Latest Town News:
was updated on:
October 06, 2011
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NC Festival by the Sea
The Festival by the Sea is scheduled for
October 29th - 30th. Come out to enjoy good food, arts and crafts and
entertainment. Click here if you are interested
in entering the parade.
Click here to
view the Entertainment Schedule.
Public Assistance -
Brunswick County citizens are eligible for
assistance for damages caused by Hurricane Irene. Visit
to apply for individual assistance.
Click here for more
Board of Commissioners' Regular Meeting
The Board held a Regular Meeting on
September 13th at 7:00 p.m. in the Town Hall Public Assembly. At the
meeting the Board:
Heard a presentation on pest
management by Town Manager Hewett and Guest Speaker Jim Ericson,
Environmental Health Supervisor, Public Health Pest Management &
Environmental Services. Click here to see the
Police Report presented by
Chief Wally Layne;
Approved Resolution 11-12, Terminal
Groin CAMA Permit Application;
Heard a presentation from Parks &
Recreation Coordinator Rose on potential options for a playground.
The next regularly scheduled meeting will
be held on October 11th at 7:00 p.m. in the Town Hall Public Assembly.
Click here to view an invitation from the Holden Beach Beautification Club
to join their club.
Click here to print a copy of the business license form for July 1, 2011 -
June 30, 2012.
Identification Decal Application
here to print an application for the 2011 Vehicle Identification Decals.
Completed applications can be submitted in
person, or mailed, along with a self-addressed stamped envelope to 110
Rothschild Street, Holden Beach, NC 28462. Decals are $10 each. Decals are for island residents only.
If you are interested in volunteering as
an Evacuation Team Member for the upcoming storm season, please contact Heather
from Dr. Spencer Rogers, NC Sea Grant
Did you miss Dr. Rogers presentation on
how to lower you wind insurance rates by making home improvements?
Click here to view his slideshow and video of his
Session Law 2009-479 required the Coastal
Resources Commission to conduct a study on terminal groins and present a report
to the Environmental Review Commission and the General Assembly.
Click here to
see the final report.
Beach Access and Parking
Click here for a list of public beach accesses.
Interactive Map Widget
Visit the Census Bureau's
interactive map widget
that enables users to view the history of apportionment and our country's
changing population through the past century.
Cart Trash Service
Pick-up is provided every Tuesday and
bag all trash before placing it in the cart.
Olden Holden Bike
The implementation of the Olden Holden Bike Tour
has been completed. The tour consists
of three different bike routes, totaling approximately 20 miles, each with its
own special beauty and history. Along the routes, you will find numbered signs,
which signify special points of interest.
to view a copy of the brochure for the bike tour.
Will your family be ready in
the event of a hurricane? Make sure you have an emergency plan in place. Visit
http://readync.org/ for assistance with making a plan.
Emergency Notification System
The FirstCall Network allows homeowners to
be contacted by a pre-recorded message in the event of an emergency. Listed
numbers are already registered. If you have an unlisted phone number or would
like your cell phone to be contacted, you need to register the number. Visit
www.firstcall.net and click on the
Citizen Registration Link in the top right corner.
Time Warner Drop-Off
For your convenience, you can now pick up
Fed Ex boxes at the Town Hall for all of your Time Warner equipment returns.
This service is offered free of charge.
The Town is always looking for people to
serve on our various boards and committees. Please stop by Town Hall and fill out a resume form or
if you have any questions.
Click here to access
the resume form online.
The Holden Beach Renourishment Association
(HBRA) is a private, tax-exempt organization whose mission is to help fund Town
projects relating to beach nourishment. Nourishment is a many-tiered program
involving not just sand placement, but vegetation and other proven stabilizing
methods which will actually allow the beach to grow to a healthy beach. You can
assist HBRA's efforts by completing a membership form and sending them a tax
deductible contribution. Click here to view a
brochure that provides more information.
Click here to view the report submitted to the Board from the Audit
Committee on the work completed at Jordan Boulevard.
Brunswick County Sheriff's Office Alert Network
Click here to view information on how to
receive instantaneous and proactive communication from local law enforcement.
For your convenience, there is a full service
Post Office located at 108 Jordan Boulevard, inside of Holden Beach Properties.
Brunswick County is giving
mulch to county residents only. The mulch will not be delivered, but will be
loaded at the landfill in Bolivia only. For more information, call the Brunswick
County Solid Waste Department at 253-2520.
Click here to view the contacts numbers to
report a live or dead marine mammal stranded on the beach.
Click here to view Resolution 08-19,
Resolution Establishing a Fee Schedule for the Town of Holden Beach.
Requests for items to be
shown on Channel 8 can
be made in person to Heather Finnell, Town Clerk, email firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 842-9315. Please click here for the application form that needs
to be submitted.
Golf Carts and The Law in North Carolina
Police Chief Wallace Layne has put together
information about state requirements on golf cart use on the island. Please
read the information.
Water Meter for Irrigation
Don't forget that a second water meter can
be installed for irrigation systems. The Town recommends utilizing a second
meter to avoid being charged for sewer usage when watering your landscaping. A
fee of $300 will be charged to y-off your existing meter. A plumber will then
need to make the final connection to the meter.
FEMA Revises Floodplain Maps
FEMA has revised floodplain maps for Brunswick County. FEMA started revising the
floodplain maps in 2000, and just completed them in 2006. There are significant
changes to the maps at Holden
Beach. These changes will
affect new building, but according to FEMA will not impact existing homes. To
see the floodplain designation at your home, please click here:
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especially useful during weather emergencies.
Town Encourages Vegetation and Sand
The Town of Holden Beach and the Shoreline
Protection Committee encourages oceanfront property owners to vegetate their properties and install sand fencing on the
dunes! This is a great way to protect your property and accumulate sand
on your dune. Please note the CAMA changes below that may affect your sand
Business License Reminder
A reminder from Town Hall that anyone
conducting business on Holden
Beach must have a
business license. Business licenses can be purchased at Town Hall, Monday thru
Friday from 8a-5p.
A Message from CAMA
A reminder that all work in the water, over
the water, or within 75 feet of the water requires written authorization from
the Town or the State of North Carolina Division of Coastal Management.
Repair of existing pier/docks requires written authorization. Jet ski lifts
require permits. Please contact the Division of Coastal Management at
910-395-3900 for specifics.
CAMERA VIEW OF THE OCEAN
Click below to view the ocean via Live Beach
Cam. Compliments of Brunswickland Realty.
Click here to
view information on awards Holden Beach has received.