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Posted on: May 17, 2018

Fare Free Week Link Transit


Link Transit is celebrating two years of service! Please join us by rising Link Transit during Fare Free week this June. If you have never tried it this is the perfect opportunity to jump on and experience the ride!

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

Hiring Lifeguards


Seasonal and year-round lifeguard staff needed.

Starting Salary - $8.50 per hour, increases with one or more years of experience. Must be 15 years of age or older to apply. 


3 training sessions offered before the summer:


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Posted on: May 15, 2018

Memorial Day Waste Collection

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Memorial Day is Monday, May 28. 

Burlington garbage and (red week) recycling schedules will be modified in observation of the holiday.

Monday routes will be collected on Tuesday, May 29.

Tuesday routes will be collected on Wednesday, May 30.


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Posted on: March 8, 2018

Willowbrook Park Progress


Willowbrook Park is approximately 17 acres that follows a small creek from South Church Street to Front Street. A parking lot would be placed at South Church Street and Fountain Place with the current playground equipment moved up some and upgraded. Then ...

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Posted on: March 8, 2018

Community Improvement Program


In the spring of 2018 the City will begin implementing a new, strategic approach to code and zoning enforcement.

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Posted on: April 5, 2018

BFD Receives Class 2 ISO Rating

BFD ISO Rating

The NC Department of Insurance recently announced that the City of Burlington achieved an increased North Carolina Response Rating System (NCRRS) Score. This is commonly referred to as an ISO Rating. Burlington’s rating has been upgraded to a Class 2 rati...

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Posted on: November 21, 2017

Local Gov TV


Established in 2017, Local Gov TV is here to provide the residents of Burlington and Alamance County relevant local government television programming. Watch Local Gov TV on Spectrum Cable Channel 5 or on Youtube.

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Posted on: March 29, 2018

System Development Fee Analysis

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The North Carolina General Assembly passed House Bill 436 in July 2017, amending Chapter 162A of the General Statutes by adding “Article 8, System Development Fees.” This amendment was enacted as “An Act to Provide for Unifor...

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