Town News

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
 

TOWN WIDE CURFEW RESCINDED 

09/26/2018

The town wide curfew that was imposed due to Hurricane Florence has been lifted as of September 26, 2018 at 11:00 AM.

 

 

 

ROAD CLOSURES 

09/17/2018

FOR UPDATED INFORMATION REGARDING ROAD CLOSURES AROUND THE AREA, PLEASE VISIT THE NC DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION WEBSITE HERE

HURRICANE UPDATE 

09/14/2018

HURRICANE UPDATE 09/14/2018 11:30 AM

AFTER PRELIMINARY DAMAGE ASSESSMENT THROUGHOUT TOWN, THERE ARE SEVERAL TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN. PLEASE STAY AWAY FROM DOWNED POWER LINES AND CALL 911 TO REPORT ANY DOWN IN YOUR AREA.

WE ASK RESIDENTS TO REMAIN INDOORS UNTIL THE STORM PASSES. HURRICANE FORCE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL HOURS.

 

MANDATORY EVACUATION FOR PENDER COUNTY 

09/12/2018

PENDER COUNTY HAS ISSUED A MANDATORY EVACUATION FOR ALL RESIDENTS AND VISITORS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2018 WITH THE THREAT OF HURRICANE FLORENCE.

CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE TOWN OF BURGAW WEBSITE AND FACEBOOK PAGE AS UPDATED INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE.

 

NOTICE TO ALL RESIDENTS REGARDING DEBRIS/BULKY ITEMS PICKUP 

08/17/2018
Please be advised of these requirements prior to placing vegetative debris or bulky items at the street for pickup: The Town does not pick up vegetative debris generated by contractors for non-residential and multi-family development customers. Do not mix vegetative debris with other materials. Do not place vegetative debris in the street. All debris must be a minimum of two feet from the edge of pavement. Do not place vegetative debris in front of a fire hydrant. Do not place vegetative debris within twenty feet of an intersection or in a manner that will impair the ability of the traveling public to see oncoming traffic. Residents should place all debris on their property. Please do not place vegetative debris on town parks, the railroad right of way, or undeveloped/unoccupied property. *In regards to bulky items the Town will collect large items (residential only) such as furniture, mattresses and appliances on the same day as yard waste. Bulky item collection is... read more
 

YOU CAN NOW MONITOR YOUR WATER USAGE ONLINE 

08/17/2018
As part of the recent meter conversion project, the Town now has the capability to monitor water usage for all of our customers, as well as giving access to our customers to monitor their own usage on a daily basis. EyeOnWater is a customer portal website that allows our customers to create a login ID so they can see their water usage on their meter and account with the Town of Burgaw. To monitor your daily water usage, please visit EyeOnWater. To create your login, all you need is your zip code and Account ID. To view the Manager's message regarding EyeOnWater and for full instructions on setting up an account, please click here. If you have any questions regarding EyeOnWater, or any concerns or questions regarding your water usage, please contact us at 910-663-3445. read more
 

MOSQUITO SPRAYING 

03/13/2018

Public Works would like to put out a reminder that mosquito spraying season is coming up! Once the weather is consistently warmer we will begin our usual spraying.

If you have bees or other sensitive wildlife that can be affected by the chemicals used in the spraying, please e-mail your name, address, and phone number to Christina Abbood at cabbood@townofburgaw.com so we can have a copy of the digital record. We want to make sure all our wonderful beekeepers around town are kept safe while keeping the mosquitos in check.  Thank you!

BURGAW WATER QUALITY REPORT (CCR) 

ANNUAL REPORT AVAILABLE
06/23/2017

Please click on link below for the 2016 Annual Water Quality Report.

 

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CODE RED EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION SYSTEM IS NOW ACTIVE 

05/30/2014
EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION SYSTEM IS NOW ACTIVE The Town of Burgaw has implemented an emergency notification system through ECN/CodeRED. This system allows Town staff to notify residents of emergency situations all at once at no cost to residents. Emergency situations would consist of boil water notices, emergency shut-off of water to a particular area, etc. Town staff will be able to notify residents of non-emergency situations like a change in the trash pickup schedule, etc. Residents will be contacted based on the phone number associated with your utility account. If this number is incorrect, please visit the link below to update this information or contact the Customer Service Representative at 910-259-2151. By accessing the link below, residents will also be able to make changes to what type of notifications you receive. You may opt out of receiving non-emergency notifications but not emergency notifications. If you have any questions about this service, please contact the... read more
 

WORKING SMOKE DETECTORS SAVE LIVES 

03/28/2014

Burgaw Fire Department offers free smoke detectors to those who need one.

Burgaw Fire Department also offers free address numbers and reflective green signs for a nominal fee of $10.00. Please call 910-259-7494 for further information. 

 

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