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New Hanover County set to receive more than $18 million from opioid settlement

Posted February 28, 2022 at 1:32 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

Last week, a national $26 billion opioid settlement was announced that will bring $750 million to North Carolina. Based on the North Carolina Memorandum of Agreement that New Hanover County … Read More »

Commissioners commit $15 million to affordable housing over next five years 

Posted February 24, 2022 at 12:50 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – At today’s joint New Hanover County and City of Wilmington meeting, the Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to dedicate at least $15 million from the … Read More »

Commissioners express concerns about Chemours’ well water sampling plan, advocate for greater protections

Posted February 21, 2022 at 2:10 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Health

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners, along with Public Health Director David Howard, recently sent letters to North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (NCDEQ) … Read More »

Public Notice: Closed Session Meeting

Posted February 11, 2022 at 2:48 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners will hold a Closed Session Meeting pursuant to G.S. 143-318.11(5) to instruct the public body’s … Read More »

New Hanover County seeking applicants for boards and committees

Posted February 2, 2022 at 4:07 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

To provide opportunities for citizens to participate in county government, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners is seeking interested citizens to apply for appointment to the following: New Hanover … Read More »

New Hanover County announces creation of Port City United

Posted February 1, 2022 at 3:46 pm     Category: County CommissionersCounty ManagerNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Today, New Hanover County officially announced the creation of Port City United, a new county department that will facilitate, coordinate, and implement several of the … Read More »

Statement from Chair Olson-Boseman on recent Chemours advertisement 

Posted January 27, 2022 at 12:54 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

Below is a statement from New Hanover County Board of Commissioners Chair Julia Olson-Boseman regarding recent advertisements by Chemours: Good neighbors take care of each other. We respect each other’s … Read More »

Public Notice: Board of Commissioners Budget Work Session

Posted January 26, 2022 at 2:36 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic Notice

Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners will hold a Budget Work Session on Thursday, February 3, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. to discuss budget priorities for … Read More »

Commissioners approve community violence action plan

Posted January 24, 2022 at 10:28 am     Category: County CommissionersNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Today, the Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a $39.6 million community violence action plan and associated budget amendments to fund the action plan, utilizing multiple … Read More »

Public Notice: HHS Historically Marginalized Populations Subcommittee to meet January 12

Posted January 10, 2022 at 1:00 pm     Category: County CommissionersNews ReleasePublic HealthPublic NoticeSocial Services

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – Notice is hereby given that the Health and Human Services (HHS) Board’s Historically Marginalized Populations Subcommittee will meet at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, January 12, … Read More »

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