Storm Debris Cleanup Schedule

Aiken Kite Festival

Come celebrate National Kite Month with us during the annual Aiken Kite Festival. This family event will provide a variety of activities including: kite flying demonstrations, inflatable’s, open field for kite flying, and food vendors. Cost: Free Entry (children must be accompanied by an adult) Saturday, April 26, 2014 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Citizens Park III

Call 642-7634 for more information

New Residential Storm Debris Drop-off Location

With the closing the resident drop off pile on East Pine Log at Centennial Drive the city has opened a new one at Citizens Park near the City Crew pile. Residents should use the Old Airport Road entrance. This drop off location is only open during daylight hours. Note: No contractor debris will be allowed at this site. Contractors must haul their debris to an approved County Landfill site.

Volunteering for Winter Storm Clean-Up

Many citizens have offered to volunteer to clean-up after Winter Storm PAX. You can help our community recover more quickly and can also offset our cost match with potential federal assistance. If your group would like to volunteer to assist with storm debris clean-up please click here to download a volunteer form and call (803) 642-7723.

Sealed Bids Now Being Accepted for Chipped Debris Hauling

The City of Aiken is receiving sealed bids to haul chipped debris. Bids must be received by 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 17. The bid opening will occur at the Administration and Finance Building, located at 135 Laurens Street SW, Aiken. Click here to view the bid documents.

Request for Proposals for City Audit

The City of Aiken is soliciting proposals to perform an audit of our general purpose financial statements for fiscal years ending June 30, 2015, June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2017.

The deadline for proposals is 2:00 p.m. on April 28, 2014.

To view the proposal click here.

To view the responses submitted by prospective bidders, click here.

Conference Center Available

The Conference Center on the First Floor of City Hall (214 Park Avenue, SW) is available for event rentals through June 30, 2014. To inquire about renting for your event, please call the City Manager’s Office at (803) 642-7654.

Edgefield Highway (SC 19 North) Corridor Study: A Joint Aiken County/City of Aiken Project

Aiken County, the City of Aiken, and DRMP consultants are jointly studying possible future improvements to approximately 11 miles of Edgefield Highway (SC 19) between Hampton Ave. and the Edgefield County line. Depending upon the location and the traveler, this highway functions as either an urban road, a rural road, a truck route, a bike/walking route, and/or a freeway interchange. This 9-month Study starts with the community. More information, including an online survey, can be viewed by clicking here.

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  1. Storm Debris Pickup Schedule

    03/07/2014City of Aiken crews will be continuing our work to collect Winter Storm PAX debris on the following City streets: As we work continuing to collect debris on these listed City streets, we have resumed our normal yard trash collection routes. PLEASE NOTE: We will have to collect our normal...

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  1. Channel 4 Planned Maintenance

    04/14/2014On April 15th, 2014 Channel 4 may experience a service interruption as we are working to upgrade our systems to match the digital upgrades to the entire cable system. We thank you for your patience during our transition period.
  2. Aiken Kite Festival

    04/14/2014Come celebrate National Kite Month with us during the annual Aiken Kite Festival. This family event will provide a variety of activities including: kite flying demonstrations, inflatable’s, open field for kite flying, and food vendors. Age: All Cost: Free entry (children must be accompanied by an adult) Saturday, April 26,...
  3. Hopelands Gardens & The Rye Patch Now Open

    04/02/2014Hopelands Gardens and the Rye Patch are re-opening to the public after being closed since February 13 due to the damage done by Winter Storm Pax. “I want to thank the City of Aiken Public Services Department, Tim Coakley, Tom Rapp and their crews for all the hard work that...

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