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Legislative Briefing May 15

Charter Communications Charter Communications, parent of Spectrum-branded products and services, announced its decision to discontinue a long-standing policy permitting transferal of accounts from home sellers to buyers. The change would pose an interruption of service for renters occupying the property at the time of sale unless sellers return their cable boxes and buyers establish new […]

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Legislative Briefing May 8

Currituck Sound Toll Bridge The North Carolina Department of Transportation (DoT) and Federal Highway Administration face new litigation filed Tuesday, April 23 by opponents of a proposed $500 million Currituck Sound toll bridge, who emphasize the project’s environmental impact and underutilization. Plaintiffs including the Southern Environmental Law Center and various citizens’ groups allege the project’s […]

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Legislative Briefing 1.29.19

Legislative Briefing Week Ending January 25, 2019 Homeowners Insurance Increases – SUBMIT COMMENTS TODAY! NC REALTORS® Call for Action Public Forum Wednesday, February 13th at 7 pm Southern Shores Hearing Next Week on Large Oceanfront Structures WHEN WILL DARE COUNTY FLOOD MAPS BE EFFECTIVE? Nags Head Beach Re-Nourishment Begins in May – WHAT YOU NEED […]

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Legislative Briefing ~ July 2, 2018

Settlement Reached on Dwelling Rates The NC Rate Bureau and the NC Department of Insurance (NCDOI) reached a settlement agreement this week on a Dwelling Rate Filing that was submitted in February of this year. The Rate Bureau was proposing an overall statewide average increase in dwelling policy rate of 18.9%. NC Insurance Commissioner Mike […]

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Legislative Briefing ~ 5.8.18

Primary Election – Tuesday, May 8th If Real Estate or Development is your profession, then politics IS your business! The polls will be open from 6:30 a.m. till 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8th for the NC Primary Election. Below are sample ballots for Currituck and Dare to prepare you for your time in the […]

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Legislative Briefing ~ 4.16.18

Flood Maps – Know Your Zone/New Informative Web Site HIGHER LOCAL ELEVATION STANDARDS BEING DEVELOPED Dare County’s Program for Public Information/Flood Insurance Community Rating System (CRS) Committee met last week and discussed a flood map education and awareness campaign and local flood elevation standards/freeboard regulations. Dare Planning Director Donna Creef led the discussion and shared […]

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Legislative Briefing ~ 4.4.18

Voter Registration/Early Voting/Candidate Forum Info One-stop absentee voting – commonly referred to as early voting – begins on Thursday, April 19th and runs through Saturday, May 5th for the May 8th Primary Election. Early voting allows any registered voter to cast an absentee ballot in person on select days prior to Election Day. Unlike on […]

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Legislative Briefing ~ 3.7.18

Off-Shore Oil Drilling Comment Period Ends THIS THURSDAY The deadline to comment on off-shore oil drilling is Thursday, March 9th. Governor Roy Cooper has requested an official exemption for North Carolina, similar to the exemption recently granted to Florida based on the importance of tourism to the state’s coastal economy. He has encouraged people to […]

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Legislative Briefing ~ 3.1.18

Election News Noon on Wednesday, February 28th was the deadline to file as a candidate for County/State offices. Here’s a rundown of who will be on the Primary ballot on May 8th and/or the General Election ballot in November: US House of Representatives District 3 Walter B Jones (Rep) – incumbent Phil Law (Rep) Scott […]

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Legislative Briefing ~ 2.22.18

Currituck Needs Second Vote on Off-Road Parking Permit The Board of Commissioners met on Monday and voted 6-1 on a proposed ordinance that would establish a permitting system for beach parking in the four-wheel drive area of the Currituck Outer Banks beginning in May of this year. A unanimous vote was needed for the $50, […]

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