Pine Knoll shore-line. volume (None) 1973-1978, October 01, 1973, Image 1
• • PINE KNOLL SHORE LINE Issue 7^ Octobei* 1973 PKS Commissioners meet every little while* Y^u can't imagine how much there is to put together in a new town, September 13, their regular meeting, th6y appointed HOWARD OVERMAN Police Chief, Mr. Overman has about nine years experience in police work with steady promotions and has had special training in law enforcement and related areas. They passed an ordinance on fee charges for building permits. Prospective builders may be interested to know that every builder must have a landscape permit (a dune control precaution) which costs $15.00, and a septic tank permit before he can get a building permit, The Commissioners also made arrangements for Workman's G^>mpensation and Liability Insurance for people employed by the Town arid are complying with Federal req.uire- ments regarding eligibility for Flood Insurance, The Town has also been designated as a Bird Sanctuary which will prohibit hunting within the town limits and to 2500 feet into the Sound^nd into the sea. Special meetings of the Commissioners were held September 18 and 20, The September 18 meeting was held for the sole purpose,of discussing the proposed budget for the fiscal year ending June 30, 197^, The budget and the proposed tax rate of 11,5 cents per hundred dollars of personal and real property valuations apparently met with universal approval since no q.uestions about either were raised* At the September 20 meeting, the budget, in the absence of any adverse comment, was adopted by unanimous vote of the Commissioners, The bnly Other action of>importance at this meeting was the passing of a Flood Control Ordinance, a legal reciuirement for eligibility in the Town for flood insurance, OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT; Mayor Redfield reminds yOu that the next regular meeting of the Board will be held on Thursday, October 11 at 8;00 p,m, at the Atlantis Lodge. Although the agenda for this meeting had not been closed at press time, some matters of interest are already in the schedule. These include; • anr;S™di io8fing toward possible action on this matter at the Nov, 8 regular meeting, , Official appointment of our new Town Clerk, Mrs, Aileen Adams, who came aboard on October 1, Our new Town Clerk's office (at the Atlantis Lodge through the kindness of RUTH BRAY who is making space available to the Town) will be t^pen to the public from 8;30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday when Aileen Adams will be there to provide to townspeople whatever seirvices are within her area of responsibility, POLICE ASSISTANCE. Commissioner of Public Safety, RUDY McBRIDE, announces the following procedure through which anyone can get in touch with our Police Chief or his police officer in case of need; First ~ Phone the County Sheriff's Office (728-3772) Second - If you cannot get through to the Sheriff, phone Police Chief Howard Overman at his home number (726-5769) Third - Phone the Town Hall number (726-8021) but only between the hours of 8;30 a.m, to 5:00 p.m. during regular working days, RUDY McBRIDE, one of our competent commissioners, has recently received a commendation from the Secretary of the Navy for twenty years of supervision without a lost time accident, Rudy works at Cherry Point. LIONS CLUB: WALDO GRAY, a resident of Pine Knoll Townes, phoned to say that he and several other Bogue Banks residents are interested in forming a Bogue Banks Lions Club. They are planning a meeting for prospective members on November 5 at 12;00 noon at the Holiday Inn. Any area men interested can make a reservation by calling Mr. Gray either at 726-2561 (Whale Creek Realty where he works) or at home 726-8787. If you are headed for New England to see the fall foliage, there are PKS folks in Dennis, Mass., the STOWES who have a lot on Elm Court. SI works at the Registry of Deeds in Barnstable Village (617-362-2511, ext. 224) and would enjoy talking to anyone from PKS who is touring on Cape Cod. SI suggests a house-swapping department, BESS SANTECROCE writes to all her Pine Knoll friends; "I shall always remember with gratitude the kindness, concern, and the help shown me by the good folks in Pine Knoll during Andy's illness, and I deeply appreciate all the calls, cards, and notes of encouragement which have been coming daily. Until I can thank each one personally, my daughter Lynne and I send our sincere thanks to all the wonderful people in Pine Knoll Shores,"