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Largest Project in Clayton History Underway
The largest project in the history of the Town of Clayton and one of the biggest municipal projects in the state is now underway. The new Neuse River Water Reclamation Facility will be a $120 million project that will set Clatyon up to continue as a thriving and vibrant community. The current wastewater treatment facility was built in the 1950s in a floodplain and is nearing the end of its useful life. The new plant will be constructed built outside of the floodplain with new technologies that will enhance protection to the environment. The state has already approved $12 million in grants and more funding is being sought.
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COVID Phase 2.5 In Effect - Town Facilities Remain CLOSED
The State of North Carolina began Phase 2.5 on Friday, Sept 4. All Town facilities remain closed, but employees are working and can be reached at 919-553-5002. People must wear face coverings when in public places, indoors or outdoors, where physical distancing of 6 feet from other people who aren’t in the same household isn’t possible. They're required for all employees and customers of retail businesses & restaurants. Playgrounds have re-opened.
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A Heartfelt Thank You from the Clayton Fire Department
Two firefighters and one spouse remain in the hospital following a COVID-19 outbreak at the Clayton Fire Department. We thank the community for all of their support and prayers. All firefighters were tested and no new cases have been reported since August 19. The firefighters and families have been humbled and moved by the outpouring of support from the community.
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Clayton Transitions to New Leadership
The Clayton Town Council voted to accept the resignation of Town Manager Adam Lindsay and appoint a new interim manager. Clayton has only had two managers in the past 23 years and Lindsay served for the past four, a time of tremendous growth for the town. The Town will now turn to JD Solomon, a 30-year resident who has worked as a consultant for Clayton for many years on a wide range of management, engineering and planning projects. Listen in as Council takes the vote and hear from Solomon on his history with the town and the work that lies ahead.
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O'Neil Street ReOpens to Vehicle Traffic after Greenway Tunnel Installed Underneath
O'Neil Street is back open to drivers following a 9-week closure to accommodate a $3.5 million project to build a pedestrian tunnel under O'Neil and allow for an exciting extension of our popular Sam's Branch Greenway. Fred Smith Company reopened the road around 1 p.m on Friday, August 14th. Just five days later than the original schedule due to Hurricane Isaias. Thanks for everyone's patience. The greenway tunnel/trailhead/parking lot and extension will open this fall.
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Town Leaders Stand with the Community Against Racism
In just one week, Clayton had shifted from one crippling crisis to another. And once again, in the face of crisis, the Clayton community came together. Our Mayor, Town Council, Police Chief, Fire Chief and all other Town leaders want Clayton to know...we stand with this community against racism and police brutality and we denounce those involved in the death of 46-year-old Minneapolis father George Floyd. Several peacful events were hosted in Downtown Clayton on Saturday, all aimed at bringing unity, all organized by Clayton youth. We can't say enough thanks to the organizers, who worked hand-in-hand with the Town and Clayton Police.
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Latest Clayton Water Quality Reports Available!
2019 Water Quality Report Results
Our Annual Water Quality Reports for 2019 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, 2019.
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