NC Local Government Commission Approves Bonds

June 8, 2016 The application requesting approval of issuance of the Beach Nourishment Project – Special Obligation Bonds in an amount not to exceed: $6,963,000 – G.S. 1591-30 was formally approved by the North Carolina Local Government Commission on June 7, 2016 The Commission also approved the selection of the following financing team members for […]

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Dare Commissioners Accept Beach Nourishment Bid

At a special meeting held March 17, the Dare County Board of Commissioners accepted the bid from Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for the beach nourishment project that encompasses the Town of Duck, Town of Kitty Hawk, and Town of Kill Devil Hills. The award is contingent on approval from the Local Government Commission.The […]

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Board of Commissioners to Consider Beach Nourishment Bids

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 10, 2016 County of Dare, Department of Public Relations The Dare County Board of Commissioners will meet on March 17 to review and approve bids received from dredge contractors for the beach nourishment project that encompasses the Town of Duck, Town of Kitty Hawk, and Town of Kill Devil Hills. Four […]

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Beach Nourishment Bid Update & FAQs

The Town has been working on the beach nourishment project since the original “Erosion and Shoreline Management Feasibility Study” was completed in May 2013. Over $1 million has been spent to date in engineering, permitting and legal fees (costs related to obtaining easements) to bring the project to construction. These costs have not been funded […]

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BEACH NOURISHMENT PROJECT BIDS UPDATE – FEBRUARY 16, 2016

Town of Duck Statement – February 16, 2016 Bids for the Duck, Kill Devil Hills and Kitty Hawk Beach Nourishment Project were received on February 9, 2016. Bids were provided by three contractors and all three bids exceeded the funding available for the project and were rejected. Work is being done to ensure a contract will be […]

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Beach Nourishment Project Bids Update – February 12, 2016

Town of Duck Statement – February 12, 2016 Bids for the Duck, Kill Devil Hills and Kitty Hawk Beach Nourishment Project were received on February 9, 2016.  Bids were provided by three contractors and all three bids exceeded the funding available for the project.  In addition, proposed schedules included in the bids indicated that all […]

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Duck Beach Management Project Updates Presented During Council Retreat Available

During the 2015 Duck Town Council Retreat, Ken Willson of Coastal Planning & Engineering of North Carolina and Christopher Layton, Duck Town Manager, provided updates on the Beach Management Project.  Presentation slides and videos of the presentation and discussion are available online by clicking on the links below.  Wednesday, March 4, 2015 at 7:00 p.m., Duck Town Council […]

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PUBLIC NOTICE FROM THE CORPS OF ENGINEERS

The Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, received an application from the Town of Duck seeking Department of the Army authorization to dredge 1.061 million cubic yards of beach-quality sediments from two offshore borrow sources, and deposit the material along approximately 1.7 mile-section of oceanfront shoreline, in the Town of Duck, Dare County, North Carolina.  For […]

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Planting of Beach Grass along Duck Beaches Begins January 9

The Town of Duck announced that Emerald Forest will begin planting beach grass plants along Duck Beaches beginning on January 9, 2015.  The plantings will begin at the north end of town and continue for several days.  For more information on the Town of Duck’s Beach Management strategy, including more information on sea grass plantings […]

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