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Lots of fun at Fire Camp 2019

Posted on June 14, 2019
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SE 20th St. Walkway temporarily closed for repairs

Posted on June 13, 2019
The SE 20th Walkway will be closed temporarily for repairs. We anticipate completing the work within 30-45 days. We know many residents and visitors rely on this walkway to get to the beach, and we appreciate your patience and understanding as we make these needed repairs. Continue Reading

Brunswick County Update – Stage 1 – Water Conservation Alert

Posted on June 13, 2019
A Stage 1 Water Conservation Alert is still in place for all customers of any Brunswick County public water system. Although there has been some relief, hot, dry conditions are expected to return as we get into the summer season and the demand for water will continue to rise. Recent rainfall and voluntary conservation efforts have reduced system demand; still Brunswick County has yet to reach its peak demand period associated with the July 4th holiday. Brunswick County will continue to assess the need for the Water Conservation Alert as the summer season progresses. Thank you for your continued efforts ... Continue Reading

Legal Aid Clinic at Brunswick County for Hurricane Florence issues

Posted on June 13, 2019
Legal Aid Disaster Relief Clinic When: Friday, June 14, 2019 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Where: Emergency Services Building, Brunswick County Complex 3325 Old Ocean Highway, Bolivia Do you need help with the following? Insurance Claims FEMA appeals Contractor Issues Landlord/Tenant Issues Legal Aid will be holding a clinic, co-sponsored by Brunswick County VOAD, for those still dealing with issues arising from Hurricane Florence. The sooner a person calls and is screened, the sooner Legal Aid can begin potentially helping each person with their specific set of issues. Please note that this meeting is completely INFORMATIONAL! Legal Aid cannot begin offering direct legal assistance to a ... Continue Reading

Council Actions Report

Posted on June 12, 2019
Did you miss the meeting last night? Still want to know what happened? Click here to see a report of actions taken during the meeting. Continue Reading

Stage 1 Conservation Alert — Brunswick County update

Posted on June 7, 2019
A Stage 1 Water Conservation Alert was instituted for all customers of any Brunswick County public water system on May 28, 2019, due to record water demand caused by excessive temperatures, lack of rain, and an increased number of visitors to Brunswick County.  As a result of customers’ voluntary conservation measures combined with a break in the drought conditions, water demand has been reduced to more manageable levels.  We thank you for your efforts to conserve water and to use it wisely.  Although there has been some relief in the past week, hot, dry conditions are expected to return as ... Continue Reading

Water quality swimming advisory lifted for Oak Island site (June 6)

Posted on June 6, 2019
From N.C. Department of Environmental Quality, MOREHEAD CITY – State recreational water quality officials today lifted a water quality swimming advisory for an ocean-side swimming area in Brunswick County. The advisory was lifted because water testing shows that bacteria levels have dropped below the state’s and Environmental Protection Agency’s standards set for swimming and water play. The advisory was posted at the Middleton public access off East Beach Drive in Oak Island on June 5. Test results showed the site had exceeded 104 enterococci per 100 milliliters of water, the standard for high usage sites. The site now shows bacteria levels below ... Continue Reading

Water quality swimming advisory issued for area at Middleton Ave. (June 5)

Posted on June 5, 2019
From the NC Department of Environmental Quality, MOREHEAD CITY – An advisory against swimming was posted today at an ocean-side site in Brunswick County, where state officials found bacteria levels in the water that exceed the state’s and Environmental Protection Agency’s recreational water quality standards. The advisory is for the Middleton public access off East Beach Drive in Oak Island. Tests of water samples taken at the site yesterday indicate levels that exceed the state and federal action levels of 104 enterococci per 100 milliliters for Tier 1 high-usage sites. Swimming areas are classified based on recreational use and are referred ... Continue Reading

New yard debris collection schedule

Posted on June 5, 2019
With all the new houses we have in town, we've made some changes to the yard debris collection schedule (implemented June 1): Yard Debris Zone 1 – Middleton Street to the West end (including beachfront areas) - Collected the FIRST & SECOND full weeks of the months of January, March, May, July, September & November. Yard Debris Zone 2 - from NE/SE 40th Street to NE/SE 1st Street (including beachfront areas) - Collected the THIRD & FOURTH full weeks of the months of January, March, May, July, September & November. Yard Debris Zone 3 - from NE/SE 79th Street to NE/SE 41st Street ... Continue Reading

Leave Your Mark on the Oak Island Master Plan!

Posted on June 4, 2019
Tuesday, June 11th at 5:30 pm Thursday, June 13th at 11 am Thursday, June 20th at 5:30 pm   Please stop by one of the public meetings scheduled for residents to weigh in on the types of recreation opportunities they would like to see come to our island paradise. The Oak Island Town Council members, the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board members and Parks and Recreation Department staff are committed to sustaining and enhancing the overall quality of life for the citizens of Oak Island. The provision and operation of public parks, recreation and open space programs, services, events, activities, facilities, areas and parks ... Continue Reading