Where is Greensboro’s stimulus money? How will it impact residents? What individual and small business assistance is included? What funds are designated for “shovel ready” projects in our state? How does it translate into job creation and job training? These questions will be answered on Thursday, March 19, at 7 pm at the Greensboro Central Library, 219 N. Church St.
As clarification, Bob Morgan, Deputy Manager for the City, will oversee the activities of the city operations until Greensboro City Council appoints an Acting City Manager. Council is expected to meet on Friday to discuss this item. An update will be sent once an Acting City Manager is appointed.
Greensboro City Council and City staff want to know what matters most to you! You are invited to attend one of a series of community conversations on the City of Greensboro’s budget. This is your opportunity to share your opinions on the relative value of City services with Council.
U.S. Figure Skating announced today that Greensboro will be the host city for the 2011 U.S. Figure Skating Championships.
Residents are invited to share their thoughts on state legislative issues when the City of Greensboro hosts the Guilford County Legislative Delegation’s “Take it to Raleigh” public forum. The forum will be held Thursday, February 26, at 6 pm in Greensboro City Council Chambers, 300 W. Washington St.
Nineteen local high schools and the more than 250 student commissioners that make up the Student Human Relations Commission will hold a summit on Tuesday, February 10, from 9 am to 5 pm to heighten their awareness and sensitivity to diversity and human relations. The summit will be held at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 1301 Alamance Church Rd.
Greensboro City Council and City staff invite you to attend one of a series of community conversations on the City of Greensboro’s budget. A meeting will be held in each Council district to provide an opportunity for residents to offer their ideas on the relative value of City services. During these difficult economic times, Council would like the input of their constituents to help set priorities for the coming year.
Mayor Yvonne Johnson has proclaimed March 20 as Arbor Day in Greensboro. Each spring, the City participates in Arbor Day, which was created in 1872 as a way to encourage tree planting and care, but Johnson’s declaration sets an official day for the whole city to observe it together.
Greensboro neighborhoods are invited to apply for the 2009 NeighborWoods Grant Program now through the end of May. The program, which began in 2004, provides trees to Greensboro neighborhoods to help replace those that have been damaged or lost through development, storms or illness.
Jim Westmoreland, the City of Greensboro’s Assistant City Manager for Economic Development, has accepted the role of Deputy Secretary for Transit with the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT). His last day with the City will be February 27.
Beginning Monday, February 16, the City of Greensboro will begin providing trash and recycling collection service to the Central Business District seven days per week. Currently, service is provided six days per week in the morning and at noon. The new collection schedule provides service in the morning and in the evening.
The City of Greensboro is streamlining its approach to eliminating graffiti in an effort to remove it quickly and wants you to help. Don't worry, the City's not asking you to pull out your gloves and paint remover. It's asking you to help by making a simple phone call.
The City of Greensboro has reached a contract agreement with Pepco Energy Services of Arlington, Virginia, on a $6.1 million energy efficiency project. Under terms of the contract, energy usage will be reduced by 28 percent with energy conservation measures to be installed in 46 City-owned buildings. Potential energy savings is estimated to be more than $6.5 million over the next 13 years. Money saved on energy costs will actually pay for the new equipment and installation.
At the request of Council Member Zack Matheny and with the approval of Mayor Yvonne Johnson, a special meeting will be held to consider a resolution in support of Lindbrook Development Services request for an economic development incentive grant and property conveyance on S. Elm Street in downtown Greensboro.
The College Hill Neighborhood Summit, hosted by the City of Greensboro and the College Hill Neighborhood Association, will take place on Tuesday, January 27, from 6:30-8:30 pm at the Church of the Covenant, 501 S. Mendenhall St.
On Friday, January 16, Greensboro City Council members Mike Barber and Trudy Wade held a press conference to roll out their top priorities for 2009. Council member Zack Matheny was also in attendance and responded to questions at the end of the session.
The legendary rockers Fleetwood Mac will perform at the Greensboro Coliseum at 8 pm on Sunday, April 26. The show is one of 29 added to the band's upcoming Greatest Hits "Unleashed" Tour in April and May. The new tour dates come on the heels of the first leg of dates announced in December which have nearly sold out.
In anticipation of a high volume of traffic surrounding the Coliseum, the Greensboro Department of Transportation (GDOT) and Greensboro Police Department (GPD) will be instituting the reversible lane traffic system on High Point Road on Saturday, January 17.
You are invited to watch the Presidential Inauguration on the big screen at Central Library on January 20 at 11 am.
The News & Record ran a story today regarding the Greensboro Police Department’s sending 50 officers to serve in Washington, DC from January 18-21 to assist with security at the Presidential Inaugural. All costs expended by the GPD will be reimbursed.