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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: December 21, 2021

Boone, NC Passes Historic Resolution: Ditch Fossil Fuels, Go 100% Clean Energy

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With an incoming presidential administration seemingly hostile towards action on climate change, local solutions are now more important than ever. With or without Donald Trump's help, the North Carolina municipality of Boone is calling on the who...

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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 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

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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: December 6, 2021

Historic Preservation Commision Cemetery Mapping Press Release

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The Town of Boone Historic Preservation Commission is currently working on a project to map Boone’s cemeteries. Cemeteries are important focal points in the lives of town residents and can be an important genealogical and archaeological resource...

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Posted on: January 13, 2022

Town of Boone PSA Regarding Emergency Snow Route and Removal

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Please note the emergency snow route signs in Downtown Boone. All cars parked by these signs during the designated times on the signage will be towed.

With the forecasted winter storm this weekend, the Town of Boone Public Works Department would like to take a moment to remind residents of our downtown snow removal procedures. Due to the amount of snow forecasted, we anticipate the need to haul snow fro...

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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: January 14, 2022

Town of Boone's Municipal Power will be 100% Carbon Neutral by February 2022

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The Town of Boone’s Town Council voted during the January 12th, 2022 Town Council Meeting to accept the proposal for all electricity used by the Town’s municipal buildings to be generated using 100% renewable energy. Boone is the first...

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Posted on: December 7, 2021

New RAV4 Hybrids for the Boone Police Department

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The Boone Police Department recently received three Toyota Rav4 AWD Hybrids.  The vehicles were purchased in early October at Modern Toyota of Boone.  After receiving the new SUV’s, they were up-fitted with emergency equipment,...

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Posted on: December 3, 2021

Historic Preservation Commission's Cemetery Mapping Press Release

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The Town of Boone Historic Preservation Commission is currently working on a project to map Boone’s cemeteries. Cemeteries are important focal points in the lives of town residents and can be an important genealogical and archaeological resource...

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

Notice for Special Town Council Meeting (Orientation) for January 20th-21st

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Pursuant to authority granted under North Carolina General Statute 160A-71(b)(1), the Boone Town Council hereby gives notice to those concerned that a Special Meeting of the Boone Town Council will take place on Friday, January 21, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. at To...

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

Downtown Boone Development Association January 25th Meeting Public Notice

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Public Notice for the January Downtown Boone Development Association meeting.

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Posted on: January 13, 2022

January Solicitation for Boards and Commissions

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The deadline to apply for the available positions for the Town's Boards and Commissions is January 28th, 2022 at 5:00pm. More information can be found in the attached notice.

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Posted on: January 13, 2022

Agenda Item Submission Deadline for February

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The deadline to submit an agenda item for the February 9th, 2022 and the Feburary 22nd, 2022 Town Council Meetings is January 28th, 2022 at 5:00pm. More information can be found in the attached notice.

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Posted on: January 13, 2022

January 26th Town Council Meeting Cancellation Notice

The January 26th Town Councill Meeting is cancelled. The next meeting is scheduled to be held February 9th, 2022 at 9:00am.

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Posted on: October 20, 2021

Town of Boone Town Council Annual Meetings Notice

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The Town of Boone's official annual notice for the upcoming Town Council Meetings.

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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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