Strategic Accomplishments


  • 311 Holly Springs ConnectCrescent life science campus groundbreaking. The life science campuses will offer millions of square feet of biomanufacturing, office, and lab space. (January) 
  • Town Council initiates placement of a $100 million parks bond on the November ballot, offering voters the opportunity to expand and improve parks, recreation, and greenways for everyone to enjoy. (April) 
  • Holly Springs 311 launches, offering residents a new, easy, and direct connection into Town Hall to receive service from any department. Residents can call 311, or (919) 577-3111 if outside Town limits, or use the app to access the service. (May) 
  • Council moves forward with obtaining additional water supply with Sanford, tapping into an additional drinking water resource to meet the future needs of our growing community, by entering into an interlocal agreement with Sanford, Fuquay-Varina, and Pittsboro for the expansion of the Sanford Regional Water Filtration Facility. (July)
  • First-ever Yard Waste Convenience Center in Holly Springs Opens (September) 


  • Police-Community Advisory Group 2022Holly Springs Police Community Advisory Group holds first meeting. The group serves as a liaison between the Police Department and the residents of the Town, providing a formal conduit for improved community dialogue and understanding with the Police Department. (January)
  • Community survey presented to Town. 98% of people surveyed said Holly Springs is a great place to live, and 96% said it's a great place to raise children. (January) 
  • New Americans with Disabilities Act Transition Plan implemented, continuing work to ensure all people with disabilities have the same rights and opportunities as others. (January) 
  • Holly Springs Black History Tour launches, giving users a glimpse into the rich history of Holly Springs. (February) 
  • Amgen, one of the world's leading biotechnology companies, breaks ground on a $550 million manufacturing facility that will bring more than 350 jobs with an average salary of $100,000. (March) 
  • Major overhaul of UDO implemented, streamlining Town development regulations for new subdivisions and providing updated zoning regulations. (March) 
  • Mims Park Trail opens, offering a natural path through 17 acres of wooded, historic property just a stone’s throw from the bustle of downtown Holly Springs. (March) 
  • Groundbreaking on the Holly Springs Road Widening project, the Town’s largest roadway project ever, that will improve Holly Springs Road to a consistent four-lane, median-divided road with sidewalk, curb and gutter, and pedestrian crossings from Flint Point Lane to Sunset Lake Road. (April) 
  • Field at Ting Park designated as Dick Sears Field after longtime mayor who was instrumental in shaping Holly Springs into the community it is today. (May)
  • International Food FestivalAnnual International Food Festival launches, offering cultural performances and a variety of culinary treats from around the world, part of the expansion of inclusive events in Town. (May)
  • Ladder 14 placed into service, enhancing the Town Fire Department’s ability to continue serving the expanding community. (June)
  • Achieved SolSmart Silver community designation, enhancing opportunities for local solar energy. (September)
  • Council initiates wastewater/reclamation system expansion for future growth. (October)
  • Utley Creek Greenway opens, connecting Downtown Holly Springs and Morgan Park subdivision. (November) 
  • Northeast Gateway Area Master Plan adopted, helping guide future development of a vital area of Town where the I-540 interchange will connect with Holly Springs Road. (December) 


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