Monday, June 24, 2024

The Agenda: Local government meetings this week

Oak Island will hold a public hearing for its upcoming fiscal year budget on Tuesday. (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.

Tuesday, May 28 

The Pender County Board of Education will meet at 9:30 a.m. in the Dr. Katherine Herring Resource Center, 798 Us Highway 117 S. Meetings are livestreamed here. The agenda includes:

  • PreK/Headstart 24-25 Calendar Approval
  • Continuing Budget Resolution 24-25

The New Hanover County Board of Education will have an agenda review at 2 p.m. in the Board of Education Center, 1805 S. 13th St. Meetings are livestreamed here. The agenda includes:

  • Pre-K update 
  • Battle of the Books overview 

Oak Island Town Council will hold a special meeting to conduct a public hearing on the 2024-2025 fiscal year budget. The agenda is posted here.

Leland Board of Adjustment will meet at 3 p.m. in town hall. A quasi-judicial hearing will be held in regard to a variance request for Ingenium Enterprises to amend the number of parking spaces allowed according to town ordinance. See the agenda here.

Leland Town Council is holding a special meeting at 5 p.m. and will go into closed session; see the agenda here.

Leland Planning Board will meet at 6 p.m. The agenda includes a quarterly update on Leland’s Comprehensive Plan, as well as to modify a development plan and design requirements. See the agenda and meeting here.

Pleasure Island Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a public State of the Town meeting at 6 p.m. at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in the Community Life Center Building. Speakers at the event include Dr. Mouchine Guettabi from UNCW, who will be presenting an economic view of the region with a focus on Carolina Beach. Town Manager Bruce Oakley will speak about the proposed 2024-2025 town budget, and Mayor Lynn Barbee will give a State of the Town presentation. Q&A session will follow.

Wednesday, May 29 

The Wilmington Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization will meet at 3 p.m. in the sixth floor conference room at 320 Chestnut Street. The meeting will be live streamed here. The agenda includes:

  • Cape Fear Navigating Change 2050 Draft Financial Forecast and Alternative Funding and Financing Opportunities 
  • Resolution adopting the Cape Fear Navigating Change 2050 Vision, Goals, and Modal Objectives

Thursday, May 30

The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners will hold an agenda review at 4 p.m. in room 139-138 in the NHC Government Center, 231 Government Center Drive. An agenda was not posted by press.

Carolina Beach Town Council will meet at 9 a.m. in council chambers, 1121 N. Lake Park Boulevard. The agenda includes a public hearing for a special use permit modification for a boat slip at 401 Marina St. There also will be discussion about remediation flooding efforts along Canal Drive. It will be livestreamed here.


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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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