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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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Legislative Briefing ~ 2.15.18

Currituck to Consider Off-Road Parking Permit – MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19th at 6 p.m. Currituck County Commissioners meet on Monday, February 19th at 6 p.m. Under New Business on the Agenda is the consideration of an Amendment to Chapter 10 of the Currituck County Code of Ordinances establishing a permitting system for beach parking. A public […]

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Legislative Briefing ~ 1.31.18

Comment on Off-Shore Oil Drilling The Town of Kill Devil Hills has developed a page on their website detailing the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s comment period on a plan that would open all Atlantic Ocean waters bordering the east coast of the United States to offshore oil drilling. The comment period on the […]

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Legislative Briefing ~ 1.24.18

Government Shut Down Over …….. For Now The short government shutdown which began on Saturday, January 20th, ended on Monday, January 22nd when a short-term extension plan passed the House and Senate and was then signed by President Trump. This means that the Federal government is open for business …..for now. The agreement extends the […]

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