The Agenda: This week in local government, May 17-21

SOUTHEASTERN N.C. — It may feel impossible to keep up with local issues while they’re still being worked out.

Getting involved early on in the policy-making process can help ensure the community’s input gets heard before it’s too late to chime in.

You may not even need to attend (in person or virtually) to make sure your perspective is taken into consideration. Oftentimes, sending an email to government officials to be considered as a public comment pertaining to a particular item can put your voice into the public record.


Every Monday Port City Daily will share upcoming government meetings of interest around the tri-county region. If there’s an item of public interest, we’ll include that below the listed meeting, too.

Here’s what’s on this week’s agenda:

Monday, May 17

Wilmington City Council will meet for an agenda preview beginning at 8:30 a.m. Stream the meeting.

New Hanover County Commissioners will meet for a regular meeting beginning at 9:00 a.m. View the agenda. Stream the meeting.

Wilmington City Council will meet at 1 p.m. to receive a report on naming, renaming, and placement of privately funded memorials/ works of art on city-owned property and/or city-owned right-of-ways.

Tuesday, May 18

Wilmington City Council will meet for a regular meeting beginning at 6:30 p.m. View the agenda.Stream the meeting.

New Hanover County Schools Board of Education will convene for an interim meeting beginning at 5:30 p.m. View the agenda.

Wednesday, May 19

Wilmington City Council and New Hanover County Commissioners‘ joint subcommittee on Workforce Housing and Transportation will meet at 9 a.m. at the Lucille Harrell Conference Room at the county government center.

Thursday, May 20

New Hanover County ABC Board will convene for a regular meeting beginning at 9 a.m.


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