June 5, 2024 Council Meeting Recap

Below is a summary of items from the June 5 Town Council Meeting:

  • Council accepted an NC Emergency Management Disaster Relief and Mitigation Fund Grant in the amount of $1 million for expenses related to the NC12 resiliency project.
  • Perry James and Mary Hogan from the NC League of Municipalities gave a presentation and presented both Finance & Human Resources Administrator Jessica Barnes and the Town with plaques regarding the new finance software conversion that the Town recently completed.
  • Council held three quasi-judicial public hearings on special use permits and approved all three with various conditions.
  • Council adopted the Fiscal Year 2024-2025 budget ordinance and 2025-2029 Capital Improvement Plan.
  • Council did not vote on proposed Ordinance 24-03, which would allow outdoor entertainment until 12:01am on January 1st of each year and chose to keep the time at 10:00pm.
  • Council authorized the Town’s attorney to dismiss the pending lawsuit in response to the NC General Assembly pre-empting local zoning regulations when considering affordable housing projects in Dare County.
  • Council adopted Resolution 24-09, which revises the Town’s personnel policies regarding an employee’s probationary period as well as changing the language regarding a Name Clearing Hearing.  
  • The next meeting will be the Mid-Month Meeting on Wednesday, June 19 at 1:00pm.