never been to a PAC 3 meeting, come see what you're missing!

_The meeting agenda will include_:

_Guest Speaker/Topic:_**Bertha Johnson, Director of the Department of
Budget & Management Services for the City of Durham, will present an
overview of the 2016-2017 budget development and oversight process in
preparation for our annual "Coffee with Council" that is scheduled for
our February monthly meeting.

Ms Johnson will include the f…

Weatherization Program - 2/9

Weatherization Program - 2/9 Are you a homeowner or do you currently rent a home in Durham?  You might be eligible for free energy-saving home improvements through the Weatherization Assistant & Duke Energy Helping Home Fund Program.  Join Maggie Perez from Resources for Seniors to learn how to decrease your utility bill. **You do not have to be a senior although priority goes to the elderly, the disabled, and families with young children. Time:                     Tuesday, February 9, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Place:                    South Regional Library                                 4505 South Alston Ave. Registration:      Starts Sunday, January 10.  Go to, scroll to the bottom, and click on View full South Regional calendar.

E-Waste Recycling, Paper Shredding & Tree Disposal – 1/16

E-Waste Recycling, Paper Shredding & Tree Disposal – 1/16 Durham residents and businesses looking for an easy and free way to recycle electronic waste, shred confidential documents, and dispose of live Christmas trees should attend the City of Durham E-Waste Recycling & Paper Shredding Event. The event will be on Saturday, January 16 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the visitor side of the Durham County Memorial Stadium located at 750 Stadium Dr. Event staff will be on hand to unload old electronics, paper, and Christmas trees. Hard plastic toys as well as plastic and metal lawn furniture may also be dropped off for recycling.  This event will not accept large appliances, refrigerators, air conditioners, or any other appliances that contain Freon.  For the complete list of what will be accepted is at Time:                     January 16, 8:00 am - 2:00 pm Place:                    Visitor side of th…

It's that time of year.....dues are due!

Dues to join the HVN neighborhood association are a mere $25 a year per household. Dues can be given to your block captain, the treasurer or mailed to the PO Box.

PO Box 51006 Durham, NC 27717

2016 HVNNA Board

Welcome to the new HVNNA board for 2016!

Joe Lidowski- president
Sandra Johnson- vice president
Martha Wilaby- Treasurer
Valerie Haig- secretary

Thank you to the 2015 HVNNA Board

As we begin a new year, we would like to thank the 2015 HVNNA Board for their work over the past year.

Maurice Darden, President
Sandra Johnson, Vice-president
Martha Wilaby, treasurer
Beth Bader, Secretary