Thursday, February 29, 2024

The Agenda: This week in local government

Wave Transit will have two special meetings on Valentine’s Day at the Skyline Center downtown. (Port City Daily/File)

SOUTHEASTERN N.C. — Every Monday Port City Daily shares 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. 12

City of Boiling Springs ABC Board meets at 10 a.m. at 3130 George II Hwy SE. An agenda was not posted by press.

The New Hanover County Board of Education will have a budget work session at 10 a.m. in the Board of Education Center, 1805 S. 13th St. Meetings are live streamed here. The agenda includes:

  • Review projected 2024/2025 revenue for state and local current expense funds 
  • Changes in salaries, benefits and local supplements since 2020
  • State allotment vs local investment 

The Southport Board of Aldermen will hold a special meeting at 9 a.m. in the Southport Community Building, 223 E. Bay St. Meetings are live streamed here. The purpose of the meeting is to have an orientation session for the aldermen. Each city department will be presenting information about their roles and responsibilities. The departments will also discuss any ongoing and future projects.

The Brunswick County Planning Board will meet at 4 p.m. in commissioners chambers  at the David Sandifer Administration Building, 30 Government Center Drive NE. A public hearing will be held on four developments and two rezonings. The board will also discuss transportation plans. See the agenda here.

Leland Town Council will have an agenda review meeting at 1 p.m. It will include updates on the Leland 2045 comprehensive plan and neighborhood revitalization program, among upcoming events from staff. Council also will approve the agenda for the Feb. 15 meeting. The meeting is in town hall, 102 Town Hall Dr.

Tuesday, Feb. 13

NHC Board of Elections will meet at 5 p.m. in  the Longleaf Room at 1241 A Military Cutoff Rd. to review absentee ballot applications and discuss other election-related matters. There is limited in-person seating available. The meeting is livestreamed here and to participate telephonically, dial 1-336-218-2051 and enter ID 222 792 41 followed by pound (#) when prompted. 

Town of Oak Island ABC Board will meet at 10 a.m. at 5402 E Oak Island Dr. An agenda was not posted by press.

Oak Island Town Council meets at 6 p.m. in council chambers. The agenda includes a public hearing regarding a special use permit for a hotel in the commercial recreational (CR) zoning district located at 1425 E Beach Dr. and a contract and budget ordinance amendment to resurface the pickleball courts. The meeting can be livestreamed here.

The Brunswick County Board of Elections will host a meeting regarding absentee ballots at 4 p.m. in commissioners’ chambers at the David Sandifer Administration Building, 30 Government Center Drive NE, in Bolivia.

The Pender County Board of Education will meet at 6 p.m. in the Dr. Katherine Herring Resource Center 798 Us Highway 117 S. Meetings are live streamed here. The agenda includes: 

  • RFP For legal counsel presentations
  • First read policy 1510-4200-7270
  • Three-tier bell schedule proposal

Burgaw Board of Commissioners will meet at 4:30 p.m. at Burgaw Town Center at 108 E Wilmington St. The agenda includes consideration of a conditional rezoning for a two-story health and human services building near the intersection of Industrial Drive and Progress Drive Extension.

Carolina Beach Town Council will meet at 6 p.m. at Council Chambers, 1121 N. Lake Boulevard. The agenda includes a special use permit request for additional boat storage space.

Wednesday, Feb. 14 

Wave Transit will have two meetings on Wednesday at the Skyline Center, downtown Wilmington. The first begins at 10:45 a.m. to discuss a resolution for NCDOT to fund no more than $500,000 for a traffic mitigation project as the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge project continues. At 11 a.m.,  the board will host a Reimagine Wave Transit workshop to discuss its short-range transit plan (read more from PCD about Reimagine here).

Southport ABC Board meets at Indian Trail Meeting Hall, 113 W. Moore St., at 1 p.m. An agenda was not posted by press.

CFPUA’s Board meets at 230 Government Center Dr. at 9 a.m. The agenda includes a multiple contracts for the Walnut Street Pump Station (PS9) Replacement Project: $6.8 million for construction and $660,000 for engineering. The agenda can be viewed here and the meeting is open to the public.

Thursday, Feb. 15

The Wilmington Board of Adjustment will meet at 1 p.m. in city council Chambers, second floor, 102 N. Third Street. Meetings are live streamed here. The agenda includes: 

  • 925 N. 4th Street- Request for a variance to City Code Chapter 18, Section 18-44: District-specific standards [CBD] to allow parking within 10 feet of the right-of-way and within 20 feet of a primary street frontage, to allow a driveway along a primary frontage street, and to allow a dumpster along a primary street frontage.

The New Hanover County ABC Board will meet at 6009 Market St. at 9 a.m. 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. Meetings are live streamed here. An agenda was not posted by press. 

The Leland Town Council will hold multiple public hearings at 6 p.m.: one is to increase maximum height of multi-family structures and a development agreement with Tunston Land and Timber. See the agenda here, where the livestream can also be accessed. 

Navassa Town Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. at 334 Main St. An agenda was not posted by press.

The Oak Island Planning Board meets at 9 a.m. in the council chambers. The agenda is posted here and the meeting can be livestreamed here.

Topsail Beach Board of Commissioners will meet at 6 p.m at Topsail Beach Town Hall at 820 S. Anderson Blvd. The agenda includes a presentation on an audit on the town’s finances from 2023 and a closed session to discuss real estate and personnel matters.


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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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