Morehead Hill, a historic residential neighborhood located just south
of downtown Durham, North Carolina.
||Morehead Hill Fall Potluck
Presented by: Morehead Hill Neighborhood Association
Morehead Hill Neighborhood Association (MHNA) will host a potluck
dinner for neighborhood residents on Sunday, October 9, rain or shine.
We will have guests presenting information about issues important to
our neighborhood, opportunities for you to provide feedback and ask
questions, and, of course, food. We will also conduct elections for the MHNA board of directors.
Renters and homeowners alike
are welcome to attend. You don’t have to be a member of the MHNA to
attend, although membership is encouraged. The MHNA will provide some
beverages and cooked chicken as well as plates, cups, cutlery, napkins,
etc. It’s a potluck, so we hope you will bring some food and/or drinks
||Sunday, October 9, 2016
Orchard Park Picnic Shelter
1000 S. Duke St.
Durham, NC 27707
*If it rains, we'll move across the street to 909 S. Duke St.
Did you know...?
City of Durham has adopted requirements to help make our community a
more sustainable place to live. These watering requirements are
consistent with irrigation schedules in most of our neighboring
irrigation makes up a large portion of our consumption, particularly
during the warmer months of the year. In fact, irrigation during summer
months can increase demand on the treatment plants between 20% - 40%.
By improving the efficiency of our irrigation practices, we can reduce
consumption, save money, and preserve this precious resource.ScheduleThe
mandatory outdoor irrigation schedule applies to all spray irrigation
systems and allows customers to irrigate according to the following
- Odd-numbered addresses may water once on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays either before 10 a.m. or after 6 p.m.
- Even-numbered addresses may water once on Sundays, Wednesdays, and Fridays either before 10 a.m. or after 6 p.m.
- No watering may occur between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on allowed watering days.
- No customers are permitted to water on Mondays.
Starting September 14, 2016 dog owners
who do not clean up after their animals can be fined $50-$150. This law applies
to any public property, public right-of-way, or private property without the
permission of a private property owner.
This ordinance does not apply to a guide
dog, service dog, or hearing dog accompanying any person with a
About the New Law
When does the new ordinance go into
The new ordinance was passed by the
Board of County Commissioners on March 7, 2016. The Board declared an
educational period until September 14, 2016, at which time enforcement may begin
on this ordinance.
Who can enforce this new
As this ordinance is a non-criminal
offense, the only enforcement action can be administered by the Durham County
What are the fines associated with this
The fines will fall within the
guidelines established under Article I, Sec. 4-9 which are as
A civil penalty of $50.00 shall be
assessed for the first violation.
A civil penalty of $100.00 shall be
assessed for the second violation.
A civil penalty of $150.00 shall be
assess for habitual violations.
Who do I call to report a violation of
Call the Durham County Sheriff’s Office
Communications Center at 919-560-0900.
What is the criteria needed to prove a
violation of this ordinance?
The determination of whether there’s a
violation of the ordinance is at the discretion of the deputy who responds to
the call for service. The decision of whether a violation has occurred, and
whether there is sufficient evidence to identify the responsible party is
determined on a case-by-case basis following an evaluation of all of the facts
What options do I have to refute a civil
A civil penalty can only be appealed
during the process for collecting it.
Where do you pay a civil
There are two options for paying a civil
You can pay the civil penalty to Durham
County Sheriff’s Office Animal Services Division located at 3005 Glenn Road,
Durham, NC 27704
Or you can go to the Durham County Tax
Collector located at 200 East Main Street, Durham, NC 27701.
For more information, please visit: dconc.gov/caninewaste
Get your pets FIXED for $20 OR
helps low-income residents of Durham County with the cost of getting
their cats and dogs fixed!
qualify? Visit animalkind.org/spayNChelpline.html
for a list of reduced cost spay/neuter resources in your area or call
the SpayNC Helpline at 1 888-NC-FIX-EM
web site is sponsored by the Morehead
Hill Neighborhood Association
(MHNA), a not-for-profit, all-volunteer
organization dedicated to the betterment of the neighborhood and its
quality of life for all residents.