The action creates two municipal service districts in Avon that will be taxed to help foot the bill of a $12.68 million beach nourishment project.
Dare County commissioners are set to hold a public hearing to consider proposed county service districts to help pay for a proposed more than $12 million beach nourishment project to address N.C. 12 overwash in Avon.
Those who spoke during a public hearing Saturday largely opposed a plan to assess property owners according to district to pay for a proposed $672 million beach project.
The Coastal Resources Commission says the temporary, oversized sandbags in place at a condo complex in North Topsail Beach can remain for another five years.
North Topsail Beach has scheduled a public hearing May 15 on proposed districts related to the town’s beach erosion control and flood and hurricane protection works project.
Oak Island officials are postponing until next year discussion of rates for special property assessment districts to fund beach nourishment.
Dare County will be reimbursed $5.7 million to repair dunes and fencing along 3 miles of the north and south ends of the Outer Banks beaches in Buxton.
The Oak Island Town Council is expected to consider Tuesday a proposed map of special tax districts to fund beach nourishment.
The public can submit comments to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers until April 14 on the proposed construction of a 2,000-foot-long terminal groin at the north end of North Topsail Beach.
The Old Ferry Channel/Deer Creek dredging project in Cape Carteret is nearly complete.
Gov. Roy Cooper’s proposed spending plan would increase funding for conservation, parks, flood mitigation and other coastal projects.
Dare County gave the go-ahead to begin establishing a Municipal Service District in Avon to help cover the cost of a $11 million beach nourishment project.
Southern Shores officials are holding a hearing March 16 to collect feedback on funding options for the town’s proposed beach erosion control and flood and hurricane protection works project.
Residents could pay less in taxes than initially thought to fund the Avon Beach Nourishment project if approved.
A month after learning that no federal dollars were appropriated for New Hanover County beach nourishment in the Corps’ 2021 work plan, officials are still pushing for funding.
A nearly $14 million beach nourishment project for south Nags Head to replace sand lost during 2019’s Hurricane Dorian was approved by town leaders.