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The Government Finance Officers Association has presented the Distinguished Budget Award to the City of Kannapolis. This is the 20th consecutive year the City has received this honor.   The award is given to municipalities who publish a budget that is a policy document, an operations guide, a financial plan and is used as a communications device.   The City of Kannapolis budget document was found to be proficient in those four categories and met 14 mandatory criteria in ord...

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The City of Kannapolis is accepting applications from non-profits with programs that would qualify for its 2021-2022 Community Development Block Grant fund allocation. Funds are designated for activities that benefit low- and moderate-income residents in the city.   The deadline for submitting applications is 5 p.m. on May 28, 2021.   Eligible Activities include:   Employment services (e.g., job training); Crime prevention and public safety; Child care; ...

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Your City of Kannapolis utility bill will look different when it arrives in your mailbox this month. The City has redesigned the utility bill to make it easier to read and comprehend. The new bill has a more legible font and colorful graphical elements to help residents understand the amount of utilities used and how to pay the bill. Over the last few years the City has been working to improve its information technology systems in order to streamline how meters are read, added methods for mak...

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City of Kannapolis offices will be closed Friday, April 2, in observance of the Easter Holiday. Offices will reopen on Monday, April 5. Garbage and recycling services will operate on a regular schedule. There will be no yard debris collection on Friday. It will be collected on a regular schedule the following week. To find your collection schedule, set reminders for your pickups and learn how to dispose of items properly, download the CARTology app in the Apple or Google Play stores.

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As warmer weather approaches, the Village Park Carousel will operate on a limited schedule. The carousel will be open from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., every Saturday, and noon-6 p.m., every Sunday, beginning this Saturday, April 3. The Rotary Express Train will remain closed as it is undergoing repairs; however, it will reopen soon. Tickets for the carousel are $1.50 and can be purchased at the carousel ticket booth and the concession stand, at Village Park when the carousel is open. All Ci...

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As our community works together to fight the spread of COVID-19, many of you have reached out to us and asked, “How can we help?” We thank you for being so willing to help those in our community. There are several non-profit organizations that are stretched to the limit as they work to help people deal with the effects of COVID-19 on their lives. We have created a database of non-profit needs in Cabarrus County. The database of non-profit organizations lists the immediate nee...

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Cabarrus County, Concord and Kannapolis partner to end negative trend   Nearly one out of every four items found in Cabarrus recycling carts doesn’t belong there—a problem known as recycling contamination. Carts across Cabarrus have been flagged for having contaminants that range from plastic bags to car engines.   This contamination issue is impacting the environment -- and our wallets.   That’s why officials from Cabarrus County and the cities...

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N.C. residents can now report litterers with simple-to-use app Litter conscious North Carolinians now have a new way to report litterers through a simple, mobile-friendly web application.   The new Swat-A-Litterbug app will allow users to easily report when someone sees trash being thrown from a vehicle. The owner of the vehicle will receive a formal notification from the N.C. State Highway Patrol informing them about the littering offense, as well as the penalties for littering, and ...

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Members of the Kannapolis City Council have been working to develop its top priorities for the next five years. The planning process began over the last year as the City Council and management staff compiled a list of projects and initiatives that are important to residents; maintain and expand the quality services the City delivers and allow for the continuation of the economic growth and vitality of Kannapolis.   The list of items were then divided into three categories: major proje...

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        Monday night, the Kannapolis City Council approved the sale of the former Swanee Theatre to West Avenue Entertainment, LLC. The new ownership group, which includes Kent Gregory and Ken Lingafelt, plans to renovate the building and open it as an entertainment venue.   The Swanee Theatre was built in 1940 and was one of four single screen movie theatres in Kannapolis. It remained open until 1971. Since then the building was used as a visitor center...

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