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Congratulations to Our New Town Manager Jammie Royall - November 16, 2020

Congratulations to Our New Town Manager Mr. Jammie Royall. Mr. Royall has been a veteran emplo... [more...]

Press Release Sanitary Sewer Overflow November 12 2020 - November 12, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  House Bill 1160, which the General Assembly enacted in July 1999, re... [more...]

Public Notice Sanitary Sewer Overflow November 12, 2020 - November 12, 2020

PUBLIC NOTICE  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Henry Vann c/o Mount Olive – Town Hal... [more...]

Thanksgiving Day Holiday, Thursday, November 26, 2020 & Friday, November 27, 2020 - November 12, 2020

Our offices will be closed on Thursday, November 26, 2020 & Friday, November 27, 2020 in... [more...]

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Congratulations to Our New Town Manager Jammie Royall

November 16, 2020

Congratulations to Our New Town Manager Mr. Jammie Royall.

Mr. Royall has been a veteran employee with the town for sixteen years.

Press Release Sanitary Sewer Overflow November 12 2020

November 12, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 House Bill 1160, which the General Assembly enacted in July 1999, requires those municipalities, animal operations, industries and others who operate waste handling systems issue news releases when a waste spill of 1,000 gallons or more reaches surface waters.

In accordance with that regulation, the following news release has been prepared and issued to the media in Wayne County, NC.

The Town of Mount Olive had a discharge of untreated sewer from inside the Town’s wastewater treatment plant at 408 Wilkins Farm Road. The spill was discovered on Thursday, November 12, 2020 at 5:00 A.M. and as of 9:00 A.M. was still ongoing. A total of 84,000 gallons was spilled.

The untreated waste entered the headwaters of the North East Cape Fear River. The spill occurred as a result of a four-inch rainfall within a twenty four hour period in our area.

This notice was required by North Carolina General Statutes Article 21 Chapter 143.215C. For more information contact Interim Town Manager Jammie Royall at (919) 658-9539.

Public Notice Sanitary Sewer Overflow November 12, 2020

November 12, 2020

PUBLIC NOTICE

 FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:

Henry Vann

c/o Mount Olive – Town Hall

Sherry Davis – Administrative Assistant

Phone: 919-658-9539

Fax: 919-658-5257

Sanitary Sewer Overflow

Mount Olive, North Carolina, November 12, 2020

 The North Carolina General Assembly enacted House Bill 1160 in July, 1999. This Bill requires municipalities to release information to the public within 24 hours when a sanitary sewer overflow of 1,000 gallons or more reaches surface waters. It requires a Public Notice in addition to the Press Release if the discharge is more than 15,000 gallons.

In accordance with this, the following information is being sent to you:

The Town of Mount Olive has experienced a sanitary sewer overflow totaling approximately 84,000 gallons inside the Town’s wastewater treatment plant on Thursday, November 12, 2020. This overflow was discovered at 5:00 AM and as of 9:00 AM was still ongoing. The spill was the result of a four-inch rainfall over a twenty four hour period. The Town is currently working to resolve issues with inflow and infiltration into the sewer collections system and to address land applications issues at the wastewater treatment plant itself. Funding has been secured to address issues with the Town’s waste- water treatment plant.

The Division of Water Quality was notified of these spills on Thursday, November 12, 2020.

 

Thanksgiving Day Holiday, Thursday, November 26, 2020 & Friday, November 27, 2020

November 12, 2020

Our offices will be closed on Thursday, November 26, 2020 & Friday, November 27, 2020 in Observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Our offices will re-open on Monday, November 30, 2020 at 8:00 A.M.

Our Recyclable Center will also be closed but will re-open on Friday, November 27, 2020 from 8:00 A.M. to 12 Noon. Regular hours will resume on  Monday, November 30, 2020 at 8:00 A.M.

Yardwaste will be picked up on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.Household Garbage will  be picked up on Wednesday and Friday.

Have a safe holiday.

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