Town News : 2022

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Upcoming Municipal Election Information

Any person that wants to be a candidate for the Office of Council Member must file a statement of candidacy with the Guilford County Board of Elections between 12:00 pm Friday, July 7th and 12:00 pm Friday, July 21st. There is a $10 filing fee. A primary Election will be held on Tuesday, October 10th, if needed. The regular election will be held on Tuesday, November 7th. Citizens may vote for the candidates for Council in the Civic Center of Town Hall. Please contact the Guilford County Board of Elections at (336) 641-3836 if you have any questions.


Town of Jamestown Amends Property Tax Discount Rate

The Town Council of the Town of Jamestown adopted a resolution amending the property tax discount rate at their April 18, 2023 regular meeting. North Carolina General Statute 105-360(c) authorizes the governing body to establish a schedule of discounts to be applied to taxes paid prior to the due date of September 1st of the fiscal year for which such taxes are levied. The Town Council has approved a one percent (1%) discount rate for the early payment of property taxes during the months of July and August effective for the 2023 billing. This discount rate will remain in effect until amended or repealed by the Town Council.


Public Services News Release

For information on the changes coming to Solid Waste (Garbage) pickup, please visit our webpage


Loose Leaf Collection 2022-2023

By , Oct 13, 2022
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The Town will begin loose leaf collection on October 24th, 2022 and will continue until February 24th, 2023. Leaves must be raked to the curb and be free of debris. Click here to read the full notice.

Update on Proposed DR Horton Development

By , Sep 21, 2022
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Information on the Proposed DR Horton Development (Case #2021-02) can be found on the Planning/Zoning Department Page of the Town's website. This page will continue to be updated as new versions of the Draft Development Agreement become available.

Draft Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan Available for Review

By , Aug 12, 2022
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The Draft Jamestown Comprehensive Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan is now available for review and comment by the public! This is an exciting step in the planning process and we continue to want to your feedback on all aspects of the Plan. The draft will be open for comment until Friday, August 26th visit the Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan Site below for access. Following the comment period, the project team will review all feedback and make revisions before submitting to NCDOT for formal review. We anticipate bringing the final Plan to Town Council in November to be considered for adoption.



City Lake Dam Update

By , Aug 02, 2022
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The City of High Point is considering options to repair or replace the dam at City Lake.  They are in the process of acquiring property near the dam to help facilitate their access to the dam.  The acquisition of property by a municipality (even in a neighboring jurisdiction) by negotiated sale or by eminent domain is a legal process governed by the North Carolina General Statutes and the Town of Jamestown does not have the authority to interfere.  It is our understanding that the City of High Point has not finalized its plans.  Our Public Services staff will continue to be in contact with the City of High Point staff to help mitigate any future impacts on our citizens during this process.   For now, please direct concerns or questions to the City of High Point Public Services Director, Robby Stone, at 336-883-3217 or

Update on DR Horton Proposed Development

By , Jun 29, 2022
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At the June 23, 2022 meeting, the Town's Land Use Attorney, Tom Terrell, provided an in-depth overview of the past year's timeline regarding DRH's annexation, rezoning, and development agreement application. This link is a shortened clip of the June 23rd meeting, showing Mr. Terrell's specific address from the beginning to its end. The video can be viewed here:

Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan

By , Apr 25, 2022
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The Town of Jamestown is excited to update its Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan. For up-to-date information about public meetings, online surveys, and draft documents please visit:

Shadowlawn Drive Water

By , Apr 07, 2022
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Shadowlawn Drive will be without water on April 8th from 9am-5pm for a hydrant replacement. We apologize for any inconvience.

ADA Transition Plan Survey

By , Jan 28, 2022
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The Town of Jamestown is conducting an Americans with Disabilities Act Transition Plan to ensure inclusion and access for people with disabilities. Your feedback will help the Town of Jamestown develop an ADA Transition Plan that will guide the planning of future pedestrian facility improvements. Please complete the survey at this link:

ADA · Survey

Update your Contact Information with Jamestown

By , Jan 28, 2022
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In order to update the Town of Jamestown's automated call system, please use the link provided or call Town Hall (336-454-1138) to ensure we have your most up-to-date contact information. The call system will be used to inform residents of unexpected changes in service. Please visit and complete the form to update your information.

Oakdale Rd Detour

By , Jan 12, 2022
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Oakdale Rd traffic will have a detour starting on Friday, January 14, 2022. This new detour should remain in place for approximately a year while the contractor builds a bridge over the new Jamestown Bypass. Traffic will detour over the temporary road next to the existing road.

Oakdale Rd Detour