Dare County Board of Commissioners (BOC) covered a number of Outer
Banks-related issues and achievements at their November 5 meeting in
Topics which pertained to the island and / or the local community included the following.
Budget Amendment Approved to Dredge Hatteras Inlet
The BOC approved a budget amendment to allow for maintenance dredging of Hatteras Inlet in December.
Organizational Structure of the Dare County Commission for Working Watermen Approved
BOC approved the organizational structure of the recently revived Dare
County Commission for Working Watermen, as proposed by point person
Commissioner Steve House. The new format of the commission will include
seven seats, as well as one non-voting science seat. The seven seats
will be comprised of a Dare County Commissioner, a fish house dealer, a
charter boat captain, and four seats of Dare County, N.C. fishermen,
with the goal of having representation from Hatteras Island, Roanoke
Island, the mainland, and the northern beaches.
Approval of Conditional Use Permit for Hatteras Shores Group Housing Development
BOC approved a Conditional Use Permit (CPU) and Site Plan for a
proposed group housing development to be constructed on the oceanfront
in Hatteras village at 56693 N.C. Highway 12. Located on two plots of
land that will be merged into one, the site plan was originally
reviewed and approved by the Dare County Planning Board at their
October 8 meeting.
New Animal Shelter Moves Forward
BOC authorized the firm of Waller, Todd and Sadler to perform
Architectural and Design Services for the new Animal Shelter in Dare
Golf Carts in Wanchese Public Hearing
will hold a public hearing on Monday, November 19 at 5:30 p.m. to
receive input about allowing golf carts to operate in the village of
Wanchese on roads where the speed limit is 35 mph or less. According to
Planning Director Donna Creef, there are 25 public roads that qualify.
Next Meeting of the Board of Commissioners
Check out the full video from the Commissioners meeting at darenc.com/boc. The next Dare County Board of Commissioners meeting will be held on Monday, November 19 at 5 p.m.