Thursday, December 1, 2022

The Agenda: 896-acre PUD zoning in Leland, NHCS calendar committee meets

Leland Planning Board meets Tuesday to discuss the rezoning of three-and-a-half parcels, equaling 896 acres to be voluntary annexed into Leland. (Port City Daily/File)

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

Monday, Sept. 26

The New Hanover County Schools Curriculum Committee will meet at 3:45 p.m. at the Board of Education Center at 1805 South 13th Street. The meeting can be livestreamed on YouTube. An agenda was not posted as of press.

Leland Town Council will hold a special meeting at 5 p.m. at town hall, located at 102 Town Hall Dr. The meeting can be livestreamed here. The council will discuss the potential sale of 20.5 acres of land and a performance guarantee for improvements to the Jackey’s Ridge subdivision.

The Town of Topsail Beach will host a facility study workshop at 10 a.m. at town hall, 820 S. Anderson Blvd. The meeting can be livestreamed online. The agenda includes The Town of Topsail Beach Master Plan Update 2022 and Town of Topsail Beach Budget Opinion Update 2022.

The Belville Board of Commissioners will meet at 6:30 p.m. at town hall, located at 63 River Road. The board will discuss the Belville Riverwalk Project, street repairs, selecting a contractor to build a multi-use path and a transportation update.

Tuesday, Sept. 27

The Wilmington Housing Authority will hold committee meetings at Rankin Place Terrace, 415 N. 12th St. The Community Outreach and Resident Services Committee will meet at 3 p.m., the Real Estate Development Committee will meet at 4 p.m., and the Policy, Administration and Finance Committee will meet thereafter.

The Carolina Beach Town Council will hold a workshop at 9 a.m. in the town council chambers at 1121 North Lake Park Boulevard. The meetings can be livestreamed here. An agenda was not posted as of press.

The New Hanover County Soil and Water District Board of Supervisors will hold a special meeting at 3:30 p.m. at the New Hanover County Government Center. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss a letter of support for UNCW’s Environmental Studies program, as well as proposed amendments to the Unified Development Ordinance regarding trees.

The Leland Planning Board will meet Sept. 27, 6 p.m., at town hall. All meetings can be livestreamed here. A few items on the agenda include:

  • Proposed zoning of voluntary annexed land. Staff recommends PUD, Planned Unit Development; Leland’s PUD district is established for the purpose of permitting greater flexibility than would normally be allowed in other residential districts. It involves three parcels and a portion of a fourth along Malmo Loop Road, south of US Highway 74/76, approximately 896 acres.
  • Review 2022-2023 Town Council meeting and planning board liaison schedule.

The Oak Island Town Council will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. n council chambers, second floor of Town Hall, 4601 E. Oak Island Drive.  All meetings can be livestreamed here. The council will consider a beach management plan to be submitted to the Coastal Resources Commission.

Wednesday, Sept. 28

The New Hanover County Schools Calendar Committee will hold a special meeting to discuss the 2022-2023 traditional school year calendar at 4:30 p.m. at the Board of Education Center at 1805 South 13th St. The meeting can be livestreamed on YouTube. The agenda can be viewed here; read coverage from PCD here.

The Topsail Beach Planning Board will meet at 10 a.m. at town hall, 820 S. Anderson Blvd. The meeting can be livestreamed online. An agenda was not posted by press.

The Wilmington Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization Board will meet at 3 p.m. in the 6th Floor Conference Room at 320 Chestnut St. The meeting can be livestreamed via Zoom. The agenda includes:

  • An update from NCDOT’s rail division
  • Resolution allocating direct attributable funds to the Town of Belville for the Belville Elementary Multi-use Path
  • Resolution supporting the Town of Leland’s application for the USDOT’s Reconnecting Communities Pilot Program Grant

Reach journalist Brenna Flanagan at brenna@localdailymedia.com 

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Shea Carver
Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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