Saturday, July 20, 2024

The Agenda: In local government this week

Belville will have a council meeting on Monday. (Port City Daily/Alexandria Sands Williams)

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, Feb. 27

Southport Board of Alderman is holding a special meeting in the Southport Community Building, 223 East Bay St., at 3 p.m. about the shoreline stabilization project, utility merger feasibility study, and a few items on sewer needs. See the full agenda here

The Town of Belville will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the Town Hall Chambers, 63 River Rd. It will hear updates on the Riverwalk extension, discuss a parks and rec board vacancy, and go into closed session. 

The Town of Leland will meet in special session at 9 a.m. at 102 Town Hall Drive. The board is meeting to discuss the next fiscal year’s budget.

Tuesday, Feb. 28

The Wilmington Housing Authority Community Outreach and Resident Services will meet at 3 p.m. at Hillcrest, 1402 Meares St.

New Hanover County Board of Adjustment will meet at 5 p.m. at NHC Government Center, 230 Government Center Drive.

New Hanover County Board of Education will hold an agenda review at 2:30 p.m. Board of Education Center, 1805 South 13th St. 

New Hanover County Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 1 p.m. Board of Education Center, 1805 South 13th St. and will go into closed session.

Town of Carolina Beach Council will have a workshop beginning at 9 a.m. in council chambers, 1121 N. Lake Park Boulevard. It includes a bike ped committee presentation regarding bikes on Carolina Beach.

The Town of Leland Planning Board will meet at 6 p.m. at 102 Town Hall Drive. The board will discuss a proposed amendment to the town’s floodplain and flood damage prevention ordinances.

Wednesday, March 1

The Town of Burgaw Beautification Committee will meet at 8:30 a.m. at the Historic Train Depot, 115 S. Dickerson St.

The Town of North Topsail Board of Aldermen will meet at 11 a.m. at town hall, 2008 Loggerhead Court. The meeting can be livestreamed here. The agenda includes:

  • A commercial plan review for Fire Station No. 2
  • A capital project ordinance amendment for $10.5 million from an NCDEQ grant for beach nourishment
  • A commitment to a $1.2 million local match with NCDOT for bike lanes along the shoulder from 210 to the north end of New River Inlet Road

The Topsail Beach Planning Board will meet at 10 a.m. at town hall, 820 S. Anderson Blvd. The meeting can be livestreamed here. The agenda includes:

  • Reaffirming the vote on the final draft of Topsail’s Comprehensive Land Use Plan
  • Discuss and consider text amendment to add a 3-foot freeboard for service equipment to structures
  • Swearing in of new planning board member

The Wilmington Planning Commission will hold a work session at 2 p.m. in the United Bank Building, 1115 North Third St. The session can be livestreamed on GTV8 or YouTube.

The Wilmington Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization Compensation and Evaluation Committee will hold a special meeting at 9 a.m. at 305 Chesnut St. to discuss a personnel matter in closed session.

The New Hanover County Airport Authority will meet at 5 p.m. in the ILM Executive Conference Room. Items on the agenda include: 

  • Approval of 1 year lease extension for Superior Mechanical Incorporated for premises located in Suite 140 of the Flex Building
  • Monthly financial reports

Southport Board of Alderman is holding a special board workshop at 9 a.m. in the Southport Community Building, 223 East Bay St., at 3 p.m. An agenda was not posted by press. 

Thursday, March 2

The Town of Burgaw Tourism Development Authority will meet at 8:30 a.m. at the Historic Train Depot, 115 S. Dickerson St.

The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners will hold an agenda review at 4 p.m. at the New Hanover County Government Center, conference room 601. 

The New Hanover County Non-County Agency Funding Committee will meet at 9 a.m. at the NHC Government Center, 230 Government Center Drive, to discuss funding for fiscal year 2023-2024. If needed, the committee will meet again March 3 at 9 a.m.

The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners will hold the first of three budget work sessions at 3 p.m. at the NHC Government Center, 230 Government Center Drive to discuss priorities for fiscal year 2023-2024. Meeting can be livestreamed on NHCTV or on the NHC website, afterward for replay.

The Pender County Board of Elections will have a special meeting at 6 p.m. at the Board of Elections Office, 807 S. Walker St. An agenda was not posted by press.

Pender County Board of Commissioners will meet in the Conference Room in the Hampstead Annex, at 4 p.m. An agenda was not posted by press. 

The Town of Oak Island will host a special meeting at 6 p.m. in council chambers on the second floor of town hall, 4601 E. Oak Island Dr. Council will address the town’s inaugural parking season, to begin in April. Livestreamed meetings can be accessed here. The special meeting will include:

  • Presentation on the status of implementing the paid parking program from town manager David Kelly
  • Parking management overview from Jim Varner of OTTO Connect
  • Q&A session on the paid parking program

Friday, March 3

Southport Board of Alderman is holding a special board workshop at 9 a.m. in the Southport Community Building, 223 East Bay St., at 3 p.m. An agenda was not posted by press. 

Pender County Board of Commissioners will meet in the Conference Room in the Hampstead Annex, at 4 p.m. An agenda was not posted by press. 


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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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