Dare County Board of Commissioners (BOC) covered a number of Outer
Banks-related issues and items of interest at their December 3 meeting
Topics which pertained to the island and / or the local community included the following.
Swearing in Ceremony
County Commissioners Jim Tobin, Rob Ross and Ervin Bateman were sworn
into office following the November election. In addition, Cheryl House
took the oath of office as she begins her first term serving as the
County’s new Register of Deeds.
In Other Items of Interest, The Board of Commissioners:
Adopted a resolution to call on the N.C. General Assembly to
introduce legislation imposing new regulations on e-cigarettes.
• Approved a settlement in the amount of $350,000
from PCL Construction to help recoup losses incurred during the
Hatteras Island power outage that occurred in 2017.
• Authorized the County Manager to work with the Town
of Manteo in planning a “commons” area on County-owned property in
• Scheduled a public hearing for January 7 to receive
input on proposed changes to the tethering ordinance to allow more
flexibility for enforcement officials.
• Approved sending a letter requesting state funding
in the state’s upcoming budget for the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum.
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 is Monday, January 7 at 9 a.m.