In observance of Labor Day, City of Concord offices will be closed on Monday, September 2. Garbage, recycling, and bulky waste collection will operate on a normal schedule next week. However, all customers are asked to place yard waste at the curb by 6 a.m. on Tuesday, September 3. Yard waste will be collected by the end of the day Friday, September 6. For more information on service changes, visit concordnc.gov or call 704-920-5555.
The Concord Fire Department invites the public to a community-wide Patriots Day remembrance ceremony at 8:45 a.m. on Wednesday, September 11. The brief memorial service will be held at Concord Fire Station 8, located at 1485 Old Charlotte Road. Per the schedule established by City Council, the historic Gamewell Diaphone at Fire Station 1 will sound one blast at 8:46 a.m. on Monday, September 11 to honor those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
Scenes From Around The City
Ian Crane, preparing
for National Preparedness Month.
Concord Police Support Commander, Lt.Cydney McGhee, assisting students with flag detail on their first day of school.
Concord Fire Department members taking part in Trench/Collapse training with NCANG 145th Technical Rescue.
The Downtown Concord water tank will undergo maintenance Sept. 9-Dec. 20, including painting the exterior and sterilizing the interior. The tank will be tented during the sand blasting and painting process to protect surrounding properties. Temporary detours and vehicle access restrictions will affect Concord library branch visitors starting September 9. During this time the majority of the parking lot behind the library will be closed, as well as Cabarrus Ave Parking Deck rear entrance. All motorists wishing to access the parking deck should enter from and exit to Cabarrus Avenue W (across from City Hall). Find out more on alternate parking info and how the water tank has served us for over 80 years at concordnc.gov.
Concord In The Headlines
Work on Concord’s iconic water tower will affect parking beginning in September
CONCORD, N.C. (WBTV) - From the City of Concord: A prominent feature in Downtown Concord will get a fresh coat of paint and interior cleaning starting in September. The City of Concord’s iconic elevated water tank can be seen rising above Union Street N and Cabarrus Avenue W, and is featured in many photos.
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High 5 for Excellent Service
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