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Parks Bond Passes - New Face on Council
The preliminary votes are in! By a resounding 74% of the votes, the $18 million Clayton Parks Bond has passed. Clayton Town Councilmen Jason Thompson and newcomer Avery Everett have won the two open Council seats in a close Town Council race. Incumbent Bob Satterfield fell short by 59 votes. Running unopposed, Mayor Jody McLeod locked up a fifth term. We're excited to share details of the bond projects at ClaytonParks.org/bond in the coming weeks! We've got work to do!
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Construction on Greenway Extension Beginning
Clayton is set to build a $3.5 million pedestrian tunnel and greenway extension into Downtown Clayton! Construction has closed Legend Park and will mean temporary shutdowns of O’Neil Street and the Sam’s Branch Trailhead and parking area - exact dates have not been determined. The greenway will now connect to Legend Park, giving walkers, runners and bicyclists a safe and scenic trail into Downtown Clayton. The closure of O'Neil Street should come in mid-October and will mean drivers needing to detour down Covered Bridge and City Road. Click for more detials.
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Section of Enterprise Drive CLOSED
Headed to Dunkin' Donuts', Biscuitville, Wells Fargo Bank, Just Tires, Carolina Child Development Center, Clayton Fitness, La Cocina or Comfort Suites Clayton? You may have to slightly tweak your route staring the week of September 23rd. Construction contractors need to block a section of Enterprise Drive for perhaps several months to safely install new utility lines You'll no longer be able to cut through that winding section of Enterprise Drive between the Comfort Suites hotel and Clayton Fitness. Click for a map and more info.
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Latest Clayton Water Quality Reports Available!
2017 Water Quality Report Results
Our Annual Water Quality Reports for 2018 are now available! Click here for the most recent Town of Clayton Water Quality Report, which covers the majority of Town. There's a separate Town of Clayton NORTH Water Quality Report, which covers customers who live in Riverwood Athletic Club area. These reports cover all the testing that we have done from January 1 through December 31, 2018.
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Council Approves Historic Budget
Town Council marked Clayton's historic transition from a small to medium-sized town with the 4-1 passage of the 2019 Fiscal Year Budget, which will leverage $70 million dollars of investments in streets, public safety, and parks and recreation over the next decade. The budget, which holds the Clayton tax rate at $0.58, coincides with the state-mandated Johnston County revaluation year, which brought up property values throughout the area and will result in higher annual tax bills. This budget is expected to impact the average Clayton resident by adding about $28.66 more a month in increased utility and Clayton property taxes.
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