News & Announcements

Convenience Site (Town dump) closed Friday, June 15

Posted on June 11, 2018
Due to driveway maintenance, the Airport Road Convenience Site will NOT be open, Friday, June 15, 2018.   The county operates a site at 8392 River Road SE, from 8 am to 6 pm, Mon-Wed-Fri-Sat (phone 910-457-9484).  We apologize for the inconvenience.  Should you have any questions, please contact Kennette Tower with the Public Works Department, 910-201-8083.  Thank you for your patience. Continue Reading

Summer Concert Series – concert tonight

Posted on June 8, 2018
Concerts are from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Middleton park Extension (soccer fields on SE 46th Street). Bring a blanket or a chair and enjoy the music! Friday, June 8, 2018  -  Carolina Line Bluegrass Band Friday, June 15, 2018  -  Rivermist Friday, June 22, 2018  -  Eaglewing Saturday, June 30, 2018  -  The Holiday Band Friday, July 6, 2018  -  Chocolate Chip & Company Band Friday, July 13, 2018  -  Sonic Spectrum Friday, July 20, 2018  -  The Imitations Friday, July 27, 2018  -  The Sand Band Friday, August 3, 2018  -  The Tim Clark Band Friday, August 10, 2018  -  Carolina Line Bluegrass Band Friday, August 17, ... Continue Reading

Mosquito Spraying

Posted on June 7, 2018
In our effort to manage mosquito populations in the Town of Oak Island, Public Works began mosquito spray patrol the week of Monday, June 4, and will continue through the mosquito season.  Typical spray times are between 5:30 p.m. and 11 p.m., depending on weather conditions. Our mosquito sprayers are equipped with Smart Flow Technology providing the driver with increased treatment flexibility and improving the accuracy of each application. We spray areas based on federally mandated criteria provided under our pesticide licensing. It must be understood that the application of insecticides during our routine spray operations is always done via a ... Continue Reading

Summer Concert Series – concert tonight

Posted on June 1, 2018
Concerts are from 6:30 to 8:30 at the Middleton park Extension (soccer fields on SE 46th Street). Bring a blanket or a chair and enjoy the music! Friday, June 1, 2018  -  Eastline Band Friday, June 8, 2018  -  Carolina Line Bluegrass Band Friday, June 15, 2018  -  Rivermist Friday, June 22, 2018  -  Eaglewing Saturday, June 30, 2018  -  The Holiday Band Friday, July 6, 2018  -  Chocolate Chip & Company Band Friday, July 13, 2018  -  Sonic Spectrum Friday, July 20, 2018  -  The Imitations Friday, July 27, 2018  -  The Sand Band Friday, August 3, 2018  -  The Tim Clark Band Friday, August 10, 2018  -  Carolina Line ... Continue Reading

Wilmington Harbor dredging — FAQ and map from the US Army Corps of Engineers

Posted on May 29, 2018
The US Army Corps of Engineers' Wilmington Harbor Project has started. This is a navigation project by the Corps, but beach-quality dredged sand will be placed on the beach in Caswell Beach and the east end of Oak Island. The Corps has an FAQ page and a map for the project -- click here to see the page. Continue Reading

Hurricane info seminar — May 22

Posted on May 10, 2018
Join us for a hurricane info seminar on May 22, at Oak Island Town Hall. beginning at 10 a.m. Presenters from the Oak Island Police and Fire Departments along with other Town departments as well as State and County Emergency Management officials will present information on hurricane preparedness. Each department will share information about how citizens can protect themselves and what to expect in case of evacuations. The presentation is geared toward citizens of Oak Island, but everyone is invited to attend. Continue Reading

Update on beach projects

Posted on May 9, 2018
A lot is going on at the beach, and we want to share information about what the Town is doing to preserve our beach for residents, visitors, and wildlife. FEMA Emergency Dune Project – following Hurricane Matthew (Oct. 2016) After Hurricane Matthew in October 2016, the Town worked with FEMA on a project to restore some of the dunes lost in the storm. The project began in the spring of 2017 and was halted during turtle nesting season. The project resumed in November 2017 and was completed in early March 2018. The project was a truck haul project where the sand ... Continue Reading

Looking for your trash collection dates?

Posted on May 8, 2018
Have trouble remembering when your trash collection day is? Do you wonder if this is the week recycling is picked up, or if it is next week? And when does summer collection start for the beach areas anyway? Well, that last one is easy - it's May 19. Answers to the other questions can be found on our website here. We have each zone listed, and links to a calendar for each zone's recycling dates. Continue Reading

Agenda for Council May 8 Council meeting now available

Posted on May 3, 2018
The agenda for the May 8 Town Council meeting is now posted. You can find the agenda by clicking the "Agendas & Minutes" tab on the Home page, by clicking the attachment on the meeting calendar, or by clicking here. The next budget workshop is May 11 (Friday) at 10 a.m. Council will move the Unified Development Ordinance review meeting until next month, likely June 15. Continue Reading