As of 2:00 p.m. yesterday (February 16), the 36” water line was repaired and all valves were back open. The plant is running at full capacity to ensure that the water levels are at normal operating levels. The City and its partners will continue to monitor this and will be flushing the system as necessary until it is cleared.
Thank you for your patience and understanding during this repair.
Classes will be held March 9 – April 27 on Thursday nights from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Who Should Attend:
People who are interested in knowing about the Henderson Fire Department, learning about what we do and participate in hands on activities. It is our hope with this academy that upon completion you will have a broad understanding of the Henderson Fire Department and fire service in general. We also intend to instill you with life safety skills such as First Aid, CPR, Fire Extinguisher training and much more.
Please contact us at 252-430-1877 about signing up. You will regret missing this learning experience if you do not attend.
In another step to keep our city clean, garbage placed in roll out containers should be wrapped or contained in bags. This will keep loose trash from flying onto the streets.
This is your city…please help us keep it clean.
Click here to view the Recycling Schedule for 2017: Recycle Schedule
Loose leaf collection has ended. You may continue to bag the leaves or place them in a container.
BAGGED LEAVES – All leaves must be in CLEAR plastic bags and weigh less than 50 lbs. per bag. Bags must be left at the curb. Do not put in street or gutters and ditches
Please make certain that no leaves are left on top of your water meter.
Beginning October 1, 2016, any applications for temporary street closings for special events will require a non-refundable fee of $25.00.
To view the entire manual, please click below:
Please click on the following link to view the properties currently for sale by the City.
Congratulations go to Lt. Chris Ball for being selected as the Optimist Club Officer of the Year for the Henderson Police Department.
Within the last year, Lt. Ball has been responsible for the establishment and coordination of several department events and programs which have been designed to increase interaction between the Police Department, citizens, and citizen groups.
He was an integral part of the implementation of the “Walk the Beat” program in downtown Henderson, as well as the “Wellness Wednesday” programs hosted by the Police Department and the Henderson YMCA.
Lt. Ball works with Sergeant David Pitman each year in setting up and putting on the St. Baldrick’s Day event (raising funds to fight children’s cancer), Night Out Against Crime, COPS on Top (raising funds for Special Olympics), and he coordinated the new “Fish With a Cop” program.
He also volunteers extensively with local groups and is very active in the “KINDLE” program at his church, Clearview Baptist, here in Henderson.
He works with Retired Lieutenant Marshall Perry to maintain the files that demonstrate the agency’s compliance with over 400 standards to maintain Advanced Accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) as well as coordinating the Department’s Training Program.
In addition to these jobs, Lt. Ball also coordinates for the Department’s Hiring and Recruitment Program and is responsible for coordinating the background investigations of all applications for both sworn and non-sworn officers.
Lastly, Lt. Ball is a certified polygrapher and latent print examiner.
The NCDOT has just launched a new pothole web page on its site. It explains what causes potholes, shows the difference between a pothole and other road issues, describes how DOT crews fix potholes, and the steps taken to prevent them from happening in the first place. There is also a link to the “DOT Report” site that launched in January for citizens to report potholes and other maintenance issues on state roads. Citizens can go online or simply call the customer service number at 1-800-368-4968 to report their concern.
Battalion Chief Bartholomew – Medal of Merit
Interim Fire Engineer Mike Pully – Medal of Valor
Firefighter Quentin Brown – Medal of Merit
The City of Henderson and Vance County have various properties for sale throughout the County. To view the entire list, please click here: http://www.vancecounty.org/surplus-properties-land/
In an effort to be environmentally friendly and to save you postage costs, we invite you to visit our eStatement website to register to receive all your utility documents electronically.
Please logon to the City of Henderson’s electronic statement site: http://henderson.estmt.net/
Enter the requested information including the Registration ID to begin receiving your statement electronically. You will find your Registration ID on your statement.
If you have any questions, please contact the City of Henderson at 252-430-5700.
On May 2nd, the Henderson Police Department launched a new initiative called “Walk the Beat”. At designated times throughout the day, members of the Henderson Police Department will be out and about in the downtown area. This is in addition to our normal patrols. Officers will be joining the growing number of downtown walkers, runners, and cyclists in hopes of becoming healthier, and to invigorate the use of our attractive downtown landscape.
If you have any questions regarding the program please feel free to contact Lt. Chris Ball @ (252)431-6069. This will be a 7 day a week event and starting at 6am-9am, 12 noon-2pm, and 5pm-7pm. Come join us!
Effective February 11, 2016, the City will offer new payment options for your utility (water/sewer/sanitation) account via automated credit card payments or electric check.
To pay your Utility Payment online click here: https://client.pointandpay.net/web/CityofHendersonNC
Please click on this link for more details: Point & Pay
Please click on the link below to review the FY15-16 budget as approved by Council on June 22, 2015.
Privilege License Update
S.L. 2014-3/House Bill 1050 states that beginning on July 1, 2015, local governments will no longer have authority to levy the privilege license tax. Any new or existing business will no longer be required to obtain or renew a privilege license. In accordance, renewal notices will not be mailed for current year licenses expiring on June 30, 2015.
What goes into the recycling cart? Please click on the this link – Recycling List – for a quick list of what can be recycled and what should not be recycled.
In May at the 22nd Annual TOP COPS award dinner in Washington, DC, Lt. Alan Hedgepeth, a twenty-six-year veteran of the Henderson Police Department, will receive the prestigious Honorable Mention Award from the National Association of Police Organizations. Along with members of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Lt. Hedgepeth led a lengthy and intense investigative operation that concluded in the summer of 2014 and resulted in the arrest and conviction of nearly forty “MGM” (Money Gang Mob) members and/or associates.
Mayor O’Geary and City Council Members are extremely proud of Lt. Hedgepeth for leading this investigation. His efforts reduced violent crime and made Henderson a safer place in which to live.
For repair of malfunctioning street lights:
1. Call Duke Energy Progress at 1-800-452-2777 or visit duke-energy.com/streetlightrepair.
2. Provide the light’s location and your contact information
3. Specific addresses, landmarks and directions work best.
Effective May 1, 2013: All utility customers will be provided ten (10) calendar days from the date the bill is due until the cut-off list is prepared. Customers who pay after the grace period expires will be subject to service termination and the establishment and/or updating of security deposits as noted in the previous section of this notice prior to reestablishing service.
Please speak with a Customer Service Representative at City Hall if you have questions or call 252-430-5700.