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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Town of North Wilkesboro Service Updates

[North Wilkesboro, NC, March 26, 2020] – Beginning at 8 a.m. Thursday, March 26, 2020, several new changes to municipal services will take effect. Please see descriptions below for the most current information.

North Wilkesboro Town Hall remains closed to public access, but most services are still available.

North Wilkesboro Police Department – No changes to public facing services. Residents are urged to dial 911 in case of emergency.

North Wilkesboro Fire Department – Medical calls involving patients with flu-like symptoms are being dispatched to Wilkes County EMS. North Wilkesboro Fire Department personnel are assisting as needed. Fire and other emergency calls are being fielded as normal. Residents are urged to dial 911 in case of emergency.

Water/Sewer Department – No changes to water/sewer service. Customers are encouraged to use online bill pay at www.north-wilkesborowater.com. In person bill                 pay is available only at the Town Hall’s walk-up payment window on Main St. No public access to Town Hall lobby for bill pay.

Parks and Recreation – Playgrounds, picnic shelters, sports courts, skateboard parks and other recreations amenities that accommodate mass gatherings are closed. Woodlawn Recreation Center is closed until further notice. Chickenques scheduled for March and April at Town of North Wilkesboro facilities are postponed. Fields and hiking trails remain available for individual use. Bathroom facilities are closed.  

Planning and Inspections – Staff will be available by appointment only. Call 336-667-7129. Planning staff will conduct business by phone and virtually when able. Inspections staff will implement additional safeguards to inspection meetings to maintain social distancing.

Public Works – No changes to public works services including refuse collection.

Tourism – The opening of the Yadkin Valley Farmers Market will be closed through the month of April. Cruise-Ins scheduled for April 4 and April 11 are cancelled. 

Administration and Finance – Staff will be available by appointment only. Call 336-667-7129. Staff will conduct business by phone and virtually when able.

Board of Commissioners – Official Board of Commissioners meetings will proceed as planned with modifications to maintain social distancing.

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