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

Legislative Briefing ~ 4.4.17

Dare County – Board Approves Several Resolutions Opposing State Legislation The Dare Board of Commissioners heard from several citizens at their meeting on Monday expressing concern over state legislation that has been recently introduced in the NC House and Senate. Citizens expressed opposition to bills that would repeal Dare County’s plastic bag ban; clarify how […]

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Legislative Briefing ~ 3.29.17

Dare County Flood Maps, Be Informed It is important for all in the real estate/development industries to know that while Dare County’s preliminary flood maps have been released, they will not officially become effective for another year to 18 months. It is not until they are effective can they be used for insurance purposes or […]

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Legislative Briefing ~ 3.21.17

NCBIWA Local Governments Meeting April 3rd and 4th at Jennette’s Pier The North Carolina Beach and Inlet Waterways Association’s spring conference will be held on April 3rd and 4th at Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head. The public is invited to attend the conference but will need to register and pay a registration fee. The fee […]

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Legislative Briefing ~ 3.14.17

Dare County Flood Map Update Dare County and its six towns have been working on how to respond to the preliminary flood maps that were released last June. While it looks like an appeal of the maps will not happen, there is ongoing conversation about developing local elevation standards for development and re-development purposes. The […]

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Legislative Briefing~ 3.8.17

Storm Resiliency Meeting in Knotts Island This Thursday Currituck County officials will be hosting the last of three public meeting about the North Carolina Resilient Redevelopment Planning (NCRRP) program on Thursday, March 9th from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Knotts Island Community Center. The NC General Assembly established the program to provide a map […]

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Legislative Briefing 2.28.17

Currituck Meeting on the NCRRP Program Currituck County officials will be hosting three public meeting about the North Carolina Resilient Redevelopment Planning (NCRRP) program. The first meeting will be held tonight – Tuesday, February 28th- at 6 p.m. at the Historic Courthouse. The two other meetings will be held on Wednesday, March 1st from 3 […]

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Legislative Briefing – 2.21.17

Beach Nourishment Projects to Begin Late May The Towns of Duck, Kitty Hawk and Kill Devil Hills have been working for months on joint beach nourishment project plans. The contractors and engineers of the multi-town project met with each town’s leadership last week and presented information on what will be taking place before the project […]

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Legislative Briefing – 2.14.17

Kitty Hawk – Kill Devil Hills:  Meetings on Beach Nourishment Projects This Week The Town of Kitty Hawk, along with the beach nourishment project contractors and engineers will be hosting an informational meeting on the upcoming Beach Nourishment project Wednesday, February 15th at 9 a.m.  The meeting will be held in the Smith Room at […]

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Legislative Briefing – 2.7.17

Understanding Preliminary Flood Maps Spencer Rogers, NC Sea Grant and coastal geologist/engineer, presented information to Dare County Commissioners and later to an audience in Nags Head on Dare County’s preliminary flood maps. There has been a lot of debate about the accuracy of the new maps, especially since so many previously flooded properties are now […]

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Legislative Briefing – 1.31.17

Understanding Preliminary Flood Maps Spencer Rogers, NC Sea Grant and author of The Dune Book, will give a presentation on Understanding Preliminary Flood Maps next week in Nags Head. The presentation will be given on Monday, February 6th at 5 p.m. in the Nags Head Board Meeting Room. Town/County Updates Duck – On Wednesday, February […]

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