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Pauline White of Indian Trail stirs up a another mess of sausage
patties to feed the hungry multitudes during the Festival by the Sea
parade last week. As usual, you could follow your nose from the
Holden Beach Bridge to the Veterans of Foreign Wars tent, where
tasty breakfast biscuits and coffee were being served up by the
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RCD Council Meets Monday
The Cape Fear Resource Cons
ervation and Development Council
will hold its annual meeting Mon
day, Nov. 1 4, at 6 p.m. at the Federal
Paper Board l>odge *1 lake Wat
Guest speaker w?H he state con
servationist Dick Gallo.
Funded by the U.S. Department
of Agriculture, the year-old non
profit organization serves Bruns
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ly committee prioritize needs and
marshal funding and other resources
to meet them.
Earlier this year Gregory A.
Walker was hired as coordinator and
the council opened an office in the
First Union Building in Wilmington
BY DOUG RUTTER
Holden Beach officials have hired
Bald Head Island Transportation
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Harbor Acres subdivision.
Commissioners voted unanimous
ly Monday night to accept the com
pany's bid of $82,200 for dredging
five finger canals, the connector
canal that runs parallel to the water
way and the entrance canal to the
Town Manager Gus Ulrich said
work is expected to begin within the
next couple weeks, and the project
should take approximately six
weeks to finish.
Bald Head Island Transportation
Inc. was the only company to submit
a bid, even though the project was
advertised twice and bid specifica
tions were mailed to six contractors.
The town is coordinating the pro
ject on behalf of property owners in
the neighborhood who requested the
Holden Beach will assess Harbor
Acres lot owners for the full cost of
the dredging plus the town's admin
istration costs. Each person's assess
ment will be based on how much
property they own along the canals.
Ulrich said Monday that the town
had already collected about $68,733
in "voluntary assessments" from
Many of those should receive re
funds since the bid came in much
lower than expected. Ulrich said it
appears the cost-per-lot will be clos
er to $300 than the original estimate
Although town officials expect
the dredge boat to work carefully,
the contractor will not be responsi
ble for damage to boats, floating
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docks or piers in the canals.
Town officials are advising home
owners to remove boats and swing
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the dredging is done.
Homeowners have complained
about damage to docks following
previous canal dredging projects at
Holden Bcach officials have
scrapped a proposal to ask the state
to build a cul-de-sac at the end of
Ocean Boulevard West to give vehi
cles a place to turn around when
they reach the end of the public
The four lot owners at the end of
the road, just east of the entrance to
Holden Beach West, objected to the
idea. They said a cul-de-sac would
devalue their land, take away their
property and add to existing flood
Commissioners had asked the
N.C. Department of Transportation
to "stake out" a cul-de-sac so they
could see what it would look like.
But town board members said Mon
day they wouldn't ask the state to
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In other business Monday, com
? Voted to revise the town's trash
collection contract with Waste Man
agement. Ulrich said additional trash
containers on the island will result in
an annual cost increase of $2,590.
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