News & Announcements

Request for Proposals — restaurant at Oak Island Pier

Posted on March 7, 2018
The Town is seeking proposals for operation of the restaurant at the Oak Island Pier. Please click here for the Request for Proposals document. Sealed proposals must be received by 2 p.m. on March 26, 2018. Continue Reading

Lane Closures on G.V. Barbee Bridge Next Week – Flaggers to Guide Motorists

Posted on March 2, 2018
From NCDOT: Drivers on the G.V. Barbee Bridge will likely encounter intermittent lane closures starting Monday, March 5. The closures are needed to allow N.C. Department of Transportation crews to safely do maintenance work on the concrete bridge girders. The closures will be in place between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, until March 22. Transportation officials urge motorists to drive carefully through the work zone. Please help us spread this info! For real-time travel information, visit or follow NCDOT on Twitter. Continue Reading

Committee positions available

Posted on February 26, 2018
If you're interested in serving on one of the Boards/Committees with an opening please call the Town Clerk at (910) 201-8004 for an application or just click here to download one. We also have a Committee Handbook, which includes descriptions of all of our advisory boards and committees. We currently have the following positions available: Emergency Services Advisory Board (one unexpired term ending June 2019) Environmental Advisory Committee (one term ending June 2018 and one ending June 2019) Board of Adjustment (two terms ending March 2021) Parks and Recreation Advisory Board (two terms ending March 2021) Appointments may be made at the March 13th, ... Continue Reading

Mardi Gras tomorrow

Posted on February 23, 2018
Oak Island Mardi Gras tomorrow! Parade starts at 1 pm at SE 63rd St., ends at Middleton Park where the rest of the festivities are scheduled. Put on your best Mardi Gras outfit and Laissez les bons temps rouler! Check … for more details. Continue Reading

Part of Town Hall parking lot closing Friday

Posted on February 20, 2018
PUBLIC NOTICE Part of the parking lot behind Town Hall/Police Department and between the tennis courts is scheduled to be closed beginning Friday, Feb. 23rd, due to work on the stormwater system for the buildings. The handicapped parking spaces in front of the Police Station will remain open at this time. Town Hall and the Police Department should be accessed from SE 46th Street -- there is a gravel parking lot across from Town Hall on SE 46th that will allow for additional public parking. Please use SE 47th Street to access the Community Center, Public Services Bldg., US Postal Mail ... Continue Reading

Council meeting Feb. 13 – agenda is online

Posted on February 9, 2018
The Council agendas are posted in a couple places on our website. You can find it attached to the meeting listing on the meeting calendar, and on the pages for agendas and Minutes (click here).  The regular Council meetings are held on the second Tuesday of the month, at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers (at Town Hall, 4601 E. oak Island Drive). The public is encouraged to attend. Continue Reading

Bridge work this week

Posted on January 30, 2018
From NCDOT: There will be work done on the Barbee Bridge starting Monday, Feb. 5 at 9 a.m. until Friday, Feb. 16 at 4 p.m. There will be intermittent lane closures. This work is to make repairs found necessary during routine bridge inspection. Continue Reading

Advisory Board positions available

Posted on January 22, 2018
The Oak Island Town Council is now accepting applications from interested persons for the following appointed boards: Emergency Services Advisory Board (one unexpired term ending June 2019) Environmental Advisory Committee (one term ending June 2018 and one ending June 2019) Par 3 Golf Course Committee (one term ending Jan. 2019 for a resident of South Harbour) Appointments will be made at the February 13th, 2018 Town Council meeting. Please submit applications by noon on February 2nd, 2018 to the Town Clerk, 4601 E. Oak Island Drive, Oak Island, NC 28465. Applications are available at Town Hall and on the Town’s website, ... Continue Reading

Council retreat set for Wednesday

Posted on January 12, 2018
The annual Council retreat meeting will be on Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 9 a.m. in the upstairs training room at the Police Department. Click here to see the agenda. Continue Reading

Sirens around Brunswick Nuclear Plant to be tested Jan. 10

Posted on January 8, 2018
Duke Energy and county officials to test sirens around Brunswick Nuclear Plant: Ten-second test scheduled for Wednesday, January 10, between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. No public action required SOUTHPORT, N.C. – The outdoor warning sirens around sirens around the Brunswick Nuclear Plant will be tested Wednesday, Jan. 10, 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 ... Continue Reading