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  • Work session planned following BOCC meeting

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    The Haywood County Board of Commissioners will hold a work session immediately following its regular meeting at 9 a.m. Monday, April 1, 2013 in the Historic Courtroom of the Haywood County Courthouse, located at 215 N. Main Street, Waynesville, NC. The p...
  • June 1 is deadline for elderly, disabled tax relief

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    Qualified elderly or disabled county residents have until Monday, June 1 to apply for tax relief through exclusions allowed through North Carolina general statutes. These include the Elderly and Disabled Exclusion, also known as the Homestead Exclusion; ...
  • Link to March 18 Commissioners meeting

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    Following this link to view a video of the March 18 Board of Commissioners meeting. For questions, contact the Haywood County Public Information Office at 828.452.7305 or send an email to dteague@haywoodnc.net. March 18 BOCC video  ...
  • Recreation Specialist

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    Location: Haywood County Parks and Recreation Department General Description of Position: The purpose of the position is to develop, organize, implement and promote a variety of year-round recreational and athletic programs for County citizens of all a...
  • Animal Services Officer

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    Location:  Haywood County Animal Control Services                245 Hemlock Street                Waynesville, NC  28786   Salary/Grade:   $23,930.81       Pay Grade: 59 Supervisor's Title:  Animal Control Ser...
  • Commissioners vote to implement tree plan

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    The Haywood County Board of Commissioners voted Monday, Feb. 18 to approve a plan to cut several severely diseased trees on the lawn of the Haywood County Courthouse, based on the recommendations of a certified arborist. A report prepared by the arbori...
  • Health Board agenda for Feb. 12

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    The Haywood County Board of Health will meet at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013 in Room 102, the DSS Training Room, in the Haywood County Department of Social Services, Health Department and Building and Environmental Services Facility, located at 157 Para...
  • Commissioners to conduct interviews for Board of E&R; hold budget retreat

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    The Haywood County Board of Commissioners will conduct interviews with applicants for the 2013 Board of Equalization and Review at 4:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 18, 2013 in the conference room adjacent to the Historic Courtroom in the Haywood County Courthouse,...
  • Proposals sought for services to court-involved youth

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    The Haywood County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council is seeking proposals to provide services to Juvenile Court-involved youth in Haywood County. The JCPC anticipates funds from the North Carolina Department of Public Safety (DPS) in the amount of $143,0...
  • Applicants sought for Board of E&R

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    The Haywood County Board of Commissioners is seeking applicants to serve on the 2013 Board of Equalization and Review. The purpose of the Board of E&R is to hear appeals to the value placed on real property for 2013 tax collections. The board will hear a...
  • Notice of public auction of surplus equipment

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    In accordance with N.C.G.S. 160A-265 and N.C.G.S. 160A-270 (b), the Haywood County Board of Commissioners has authorized the Chief Deputy of the Haywood County Sheriff’s Office to dispose of miscellaneous military surplus vehicles and equipment that is ...
  • Commissioners to interview Health Board candidates

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    The Board of Commissioners will conduct interviews with candidates for the Haywood County Tourism Board of Health at 4:15 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, in the Third Floor Conference Room of the Haywood County Courthouse, adjacent to the Historic Courtroo...
  • DENR Public Hearing Notice for Jan. 16

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    Document ID No. 17760 PUBLIC NOTICE North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources Division of Waste Management, Solid Waste Section 1646 Mail Service Center Raleigh, North Carolina 27699-1646 Telephone/Fax: (919) 707-8200...
  • Statement on Proposed Display Policy

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    Public Statement on Proposed Display Policy...
  • Commissioners to interview TDA board candidates

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    The Board of Commissioners will conduct interviews with candidates for the Haywood County Tourism Development Authority Board of Directors at 4:30 p.m., Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, in the Third Floor Conference Room of the Haywood County Courthouse, adjacent ...
  • Holiday schedule for county offices

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     Haywood County government offices, including Tax Collections, will be closed Monday, Dec. 24 through Wednesday, Dec. 26 in observance of Christmas. The only exceptions will be the Solid Waste department, which will be closed only on Christmas Day, and a...
  • Applicants sought for 3 Health Board positions

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    The Board of County Commissioners is seeking applicants for a dentist, an optometrist and a member of the general public to fill three positions on the Haywood County Board of Health. The terms will begin in January 2013. The Board of Health is a policy-...
  • Applicants sought for TDA board, nursing committee

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    The Haywood County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications to fill vacancies on the following board and committee: The Haywood County Tourism Development Authority Board – Applicants are sought to fill four vacancies from the following categ...
  • Commissioners to meet with Health, DSS boards

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    The Haywood County Board of Commissioners will hold a special called meeting with the Boards of Directors for the Haywood County Department of Social Services and the Health Department from 4-8 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 at the Department of Social Serv...
  • Early voting continues through Nov. 3

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    One-stop voting ends Saturday One-stop early voting will for the Nov. 6, 2012 General Election will continue each weekday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at two locations in Haywood County - the Senior Resource Center, located at 81 Elmwood Way in Waynesville...