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Josephine B. George Beautification Fund Applications Now Open Through July 1
05/20/2021

The Josephine B. George Endowment Fund is to be used to support beautification projects undertaken by individuals (first priority), civic clubs, non-profit organizations (including churches), Appearance Commission, and the Town of Smithfield to beautify “neighborhoods” and other public places in the Town of Smithfield.

 

Types of project include planting of trees, shrubs, bushes, flowers, vines, vegetable gardens, flower gardens and grass lawns. The cost of labor, materials and transportation and other site preparation expenses (including cutting down trees and grinding up its stumps for replacement only of another tree). Completion photos are mandatory.

 

Funds may also be expended for outdoor hanging baskets and their contents, benches, seating, shrubs, flower planters, sculpture, statues, special lighting, special audio, clocks, rock gardens, water gardens or pools, relief stations (privies), including pet refuse stations, fountains, large concrete planters, ornamental street signs, murals (including reliefs), decorative sidewalks or street treatments, hanging street banners, and U.S. flags (but not any U.S. flags on U.S. Hwy. 70 and U.S. Hwy. 301 Boulevard), “Welcome to Smithfield” town limit entrance signs, information signs, directional signs and commemorative plaques with base in town parks only. Completion photos are mandatory. 


All projects must be within the public right-of-way, or public property within the contiguous municipal boundaries of the Town of Smithfield. 


 Applications must be received by July 1, 2021. Call 919-934-2116, ext. 1108, for more information.


Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 761, Smithfield, NC 27577
Physical Address:
350 East Market Street
Smithfield, NC 27577
Main Phone: 919-934-2116
Fax: 919-934-1134

 

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