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Town of Cramerton Public Announcements
Please take notice that the Town of Cramerton Board of Adjustment will hold a public hearing on August 18th, 2020 at 6:00pm in the Town Hall Board Room located at 155 N. Main Street, Cramerton, NC 28032. The purpose of the hearing is to consider a Variance request for Gaston County parcel number 194957 consisting of approximately 0.12 acres located at 295 Twelfth Street. The request is for a variance from the requirements of Section 7.3.3 B. 4. Of the Land Development Code, Front Setbacks for Single Family Dwellings in the R-3 Zoning District, and Section 7.3.3. D. 1. Of the Land Development Code, Rear Setbacks for Single Family Dwellings in the R-3 Zoning District. The applicant is requesting a 12 foot variance from the required 30 foot front setback and a 14 foot variance from the required 25 foot rear setback in order to build a home on the property. Please note that if you attend, the Town will be following the Governor’s executive directives relating to requirements for reducing crowd sizes, social distancing and the wearing of masks. If you have any questions please call 704-824=4337.
Please take notice that the Town of Cramerton Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on August 6th, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. located at the C.B. Huss Recreation Complex, 1 Julian Street, Cramerton NC 28032. The purpose of the hearing is to consider adoption of a Parks and Recreation Master Plan.
You are invited to participate either in person at the date, time, and location stated above, or you may view/listen digitally using the credentials shown below. Please note that if you attend in person, the Town will be following the Governor’s executive directives relating to requirements for reducing crowd sizes, social distancing, and the wearing of masks.
The Town will be accepting Public Comment via email at TownofCramerton@cramerton.org or written comments mailed to 155 N. Main Street, Cramerton, NC 28032. Comments must be received on or before Monday, August 3rd at 1:00 p.m. to be included in the August 6th Commissioner meeting, and Monday, August 17th at 1:00 p.m. to be included in the August 20th Commissioner meeting.
Please call 704-824-4337 with any questions or concerns.
Parks and Recreation Master Plan Public Hearing
Date: August 6th, 2020
Time: 6:00 P.M.
C.B. Huss Recreation Complex
1 Julian Street
Cramerton, NC 28032
Meeting Link And Credentials: www.cramerton.link/overlook_8/6/2020
Password: 796680 Telephone: Dial: US: +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 929 205 6099 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 Webinar ID: 876 9354 0351 Password: 796680
Mailing Address for comments:
Cramerton Town Hall
155 N Main Street
Cramerton, NC 28032
Email Address for comments:
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
Town of Cramerton
Presentation of Town Budget and Ordinance
The proposed Town of Cramerton Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Budget will be submitted to the Cramerton Town Board of Commissioners and a copy will be available for public inspection in the Office of the Town Clerk at Town Hall, 155 North Main Street, Cramerton, NC and on the Town’s website at www.cramerton.org starting Friday, May 29th at 4:30 p.m.
A public hearing is scheduled as part of the Board of Commissioners meeting to be held via Zoom on Thursday, June 11th, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. The public may submit comments electronically for the official budget public hearing meeting record at www.cramerton.org. Any comments received by 6:00 p.m. on June 11th, 2020 will be read into the record of this meeting.
Adoption of the Town of Cramerton Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Budget is scheduled for the Board of Commissioners meeting to be held via Zoom on Thursday, June 25th, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. Between the Thursday, June 11th meeting and Thursday, June 25th the public can submit comments on the Town of Cramerton Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Budget to be read into the record of this meeting.
A link to the Zoom meetings will be included as part of the agenda package for each meeting that will be available on the town’s website, www.cramerton.org prior to each meeting date.
Important Community Updates
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Census Bureau Officials Detail Effort to Hire 500,000 Temporary Workers Across the Country
The U.S. Census Bureau launched a national recruitment effort today to hire approximately 500,000 temporary workers to help conduct the 2020 Census. Nearly 4,000 local recruiting events are scheduled to take place this week in communities across the nation.
“We need people to apply now so they can be considered for part-time census taker positions next spring,” said Timothy Olson, Census Bureau associate director for Field Operations. “Recent high school graduates, veterans, retirees, military spouses, seasonal workers and applicants who are bilingual are highly encouraged to apply. It’s important we hire people in every community in order to have a complete and accurate census.”
During a news conference at its National Processing Center Paper Data Capture Center – West in Phoenix, the Census Bureau provided an update on the status of 2020 Census operations and job opportunities available in Arizona and across the country. Census Bureau officials were joined by national and regional partners, including AARP, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Arizona’s Complete Count Committee and Arizona’s Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
“Boys & Girls Clubs of America is proud to be a national partner of the 2020 Census. As a trusted voice in communities around the country, Boys & Girls Clubs can help reach hard-to-count communities, ensuring an accurate census and snapshot of our population.” said Julie Teer, chief development and public affairs officer, Boys & Girls Clubs of America.
Following the news conference, partner organizations and members of the media received a tour of the processing center. During the tour, Census Bureau officials explained how census forms are processed and demonstrated the technologies that are making the 2020 Census more accurate and efficient.
“Arizona has seen major growth over the last 10 years and we’re on track for more,” said Debbie Johnson, executive director of the Arizona Office of Tourism and chair of Arizona’s Complete Count Committee. “We’re proud to collaborate with our federal and local partners for a complete count in the 2020 Census to ensure that we preserve the outstanding quality of life in our state through equitable distribution of funds and services for Arizonans.”
Census takers will be hired to work in their communities and go door to door to collect responses from those who do not respond to the 2020 Census online, by phone or by mail. In certain remote areas like northern Maine and Alaska, census takers are the only way people can respond to the 2020 Census.
These positions offer competitive pay, flexible hours, paid training and weekly paychecks.
Pay rates vary depending on where the job is located, from $13.50 to $30.00 per hour. To determine the estimated pay rate in an individual area, visit <https://2020census.gov/en/jobs/pay-andlocations.html>.
The selection process for census taker positions begins in January 2020, with paid training occurring in March and April. Actual enumeration of non-responding households throughout the nation begins in May through early July. Check out the 2020 Census website for listings of available census taker and other jobs.
“AARP knows that historically 50% of census takers are over the age of 50 and many are retirees,” said Dana Marie Kennedy, state director, AARP Arizona. “These folks tend to be reliable, dependable and they know their communities best. They bring with them years of experience and get the job done.”
The 2020 Census officially starts counting people in January 2020 in remote Toksook Bay, Alaska. Most households in the nation will receive invitations in the mail to respond (online, by phone or by mail) in March 2020. The Census Bureau will begin advertising nationwide in January 2020 to increase awareness about the importance and benefits of participating in the 2020 Census.
The U.S. Constitution mandates that a census of the population be conducted once every 10 years. Census data are used to determine congressional representation in the states and how billions of dollars in federal funds are distributed to states and local communities every year for critical public services and infrastructure, including health clinics, schools, roads and emergency services.
For more information on the 2020 Census, visit 2020census.gov.