Town News: Dredging Update Feb 8 2019

Spring is in the air and people have boating fever. Please remember we are currently conducting a dredge project. Heritage Harbor work should be completed by the end of February based on the current schedule. The contractor will then move into Harbor Acres.  Harbor Acres canal property owners should prepare to remove their boats from canals and from any lifts over the canals. Also, owners should swing their docks out of the way if possible. 

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Town News: Holden Beach Renourishment Association Planting & Fertilization Efforts

The Holden Beach Renourishment Association is funding the installation of approximately 142,000 American Beach Grass plants to be installed by Coastal Transplants, primarily in the Central Reach Project area. In addition, the project includes fertilization of the entire beach from the east end to the escarpment on the west end in three applications, each 30 days apart. New plants will be skipped in the first two applications to protect the roots.  Coastal Transplants anticipates the entire project should be completed by

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Town News: Holden Beach Land Use Plan Public Input Meeting

February 7, 2019, 7:00 – 8:00 P.M.Holden Beach Town Hall110 Rothschild Street A public input meeting will be held on Thursday, February 7th at 7:00 p.m. in the Town Hall Public Assembly. This meeting is held as part of the land use planning process for the Town of Holden Beach. Holden Beach’s Land Use Plan provides guidance to local decision-makers to achieve the long-term vision for the community. This allows local decision makers to be proactive rather than reactive and helps

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Town News: Dredging & Town Anniversary

Dredging – Heritage Harbor Due to the size of the dredge, the contractor has asked that boats on lifts in Heritage Harbor be removed before dredging begins. This will allow for a better dredge in this set of canals as the dredge follows the designed template. The contractor anticipates beginning work in Heritage Harbor in February. Please accommodate the request at your earliest convenience. 50th Anniversary Events “Time” to Celebrate: Join us on February 14th at 2:00 p.m. in the Town Hall Public

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Walk Across Country Begins at Holden Beach

On February 2, 2019, Thomas Curran will begin an 8+ month journey across the country–starting in Holden Beach, NC–to support the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation. To most of us, the thought of walking all day… for days… weeks… MONTHS of our life, sounds like torture. Surely, no one would volunteer for such an act. But Thomas is a brave soul, looking for adventure. To him, this is a soul-searching rite of passage that he needs at this stage in his

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Town News: Beach & Inlet Newsletter

Beach Updates This storm season proved to be active for the Town of Holden Beach. We were visited by both Hurricane Florence and Michael, as well as additional recent astrological tide events that produced flooding. The Town lost approximately 257,707 cubic yards of sand in Hurricane Florence in September, with 201,564 cubic yards occurring in the engineered beach area. Post Michael storm analysis shows that we lost approximately 136,087 cubic yards along the shoreline with 90,927 cubic yards occurring in the engineered beach

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Town News: December 11, 2018

Town of Holden Beach Newsletter Canal Dredging Underway Canal dredging operations have begun. The dredge “Patricia Sanderson” started work in the Holden Beach Harbor feeder canal late last week. Currently, the dredge is working near the northern end of Durham Street, heading west in the feeder canal. Operations are proceeding well despite the rough weather over the weekend. If you haven’t taken care of making arrangements to move in water boats, you need to do so as soon as possible.

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