Town Hall Newsletter: January 25, 2023

Board of Commissioners
January 23, 2024 Meeting Recap

A regular meeting of the Board of Commissioners was held on January 23, 2024. The following actions were taken:

  • Chief Dixon reviewed the Police Report. He advised people to beware of credit card and gift card scams.
  • Inspections Director Evans gave the Inspections Department monthly report.
  • The Board scheduled a public hearing on proposed changes to Holden Beach Code of Ordinances Section 157.083 Accessory Structures and Section 157.006 Definitions for Tuesday, February 20th at 5:00 p.m.
  • The Board approved a schedule for special meeting dates.
  • Richardson Construction was chosen to construct a walkway at 441 Ocean Boulevard West. This project is part of a grant received from the Division of Coastal Management. A Hatteras ramp is also included in the project and will be installed by the Town. This will provide public beach and emergency vehicle access to the beach.
  • The Board discussed how to move forward with the Holden Beach Pier Project. The Town will engage with Bowman Murray Hemingway Architects to schedule a public input session in order to collect public opinion on the existing pier plans.
  • The Board requested that Right Angle Engineering do an assessment on the condition of the HB Pavilion. 
  • The Board tasked the Parks & Recreation Advisory Board to work with Pinnacle Architecture to develop a new site plan for Block Q that includes a concert space with a dance floor, the planned ADA compliant bathrooms, green space, and other potential amenities, to include boat trailer and car parking. 
  • Mayor Pro Tem Myers was selected to serve on the Audit Committee. Mary Vail Ware and Tim Throndson were selected to fill vacancies on the committee.
  • Resolution 24-01 was adopted. The resolution updated existing bank signature cards and designated the assistant town manager as the deputy finance officer.

Click here if you are interested in viewing the meeting packet. 

You can also hear audio from the meeting by clicking here. Audio includes the town manager’s report and mayor/commissioner comments.

(Click on underlined information above to view documentation.)

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