BAYBORO — The North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries is holding a public hearing on proposed shellfish leases in Pamlico County.
The in-person hearing is set for 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 20, at the Pamlico County Courthouse, Courtroom, 202 Main St., Bayboro.
The following applications are on the agenda to be heard:
- Adam Brinson for a 1.66-acre shellfish bottom lease in Bay River.
- Flying Bluebill, LLC, Willis Scott, agent, for an 8.39-acre shellfish bottom and water column lease in Jones Bay.
The public may comment on the lease application at the hearing or in writing. Written comments will be accepted until 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 21, and may be submitted in the following ways:
- Online via the online form.
- Mailed to the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries, Shellfish Leases, P.O. Box 769, Morehead City, NC 28557.
More information on the proposed lease can be found on the division’s website.
The application file and biologist report for the proposed lease are available for inspection during office hours at the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries’ Headquarters Office at 3441 Arendell St. in Morehead City.