News & Announcements

Council Budget Workshop – April 13

Posted on April 11, 2018
Council will hold a workshop to begin discussing the proposed FY 2018-19 budget this Friday, April 13, at 1 p.m. Continue Reading

Nuclear Power Plant sirens to be tested April 11

Posted on April 9, 2018
Duke Energy and county officials to test sirens around Brunswick Nuclear Plant Ten-second test scheduled for Wednesday, April 11, between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. No public action required The outdoor warning sirens around the Brunswick Nuclear Plant will be tested Wednesday, April 11, between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. The 38 sirens within 10 miles of the Brunswick Nuclear Plant will be tested at low-volume for ten seconds. This test may be performed more than once to make sure each siren works properly. This test is performed quarterly, in coordination with emergency officials in Brunswick and New Hanover counties, who are ... Continue Reading

Agenda for April 9 Council meeting

Posted on April 5, 2018
The agenda for the April 9 Council meeting is available here. There are public hearings for the new flood maps, a preliminary plat for Phase I of the Pine Forest development and a proposed ordinance amendment regarding fences. Please note that the meeting date was changed for this meeting and it is on Monday instead of Tuesday - the change is for this month only. Continue Reading

Special meeting – NCDOT presentation re: upcoming repairs to G.V. Barbee Bridge

Posted on March 27, 2018
The Oak Island Town Council will have a joint meeting with the Town of Caswell Beach to hear a presentation/Q&A session with NCDOT regarding the upcoming repairs/temporary closure of the G.V. Barbee Bridge. The meeting will be Thursday, April 5, at 5:30 p.m. in Oak Island Town Hall - Council Chambers. Click here to see the agenda. Continue Reading

Easter holiday schedule

Posted on March 26, 2018
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Public Hearing April 9 (Monday) for adoption of new flood maps

Posted on March 23, 2018
The Town of Oak Island has scheduled a Public Hearing to adopt new flood maps to comply with the minimum criteria of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).  The Public Hearing will be held on April 9th (Monday), 2018 at 6 pm in the Town Hall Council Chambers at 4601 E. Oak Island Drive, to hear comments concerning the proposed adoption of the new flood maps. Copies of the proposed flood maps can be viewed at Town Hall, via link from the town’s website at: (click on the Flood Information under Resident Info) or by clicking here: (you will be ... Continue Reading

Oak Island Bridge to Undergo Rehabilitation Work Starting in September

Posted on March 20, 2018
From NCDOT: Bridge to be closed to traffic through May, 2019 The North Carolina Department of Transportation has scheduled a bridge rehabilitation project for the G.V. Barbee Bridge (Old Oak Island Bridge) over the Intracoastal Waterway beginning in September and continuing through May 2019. This rehabilitation work includes replacing the existing girders on 27 spans, and installing a new riding deck, and barrier rail. The project was accelerated to avoid conflicts with the N.C. 211 project which will begin construction in 2019. “This rehabilitation project will extend the life of the Oak Island Bridge,” said NCDOT Deputy Division Engineer Chad Kimes.  “Once the work ... Continue Reading

Tree giveaway — March 24

Posted on March 20, 2018
Sponsored by the Oak Island Beautification Club with support from the Environmental Advisory Committee: 50 Eastern Red Cedar 40 Southern Crabapple 100 White Oak – Coastal 1000 Lob Pine – Coastal Saplings available from 9 a.m. to noon, as supplies last, at the Oak Island Food Lion (5901 E. Oak Island Drive) Continue Reading

Statement regarding RFP for restaurant at the Oak Island Pier

Posted on March 8, 2018
As there is a pending lawsuit with the current pier operator/lease holder, the Town Attorney has advised us to refrain from commenting about the Pier Lease other than to issue the following: North Carolina law forbids leasing municipal property for a period of 10 or more years without treating the property in the same manner as if the Town was going to sell the property; selling municipal property requires adherence to certain statutory mandates such as advertising and an upset bid procedures. The current lease was approved in 2009 for the Pier property which included the restaurant. The lease included ... Continue Reading

Town Hall meeting — March 13 at 6 p.m.

Posted on March 8, 2018
The March regular Town Council meeting will be a Town Hall style meeting, with Q&A sessions scheduled for beach/sand projects (Moffatt & Nichol engineers will be at the meeting) and installation of the new electronic water meters. There are also a very few business items, and you can view the agenda by clicking here. Continue Reading