News & Announcements

Council agenda available

Posted on February 15, 2019
The agenda for the next Town Council meeting is available here. As a reminder, Council normally meets the second Tuesday of the month, but the regular meeting was moved for February, the the 19th, still at 6 p.m. in Council Chambers. Continue Reading

Full audit report available for FY 2017-18

Posted on February 15, 2019
The audit report for FY 2017-18 is now available on our financial information page here. That's where we also have links to the budget and fee schedule too. Continue Reading

New right-of-way rules

Posted on February 8, 2019
There have been some changes to what’s allowed in the rights-of-way on our streets – we wanted to explain those changes, and also remind residents and property owners about some ordinances we already have in place. If you have any questions, please call, email or stop by Town Hall for more information: (910) 278-5011 or email our Town Planner, Jake Vares, at What is the right-of-way, anyway? A lot of people think that their property extends all the way to the road pavement, but that’s actually not the case. The size of the right-of-way varies, but typically, the street ... Continue Reading

Coffee and conservation conversation

Posted on February 4, 2019
Join folks at OKI Rec Center for coffee and conversation about conservation. Topics change monthly, and the programs are free with preregistration.Here's what's coming up: Feb 19-I want to prune, but I don't know how or when Mar 5:-Container herb gardening Apr 2-Firewise landscaping in NC. Call Parks and Rec at 910-278-5518 for info. Continue Reading

Prevent pipes from freezing

Posted on January 30, 2019
With such low temperatures this week, customers are advised to take precautions to help prevent pipes from freezing. Exposed water lines in open crawl spaces should be adequately insulated. Turn off irrigation systems to avoid creating icy sidewalks and driveways. Let the cold water drip from the faucet served by exposed pipes. Running water through the pipe - even at a trickle - helps prevent pipes from freezing. Open doors under cabinets so pipes are kept closer to room temperature. Keep the thermostat set to the same temperature during the day and at night (don’t turn the temperature down for ... Continue Reading

Advisory Board vacancies

Posted on January 23, 2019
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. The Oak Island Town Council is now accepting applications from interested persons for the following appointed committees: Beach Preservation Trust Fund Advisory Board (unexpired term ending Sept. 2021 ) Par 3 at South Harbour Committee (unexpired term ending Jan. 2020 for an Oak Island resident not in South Harbour) Parks & Recreation Advisory Board (unexpired ... Continue Reading

Council retreat is Tuesday – 9 a.m.

Posted on January 19, 2019
Council's annual retreat meeting is Tues., Jan 22nd at 9 a.m. in the training room at the Police Department (second floor). See the agenda here. Continue Reading

Town Hall and facilities closed Monday, Jan. 21

Posted on January 18, 2019
Town Hall and facilities will be closed on Monday, Jan. 21 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Continue Reading

Council Actions Report available

Posted on January 9, 2019
Did you miss the meeting last night? We have a report of actions taken during the meeting. We also have the presentation our coastal engineers made about all of our beach projects - it includes a timeline, which we've pasted below. Click here to see the Council Actions report, and click here to see the presentation from Moffatt & Nichol. Continue Reading

Request for Proposals — Oak Island Pier Complex

Posted on January 4, 2019
Interested parties are invited to submit sealed proposals for operation of the Oak Island Pier Complex (Oak Island Pier, tackle shop, retail space at 705 Ocean Drive and also a restaurant or events center at 801 Ocean Drive). Request for Proposal documents are available at Town Hall or online here. Sealed proposals must be returned by 2 p.m. on Thursday, February 7, 2019 to: David Hatten, Finance Director, Town of Oak Island, 4601 E. Oak Island Drive, Oak Island, North Carolina 28465 Lisa P. Stites, MMC Assistant Manager/Town Clerk Continue Reading

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