Town News

REGULARLY SCHEDULED BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MEETING CONTINUED 

03/13/2019

The regularly scheduled Board of Commissioners meeting held on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 has been continued until March 26, 2019 at 5:30 PM located in the Municipal Building, 109 N. Walker Street. All interested parties are invited to attend.

CONTINUATION OF PUBLIC HEARING SCHEDULED FOR MARCH 26, 2019 

03/13/2019

PUBLIC HEARING SCHEDULED

The following public hearing scheduled for Tuesday, March 12, 2019 has been continued to Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 5:30 PM (or thereabout) in the meeting room of the Burgaw Municipal Building located at 109 N Walker Street in Burgaw, NC.  All interested parties are invited to attend, written and oral comments are welcome.

Public Hearing #1

Consideration of a text amendments to Section 3-1: Common Requirements, Section 3-2: Reserved, Section 3-6 Conditional Zoning Amendments, Section 6-2 Definitions of Basic Terms, Section 8-2 Table of Permitted Uses, and Section 8-5 Supplemental Regulations for Conditional Uses.

ROAD CLOSURES TO BEGIN MARCH 6TH 

03/05/2019
ROAD CLOSURES The Town’s contractor will begin construction on the Osgood Canal drainage improvement project on Wednesday, March 6th. These improvements to the Town infrastructure will create street and pedestrian closures as follows: • S. Campbell Street will be closed for through traffic from E. Fremont St. to E Hayes St. Local traffic will be allowed for access to businesses and property owners. • Portions of E. Satchwell will be closed for construction but access will remain from S. Bennett St. to access the Pender Memorial parking lot. • S. Cowan Street will be closed from E. Fremont Street to S. Walker St. to through traffic. Local traffic will allowed for access to property owners. • The Osgood Canal Greenway will not be passable in these areas for pedestrian or bike travel as well. These closures will last for up to 45 days and will not affect emergency room access to Pender Memorial Hospital. Please follow appropriate detours for your safety and the safety of our... read more
 

PUBLIC COMMENTS WELCOME: BURGAW WATER SHORTAGE RESPONSE PLAN 

02/20/2019

BURGAW WATER SHORTAGE RESPONSE PLAN

The Town of Burgaw is required to allow public comment on the town’s draft Water Shortage Response Plan for a period of 30 days prior to the adoption of the plan by the Town of Burgaw Board of Commissioners. A draft plan is available at the Customer Service desk at Town Hall, located at 109 North Walker Street or available here. Please submit comments to the Town Clerk at townofburgaw@townofburgaw.com or deliver to the Customer Service desk at Town Hall.

SAVE THE DATE: 2ND ANNUAL EASTER EGG SCRAMBLE SET FOR APRIL 7, 2019 

02/11/2019

Join us for the 2nd Annual Easter Egg Scramble on Sunday, April 7th at Pender Memorial Park. Activities will begin at 3:00 PM with the egg hunts starting promptly at 4:00 PM. There will be several different hunts for various age groups. Ages 1-10 are welcome! This is a free event sponsored by the Town of Burgaw and Pender County Parks and Recreation Department.

OPEN BURNING IS PROHIBITED IN TOWN 

02/06/2019

OPEN BURNING IS PROHIBITED IN TOWN LIMITS

Because the town offers public pick up for yard debris, all open burning is prohibited within the town limits, per NC Administrative Code 02D.1903(b)(1)(B).

Please remember yard debris is picked up by the Burgaw Public Works Department each Friday.

MEDIA RELEASE: VEHICLE BREAKING AND ENTERINGS 

02/05/2019

The following media release was issued by the Burgaw Police Department on February 5, 2019:

Media Release: Vehicle Breaking and Enterings

BURGAW FIRE DEPARTMENT SEEKING VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS 

12/19/2018

Burgaw Fire Department is seeking community members to become volunteer firefighters.  We offer excellent training and benefits.  Please come by the fire department for more information, 109 N. Walker Street, Burgaw.

VOLUNTEER NEEDED FOR THE PLANNING & ZONING BOARD 

11/15/2018

VOLUNTEER NEEDED FOR THE PLANNING & ZONING BOARD

The Town of Burgaw is accepting applications for the Planning & Zoning Board. There is currently one vacancy which requires an applicant that resides within the town limits or a qualified non-resident business or property owner. Applications may be downloaded from our website at www.townofburgaw.com. For more information please contact the Town Clerk at 910-663-3441 or via email at townofburgaw@townofburgaw.com.

TOWN HALL CLOSING AT NOON OCTOBER 11, 2018 

Posted by Kristin 10/11/2018

The Town of Burgaw Town Hall will close Thursday, October 11th at 12 noon due to the arrival of Hurricane Michael. We anticipate resuming normal business hours on Friday, October 12th.

All essential personnel, including Fire and Police, will remain operational and available as needed. 

We encourage all citizens to tie down any loose items in their yards including garbage roll carts.

Please continue to check our website and the "Town of Burgaw-Town Hall" Facebook page for updates.

STATE OF EMERGENCY DECLARED 

10/10/2018

Date 10/09/18

For Immediate Release

Burgaw declares State of Emergency

BURGAW, NC – Mayor Pete Cowan has declared a State of Emergency for the town effective at 12:00 noon on October 9, 2018.

Town Officials issued this declaration ahead of Hurricane Michael in order to effectively protect the lives and property of Burgaw residents. Officials are urging citizens to continue making preparations and monitor Hurricane Michael closely.

The Town is also reminding residents to sign up for our Code Red notification system with the following link, https://public.coderedweb.com/CNE/en-US/BFD4E649A58F

 

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HURRICANE MICHAEL 

Posted by Kim 10/10/2018

Effects of Hurricane Michael should be felt in our area by Thursday afternoon with the potential of tropical storm force winds.  Expected rainfall is 2 to 5 inches with locally higher amounts possible.  

Residents are encouraged to:

- Secure tarps that are on roofs

- Check trees for weak limbs and branches and trip where necessary

- Secure outdoor items that could be blown away (trash cans, recycling bins, lawn furniture, etc)

- Clear any clogged areas, such as drainage ditches and culverts, to minimize potential flooding.

FEMA Disaster Assistance 

Posted by Kim 10/10/2018
Claims from Hurricane Florence can be filed with FEMA at https://www.disasterassistance.gov/ or by calling 1-800-621-3362. Disaster Recovery Centers located within 25 miles of Burgaw: Powell - Melvin Agricultural Center - 450 Smith Circle, Burgaw Wallace Presbyterian Church - 205 W Main St, Wallace Caswell Presbyterian Church - 318 West Church St, Atkinson Independance Mall - 3500 Oleander Dr, Wilmington Disaster Recovery Centers can assist with: Teleregistration, Housing Assistance, Hazard Mitigation, Other Needs Assistance, Web Registration, Small Business Administration Home Loans, Disaster Legal Services, Aging/Senior Services, State/Local Other, Disaster Unemployment Assistance, State Health Services, State Housing Services, Fax, Copy, Phone Use, General Information, Volunteer Organizations, Legal Referrals, American Red Cross, and DMV. Please consult the FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers Webpage for hours of operation at... read more
 
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