Greensboro, North Carolina

City Delays Cart Roll Back Enforcement

The City of Greensboro thanks residents for sharing thoughts and concerns about the recently adopted trash and recycling cart roll back fee. In response, the Field Operations Department will delay enforcement of the fee for 120 days. A public education campaign will be provided, so residents can learn about the policy and how it will be enforced.

Carolina Street Closed July 5-11

Carolina Street between Wendover Avenue and Bessemer Avenue will be closed from 9 am to 4 pm daily from July 5-11 for utility maintenance. Drivers should use caution while driving in the area. Work schedules for each job are dependent on weather conditions and material/equipment availability. Visit to learn...

2021 Annual Drinking Water Quality - Consumer Confidence Report Available to Customers

Greensboro water customers should have received a postcard notification of the Annual Drinking Water Quality - Consumer Confidence Report from the City’s Water Resources Department. The report can be accessed via the direct link or by scanning the QR code on the postcard. The report describes drinking water sources, testing conducted on the water, substances detected, health effects information related to violations of drinking water standards, and other information of interest.

City of Greensboro Announces Independence Day Closures and Changes

City offices are closed on Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. There are no trash or recycling collections that day. Instead, Monday’s collections take place Tuesday, July 5, and Tuesday’s take place Wednesday, July 6. All other collections remain the same. The White Street Landfill and Transfer Station will be closed Sunday, July 3 and Monday, July 4.

City Council Approves Fiscal Year 2022-2023 Budget

At its June 21 meeting, the Greensboro City Council adopted the $688 million budget for Fiscal Year 2022-2023. The fiscal year begins July 1. The budget includes a City property tax rate of 63.25 cents ($0.6325) per $100 property valuation. Water and sewer fees will increase 4.5 percent and an increase to the monthly solid waste fee from $2.50 to $3.50 and household hazardous waste monthly fees from $0.60 to $0.97 are included to help offset contracted service cost increases. With these rate increases, Greensboro still remains one of the lowest among its peer cities in North Carolina.

EPA Issues Lower Drinking Water Advisories for PFOA/PFOS

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Wednesday, June 15, issued updated drinking water health advisories for perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS) that replace those EPA issued in 2016. PFOA and PFOS are members of a chemical group called per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). These interim, nation-wide advisories...

Human Rights Department Holds Human Rights Celebration and Morningside Awards June 29

The Greensboro Human Rights Celebration and Morningside Awards will take place from 6-8 pm, on Wednesday, June 29 at The Colonnade at Revolution Mill, 900 Revolution Mill Dr. This event is a celebration of the work of the Human Rights Commission, Commission on the Status of Women, Transgender Task Force, Ad hoc Committee on African American Disparity, and International Advisory Committee.