What's New in Craven County....

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08/19/16 The Finance Department has updated the Budget Ordinance Amendments to the 2016-2017 Budget.
08/12/16 The Agenda for the Board of Commissioners Meeting on Monday, August 15, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. has been posted.
08/11/16 Property Sales Information has been updated.
08/02/16 Summer Sweep 2016 provides the opportunity to help clean up Craven County's roadsides, streams, parks and other sites in need. This county wide effort is this Saturday, August 6th, beginning at 9am,. Meet at Lawson Creek Park or make other arrangements by calling 252-633-1477. Help Keep our County Clean! Sponsored by Craven County Clean Sweep.
08/02/16 The Board of Commissioner's Meeting Minutes page has been updated.
08/01/16 North Carolina Emergency Management has released new preliminary flood maps for Craven County.  Click here for more info.....
08/01/16 The Craven County Solid Waste and Recycling Department Mobile Electronics Recycling Unit is setup at the Havelock Convenience Site, located at 3555 NC Hwy 101, Havelock 28532. Click here for the 2016 schedule and info.
07/29/16 The Agenda for the Board of Commissioners Meeting on Monday, August 1, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. has been posted.
07/13/16 The Finance Department has posted the 2018-2022 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP).
07/07/16 Environmental Health has added information concerning the Zika virus to the Vector Management page.
07/06/16 The Craven County Solid Waste and Recycling Department Mobile Electronics Recycling Unit is setup at the Vanceboro Convenience Site, located at 232 Bailey Lane, Vanceboro 28586. Click here for the 2016 schedule and info.
06/30/16 The Tax Department has posted the 2016 Craven County and Municipal Tax Rates.
06/23/16 The Human Resources Department has updated the Pay and Classification Plan for FY2016-2017.
06/21/16 The NBAMPO has posted a page dedicated to providing current information on existing and proposed projects within the New Bern Area MPO. Click here for the Projects page which does contain links to other information.
06/20/16 The Craven County 2016 - 2017 Budget Ordinance has been posted to the Finance Department page.
06/13/16 The Board of Commissioner's Meeting Minutes page has been updated.
06/09/16 The NBAMPO is holding a public meeting to obtain public comments on the Preliminary Local Input Point Assignment for candidate projects to be considered for inclusion in the FY 2018-2027 Transportation Improvement Program. Click here for the Information Flyer which does contain links to other information.
06/09/16 The Finance Department has posted the May 2016 Monthly Financial Summary Report.
06/06/16 The Craven County Planning & Inspections Department has posted the new Subdivision Ordinance adopted 05/16/2016 on its Ordinances and Plans page.
06/02/16 The Craven County Solid Waste and Recycling Department Mobile Electronics Recycling Unit is setup at the Bridgeton Convenience Site, located at 181 Hwy 55 East New Bern. Click here for the 2016 schedule and info.
05/30/16 A new Public Hearing Announcement has been posted.
05/17/16 The Craven County Register of Deeds Office now has index information and certain imaged documents recorded 1737 to present available for on-line searching and printing. Click here for the eSearch Instructions for Land Records 1737 - 1983.
05/16/16 The County Manager Recommended Budget for FY 2016-2017 has been posted to the Craven County Finance page. Click here to view the full recommended budget document.
05/04/16 The Bid Opportunities Page has been updated to contain a Request for Bids for Additions & Renovations at the Craven County Animal Shelter. Click here for the Bid Advertisement. Interested parties until 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 to submit a bid. Mandatory pre-bid conference on site Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.
05/03/16 The Craven Community College presentation and 2016-2017 budget request made to the Craven County Board of Commissioners has been posted on the Craven County Finance Page.
05/03/16 The Craven County Board of Education presentation and 2016-2017 budget request made to the Craven County Board of Commissioners has been posted on the Craven County Finance Page.
04/27/16 The Volunteer Boards Application has been updated on the Volunteer Boards page.
04/19/16 The Craven County Bid Opportunities Page has been updated with an RFP for Removal of Stream Debris in Little Swift Creek, Swift Creek and Harlowe Canal. Interested parties have until Friday, May 13, 2016 at 5:00 pm to submit a bid.
04/05/16 The Craven County Planning & Inspections Department has posted a Draft Subdivision Ordinance on its Ordinances and Plans page.
03/28/16 The Craven County Cost of Community Services Study delivered to the Board of Commissioners is now available in its entirety.
03/11/16 Craven County Water Department has published the 2015 Water Quality Report.
03/10/16 Craven County Health Department makes available its 2015 State of the County Health Report.
03/08/16 The Board of Commissioners page has been updated.
03/04/16 The Craven County Planning Board will hold a special meeting at the Planning & Inspections Department Conference Room on Wednesday, March 9 ,2016 at 5:30 p.m. This meeting is open to the public and the public is invited. The purpose of the meeting is to consider proposed amendments. Click here for the Notice of Special Meeting.
03/01/16 The Craven County Solid Waste and Recycling Department Mobile Electronics Recycling Unit is setup at the Sanders Lane Convenience Site, located at 135 Sanders Lane, New Bern. Click here for the 2016 schedule and info.
02/25/16 The Health Department has posted the 2016 Approved Abbreviations Manual.
02/19/16 The Bid Opportunities Page has been updated with Addendum #1 to the RFP for hauling of Solid Waste and Recycling Materials from Convenience Centers. The deadline for submittals is still Friday, March 4, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.
02/18/16 The Tax Department has posted the 2016 Revaluation Notice.
02/09/16 The New Bern Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (NBAMPO) is holding its last public involvement meeting for review and comment on the final draft of the 2040 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP). This opportunity will be at the Craven County Public Library Auditorium on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016 from 3 - 7pm. The meeting is open to the public and input from the public is welcome.
02/03/16 Refugee Resettlement Resolution adopted by the Craven County Board of Commissioners on February 1, 2016.
02/03/16 Little Sweep Cleanup event scheduled for Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 9:00a.m., meet at Lawson Creek Park, click here for the information flyer.
02/02/16 The Bid Opportunities Page has been updated to contain a Request for Bids for the Hauling of Solid Waste and Recycling Materials from convenience centers in Craven County. Interested parties have until 10:00 a.m. on Friday, March 4, 2016 to submit a bid. Mandatory pre-proposal conference on Friday, February 12, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.
01/27/16 The Craven County Board of Elections makes available its Voting Guide 2016, a flyer containing dates, locations and facts regarding voting in the upcoming March 2016 primary.
01/21/16 Addendum #1 for the Craven County Recreation & Parks Creekside Park Playground RFP has been added to the Bid Opportunities page.
01/14/16 The Volunteer Boards and Committees page has been updated with information on the Vacancies To Be Filled in 2016. Citizens interested in serving on Volunteer Boards may find specific information and any special requirements regarding a Volunteer Board on this page. The Volunteer Board Application can also be found on this page.
01/08/16 The Bid Opportunities Page has been updated to contain a request for bids for Craven County Creekside Park Playground and associated Detailed Drawings. Interested parties have until Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 2:00pm to submit a sealed quote. Click here for the Notice of Advertisement.
01/07/16 The Tax Department has posted the Builder Property Tax Exemption Application (NCDOR AV-65).
12/31/15 The Craven County Solid Waste and Recycling Department Mobile Electronics Recycling Unit has begun its 2016 schedule and is setup at the Vanceboro Convenience Site, located at 232 Bailey Lane, Vanceboro NC. Click here for the 2016 schedule and info.
12/28/15 The Finance Department has posted the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for FY14-15.
12/15/15 Environmental Health has posted the 2014-15 Environmental Health Annual Report.
12/15/15 The Planning and Inspections Department has posted the 2016 Plan Review Schedule.
12/10/15 The Tax Department has posted the 2016 Personal Property Tax Listing Form and the 2016 Business Personal Property Tax Listing Form.
12/10/15 The Health Department has posted the 2014 Craven County Community Health Assessment.
12/10/15 The Craven County Solid Waste and Recycling Department has published its 2015 Christmas Holiday Pickup & Convenience Center Schedule.
12/01/15 The Public Hearing Announcements page has been updated with a notice of public hearing to be held on December 7, 2015 at the 7:00 p.m. meeting of the Craven County Board of Commissioners regarding the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant. Public comment will be received.
11/19/15 The Board of Elections has updated the Elected Officials Listing.
11/10/15 The Sheriff's Office has updated the information on their Online Gun Permit Program page.
11/05/15 The Planning Department has posted a draft of the Pamlico Sound Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan.
11/03/15 The Low Income Energy Assistance Program or LIEAP begins December 1, 2015. Applications will be accepted for households that have a member age 60 and above or disabled person(s) receiving services through the Division of Aging and Adult Services. See the Social Services web page for more information.
10/26/15 The NBAMPO will have an Open House Forum on Wednesday, Nov. 4th from 3 - 7 p.m. at 303 First Street, City of New Bern Development Services Conference Room, to showcase projects compiled from citizen input and suggestions. Citizens are encouraged to stop in and talk with staff, more info at: http://www.nbampo.org/news/join-us-on-wednesday-november-4th
10/21/15 The Bid Opportunities Page has been updated with an addendum to the Request for Quotes for Boring, Conduit-Handhole Installation and Pulling Fiber. Tier ratings and sizes of handholes have been changed, use the new specifications contained on the addendum.
10/20/15 The Bid Opportunities Page has been updated with a Request for Bids for Renovation & Adaptive Reuse: Adult Primary Care Clinic at the Craven County Health Department. Interested parties have until Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. to submit a bid. Bidders may review and download the bid specifications but must request the bid forms from the architect of the project, instructions are contained in the bid specifications.
10/19/15 The Tax Department has posted the 2016 Schedules of Values, Standards and Rules (27MB, 424 pages)
10/12/15 The Bid Opportunities Page has been updated with a Request for Quotes for Boring, Conduit-Handhole Installation and Pulling Fiber. Interested parties have until Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. to submit a quote.
10/12/15 The Transportation Department has posted the FY 2017 5311 Community Transportation Program Grant Application Package.
10/09/15 The Public Hearings & Announcement page has been updated with 2(two) notice of public hearings to be held Monday, October 19, 2015 at the 8:30 a.m. Craven County Board of Commissioners meeting regarding the Sale of Real Property for Economic Development purposes and the Proposed FY2017 Community Transportation Program Application. These public hearings are open for comment.
10/01/15 Craven County Register of Deeds Sherri B. Richard received the 2015 Shining Star Award at the September 2015 NC Registers of Deeds Conference.
09/29/15 U.S. 70 Improvements James City announces several Corridor-Wide Public Informational Meetings to be held in October 2015. Click here for the informational flyer with dates and locations.
09/23/15 The MCAS Cherry Point JLUS (Joint Land Use Study) presentation to the Craven County Board of County Commissioners is available for viewing, click here for the presentation. Get additional information from the Cherry Point JLUS website at www.cherrypointregionaljlus.com.
09/15/15 The PowerPoint presentation to be used at the Craven County 2016 Revaluation Informational Meetings is now available in either PowerPoint or Adobe PDF format.
09/14/15 The North Carolina Department of Transportation is inviting residents and business owners in the James City area to participate in a series of focus groups related to US 70 improvements in this area. Click here for a flyer with more information and dates/locations of meetings.
Individuals who would like to provide input but are unable to attend may do so at the following link: http://www.ncdot.gov/projects/US70_JamesCity/
09/03/15 The Department of Social Services and the Emergency Services Department have posted a Special Needs Registry Form on their respective pages.
09/01/15 The Craven County Solid Waste and Recycling Department Mobile Electronics Recycling Unit begins collection of electronic devices today at the Sanders Lane Convenience Center, 135 Sanders Lane, New Bern NC. The collection unit will be here the month of September. Click here for more info and the schedule.
08/31/15 The Craven County Board of Commissioners invites the public to attend Public Information Meetings related to the 2016 Property Revaluation process. Click here for the schedule of dates, locations and times of these informational meetings.
08/26/15 The Craven County Tax Appraisal Office has posted an informational flyer regarding the 2016 Revaluation of Real Properties.
07/15/15 The Bid Opportunities Page has been updated with a Request for Proposal for Fiber Boring. Interested parties have until July 22, 2015 to submit a quote.
07/07/15 The Transportation Department has posted the Transit Development Plan, and how the public may make comments to plan. Public information meetings have been scheduled during the month of July at various county locations and times to share information regarding the Transit Development Plan and proposed fare increase.
06/29/15 Solid Waste and Recycling has updated its page with information regarding a new rotating electronics drop-off program and published a more current list of Retail Sticker Outlets.
06/25/15 The Media Release Page and the Sheriff's Page have been updated with information about an unused pill drop box Installed in Craven County Sheriff’s Department for citizens to drop off unused, expired or unneeded medications in an environmentally safe disposal manner.
06/23/15 The Bid Opportunities Page has been updated with a Request for Proposal for Stream Debris Removal for Core Creek and Flat Swamp. Interested parties have until Friday, July 10, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. to submit a proposal.
06/15/15 The Craven County 2015 - 2016 Budget Ordinance has been posted to the Finance Department page.
06/05/15 The Craven County Bid Opportunities page has been updated to contain the Notice to Bidders and the Specifications and Architectural Drawings for the Craven County Animal Shelter Addition and Renovation. Deadline is 2 pm Tuesday, June 30, 2015.
05/27/15 The 2014 Drinking Water Consumer Confidence Report has been posted to the Water Department page.
05/21/15 Solid Waste and Recycling has posted an updated Retail Sticker Outlets List, and reminds everyone No Change in the garbage or recycling pickups for Memorial Day, Monday, May 25 2015, collections will be on regular schedule.
05/12/15 The Craven County Board of Elections announces a presentation to be given by the State Board of Elections on Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 6:30pm regarding Voter ID. The presentation is to be held at Craven Community College and is open to the public, seating is limited.
05/06/15 The Craven-Pamlico Animal Services Center receives recognition for its innovative use of a rain water collection system from the Craven County Water Conservation Committee. Craven-Pamlico Animal Services Center is a Division of the Craven County Health Department.
05/04/15 A Questions and Answers Document has been added to the Bid Opportunities Page related to the Request for Qualifications - For Disaster Debris Monitoring Services.
04/22/15 View the April 2015 County Video Update from the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC). This is viewed via the Craven County YouTube Channel.
04/17/15 The Bid Opportunities Page has been updated with a Request for Proposal for Disaster Debris Removal and Clearance Services. Interested parties have until May 15, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. to submit a proposal.
04/17/15 The Bid Opportunities Page has been updated with a Request for Qualifications for Disaster Debris Monitoring Services. Interested parties have until May 15, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. to submit a proposal.
04/08/15 The Craven County Bid Opportunities page has been updated to contain an Addendum-titled Addendum#3 to the Specifications and Architectural Drawings for the Animal Shelter Addition & Renovation.
04/07/15 Planning and Inspections has posted proposed amendments to three (3) ordinances that can be found on the Ordinances page, under Proposed Ordinances.
04/07/15 The Craven County Bid Opportunities page has been updated to contain an Addendum-titled Addendum#2 - to the Specifications and Architectural Drawings for the Animal Shelter Addition & Renovation.
04/06/15 The County Roads & Street Names Downloads page has been updated.
04/06/15 The Craven County Bid Opportunities page has been updated to contain an Addendum-titled Addendum#1 - to the Specifications and Architectural Drawings for the Animal Shelter Addition & Renovation.
04/01/15 The Public Hearing Announcement page has been updated with a Notice of Public Hearing set for Monday, April 6, 2015 at the 7:00 p.m. Craven County Board of Commissioners Meeting. The meeting is open to the public.
03/18/15 The Craven County Bid Opportunities page has been updated to contain the Notice to Bidders and the Specifications and Architectural Drawings for the Animal Shelter Addition & Renovation. Deadline is 2 pm Thursday, April 9, 2015.
03/10/15 CNET posts results since beginning operations, click here for the Press Release
02/16/15 The Road & Street Names Downloads page has been updated.
02/03/15 The Tax Appraisal Office has begun posting information and forms regarding the 2016 Tax Revaluation on its webpage. This page will change frequently as additional information is made available from the Tax Appraisal Office.
07/23/14 The Craven County Commissioners' Districts Maps have been updated.
06/17/14 Craven County Economic Development launches CravenBusiness.com designed to attract business, click here for the full Press Release


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