Here's your chance to talk to the seashore superintendent
By IRENE NOLAN
Hatteras National Seashore Superintendent David Hallac has invited the
public to come to a meeting and ask questions or discuss the upcoming
summer season, management practices, and the ongoing issues with
stormwater and flooding in the Cape Point area -- or anything else on
the minds of islanders or visitors.
The event is scheduled for Monday, May 2, from 5 until 6:30 p.m. in
Room 307 at Cape Hatteras Secondary School on Highway 12 in Buxton.
"I have a lot of opportunities to meet with stakeholder groups or
to speak at public meetings," Hallac said. But, he adds that he has had
on his mind for some time scheduling a "listening" session, if you
will, where folks can come in, sit down with him and his staff and just
ask questions at an informal setting.
"This is for people who don't want to call me or to come to Manteo and see me," he added.
The flooding in the Cape Point area over the fall and winter after
record rainfall is not the only reason for scheduling the session, but
Hallac and other staff members will follow up on their discussions with
the N.C. Division of Environmental Quality about a plan for draining