News & Announcements

Update on schedule changes

Posted on January 4, 2018
Town facilities will be closed today. We will open at 10 a.m. on Friday. Please use extreme caution if you have to go out as the roads are icey. If you were planning to stop in and pay your property taxes, just a reminder that you can pay them online at www.official payments.com (the town jurisdiction code is 4386). The deadline to pay 2017 real and personal property taxes is Friday, Jan. 5. Payments postmarked on or before Jan. 5 will not be counted as late. There is also a Dropbox in the parking lot between the Police Department and ... Continue Reading

Delayed opening Thursday

Posted on January 3, 2018
Town facilities will open at 10 am tomorrow, unless conditions overnight are worse than predicted (if there is a change in that opening time, we'll post it here). And as a reminder, the Rec Center will close at 4:30 and tonight's classes and programs are cancelled. Continue Reading

Rec Center, golf course closing early

Posted on January 3, 2018
Due to predictions for inclement weather, the Rec Center is closing at 4:30 this afternoon. The Oak Island Par 3 Golf Course is closing at noon. We're keeping an eye on the weather before we make any decisions about closing other Town facilities. Continue Reading

Volunteers needed

Posted on December 28, 2017
Are you a retired police officer or firefighter? Do you like meeting new people? Do you need a reason to spend even more time on the beach? The Town of Oak Island is seeking volunteers to help in a variety of ways. We are looking for police volunteers to help enforce parking regulations and firefighters to drive a truck in parades or work community events. We also need Beach Ambassadors -- citizens who will help explain the beach rules to visitors. If you are interested in helping out in one of these areas or in some other way,  please fill out our ... Continue Reading

Citizens Academy 2018

Posted on December 28, 2017
Would you like to learn more about how your local government operates?  The Town of Oak Island’s second Citizens Academy is being held in February of 2018. We will be able to accommodate the first 25 people who can dedicate their time to a great learning opportunity designed to help people understand how the Town runs its daily operations and projects. The first session will begin on February 6th when our Leadership Team gives a brief overview of their department and its daily operations. The proposed schedule for Citizen Academy sessions is as follows (schedule is subject to change if needed): Sessions ... Continue Reading

Holiday closings, reminder about change in trash collection for Monday

Posted on December 22, 2017
Holiday closings: Town facilities will be closed Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 25 and 26 for Christmas and Monday, January 1 for New Year's. Don't forget the Saturday (Dec 23rd) pickup for trash if your normal pickup is Monday the 25th. It will be on a normal schedule the 1st. Continue Reading

Smoke Alarm Grant Program ongoing

Posted on December 20, 2017
The Oak Island Fire Dept is still participating in the Smoke Alarm Grant Program from the Office of the State Fire Marshal. Please know this is available for those who are within our fire district, in financial need, and who do not have working smoke alarms in their homes. This grant is meant for full-time residences and not for rental properties. Thank you for helping us spread the word to any neighbors, friends or family who may qualify for this service. Inquiries about smoke alarms can be directed to Fire Marshal Joe Snapp, 910-278-1000, Mon-Fri, 8 am-4:30 pm. The Oak Island ... Continue Reading

NC Department of Insurance Accepting Public Comments on Proposed Rate Increase Until Dec. 29

Posted on December 19, 2017
From Brunswick County: Citizens have until Friday, Dec. 29 to submit public comments to the N.C. Department of Insurance regarding a notice from the N.C. Rate Bureau asking for an increase in homeowners insurance rates. While the average statewide requested increase is 18.7 percent, for Brunswick County homeowners, the requested increase is between 23.7 and 25 percent. Citizens who would like to submit comments, concerns or other feedback about the proposed rate increase can do so until Dec. 29. Comments can be submitted by email or mail: Email 2017HomeInsurance@ncdoi.gov by Dec. 29. Mail to Tricia Ford, 1201 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC ... Continue Reading

Town Hall, offices closing at noon Dec. 15

Posted on December 13, 2017
Town offices and facilities will close at noon on Friday. Town Hall will reopen at 8 a.m. on Monday, December 18. Parks & Rec programs will take place as scheduled Friday night. Continue Reading

Holiday trash/recycling schedule

Posted on December 12, 2017
CHRISTMAS DAY: All collections normally rescheduled for Monday, December 25th, will be rescheduled to Saturday, December 23rd. NEW YEAR’S DAY: Collections will operate on a regular schedule. If you have any questions, please contact Kennette Holliday at (910) 201-8003 or via e-mail at kholliday@ci.oak-island.nc.us. Continue Reading