Wednesday, July 24, 2024

The Agenda: In local government this week

Located at the south end of Pleasure Island, Kure Beach consists of a few small businesses and homes (Port City Daily/Michael Praats)
The Kure Beach Town Council will meet at 6 p.m. this week. (Port City Daily/file)

Monday, July 17

The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners meet at 6 p.m. in the  commissioners’ meeting room of the David R. Sandifer Building. 30 Government Center Dr. in Bolivia. Items on the agenda include:

  • School Resource Officer agreement
  • Public hearing on Town of Ocean Isle Beach extraterritorial jurisdiction expansion request

The Town of Leland Council agenda meeting will meet at 1 p.m., town hall, 102 Town Hall Dr.; it can be livestreamed here

The Kure Beach Town Council will meet at 6 p.m. in council chambers at 117 Settlers Lane. The agenda includes: 

  • Beach management plan with Moffatt & Nichol and Resolution R23-06 exempting agreement from Mini-Brooks Act requirements
  • Planning services agreement with Alfred Benesch & Company for Joe Eakes Park renovation and Resolution R23-05 exempting agreement from Mini-Brooks Act requirements

Wilmington City Council will hold an agenda briefing at 8:30 a.m. at city hall, 102 N. Third St. The meeting can be livestreamed via GTV8 and YouTube.

New Hanover County Board of Commissioners will meet at 4 p.m. at the NHC Historic Courthouse, 24 N. Third St., Room 301. The meeting can be livestreamed on NHCTV and YouTube. A few items on the agenda include:

  • Approval of NCDOT right-of-way acquisition for the Gordon Road widening project
  • Consideration of adoption of the NHC Strategic Plan 2024-2028
  • Public hearing on a text amendment request by Michael Faulkner to amend the UDO pertaining to campgrounds and RV parks. Read PCD coverage here.

Tuesday, July 18

Wave Transit has called a special meeting at 2 p.m., Forden Station, 505 Cando St. The meeting will be held in Closed Session in accordance with NCGS 143-318.11(6), except for opening and closing procedures. A public comment period will not be held at this meeting.

A special meeting will be held at noon for the New Hanover County Board of Elections in the Long Leaf Room, 1241A Military Cutoff Road. New members — Natalie Hinton-Stalling, James Battle Morgan, Jr. (Jim), and Tom S. Morris, as well as former member Bruce Kemp — will be sworn into their positions for the 2023-2025 term. Gov. Roy Cooper appointed former member Derrick R. Miller as chair of the New Hanover County Board of Elections last month. To participate telephonically, dial 1-336-218-2051 and enter conference ID number 952 541 522 followed by pound (#) . The meeting is livestreamed here.

The Brunswick County Board of Education will meet at noon for the swearing-in of new board members. They meet in the commissioners chambers, 30 Government Center Dr. in Bolivia. The public may also join in via Zoom.

The Surf City Beautification and Enhancement Committee will meet at 4:30 p.m. at the Surf City Municipal Complex, 214 W. Florence Way.

The Town of Topsail Beach Parks and Recreation Board will meet at 10 a.m. at 820 S. Anderson Blvd. The agenda includes discussion on a comprehensive parks and rec master plan and advertising options for town events.

Belville ABC Board meets at 6:30 p.m., 63 River Rd. The agenda includes discussion about a proposed storage facility, ABC Conference and proposed employee compensation plan.

Wilmington City Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. at city hall, 102 N. Third St. The meeting can be livestreamed via GTV8 and YouTube. A few items on the agenda include:

  • A resolution to enter into a contract with the U.S. Coast Guard to purchase 201 N. Water St. for up to $1.2 million for the Wilmington Riverwalk and Water Street Park and an ordinance for $2.4 million for the bulkhead repair project for 201 N. Water St.
  • Resolution to approve the financing for Starway Village, phases I and II, with multifamily housing revenue bonds for $23.5 million and $13.6 million
  • Resolution to enter into an agreement with East West Partners to extend the evaluation period for the Northern Gateway Project

The Health and Human Services Board will meet at 8 a.m. at the Government Center, 230 Government Center Drive. Following, the HHS Historically Marginalized Populations Subcommittee will meet at 10 a.m. 

Wednesday, July 19

The Surf City Board of Adjustment will meet at 3 p.m. at the Surf City Municipal Complex, 214 W. Florence Way.

The Wilmington Design Adjustment Committee will meet at 1:30 p.m. at city hall, 102 N. Third St. The meeting can be livestreamed via GTV8 and YouTube. The agenda includes two items: design adjustments for Ponderosa Cottages and the Rooms to go Parking Lot.

Thursday, July 20

The New Hanover County ABC Board meets July 20 at the general office, 6009 Market St. An agenda was not posted by press.

The Southport Planning Board will meet at 6 p.m. in the Southport Community Building, 223 E Bay St. An agenda was not posted by press.

The Town of Leland Council meeting will meet at 6 p.m., town hall, 102 Town Hall Dr.; it can be livestreamed here. They will discuss upcoming events and give a Founder’s Park update. The agenda is here

The Town of Burgaw Planning and Zoning Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. at the Historic Train Depot, 115 S. Dickerson St. An agenda was not posted by press.

The Town of Navassa will meet July 20, 7:30 p.m., 334 Main St. An agenda was not posted by press.

The Cape Fear Board of Trustees meet at 5 p.m. at Union Station, CFCC campus. An agenda was not posted by press. The meeting can be livestreamed here.

The Wilmington Board of Adjustment will meet at 1 p.m. The meeting can be livestreamed via GTV8 and YouTube. All items on the agenda have been continued to Aug. 17, except the BOA annual report 2022-2023.

Friday, July 21

The Bald Head Island Village Council will meet at 10 a.m. in the Public Safety Complex, 273 Edward Teach Extension. Meetings are live streamed here. An agenda was not posted by press.


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