Advocacy

All posts shared under the “Advocacy” blog list on the homepage, including Legislative Briefing, Calls to Action, and Legislative Events.

Legislative Briefing ~ 11.22.17

NC RATE BUREAU REQUESTS 25% HOMEOWNER INSURANCE RATE INCREASE OBAR/OBHBA was notified yesterday that the NC Rate Bureau submitted a Homeowners Insurance Filing representing an 18.7% average increase statewide. The homeowners filing will impact those with homeowners insurance policies – not dwelling policies. Homeowner policies typically cover properties that are primary residences; those homes that […]

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Legislative Briefing ~ 11.7.17

NCHBA and NAHB Oppose GOP’s Tax Bill The North Carolina Home Builders Association submitted the following letter to members of Congress opposing H.R. 1 – The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: On behalf of our almost 14,000 member firms across the state, who employ hundreds of thousands of North Carolina citizens, we write to express […]

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Legislative Briefing ~ 10.31.17

Early Voting Ends on Saturday Early voting ends this Saturday, November 4th. The Manteo Board of Elections office will be open thru Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to noon. The Kill Devil Hills Meeting Room will be open for voting through Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 […]

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Legislative Briefing ~ 10.24.17

Kill Devil Hills Public Forum on Wednesday Show up and express your concerns! On Wednesday, October 25th at 5:30 p.m., the Board of Commissioners will hold a public forum to give residents and business owners in the Town an opportunity to provide input and discuss any items of concern. Preliminary Flood Maps – Appeal Period […]

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Legislative Briefing ~ 10.18.17

Dare League of Women Voters – Election and Candidate Forum Info Over the last 2 weeks the Dare County League of Women Voters held Candidate Forums in four Dare County municipalities. Three of the forums were videotaped and can be viewed on YouTube: Kill Devil Hills Nags Head Southern Shores The Town of Manteo does […]

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Legislative Briefing ~ 10.11.17

Dare League of Women Voters – Election and Candidate Forum Info The public is invited to attend the following remaining Candidate Forum: Southern Shores Candidate Forum, Wednesday, October 11th, 7- 9 p.m., Pitts Center Last Day for Voter Registration is THIS FRIDAY- October 13th Registration books close at 5 p.m. Early Voting Next Thursday, October […]

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Legislative Briefing ~ 10.3.17

Southern Shores Public Hearing TONIGHT Town Council will hold a Public Hearing this evening, Tuesday, October 3rd at 5:30 p.m. in the Pitts Center. The purpose of the Public Hearing is to consider a zoning ordinance text amendment application submitted by the Town to allow living space within accessory structures. At the last Planning Board […]

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Legislative Briefing ~ 9.26.17

Be advised: We have received reports of emails which appear to have been sent by OBAR staff requesting payment for an invoice. These are scam emails which may contain malware attachments. Please do not reply, click links, or open suspicious attachments. Contact our office with any questions at 441-4036. Latest from Dare County on Hurricane […]

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Legislative Briefing ~ 9.19.17

Dare League of Women Voters – Election and Candidate Forum Info The public is invited to attend the following Candidate Forums: –Kill Devil Hills Candidate Forum: Wednesday, October 4th 7- 9 p.m., KDH Meeting Room –Manteo Candidate Forum: Thursday, October 5th 7- 9 p.m., Manteo Town Hall –Nags Head Candidate Forum: Tuesday, October 10th, 7- […]

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Legislative Briefing ~ 9.12.17

Sales Tax- Clarification on Security Deposits A memo from the NC Department of Revenue clarifying Sales and Use Taxes – Accommodations and Linens was included in last week’s Legislative Briefing. The information included in the memo prompted a question on the collection of taxes on security deposits. Gross Receipts Derived from the Rental of an […]

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