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Posted on: July 12, 2019

Welcome to our new website!

We've changed our look and added a lot of features to help you find the information you want. It's easier than ever to stay up-to-date about our services, programs, and events.

Welcome to the new and improved www.cityoflenoir.com! We've changed our look and added a lot of features to help you find the information you want. It's easier than ever to stay up-to-date about our services, programs, and events.

The Home Page

Our most popular links are still on our front page. You can pay bills, contact us, check on parks and recreation programs, and more in just a couple clicks. The search module at the top right of the page uses predictive text to point users in the right direction. Scroll down the page to read our latest new releases and check out upcoming events. At the bottom of the page, there is a site map that will show you every page on the website!

The Colors

The City of Lenoir flag.The color scheme for the site is based on the City of Lenoir Flag. Lenoir's flag was created in 2001 as part of the City's Sesquicentennial Celebration. The Anniversary Flag was designed by and presented to the City of Lenoir, County of Caldwell, State of North Carolina by the Sesquicentennial Planning Committee in honor of the city’s 150th Year Celebration from its incorporation in 1851. The flag was presented and dedicated to the City of Lenoir January 25, 2002. Read more about the flag.

The Menu

The new website features a mega menu at the top of the page that will get you almost anywhere on the site. The mega menu has five sections:

  • Services: Links to garbage collection, permitting, zoning information, etc.
  • Community: Links to events, meeting, parks and recreation centers, classes, etc.
  • City Government: Links to City Council and departments pages
  • Business: Links to relevant business information
  • How Do I ...

Notify Me (You)

One of the best features of the new site is "Notify Me." Now, you can sign up to receive a text or email as soon as we post updates to content that changes on a regular basis. When we post a new job, you'll get a text or email. If you sign up for events, you'll get a reminder about the event a couple days in advance. If your child is playing youth ball, sign up to recieve reminders of upcoming games. 

Visit the "Notify Me" page to view and subscribe to notifications in the following categories:

  • Alert Center
  • Bid Postings
  • Government Jobs
  • News Flash
  • Calendar
  • Agenda Center

Find the notification you want, and then click the email icon Email Icon to subscribe to emails or click the phone icon Phone Icon to receive a text. You'll have to confirm each notification, or you can select "Don't show this message again" in the confirmation box to select and confirm multiple notifications. Once you subscribe, the icons will contain a green check mark like this Email Selected Icon and Phone Selected Icon.

Meeting Agendas

Meeting Agendas are located in the new Agenda Center.

Click on the meeting date or the "Download" link to download agenda packets. Click the TV icon TV Icon to view the meeting video. When meeting minutes are uploaded, a document icon with a green check will appearTMinutes icon. Click on that icon to download the minutes. If you subscribe to meetings in the Notify Me center, you'll get an update when agendas and minutes are posted.

Questions?

If you have any questions about the new site, email Communications Director Joshua Harris.

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