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.
Maintenance dredging at the harbor for the state port in Morehead City and simultaneous beach nourishment project for 2.5 miles of Atlantic Beach oceanfront is one-third complete.
Carteret County is readying for Phase III to begin on Feb. 20 of the Post-Florence Renourishment Project, when 2 million cubic yards of sand will be used to nourish 9.4 miles of beach in Emerald Isle.
Dare County has scheduled a virtual presentation and meeting to discuss the proposed beach nourishment project in Avon.
North Topsail Beach officials say the town now has federal approval to begin Hurricane Florence dune restoration work that was supposed to have begun in November.
Dare County’s plan to fund sand pumping in Southern Shores and Avon by withholding $1.4 million in beach nourishment funds from each of the five oceanfront communities met pushback from Nags Head commissioners.