Due to construction, Rocky Branch Park will be closed to the public beginning January 4th until further notice.

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Virtual Martin Luther King Jr Unity Service

Monday, January 18th, at 7:00pm the City of Belmont will be livestreaming the annual Martin Luther King Jr Unity Service on our YouTube page. You can join in on the celebration by visiting www.cityofbelmont.org/MLKUnity. The event details are below and can be viewed on the attached flyer as well. This Virtual Service includes: ★ Music … Continued

City of Belmont Now Considering Proposals For Solid Waste and Recycling

The City of Belmont has now opened their RFP process for companies interested in providing Solid Waste and Recycling services. Interested parties should visit the link below to view the official document detailing the requirements that must be met. This RFP will remain open until 12pm on Friday, January 22nd of 2021. Please direct any … Continued

2020 Census: NC To Lose Out On Available $1.5 Trillion In Federal Funds

Why is the Census Important? A low Census response rate puts NC at risk of missing out on its fair share of more than $1.5 trillion in federal dollars from census-derived programs. This includes—but is not limited to—critical public services such as hospitals, schools, road repairs, and emergency response services. As of August 18, 2020, … Continued

City of Belmont Recently Featured In Travel Blog Series

Travel Blog Feature The City of Belmont was recently featured in a travel blog operated by Heather and Walter Burks called The Burks and Beyond. Heather and Walter are Gaston County natives that are also local business owners. In their travel blog series they showcase some of their favorite locations not only in Gaston County, … Continued

Tree Ordinance Update 2020

Tree Ordinance Update The city has hired Davey Resource Group to assist in updating the city’s tree and landscape ordinance.  The intent is to evaluate and enhance city regulations related to our urban forest.  This project will focus on: Establishing best practices for Belmont for selecting, planting, maintaining, and conserving community trees; Translate the best … Continued

UPDATE: Confirmed Cases and Deaths in Gaston County

As of July 1, 2020 there have been 1,168 confirmed cases and 11 confirmed deaths of COVID-19 Gaston County. To view the most up to date statistics visit: https://covid19.ncdhhs.gov/dashboard#by-counties-map

Update Tuesday, May 5

The City of Belmont has begun a phased reopening of our parks.  As of today, Tuesday, May 5 the Davis Park tennis courts and the Kevin Loftin Riverfront Park boat landing are now open for public use.  On Friday, May 8 all walking areas, picnic shelters, baseball fields, soccer fields, and basketball courts will be … Continued

State of Emergency Declaration

On April 23, 2020, the State of North Carolina has extended the stay at home order until May 8, 2020. ​The City of Belmont has declared a State of Emergency that goes into effect Wednesday, March 25th at 8 AM.  The declaration prohibits the use of public parks and public restrooms in the city limits … Continued

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