News & Announcements

Wilmington Harbor dredging — FAQ and map from the US Army Corps of Engineers

Posted on May 29, 2018
The US Army Corps of Engineers' Wilmington Harbor Project has started. This is a navigation project by the Corps, but beach-quality dredged sand will be placed on the beach in Caswell Beach and the east end of Oak Island. The Corps has an FAQ page and a map for the project -- click here to see the page. Continue Reading

Hurricane info seminar — May 22

Posted on May 10, 2018
Join us for a hurricane info seminar on May 22, at Oak Island Town Hall. beginning at 10 a.m. Presenters from the Oak Island Police and Fire Departments along with other Town departments as well as State and County Emergency Management officials will present information on hurricane preparedness. Each department will share information about how citizens can protect themselves and what to expect in case of evacuations. The presentation is geared toward citizens of Oak Island, but everyone is invited to attend. Continue Reading

Update on beach projects

Posted on May 9, 2018
A lot is going on at the beach, and we want to share information about what the Town is doing to preserve our beach for residents, visitors, and wildlife. FEMA Emergency Dune Project – following Hurricane Matthew (Oct. 2016) After Hurricane Matthew in October 2016, the Town worked with FEMA on a project to restore some of the dunes lost in the storm. The project began in the spring of 2017 and was halted during turtle nesting season. The project resumed in November 2017 and was completed in early March 2018. The project was a truck haul project where the sand ... Continue Reading

Looking for your trash collection dates?

Posted on May 8, 2018
Have trouble remembering when your trash collection day is? Do you wonder if this is the week recycling is picked up, or if it is next week? And when does summer collection start for the beach areas anyway? Well, that last one is easy - it's May 19. Answers to the other questions can be found on our website here. We have each zone listed, and links to a calendar for each zone's recycling dates. Continue Reading

Agenda for Council May 8 Council meeting now available

Posted on May 3, 2018
The agenda for the May 8 Town Council meeting is now posted. You can find the agenda by clicking the "Agendas & Minutes" tab on the Home page, by clicking the attachment on the meeting calendar, or by clicking here. The next budget workshop is May 11 (Friday) at 10 a.m. Council will move the Unified Development Ordinance review meeting until next month, likely June 15. Continue Reading

National Hurricane Preparedness Week

Posted on April 30, 2018
National Hurricane Preparedness Week begins on May 6, and the National Weather Service has lots of things planned, including a LIVE hurricane webinar, the Hurricane Awareness Tour (Hurricane Hunters!), and more. Check out this year's materials ahead of time here: https://www.weather.gov/wrn/hurricane-preparedness Continue Reading

Rescheduled budget workshop – May 1 at 1 p.m.

Posted on April 25, 2018
The rescheduled budget workshop will be Tuesday, May 1 at 1 p.m. in Council Chambers at Town Hall. Continue Reading

Budget Workshop to be rescheduled

Posted on April 25, 2018
Today's budget workshop will be rescheduled, likely to a day next week -- we'll let you know a date as soon as we have it confirmed. Continue Reading

Budget Workshop on Wednesday

Posted on April 23, 2018
The next budget workshop is set for this Wednesday, April 25, at 1 p.m. in Council Chambers at Town Hall (4602 E. Oak Island Drive). Click here to see the agenda. Continue Reading