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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NC Insurance Rates Ordered is Positive for Dare County

RALEIGH — Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin has ordered a zero percent statewide overall average change in homeowners insurance rates, effective June 1, 2015. The ordered rates vary by geographic territory and type of insurance. On average, homeowners insurance rates are to decrease by 0.3 percent, renter’s insurance rates are to increase by 11.2 percent, and […]

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Nov. 5th Duck Town Council Meeting Video Available

The Duck Town Council held its regular meeting on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the Duck Meeting Hall at 1200 Duck Road. The video of the meeting is now available on the Town of Duck’s YouTube Channel.  Main agenda items included the discussion and consideration of Municipal Service Districts (MSDs) related to […]

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UPDATE: Beach Nourishment Project Status Update Presentation at October 15, 2014 Town Council Meeting

At the Wednesday, October 15, 2014, Duck Town Council mid-month meeting, Town Manager Christopher Layton gave an update on the Beach Nourishment project status, project funding, proposed Municipal Service Districts (MSDs) and models, and the proposed timelines for adopting MSDs. A video of the meeting is being processed and will be made available soon. Please […]

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Red Flags No Longer Flying in Duck as of Thursday, August 28

Red Flags are no longer flying in Duck.  As always, swim near a life guard and ask them about rip currents. Low tide will occur at 3:45 today which often increases the threat of rip currents.  Stay aware as you enjoy the sun and sand.  The ocean is constantly changing!  For more information on Surf […]

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Beach Nourishment Update Presentation Video Avaialble

During the May 21, 2014, Mid-Month Town Council Meeting, Coastal Planning and Engineering provided a report to the Duck Town Council and 45 members of the public in attendance.  You may view the video of the Beach Nourishment Presentation here.  Presentation slides are available as well at this link: Storm Damage Reduction Project Update by […]

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Beach Nourishment Project Featured on Destination Dare

The current edition of the news program Destination Dare is now airing daily on Dare County’s Government Channel TV 20. This month’s Town of Duck feature focuses on the Beach Nourishment Project. Tune in to Government TV cable channel 20, or if you do not have access to cable or live out of the area, you may […]

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