Category: Public Works

Commissioner Grant B. Cheek: An Exceptional Conflict of Interest

I’ve been pondering the subject of this post for several weeks now, trying to wrap my head around it and digging for the facts. Sadly, some of what I’ve sought has been difficult or impossible to find, as will be explained shortly. Sometime in February or March of 2016, Morganne Kirkman resigned from her position…

By Jay Hubbard March 23, 2019 Off

Ramseur Board of Commissioners – Library & Cemetery Report – January 2019

If points were awarded for brevity, this report would win a prize. The lights Commissioner Smith speaks of are at the West Ridge Street entrance to Sunset Knoll Cemetery. The “sidewalk repair” mentioned was actually a storm drain repair carried out by Suez in either late November or early December. After the pipe was excavated…

By Jay Hubbard January 18, 2019 Off

Board of Commissioners – Water/Sewer/Public Works – January 2019

At the January 7, 2019 meeting of the Ramseur Board of Commissioners, Commissioner Grant Cheek reported an unspecified issue at the wastewater treatment plant that he was waiting for estimate to address. The Board voted to replace a large military surplus generator in need of repair. The unit will be replaced by Delk’s, with the…

By Jay Hubbard January 16, 2019 Off