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Meetings this Month


300 Wall Street, Fountain Inn
Nov. 7th at 6 pm
Planning Commission

300 Wall Street, Fountain Inn
Nov. 10th at 6 pm
City Council Meeting

300 Wall Street, Fountain Inn
Nov. 21st at 6 pm
Board of Zoning Appeals

 
Or watch the meetings live on our YouTube channel.
Announcements 

Please note, City Hall will be closed on November 8th.

City offices, including the Natural Gas office will be closed on Tuesday, November 8th in observance of Election Day.

Tuesday's solid waste pick-up will be collected on Wednesday.
 

Make sure to get your tickets for Fountain Inn's annual Carriage Rides!

Tickets are now available for purchase for our annual carriage rides during the Christmas Inn our Town Festival! There will be opportunities to ride a standard carriage, horse-drawn trolley, and rent a private carriage. 

It is strongly recommended to prepurchase tickets, walkups are available but not guaranteed.

For more information, please visit our website.
 
Reminders about Solid Waste Collection

The City of Fountain Inn Public Works Department would like to remind all that Solid Waste roll carts and recycling bins should be placed on the curb no earlier than 5:00 pm prior to the day of scheduled service and should be removed no later than 11:59 pm on the day of scheduled service.

For more information, please visit this link to our ordinance.
 

Applications for the Citizen Police Academy are open!
This free fourteen-week course will give you an in-depth look into how our police department operates and the work of a local police officer. Participants of the course are also eligible to serve on the Citizen's Review Committee.

What you will learn during the course:

  • Overview of the Fountain Inn Police Department, including our structure and mission
  • Hiring, Recruitment, and Training of Police Officers
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Crime Analysis
  • Community Outreach
  • Officer Survival
  • Traffic Enforcement
  • Victim Assistance
  • Civilian Response to Active Threats

Questions?

Contact Sgt. Troy McBride at troy.mcbride@fountaininn.org.

 

Grant Opportunities

CommunityWorks and the City of Fountain Inn have partnered to create the City of Fountain Inn Relaunch Grant program. This program will allow eligible for-profit and non-profit businesses to apply for up to a $5,000 grant to support business pivots, working capital, rent and mortgage, inventory, utilities, infrastructure development, COVID-19 related marketing expenses, PPE, and more. Businesses and nonprofits must be located within the city limits of Fountain Inn, have ten or fewer employees, and meet several other qualifications, which can be found here.

Main Street Improvement Grant Program

Main Street Improvement Grant Program to Revitalize our Historic Downtown!

The mission of Main Street Fountain Inn, a department of the City of Fountain Inn, is to preserve, manage, promote, and enhance the development of Fountain Inn’s historic downtown. The following grants are available to all commercial properties in the Main Street Program area:

Outdoor Expansion and Beautification Grant: The grant provides up to 50% of project costs up to $20,000 in fund reimbursement to commercial properties within the Fountain Inn Main Street Program Area with infrastructure expenses to expand or beautify outdoor space intended for public use.

Façade Improvement Grant: This grant provides up to 50% of project costs up to $10,000 in the fund reimbursement to commercial properties within the Fountain Inn Main Street Program Area to restore or improve to build Facades.

Outdoor Seating and Accessories Grant: This grant provides up to 75% of project costs up to $4,000 in fund reimbursement to commercial properties within the Fountain Inn Main Street Program Area to create vibrant outdoor areas.


Upcoming City Events
The City will be holding its annual Veteran's Day Program this year on November 11th at 11:00 am at the Pavilion. Join us for a meal, live music, speakers, and special time to honor those who have served. 

There is limited space available for this event.

Click here to RSVP.
The Holidays are just around the corner! 
The City of Fountain Inn is the best place to spend Christmas with your family! Join us for the beloved tradition of Christmas "Inn" Our Town; our historic downtown is at its most enchanting time of the year. 

There will be lots of ways to join in the holiday festivities in Fountain Inn. 

Find out more here.

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