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Chapter 160D: A New Land Use Law for North Carolina

The new Chapter 160D of the North Carolina General Statutes consolidates current city- and county-enabling statutes for development regulations (now in Chapters 153A and 160A) into a single, unified chapter. Chapter 160D places these statutes into a more logical, coherent organization. While the new law does not make major policy changes or shifts in the scope of authority granted to local governments, it does provide many clarifying amendments and consensus reforms that will need to be incorporated into local development regulations.  

Spring 2021 Youth Athletics: Registration Open!

Spring Season 2021  for Youth Athletics - Important information regarding our program!


CANCELED: City Council Work Session - Monday, February 22, 2021

The City Council Work Session for Monday, February 22nd, 2021 has been canceled due to the annual City Council retreat being held on February 26th.

PRESS RELEASE: GASTON COUNTY RECEIVES $6.7M TO HELP RESIDENTS AFFECTED BY COVID-19 IMPACTS WITH RENT, UTILITY PAYMENTS

Gaston County’s Department of Social Services was awarded $6.7M by the federal government to help residents affected by the COVID-19 crisis with rent or utility payments.

Your Feedback Needed: Stowe Regional Water Resource Recovery Facility and Community Benefit Project Online Workshop

 On Jan. 27thCharlotte Water (CLTWaterlaunched an online workshop to educate the public about the Stowe Regional Water Resource Recovery Facility and community benefit project currently being plannedThe workshop is collecting input from the public about how the project can further benefit the community.  

City Council Meeting - Monday, January 11, 2021

The City Council meets at 7:00 PM on the 2nd Monday of every month, unless otherwise stated. Meetings are open to the public. Each meeting is held in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Complex located at 400 East Central Avenue.

City Council Meeting - Monday, December 14 at 7:00 PM

The City Council meets at 7:00 PM on the 2nd Monday of every month, unless otherwise stated. Meetings are open to the public. Each meeting is held in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Complex located at 400 East Central Avenue.  Meeting minutes and agendas are located here.

Flag Football Registration Closes Dec. 14th

The registration deadline for flag football is Monday, December 14th at 5:00 PM. Registration forms can be found next to the Payment Drop Box at the Municipal Complex (in front of the Police Department) or register online here

Mount Holly City Council Unanimously Approves New Compensation Plan for Police Officers

After a compelling presentation by Chief Don Roper and Deputy Chief Brian Reagan during Monday night’s City Council meeting, the Council unanimously voted to approve a new Recruitment and Retention Plan for the Mount Holly Police Department. 

City Council Appoints Miles Braswell as New City Manager

The Mount Holly City Council announced on Monday evening that it had selected Miles Braswell as the new City Manager, after the announcement of Danny Jackson’s retirement late last month. He started his new role on November 1.

Former City Manager Danny Jackson Receives Order of the Long Leaf Pine Award

Former City Manager Danny Jackson was honored with the Order of the Long Leaf Pine award at the October City Council meeting. Jackson is retiring from his City Manager position after 33 years of consecutive service to the City of Mount Holly. His assistant City Manager, Miles Braswell, has been selected as his replacement and began in the new role on November 1.  Read full details by clicking on the article link. 

Parks and Recreation Opens Playgrounds, Shelters, Outdoor Bathrooms, and More...

The City of Mount Holly's playgrounds, skate park, shelters, outdoor bathrooms, and outdoor courts (basketball and volleyball) are now open.

First Annual Gaston Gran Fondo Cycling Event

Saturday, October 3, 2020 | 9:00 AM | Municipal Complex | Full details by clicking on event title

Annual Fireworks Celebration - Thursday, June 25!

The fireworks will go off at approximately 9:15 PM from the Mount Holly Middle School Field...

City Council Calls Special Meeting - June 15

The City Council has called a Special Meeting for Monday, June 15 PM at 6:30 PM in the Council Chambers located at 400 E. Central Avenue, Mount Holly, NC. 

You can read the agenda here

This meeting will be live streamed in two locations:

2020-2021 BUDGET ORDINANCE

A Message from the City Manager

Greetings to all,
I would like to take this opportunity to speak about the recent incident in Minneapolis involving the death of George Floyd as a result of an encounter he had with certain Minneapolis Police Officers. Needless to say, it was a tragic situation that has affected so many people in so many ways. 

Annual Golf Classic - Register Today!

*Early Bird Special: $100/Individual $400/team if paid by June 24, 2020! Details on our Special Events page

A Message from the Mayor

Dozens of North Carolina mayors released a statement this past Monday in light of the death of George Floyd, voicing their dismay at Mr. Floyd’s death, extending support to Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey, and vowing to fight systemic racism within police forces and their cities.

Wipes Clog Pipes: Unintended Consequences of the Coronavirus

Health officials have been recommending that we all clean and sterilize hard surfaces that we frequently touch while at home.

City Council Calls Special Meeting - June 4

The City of Mount Holly City Council will hold a Special Meeting on Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.
The meeting will be held in the Council Chambers located at 400 East Central Avenue, Mount Holly, NC 28120.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions on public gatherings, the City strongly encourages people to watch this meeting on the live stream on our website at https://boxcast.tv/view/city-council-special-meeting-942685

Agenda

1. Call to Order
2. Invocation
3. Set the Agenda
4. Discussion of the proposed 2020-2021 Fiscal Year Budget
5. Adjourn

For additional information please contact the City Clerk, Amy Miller at 704-951-3016 or by email at amy.miller@mtholly.us.

A COVID-19 Message from the City Manager

In case you are not aware, Governor Roy Cooper recently approved a new Executive Order (#141) regarding moving into Phase 2 of the coronavirus crisis (COVID-19). 

Notice of Special Meeting

The City of Mount Holly City Council will hold a Special Meeting on Monday, May 11, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.
The meeting will be held in the Council Chambers located at  400 East Central Avenue, Mount Holly, NC 28120.

COVID-19 Closures, Scheduling Changes, & Resources

Find the latest updates on the City's response to COVID-19. 

Small Business Loan Program

This loan program provides emergency, short-term loans to small businesses located within the City limits of Mount Holly for the purpose of paying up to three months' rent or mortgage payments of the business in order to secure the physical business location from eviction or foreclosure during this state of emergency. 

Census 2020 - It's Time to Count!

The 2020 Census is quick and easy! The questionnaire will take about 10 minutes to complete. Your response helps to direct billions of dollars in federal funds to local communities for schools, roads, and other public services.

In case you are not aware, Governor Roy Cooper recently approved a new Executive Order (#141) regarding moving into Phase 2 of the coronavirus crisis (COVID-19).