Commissioner Meeting Highlights

Posted September 16, 2014 at 10:17 am     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners met September 15, 2014 at 4 p.m. Board meetings are broadcast live on Time Warner Channel 13/16.10 and Charter Channel 5. The full agenda is available at commissioners.nhcgov.com.

Highlights of the meeting include:

Consent Agenda
The Board of Commissioners approved the consent agenda as presented. Click here to watch this item.

Presentation of Service Awards to Retirees and Employees
The Board of Commissioners presented service awards to retirees and employees. Click here to watch this item.

Carolina Beach Inlet Economic Impact Study Presentation
Commissioners received a presentation from members of the Carolina Beach Inlet Association on the economic importance of the Inlet to the County’s economy and the need to secure long term funding for dredging. Click here to watch their presentation.

Literacy Awareness Month and International Literacy Day Proclamation
The Board of Commissioners adopted a proclamation recognizing September 2014 as “Literacy Awareness Month” and September 8, 2014 as “International Literacy Day” in New Hanover County. Click here to watch this item.

Recovery Month Proclamation
The Board of Commissioners proclaimed that September 2014 be recognized as “Recovery Month” in New Hanover County. Citizens , government agencies, public and private institutions, businesses, and schools are called upon to recommit to increasing awareness and understanding of mental and substance use disorders, and the need for accessible services for all people. Click here to watch this item.

Plaque Presentation for the Family Support Fatherhood Initiative
New Hanover County Department of Social Services presented the Board of Commissioners with a plaque, awarded by the NC Child Support Council, for the County’s outstanding efforts in the fatherhood initiative. The Fatherhood program helps to connect non-custodial parents with visitation and job preparedness to encourage parents to be active with their children and pay child support timely. Click here to watch this item.

New Hanover County Tourism Development Authority Annual Update
The Board of Commissioners received the annual update from the New Hanover County Tourism Development Authority. Click here to watch their update.

Wilmington Downtown Incorporated Annual Report
The Board of Commissioners received the annual update from Wilmington Downtown Incorporated. Click here to watch their update.

The next regular meeting of the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners is scheduled to be held Monday, October 6 at 6 p.m.

For more information about the Board of County Commissioner meetings contact the Clerk to the Board’s office at (910) 798-7149.

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(910) 798-7446

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