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Urgent Repair Program available to assist Hickory homeowners

Sep 15, 2021 | Planning and Development

Urgent Repair Program available to assist Hickory homeowners

The City of Hickory’s Urgent Repair Program aims to improve the quality of the local housing stock and make improvements that prevent the displacement of low to moderate income homeowners. The program provides forgivable loans to homeowners of up to $10,000 to households with special needs whose...

Construction contract awarded for Aviation Walk

Jun 09, 2021 | Economic Development , Planning and Development , Construction , City Council , Bond Information , Aviation Walk

Construction contract awarded for Aviation Walk

In a special called meeting on June 9, Hickory City Council approved a $20,815,037.15 construction contract with Neill Grading & Construction for the City’s first BUILD grant. In 2018, the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) awarded the City of Hickory a $17.092 million BUILD grant for its ...

Memorial Day office and facility closings, garbage pickup still available

May 25, 2021 | Planning and Development , Library , Human Resources , Finance , Boards and Commissions , Communications , City Manager , City Council , Recreation & Sports Tourism

Memorial Day office and facility closings, garbage pickup still available

Memorial Day office and facility closings, garbage pickup still available The City of Hickory will close its offices on Monday, May 31, in observance of Memorial Day. City of Hickory offices will reopen on Tuesday, June 1, at 8:30 a.m. Other city department closings and/or schedule changes: ...

Gusmer Enterprises, Inc to invest $38.2 million in a new manufacturing facility, creating 73 jobs in Trivium Corporate Center

Apr 12, 2021 | Economic Development , Planning and Development , City Manager , City Council , Bond Information

Gusmer Enterprises, Inc to invest $38.2 million in a new manufacturing facility, creating 73 jobs in Trivium Corporate Center

The City of Hickory, Catawba County, and the Catawba County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) welcome Gusmer Enterprises, Inc. as the fifth tenant in the Trivium Corporate Center. Gusmer Enterprises is headquartered in Mountainside, NJ with manufacturing facilities in Wisconsin and California. ...

Housing rehabilitation programs available to assist Hickory homeowners

Apr 01, 2021 | Planning and Development

Housing rehabilitation programs available to assist Hickory homeowners

April is Fair Housing Month, and the City of Hickory is committed to affirmatively furthering Fair Housing in the community. The Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination in the sale or rental of housing based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status or handicap. For more info...

Additional funds available for Hickory residents through COVID-19 relief program

Jan 06, 2021 | Planning and Development , Public Services , Collections , Communications

Additional funds available for Hickory residents through COVID-19 relief program

Hickory residents who have been negatively impacted by the coronavirus pandemic may apply for financial assistance through a partnership program between the City of Hickory and Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry (GHCCM). In July 2020, the City entered into an agreement with Greater Hi...

Now accepting applications for non-profit CDBG funds

Jan 05, 2021 | Planning and Development , Communications

Now accepting applications for non-profit CDBG funds

The City of Hickory is now accepting applications for non-profit Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds. The funds are used for grants for public services programs that benefit low and moderate income people in the City of Hickory in support of its housing and community development goals. ...

Holiday office and facility closings, garbage pickup schedule

Dec 18, 2020 | Planning and Development , Library , Patrick Beaver Memorial , Ridgeview , Public Services , Parks , Collections , Communications , City Manager , Recreation & Sports Tourism

Holiday office and facility closings, garbage pickup schedule

In observance of the Christmas holiday, City of Hickory offices will be closed Thursday, December 24, through Monday, December 28. Offices will re-open on Tuesday, December 29, at 8:30 a.m. City offices will also be closed in observance of New Year’s Day on Friday, January 1, and will re-open on ...

New affordable Center Crossing senior apartments now under construction in downtown Hickory, NC

Oct 30, 2020 | Economic Development , Planning and Development , Communications

New affordable Center Crossing senior apartments now under construction in downtown Hickory, NC

Woda Cooper Companies, Inc. released a short video today to celebrate the recent start of construction at Center Crossing in downtown Hickory, North Carolina. Located at 105 S. Center Street between First Avenue and Second Avenue, Center Crossing, a 50-unit affordable rental community for seniors, w...

2020 Business. Well Crafted. Award winners to be announced in virtual event via Facebook Live

Oct 12, 2020 | Economic Development , Planning and Development , Boards and Commissions , Communications

2020 Business. Well Crafted. Award winners to be announced in virtual event via Facebook Live

The City of Hickory Business Development Committee (BDC) will announce recipients of the 2020 Business. Well Crafted. Awards in a Facebook Live virtual event on Wednesday, October 14, at 2 p.m. Tune in to the City of Hickory’s Facebook page, www.facebook.com/CityofHickory, on Wednesday as members...

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