Town News: Public Comment Period Extended

Public Comment Period Extended The N.C. Coastal Resource Commission is extending the public comment period until March 2nd for proposed rulemaking intended to update Inland Hazard Area boundaries and associated development rules. The original comment period was scheduled to end on January 31st. The proposed rules and related documents are available on the DEQ website. Please take the time to familiarize yourself with this very important matter and send in comments. Written comments may be mailed to: Braxton Davis, Director Division of Coastal

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Town News: Town Birthday & Pickleball

Holden Beach Birthday Celebration You are invited to the Town’s birthday celebration on Friday, February 14th at noon. The event will include lunch and a ceremony to seal the time capsule. Please feel free to bring items to place into the capsule that capture life on Holden Beach today. The Town will provide the meal. Pre-registration is required by Friday, February 7th at 5:00 p.m. Call (910) 842-6488 to register. Battle at the Beach Pickleball Tournament May 1st – 3rd,

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Town News: LWF Inlet Crossing Maintenance Project

The Corps is conducting the LWF Inlet Crossing Maintenance Project. They are currently working near Avenue A pumping sand onto the beach and will continue to work west toward Blockade Runner. It is important to obey safety protocols during the project, which include staying clear of the work zone. Signs and orange fencing clearly mark the work zone area. Individuals entering these designated areas can slow progress. The project should conclude in the next 3 – 4 weeks. We appreciate your cooperation in avoiding work

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Town News: Tree Recycling Project

The Town of Holden Beach participated in a Christmas tree recycling project in an effort to build the dune system. The trees were donated by three Lowes stores (Conway, Shallotte and Southport) after the season. Many thanks to Lowes, the Boy Scouts (Troop 262), the Girl Scouts (Troop 1262) and Coastal Transplants for their assistance in this project.

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Town News: Lockwood Folly Inlet Navigation Maintenance Project Update

The Lockwood Folly Inlet Navigation Maintenance Project currently contracted with Goodlow Marine by the US Army Corps of Engineers has been idle since late last week. As of Thursday the dredge was (and is) on station near Browns Landing with shore pipe stretching from the waterway side of the Holden Beach east end along the dune line (pic 1) heading west past Amazing Grace (pic 2) (pic 3) to near Public Walkway #120 at 317 McCray Street. Some dredging of the crossing

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Town News: Beach & Inlet Newsletter

As 2019 comes to an end we would like to take an opportunity to update you on beach and inlet news and the status of projects.PLANS AND REPORTS• An update was provided to our Oceanfront and Inlets Management Plan this year. The plan can be found at http://hbtownhall.com/files/132944795.pdf and provides a roadmap for future projects and maintenance. It will be updated annually to reflect ever-changing needs and priorities.• The Annual Beach Monitoring report can be found at http://hbtownhall.com/files/133141489.pdf. It is an annual report

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