TRANSITION TO CONSOLIDATED 911
After 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 10, 2015, anyone who needs law enforcement, firefighters or EMS to respond, please call 911. Any calls to the Laurinburg Police Department number 276-3211 and to the Laurinburg Fire Department 276-1811 will be met with a message stating that in the event of an emergency, call 911, and if you need to speak with administrative staff during normal working hours, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., stay on the line.
CITIZEN INPUT SESSION
The annual Citizen Input Session will be held on March 5, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Building located at 303 W. Church St., Laurinburg, NC. Input received from this session will be used by the Mayor and City Council to develop the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Budget which begins July 1, 2015 and ends June 30, 2016.
All citizens are encouraged to attend and provide input on City services and find out how the City develops its revenue sources.
The City of Laurinburg appreciates your participation in the development of City services. For those of you who cannot attend, you may e-mail your thoughts and ideas to City Manager Charles D. Nichols III at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail them to his attention at City of Laurinburg, P.O. Box 249, Laurinburg, NC 28353. Come play a role in the direction of your City Government.
ENERGY SAVING TIPS
Now that it's winter with colder weather, here are some energy saving tips that may help lower your electric bills.
FIRE DEPARTMENT PROVIDES CHILD PASSENGER SAFETY PROGRAM
The Laurinburg Fire Department is committed to reducing the occurrence and severity of childhood injuries and death from motor vehicle related incidents. To address this, the department hosts a Child Passenger Safety Program which provides resources and outreach to parents and caregivers to help educate them on proper transportation and restraints for children, as well as to assist with the task of ensuring child restraints are used and installed properly.
The City of Laurinburg Fire Department offers a, by appointment only, CPS Check, at both of the Laurinburg Fire Stations, located at 501 North Main Street and 1547 Hickory Street. Parents and caregivers are welcome to call or stop by and ask questions and receive technical assistance from our trained technicians.
For more information on the CPS program contact the Laurinburg Fire Department at 910-276-1811 or on the web at www.safekids.org.
FIRE SAFETY TRAINING FOR DAY CARE PROVIDERS
Day care providers may register for quarterly Fire Safety Training from the dates listed below. You may register by email. Please include the names of all staff that are registering, the name of the day care center, and the requested date of training. All training classes will be held at the City of Laurinburg North Fire Station located at 501 North Main Street at 6:30 p.m. Due to limited seating space, you will receive an email confirmation once your registration request has been processed.
TRAINING DATES FOR 2015
May 19 - August 18 - November 17