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Executive Order 124 issued March 31, 2020

To view the official order, please click on the link provided: N.C. Executive Order 124  issued March 31 2020

 

This order prohibits the disconnection or cut off of utility services, such as electric, gas, water and trash service for customers during the pandemic, and also provides guidance for evictions and foreclosures, as well as encourages other essential businesses to be flexible with their customers during this time of hardship.

 

If you need to speak to a customer service representative regarding your Town of Spring Lake water utility service, please reach out to them at 910-703-8912. They are available from 7:30 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. Monday- Thursday, and from 7:30 a.m. – 12 NOON on Fridays.

 

 

Possible Quorum

On Monday, March 30th, 2020, the Town of Spring Lake officials, as well as our Board of Aldermen, will be meeting to address what the Town of Spring Lake’s strategy will involve so we can continue to abide by and follow the Stay at Home Executive Order 121 that was issued by the Governor of North Carolina this afternoon.

The Town of Spring Lake will always operate in the best interest of it’s residents, students, visitors and employees.

It is during these times that we must lean on each other and try to abide by all the guidelines set forth for us in an effort to try and keep our community safe.

The attached is the official notice of a possible quorum: Notice Possible Quorum at public safety staff meeting March 30, 2020

Spring Fling CANCELLED

It is with great sadness that we announce the cancellation of our annual Spring Fling event that was scheduled for April 11th, 2020.

Our decision is based on the restrictions set forth in Executive Order 120, issued on March 23, 2020, by our Governor Roy Cooper that bans all mass gatherings of 50 or more people in a single space, whether it be indoors or outdoors, to ensure the safety of residents in our state.

We will continue to make every effort to abide by and follow the guidelines and rules set forth for us as a community, and to do our part and be proactive as we work to help stop the possible spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Thank you for your support and understanding.

We’re in this together

The last few days and weeks have taken a toll on a lot of us.

Mostly it’s the fear of the unknown, but it’s also the fear of what we do know.

There has never been a more important time for us to stand together as a town, as a community, as friends, and as neighbors.

For the majority of us, this is uncharted territory. Something new. Something we haven’t had to endure before.

It seems like every day there is uncertainty, but we need to remember that there is just as much hope.

The Town of Spring Lake would like for everyone to know that we are here, and we are all in this together.

If anyone needs anything, or even if it is just a question, please do not hesitate to contact our Town Manager, Mr. Daniel Gerald, at 910-436-0241, or our Mayor, Larry G. Dobbins.

All Town of Spring Lake Public Recreational Areas CLOSED

Effective immediately, and to ensure the safety of all visitors, all Town of Spring Lake recreational areas, public parks, sporting fields, and athletic courts will be closed until further notice.

In an effort to be proactive, these steps have become necessary to ensure the safety of our community and our residents.

We thank you for your understanding and your cooperation.

If you would like more information regarding the COVID 19 outbreak, please see Governor Cooper’s latest executive order:

Updated Closure and Restrictions from NC Governor Cooper

What to do if you feel sick

PLEASE be mindful of what you flush

An important message for our Spring Lake residents from our Water Operations Department:

“The Town of Spring Lake Water Operations is requesting that those who are currently sheltering at home due to the COVID-19 Virus DO NOT flush any products, other than toilet paper, down your toilet.

This includes baby wipes, diapers, feminine hygiene products, disinfectant wipes, paper towels or ANYTHING that isn’t actual toilet paper.

All other items must go directly into the trash. These are not meant to be flushed, as they do not break down in water quick enough to go through the pipes, hence causing clogs and possibly even more damage.

When these items are flushed, they WILL clog sewer pipes and pump stations, increase utility maintenance, create multiple environmental concerns, and cause extra work throughout the wastewater system.

Sanitary sewer systems are designed to accommodate toilet paper, which is made to disintegrate quickly in water. Nothing else.

It is proven that wipes, diapers and other materials will clog pipes, and this will lead to sewer backups into our homes and will from clogs down the line, impacting others.”

Thank you in advance.

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BOARD MEETING CANCELLATION

The Town of Spring Lake Board of Aldermen regular meeting for Monday March 23rd, 2020 has been cancelled.

Town of Spring Lake Board of Aldermen Public Notice Regular Meeting Cancelled 

Notice is hereby given of a Special Meeting of the Town of Spring Lake Board of Aldermen on March 23rd, 2020:

Town of Spring Lake Board of Aldermen Special Meeting Notice

Cumberland County students meal pick up sites and curriculum

 

The Cumberland County school system is doing curb-side meal pick ups for all students during the recent shutdown, as well as using school buses to deliver meals in certain areas.

For an updated list of the locations, please click on the attached link:

http://cumberlandathome.ccs.k12.nc.us/curbside-pick-up-mea…/

Parents may also pick up the pen and pencil curriculum that the students from Pre-K through the 8th grade will be following, at these same locations, or by visiting their website at:

www.cumberlandathome.ccs.k12.nc.us

Cumberland County website for COVID-19 information

Please visit the following link for the documents issued by Cumberland County on the Coronavirus :

https://www.co.cumberland.nc.us/docs/default-source/public-information-documents/mitigation.pdf?sfvrsn=56cf7bd7_0

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The Town of Spring Lake • PO Box 617 • 300 Ruth Street • Spring Lake, NC 28390 Town Hall: (910) 436 – 0241 • Water Department: (910) 703 – 8912

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