News & Announcements

Brunswick County Health Services offering flu shots in Oak Island

Posted on October 17, 2017
Flu Vaccines on two dates at two Oak Island locations: -- Thursday, Oct. 19 at the Oak Island Community Center (102 SE 47th St - Middleton Park) from noon until 4 p.m. -- Monday, Oct. 30 at Fire Station 2 (8510 E. Oak Island Drive) from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Participants will need to provide an insurance card and photo ID. Continue Reading

Council agenda online

Posted on October 6, 2017
The agenda for Tuesday's meeting is posted online here. The meeting starts at 6 p.m., in Council Chambers at Town Hall (4601 E. Oak Island Drive). Continue Reading

New lawn and garden class — Fall Chores

Posted on October 2, 2017
NEW LAWN & GARDEN CLASS!   “FALL CHORES IN THE LAWN & GARDEN” DATE: Wed., Oct. 18th, 2017 PLACE: Oak Island Recreation Center- 3003 E. Oak Island Dr. TIME: 5:30 – 6:30 pm   As the growing season comes to a close in the Cape Fear Region, continued maintenance of your lawn and garden is critical to help ensure a successful spring and summer growing season next year. Instructor Sam Marshall of the NC Cooperative Extension of Brunswick County will cover several topics including mowing & fertilization of lawns, planting of trees and shrubs and maintenance of tools & equipment. To sign up for this FREE class, please ... Continue Reading

Winter schedule for trash and recycling collection starts in October for beach areas

Posted on September 27, 2017
Beginning the first week of October, the collection schedule will change for residents and property owners in the beach area of Oak Island: all streets south of the Davis canal.  This schedule will remain in effect through the 3rd week of May, 2018.Garbage every Tuesday, recycling every other Tuesday: Ocean Drive and E. Beach Drive in the Yaupon area Garbage every Wednesday and recycling every other Wednesday: Beach Drive, Dolphin, Pelican, Marsh Hen, Shoreline & Kings Lynn All other areas in the Town of Oak Island will remain on their regular year-round collection schedule.  Please call or email Sherry Ratliffe in public works if ... Continue Reading

Get your kickball team together

Posted on September 20, 2017
Spend time with your friends through camaraderie and competition with the OKI Adult Kickball League this fall! This lively league is sure to offer unforgettable memories while promoting an active lifestyle. Available for participants of all walks of life, this is an opportunity you won’t want to miss! Coaches Meeting: OKI Recreation Center, Monday, October 2nd, 5:00 pm. Fill out rosters, discuss rules, dates, times, & location of games. Season Starts: Monday, October 9th. Game Time: 6:30 pm start time. Games played Mondays & Thursdays Fee: $150.00 per team. Includes 8 games & single elimination tourney. For further details contact Eric Falkenhagen : 910-278-5518 or efalkenhagen@ci.oak-island.nc.us Continue Reading

Agenda for Sept. 19 Council meeting is online

Posted on September 15, 2017
Just a reminder that the Town Council meeting was moved to September 19, still at 6 p.m. We don't have any public hearings scheduled, and you can click here to see the agenda. Continue Reading

Last briefing for Irma, notice of rescheduled Council meeting

Posted on September 11, 2017
This is the last briefing we'll receive from the National Weather Service on Hurricane Irma (and we take that as a good sign). Here are the key points and some additional information from us: -- We have rescheduled tomorrow night's Council meeting to Tuesday. Sept. 19 at 6 p.m. We had to make that call late last week when we were still not sure of the storm's track. -- Our part of the Carolinas will experience peripheral impacts between high pressure to our north and Irma to our south & southwest including: gusty winds, some heavy rain, isolated tornadoes, and some coastal ... Continue Reading

Council meeting date change

Posted on September 8, 2017
We're changing the meeting date for next week's Council meeting, just in case. We would rather make that call now than have to try and notify everyone Monday if the forecast changes. The meeting will be Tuesday, September 19, still at 6 p.m. and still in Council Chambers. We'll have an agenda posted online next week. Continue Reading

Latest Irma news

Posted on September 8, 2017
We have received an update from the National Weather Service (NWS) and have some additional info to share: Click here to see the latest briefing from the NWS. The phrase for the day is “guarded optimism.” There is still some uncertainty, so please continue to keep an eye on the track and look for updates. Continue with any basic preparations. The Town is not issuing any declarations at this time. We will continue to monitor the track and re-evaluate that decision if the forecast changes. Please check with your rental company if you have questions about check-in. We do not ... Continue Reading

Hurricane Irma update — keep watching and make your preparations

Posted on September 7, 2017
We were on the conference call with Brunswick County today -- here’s a summary and some additional information: The National Weather Service will have a better forecast for the track of the storm on Saturday. Please secure your house and belongings and make preparations to leave if that’s what you choose to do. The Town departments are going through our standard preparations. We could see between 4-7 inches of rain, so flash flooding will be a concern. We could feel some winds starting late Sunday night/early Monday morning. As a reminder, parking decals are for parking only and are not ... Continue Reading