Job Posting

Planning Director: The Town of Cramerton is seeking a qualified local government professional for the position of Planning Director. The position performs technical, administrative, and clerical work in directing and coordinating the planning and zoning activities of the Town.  Work is performed under the direction of the Town Manager. Successful candidate will have a good working knowledge of the principles and practices of urban planning and will be responsible for all planning and zoning functions including administration of the Town’s land development code, land use plan, floodplain ordinance, and stormwater program. Experience in municipal planning and zoning administration and a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in planning, engineering or related field, or any equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

Resumes may be sent to Town of Cramerton, Attn: Michael C. Peoples, 155 North Main Street, Cramerton, NC 28032. Deadline for applications is 8/9/2013.  Hiring Salary range: $39,000 to $45,000 DOQ.  The Town of Cramerton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

PARTF Grant Awarded

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The Town of Cramerton was awarded a $500,000 grant from the North Carolina Parks and Recreation Trust Fund Authority (NC PARTF) on Friday, May 10th. The NC Parks and Recreation Trust Fund Authority received 78 applications requesting $20,600,000 in funding and only 14 projects were successful in sharing $4,000,000 in funding.

The Goat Island Park, Phase II project includes the construction of a 191’ x 10’ pedestrian bridge connecting Goat Island to the Town Center area, a paved loop trail around the open meadow area, a 2-5 year old playground, dog park, permanent cornhole boards, and two concrete outdoor ping pong tables.

The total cost of the Phase II Island Project is $1,220,000 and the Town is actively seeking additional funding for the project. The Town has received a $10,000 Adopt-A-Trails grant for the project. The Town also received a $20,000 grant from the Glenn Foundation here in Gaston County to go towards the construction of the project too!