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Posted on: February 20, 2024

Commissioner Meeting Recap for February 19, 2024

It was a busy morning at the Historic Courthouse in downtown Wilmington as the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners held its second regular meeting for February. A full recap is below …

Thank you for your service!

As part of the meeting, Com...

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Commissioner Meeting Recap
Posted on: February 6, 2024 | Last Modified on: May 26, 2023

Commissioner Meeting Recap for February 5, 2024

The first New Hanover County Board of Commissioners meeting in February featured several resolutions and rezoning requests. A full recap is available below …

Resolving for community heart health

Commissioners unanimously approved a resolution in support of ...

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Commissioner Meeting Recap
Posted on: January 23, 2024

Commissioner Meeting Recap for January 22, 2024

The second New Hanover County Board of Commissioners meeting in 2024 was a morning to highlight the amazing people and work taking place throughout the community. Highlights from the meeting are available below …

Recognizing the best and brighte...

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Commissioner Meeting Recap
Posted on: January 9, 2024

Commissioner Meeting Recap for January 8, 2024

It was a busy first meeting for the 2024 calendar year for the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners, including a presentation on the county’s financing audit, an update from the New Hanover Community Endowment, and much more. See those deta...

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Commissioner Meeting Recap
Posted on: December 12, 2023

Commissioner Meeting Recap for December 11, 2023

To close out the 2023 New Hanover County Board of Commissioners regular meetings, the Board voted on leadership positions for the new year, celebrated a community member who was key to the local film industry’s success and more. These highlights...

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Commissioner Meeting Recap
Posted on: November 21, 2023

Commissioner Meeting Recap for November 20, 2023

There was a lot to be thankful for at the second November meeting of the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners, including the celebration of longtime employees, diligent work by the Department of Social Services and more. All the highlights are availa...

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Commissioner Meeting Recap
Posted on: November 7, 2023

Commissioner Meeting Recap for November 6, 2023

The first New Hanover County Board of Commissioners meeting in November featured a show of support for veterans in the community, approval to replace an unsafe culvert, a pair of public hearings and more. All the highlights are available in the Meeting Re...

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Commissioner Meeting Recap
Posted on: October 17, 2023

Commissioner Meeting Recap for October 16, 2023

It was a busy second meeting in October for the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners filled with important discussions regarding workforce housing, the future of development on the western bank of the Cape Fear River and much more. Take a look at the...

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Commissioner Meeting Recap
Posted on: October 3, 2023

Commissioner Meeting Recap for October 2, 2023

The first October meeting of the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners was focused on rezoning. A brief rundown of the activity is available below.

Hearings to discuss rezoning

Two public hearings were held to discuss rezoning requests submitted by appl...

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Commissioner Meeting Recap
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Commissioner Meeting Recap for September 18, 2023

The second September meeting of the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners featured an abundance of celebratory moments, including career milestones and a pair of proclamations. All that and more is in the meeting recap highlights below.

Thank you for y...

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Commissioner Meeting Recap
Posted on: September 6, 2023

Commissioner Meeting Recap for September 5, 2023

In their first September meeting, the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners recognized the work of our county’s Senior Resource Center, approved a grant application and considered a rezoning request. Check out the highlights below.

Honoring the work of...

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Commissioner Meeting Recap
Posted on: August 22, 2023

Commissioner Meeting Recap for August 21, 2023

Monday’s New Hanover County Board of Commissioners meeting featured several celebrations of county employees and their work, along with important discussions about projects and initiatives that will improve the quality of life in the county. For...

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Commissioner Meeting Recap
Posted on: August 8, 2023

Commissioner Meeting Recap for August 7, 2023

The first meeting in August featured a significant milestone for Project Grace, as the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners approved an amended development agreement that will move this project forward. More information on that and other items, is av...

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Commissioner Meeting Recap
Posted on: July 18, 2023

Commissioner Meeting Recap for July 17, 2023

Monday might have been the only New Hanover County Board of Commissioners meeting in the month of July, but it certainly featured some very important items, including the adoption of a new strategic plan that will guide the county through Fiscal Year 2024...

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Commissioner Meeting Recap
Posted on: June 20, 2023

Commissioner Meeting Recap for June 19, 2023

A big surprise opened the second June meeting for the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners, celebrating an important figure in county history. Additionally, Commissioners approved important proclamations and voted to move forward with the second year...

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Commissioner Meeting Recap
Posted on: June 6, 2023

Commissioner Meeting Recap for June 5, 2023

The first June meeting of the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners featured important discussions around equality for all, a tax decrease for the Fiscal Year 23-24 budget and much more. Check out the meeting highlights below.

A focus on men’...

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Commissioner Meeting Recap
Posted on: May 16, 2023

Commissioner Meeting Recap for May 15, 2023

Monday’s meeting of the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners was filled with important items for consideration including a development agreement that will create a new public library and Cape Fear Museum in Downtown Wilmington and a present...

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Commissioner Meeting Recap
Posted on: May 2, 2023

Commissioner Meeting Recap for May 1, 2023

The first Board of Commissioners meeting in May featured a plethora of proclamations, an infrastructure contract for Blue Clay Business Park and funding for projects throughout the county. Check out the highlights from the meeting below.

Proclamations aple...

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Commissioner Meeting Recap
Posted on: April 18, 2023

Commissioner Meeting Recap for April 17, 2023

Monday’s meeting of the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners featured the appointment of a new Commissioner, an update on workforce housing, info on the work by Port City United and much more. Check out the highlights below.

Welcome, Commiss...

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Commissioner Meeting Recap
Posted on: April 4, 2023

Commissioner Meeting Recap for April 3, 2023

Celebrating the life of a remarkable public servant opened Monday’s meeting of the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners, followed by a look at how American Rescue Plan Funds are helping the community, a new revenue source at the landfill and more. Ch...

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Commissioner Meeting Recap
Posted on: March 21, 2023

Commissioner Meeting Recap for March 20, 2023

Monday’s meeting of the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners was a chance to help the community in the ongoing battle with opioid addiction, celebrate career milestones and finance important projects and purchases. Check out the highlights ...

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Commissioner Meeting Recap
Posted on: March 7, 2023

Commissioner Meeting Recap for March 6, 2023

Sharing the strong state of the county, a commitment to meeting community nutritional needs and the hiring of a new county attorney – the first March meeting of the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners was loaded with an abundance of noteworthy items...

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Commissioner Meeting Recap