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One-time assistance paid directly to utility vendors   Cabarrus County’s Department of Human Services is currently taking applications for programs that provide financial support for energy and water bill payments.   The Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) and Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) are federally funded and open to all eligible residents. The one-time help provides payment directly to the utility provider.   Official...

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A $5.5 million contract awarded by the N.C. Department of Transportation will bring improvements to more than 20 miles of Cabarrus County roads, including 39 segments of secondary roads.   The contract calls for milling, resurfacing and shoulder reconstruction work to improve rideability and additional structural integrity to the road pavement.   Some roads to be addressed under the contract include:   N.C. 3/Concord Lake Road between Doncastle Court and Roxie Street in Conc...

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Do you have an interest in serving on a City Advisory Board or Commission?   The City of Kannapolis is seeking members to serve on the Planning and Zoning Commission, the Parks and Recreation Commission, Board of Adjustment and the Community Improvement Commission. To serve, you must complete an application and be appointed to the board or commission by the Kannapolis City Council. Most of these boards and commissions participate in the City’s policy decisions by making recommendat...

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The City of Kannapolis will host a virtual fair housing seminar from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 19 for landlord and property managers. The event will be facilitated by Gene Troy, Program Manager for the North Carolina Human Relations Commission.   Topics discussed will include:   Landlord and tenant rights and responsibilities Types of housing discrimination Laws prohibiting housing discrimination Examples of violations and complaints.  ...

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All City of Kannapolis offices will be closed on Friday, December 31, 2021, in observance of the New Year’s holiday. Garbage and recycling collection will operate on a regular schedule. However, there will be no yard waste collection for Friday’s route this week. Yard waste, limb and loose leaf collection will resume on Monday, January 3, on a normal schedule for the rest of the week. To find your schedules for garbage, recycling, loose leaf, and yard waste, visit kannapolisnc....

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The City of Kannapolis is a recipient of community development funding through HUD from the American Rescue Plan. We and the rest of the 3-county consortium are seeking community input on the use of these funds to best serve the needs of our area. Please click on the link to view a video with more information about the program and to take a brief online survey on the use of funds. Please complete the survey by Wednesday, January 5. https://4x5rqlk4kvz.typeform.com/to/O8XxU7NN

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Two members of the Kannapolis Police Department were recently honored with two of the most prestigious awards given by the department.   Investigator David Archie was presented with the Roger Dale Carter Memorial Service Award, given in memory of Kannapolis Police Officer Carter, who died in the line of duty on December 31, 1993.   Administrative Assistant Nicole Hill-Greene was awarded the Norma C. Howard Memorial Service Award. Norma Howard was the first female and full-t...

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All City of Kannapolis offices will be closed from Thursday, December 23 through Monday, December 27, in observance of the Christmas holiday. There will be no delay in garbage and recycling collection service over the holiday. There will be no yard waste, limb or loose-leaf collection Thursday, December 23 - Monday, December 27. We hope you will join us at the Celebration of Lights and Winterland Express located at Village Park, 700 West C Street thru December 30. We have added more lights &n...

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The City of Kannapolis has recently been recognized by a number of national and state organizations for its Downtown Revitalization Project, including the West Avenue Infrastructure & Streetscape and Atrium Health Ballpark.   “It is an honor for the Kannapolis City Council, city staff and our residents to be honored for our vision and hard work to make these projects come to fruition. In six short years we have created strategic plans, conducted thorough research on what was...

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The Kannapolis Parks and Recreation Department has been recognized by the Commission for Accreditation of Parks and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) for excellence in operations and service. They are recognized as being in the Top 1% of all parks and recreation agencies in the United States.   All facilities, programs and events were independently and rigorously evaluated against established benchmarks to ensure the City delivers a high level of quality parks and recreation services. &n...

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