SOUTHEASTERN N.C. — Individuals living in New Hanover, Brunswick, Pender, and Columbus counties are encouraged to attend a meeting in Leland that will help with strategies to build a resilience plan for communities across North Carolina.
The state is looking to prioritize five to ten strategies from the meeting to help the region strengthen its ability to withstand floods, heat waves, and other climate hazards. Individuals can weigh in on ideas in infrastructure, housing, communications and outreach, planning/policy, analysis or assessments.
A Regional Resilience Portfolio Program will be one of two final products created in concert of each of nine regional councils of governments: Kerr-Tar, Upper Coastal Plain, Albemarle, Mid-Carolina, Mid-East, Lumber River, Cape Fear, Eastern Carolina and Triangle J (except for Wake, Durham and Orange counties.
The public workshop is held in collaboration of the Cape Fear Council of Governments, the North Carolina Rural Center, and the North Carolina Office of Recovery and Resiliency (NCORR). It takes place Sept. 13, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., in the Cape Fear Conference Room at Leland Town Hall, 102 Town Hall Dr. Registration is here, required by Sept. 9.
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