Town News

LAUNCHING OF OUR NEW RENTAL RESERVATION MODULE 

10/21/2019

New Online Rental Reservation Module

The Parks & Recreation Department is happy to announce the launching of CivicRec, our new online reservation module. Residents who wish to rent facilities in Town will need to visit the site to create an account. Please note that the Parks & Recreation will no longer accept paper applications. No additional fees are associated with this site. Notice will be posted once the module is available.

NEW PLAYGROUND COMING SOON FOR HARRELL PARK 

10/21/2019

New Playground coming soon for Harrell Park

The Parks & Recreation Department is thrilled to announce that we have been approved for a matching grant through Burke and Barrs Recreation. The new equipment will be ordered soon and is set to have a schedule of around 8-10 weeks for installation. At the time of installation, Harrell Memorial Park will be closed to the pubic in order to complete all construction in a timely manner. Residents will be sent proper notification before hand. Below is an image of the proposed play equipment. Special thanks to Town Commissioners and staff for the assistance with this project.

 

 

HELP US RECYCLE RIGHT IN NC! 

09/13/2019

Join us during the Recycle Right NC Campaign hosted by the NC Department of Environmental Quality. During the campaign, the Town of Burgaw will be sharing helpful tips and important information on the right way to recycle. Follow us on Facebook and stop by Town Hall to pick up a free decal and recycling information. Click here for some tips to get started in helping us Recycle Right!

 

ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR TOURISM DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY 

08/20/2019

The Town of Burgaw is accepting applications for the Tourism Development Authority

The Town of Burgaw is currently accepting applications for the Town of Burgaw Tourism Development Authority (TDA). Applicants must be active in the promotion of travel and tourism in the Town of Burgaw.  Application may be downloaded here.

Completed applications must be submitted to the Town Clerk via email or at 109 N Walker Street, Burgaw, NC 28425. These are volunteer positions with no compensation. For more information, please contact Kristin Wells, Town Clerk, kwells@burgawnc.gov.

HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS 

07/11/2019

2019 Hurricane Season is here. We encourage everyone to sign up with the CodeRED Alert System so that you stay informed of weather alerts, as well as important town information such as closings, water interruptions, road closures, etc. The link to our CodeRED Alert System can be found on our homepage.

We encourage you to visit https://www.ready.gov/make-a-plan for information about Hurricane Preparedness.

DON'T POUR GREASE DOWN YOUR DRAINS 

05/21/2019

Help us avoid blockages in our utility system by not pouring grease down your drains.

We encourage you to review our "Best Management Practices for Fats, Oils & Grease" document for tips and information regarding disposal of fats, oils and grease.

 

ROAD CLOSURES DUE TO DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT 

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.

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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