Friday, June 2, 2023

The Agenda: Kure Beach budget workshop, Southport tree ordinance

Located at the south end of Pleasure Island, Kure Beach consists of a few small businesses and homes (Port City Daily/Michael Praats)

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, Mar. 28

The Town of Kure Beach is holding a special meeting at 9 a.m. at council chambers. It will be a budget work session, with overviews of town department expenditures and grant funds, such as the American Rescue Plan. The agenda can be reviewed here.

The Belville Board of Commissioners has a regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. in Town Hall Chambers, 63 River Rd. Items on the agenda include:

  • An update on the Brunswick Riverwalk project
  • An update on American Rescue Plan funds
  • A resolution commemorating the Town of Belville’s 45th Birthday
  • An audit presentation for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2021

Tuesday, Mar. 29

The City of Southport Planning Board Review Committee will meet at 10 a.m. at the Indian Trail Meeting Hall, 113 W. Moore St. The committee is reviewing an amendment to the tree preservation ordinance.

The Pender County Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 10:30 a.m. at Dr. Katherine Herring Resource Center, 798 U.S. 117 in Burgaw. The purpose is to receive advice from legal counsel in closed session and to conduct an instructional materials usage hearing.

Wednesday, Mar. 30

Wilmington Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization is meeting at 3 p.m. in the sixth-floor conference room, 320 Chestnut St. The meeting is open to the public in person. People can also dial in (​​646-558-8656 or 301-715-8592. Meeting ID: 839 6910 7282. Passcode: 920663) or watch virtually here. A few items on the agenda include:

  • A resolution approving the Planning Work Program to advance transportation planning for State Fiscal Year 2022-2023
  • Resolution supporting Pender County’s application for the Transportation Infrastructure Resiliency Fund Grant to complete a Risk Assessment of the Highway 210 corridor between Highway 117 and US 17. According to the agenda, NC 210 is identified as a Hurricane Evacuation Route but historically has flooded during storm events.

Thursday, Mar. 31

The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners is meeting at 2 p.m. to discuss its vision for possible future development of the western bank of the Cape Fear River, across from downtown Wilmington. The work session will be held at the New Hanover County Government Center in the Harrell Conference Room, 230 Government Center Dr. An agenda review will take place after the work session. The meeting will be streamed live on NHCTV at Spectrum Cable channel 13,, and YouTube and will be available for replay afterward.

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The New Hanover County Non-County Agency Funding Committee will meet at 9 a.m. to discuss non-county agency funding for fiscal year 2022-2023 in the Harrell Conference Room at the New Hanover County Government Center, 230 Government Center Dr.

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Alexandria Sands
Alexandria Sands
Alexandria Sands is a journalist covering New Hanover County and education. Before Port City Daily, she reported for the award-winning State Port Pilot in Southport. She graduated from UNC Charlotte and wrote for several Charlotte publications while there. When not writing, Williams is most likely in the gym, reading or spending time with her Golden Pyrenees. Reach her at or on Twitter @alexsands_

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