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Posted on: October 20, 2021

Gov. Cooper Signs New Energy Bill Calling for Carbon Reductions

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House Bill 951 — signed into law on Oct. 13 — requires the North Carolina Utilities Commission to take the steps needed to achieve the goal of reducing energy producers’ carbon dioxide emissions by 70 percent by 2030 and to r...

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

Boone, App State Aim for Carbon-Free 2050

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In January, Boone Town Council created a new position to prioritize sustainability. George Santucci, the first occupant of the sustainability and special projects manager role, took immediate action to begin sustainability operations. “We take a...

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

Boone Municipal Operations will Transition to 25% Renewable Energy in 2022 NRLP Green Power Program

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Moving a quarter of the town of Boone’s operations to a carbon neutral energy source, the contract will begin Jan. 1, 2022, and cover all 1,650,000 kilowatt hours (kWh) of energy the town purchases from NRLP. Residents and business owners will h...

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

Boone Floods During Remnants of Tropical Storm Fred, Harms Water Quality

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Although Boone residents are coming to expect flooding during storm events, the physical and environmental damages of the floods are causing continued harm to the town. The town of Boone has a local river gauge dashboard tracking water levels at three dif...

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

New River Conservancy Working on Phase 2 of a River Restoration Project Near Brookshire Park

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Phase 1 involved a partnership between multiple organizations to implement 2,800 linear feet — or a little more than seven-and-a-half football fields — of river restoration. Now, the NRC is partnering with Watauga County, town of Boone...

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

Watauga Riverkeeper Installs Trash Trout in Winkler Creek

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MountainTrue, an environmental organization based in the Southern Blue Ridge, announced June 2 that their Watauga Riverkeeper installed Boone’s first Trash Trout in Winkler Creek along the Greenway in partnership with the Town of Boone. The Trash Trout Jr...

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

Town of Boone’s Sustainability Committee Explores Renewable Energy Options

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NRLP is a nonprofit operating unit of Appalachian State University. The nonprofit has been providing power to Appalachian State University and the larger Boone community since 1915, according to Appalachian State University. The university stated that NRL...

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Posted on: November 18, 2021

Boone Files Conservation Easement for Bolick Property, Town Council Talks Municipal Complex Plans

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The town announced on Feb. 16 that it had officially filed the easement for the property, protecting 30.286 acres of town-owned property along the South Fork of the New River. The easement — filed on Jan. 21 — is in partnership with th...

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

Boone Hires Santucci as New Sustainability and Special Projects Manager

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The Boone Town Council is creating a slate of environmental issues — such as electrifying town vehicles — for the town’s new sustainability and special projects manager. Boone Town Manager John Ward said that George Santucci ...

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

Boone Council clarifies town energy goals: Climate neutral by 2030

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The Boone Town Council voted 4-1 on April 18 to establish clarified energy goals for the town: climate neutrality in municipal operations by 2030, 100 percent clean renewables in municipal operations by 2040 and 100 percent clean renewables for the entire...

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Posted on: November 30, 2021

Santa for Seniors

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Donate gifts to spread holiday cheer to senior citizens in our community who are in hospice care, shut-in or in an assisted living center in Watauga, Avery, Mitchell and Yancey counties. Newly purchased items to include:

  • Activity Books
  • Socks with Grips
  • Slipp...
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Posted on: November 22, 2016

The Town of Boone Joins the Race to Zero Campaign

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The Race to Zero Campaign is a global campaign to rally leadership and support from businesses, cities, regions, investors for a healthy, resilient, zero carbon recovery that prevents future threats, creates decent jobs, and unlocks inclusive, su...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Sign Up for Hyper-Reach

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Subscribe to Hyper-Reach for updates on emergency situations and critical events.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Citizens Service Request

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One of the easiest ways to request a service is by using our Citizens Service Request! Do you need a curbside collection of yard debris? Or has a street sign been knocked down or taken? Take a look at the Citizens Service Request and submit a request, and...

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

Public Works Leaf Pick Up Public Notice

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Town of Boone's Public Works Department's Public Notice Regarding Leaf Pick-Up

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Posted on: November 30, 2021

Traffic Operations Supervisor

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An employee in this class performs difficult skilled work supervising and participating in the installation, repair and maintenance of streetlights, traffic signs, signals and markings; does related work as required.  Work is performed under regu...

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Posted on: November 30, 2021

Traffic Operations Specialist

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An employee in this class performs intermediate skilled work in the installation, repair and maintenance of streetlights, traffic signs, signals and markings; does related work as required.  Work is performed under regular supervision.

Education a...

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Posted on: November 16, 2021

Police Officer (Pool)

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The Town of Boone is currently accepting applications for the Police Officer (Pool).

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Performs intermediate protective service work involving a variety of general or support duty police assignments; does related w...

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Posted on: November 5, 2021

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator (3rd Shift)

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The Town of Boone Public Utilities Department is seeking qualified applicants for the
position of Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator. This employee performs intermediatesemi-skilled work in the operation of a wastewater treatment plant; does related w...

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Posted on: November 10, 2021

Town of Boone Updates Website

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Major updates have been made to the Town of Boone’s website. Found at the same domain, www.townofboone.net, Boone’s website has transitioned to a more modern, more transparent format. Additional ‘global navigation’ ...

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Posted on: December 1, 2021

Notice for December Historic Preservation Commission Meeting

The official notice for the Town of Boone's Historic Preservation Commission meeting for December 7th, 2021 at 6:00pm via WebEx.

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Posted on: November 22, 2021

Solicitation for Town Boards: December

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The Town of Boone is currently soliciting applications from people who would like to serve on the following boards:

Board of Adjustment

One alternate position 

Community Appearance Commission

One regular position; One student position 

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Town of Boone Public Notices
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Notice of Agenda Item Submission Deadline for Regular December Town Council Meetings

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If anyone wishes to have an agenda item considered by the Boone Town Council at one of their upcoming regular meetings, scheduled for Tuesday, December 14, 2021 and Thursday, December 16, 2021, it must be submitted to the Town Clerk by Friday, December 3,...

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Town of Boone Public Notices
Posted on: November 27, 2021

Planning Commission December 27th Cancellation Notice

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The Town of Boone's December 27th Planning Commission Meeting has been cancelled.

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Posted on: November 16, 2021

Board of Adjustment December 2nd Cancellation Notice

The Town of Boone's December 2nd Board of Adjustment meeting has been cancelled.

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Posted on: November 16, 2021

Town of Boone Joint Town Council Planning Commission November 22nd Public Notice

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The Official Town of Boone Joint Town Council/Planning Commission for the November 22nd Meeting at 6pm via Webex.

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Posted on: October 20, 2021

Town of Boone Town Council Annual Meetings Notice

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The public will take notice that the Boone Town Council holds its regularly scheduled meetings at 6:00 p.m. at the Council Chambers, 1500 Blowing Rock Road, Boone, NC, on the following dates: 

THIRD THURSDAY and the IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING TUESDAY O...

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Posted on: October 20, 2021

Americans With Disabilities Act Grievance Procedure and Notice of Non-Discrimination

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The Town of Boone's American's with Disabilities Act Public Notice

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