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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Benson FY 2020-2021 Budget Approved

On Thursday (6-25-20), the Benson Board of Commissioners approved the Town’s 2020-2021 Fiscal Year budget. 

Below, you will find links to all budget documents.

Complete 2020-2021 Budget Packet — including Town Manager F...

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

CURRENT COVID-19 INFO FOR BENSON RESIDENTS (6-29-20)

CURRENT COVID-19 INFO FOR BENSON RESIDENTS (6-29-20):

Here is all the recent COVID-19 info we have in one place! 

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Last week (6-24-20), Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen annou...

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

Public Hearings Notice (6-22-20): Benson Planning Board and Benson Commissioners

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS (6-22-20):

The Town of Benson Planning Board will hold its regularly monthly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at 7:00pm in the Benson Conference Room located at 303 East Church Street, Benson, North Carolina.

The Town of...

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

REMINDER (6-15-20): State Funds Now Available to Help Low-Income Families Struggling Due to COVID-19

The NC Department of Health and Human Services has announced that the state’s Community Action Agencies (CAAs) have begun to receive flexible funds that can be used to help low-income individuals and families meet needs caused by the economic di...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

PRESS RELEASE (6-12-20): Chief Kenneth Edwards Retires From BPD After More Than 20 Years Service

Police Chief Kenneth Edwards Retires From BPD After More Than 20 Years Service

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Police Chief Kenneth Edwards retired earlier this month after more than 20 years in Benson. 

As we do with all longtime employees, an official sendoff was planned...

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Posted on: June 10, 2020

PRESS RELEASE (6-10-20): Call to Artists for Downtown Benson Mural

PRESS RELEASE (6-10-20): Call to Artists for Downtown Benson Mural

The Town of Benson, through the Benson Art Advisory Board, has announced a Call to Artists for a wall mural in downtown Benson. This opportunity is currently open to all mural artists or ar...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

PRESS RELEASE (6-2-20): Statement on Monday's Peaceful Protest in Benson

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We have come together to express our abhorrence of the horrific murder of George Floyd, an act of unspeakable violence, cold inhumanity, and racism.

The photographic evidence of this act speaks for itself. Mr. Floyd was suffocated to death by a Minneapolis...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

REMINDER (5-26-20): Compost Giveaway Update

We’ve had a few questions about our free compost program for this year. Good news! It’s coming back and this time we’re bringing the compost to you!

Here’s how it’s going to work:

Dates:

- Saturday, June 27, ...

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

2019 Consumer Confidence Report Now Available

REMINDER (4-8-20): 

The 2019 Consumer Confidence Report is now available to read and review. The report is a snapshot of last year’s water quality.

Included are details about your sources of water, what it contains, and how it compares to...

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