FALL 2011 NEWSLETTER
VILLAGE OF MISENHEIMER
PO Box 100 Misenheimer, NC 28109-0100
P: 704-463-1234 F: 704-463-1107
www.villageofmisenheimer.com
EMERGENCY: 911 POLICE Office: 704-463-3000

SAVE THESE DATES!

• Tuesday, October 25, 2011 Bulk Waste Pickup
• Saturday, October 29, 2011 11AM until 3PM Village Celebration-Pork BBQ Lunch
• Sunday, November 6, 2011 Daylight Savings Time Ends
• Tuesday, November 8, 2011 Election Day-Please VOTE
• Friday, November 11, 2011 Veteran’s Day
• Tuesday, November 15, 2011 Bagged Leaf & Yard Waste Pickup

Waste Pickups:

Bulk Waste Roadside Pickup on Tuesday, October 25, 2011:
Bulk Waste includes large items such as furniture, large auto parts, trees, branches, stumps, and other oversize wastes whose large size precludes or complicates their handling by normal solid waste collection, processing, or disposal methods. Please-NO whole house clean outs.

Bagged Leaf & Yard Waste Roadside Pickup on Tuesday, November 15, 2011:
Yard Waste includes small tree limbs and bagged leaves, NOT to include debris resulting from private landscaping, commercial/professional landscaping or debris caused by storms or other inclement weather.

Stanly County Solid Waste Disposal:
Residents can also utilize the Convenience Centers for waste disposal. Refer to www.co.stanly.nc.us and click on Departments/Convenience Site Information for a list of sites and what items they will accept or not.

Please contact the Village office (704-463-1234) if you are experiencing any garbage (every Tuesday) and/or recycling (every other Thursday) problems with our Waste Management pickups.

Village of Misenheimer Fall Cookout Celebration:

Please join your neighbors on Saturday, October 29, 2011 from 11AM until 3PM for a FREE BBQ Pork lunch with slaw & chips at the Village of Misenheimer Community Building on Lion’s Club Road-Rain or Shine. There will be fun games for all ages. Please bring your favorite dessert to share with your neighbors. We look forward to seeing you there!

Village of Misenheimer Elections Tuesday, November 8, 2011:

Michael Burrage has served on the Village Council since 2008. He is employed with Schult Homes.

Jim Gulledge has served on the Village Council since early 2011. He is employed with Pfeiffer University.

Sidewalks for the Village of Misenheimer Update:

The Village must spend Powell Bill funds before June 30, 2011 or the funds will revert back to the State of NC. Sidewalks are planned to be built from Pfeiffer Place to the Village limits at the Substation on NC Highway 52 South. In addition, the Council is evaluating repairs and improvements to the existing sidewalk from the University to Pfeiffer Place. The Council is coordinating with Richfield to extend the sidewalks through a small portion of unincorporated property between the Village of Misenheimer and Richfield. The eventual goal is to have a sidewalk from the Village to the shopping center located in Richfield at the intersection of NC Highways 52 and 49.

Gladstone Academy Restoration Update:

The property on Wesley Chapel Road has been cleared of debris, graded, and the grounds seeded. The Council is currently researching historical restoration options and grants.

Carolina Thread Trail Grant Award:

The Village of Misenheimer, Richfield, and New London were awarded $20,000.00 toward the corridor design for a portion of the Carolina Thread Trail. The grant must be matched by $10,000.00 which will be shared equally by the three communities. When completed, the Carolina Thread Trail will stretch through 15 counties in NC. The Carolina Thread Trail will provide natural areas and recreational paths for running, hiking, biking, paddling, and walking. A completed portion of the Carolina Thread Trail is currently open in Albemarle. The Council will be soliciting public input and involvement in the next couple of months. To learn more about the Carolina Thread Trail visit www.carolinathreadtrail.org/

Reverse 911 and Blackboard Connect Notification Systems:

During the September tornado warning issued by the National Weather Service, residents’ telephone numbers were called by the Stanly County 911 system to alert them to the adverse weather conditions. The Village of Misenheimer also subscribes to the Blackboard Connect notification system from Stanly County.

October is Fire Safety Month:

Be sure to check or replace your battery in your smoke/carbon monoxide detector.
Be sure to test your smoke/carbon monoxide detector.
Be sure to identify two exits in the event of a fire.
Have a FAMILY EMERGENCY FIRE EXIT PLAN.
GET OUT AND STAY OUT!

For more information related to fire prevention and safety, visit www.homesafetycouncil.org

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