North Carolina Newspapers

    PINS KI^^OLL SHORE LINE
ISSUE 22 FEBRUARY 1975
BOMD OF COMMISSIONERS* MEETING, JANUARY 9, 1975
As a result of a tall: by Beacon House Di'ug Abuse Center representatives at the
December meeting, the Board movad to send them a contribution.
Water rate increase vas di£»CiSS3Q, and townspeople were encouraged to visit tl^
To".m Hall to read the proposal posted there and to Krite lettei:^, if they feel
moved to do so, to the Attorney General®s Office in Raleigh, sending copies of
their letters to the Mayor in order thot he can present a, cheaf of letters with
ov^ ca.^e when it j.s hand3.ed for los by counsel February 27 in EaD.elgh,
Cc-7imissioner JJray read the report of the Planning Board and its project list, an
impressive one. It dncluaes;
1# A FIRE PRCT3CTICN STUI//* a study to find out ways of reducing fire risks in
the Town^, their costs, and the effect on insurance rates,
2. STREET NUMB^iEING ?ROJ£:CT
3. LOOKrXG INTO A OCllPENSeVnON AND EXPENSE REIMBURSING FOR ELECTED OFFICIAIS OF
TFa TOWN.
COMM'DKGIAL .^IGN OHr’INANCE
5. STUDY OF TOWN WATuiP.WAX PROBLEMS
6. DPr.rr:LOPMEx*T of ST/d:DABl£ for COMMERCIAL BUIIJDING AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE TOWN.
7. EXTHA-TEFiRITCRIA?./ :t;XPAXoION TO THE WEST AND EAST OF TOWN.
8. STUD): OF Tr.-N WATExt S>JTiiM AXD RELaTBD PROBLEMS (action will be delayed until
pend;'.rig rate i-^curease application has been acted upon*)
9. REV’I5W 01’’ FIF.E AND TH/lFFIC ORDINANCES
10, dev£;lopm.b]::t of town Im'jitd uSx3 plan
11, SUBDIVISION REVIEW AND A1’PR0V.AL PROGRAM
REMINDiiR — PKS city tags on front bumpers are mandatory -- NOWl Available at
Town liall , one dollar.
ROGER POWELL, Manager of the Whaler Inn in PKS, has announced that the Whaler Inn
has turned into a coffee house Friday and Saturday evenings from 7*30 until
midiixghx,, {^serving, in addition to its regular menu, sandwiches, cheeses, and
Kines Dy the carafe, as well as its usual brown bagglngfacilities, and offering
live folk and blues style entertainment, without cover charge,
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MIIIOSA P^K got a big face lift recently when a trusty group of hardy residents
went at it with much vigor,* among them were Sy Eezuyen, Frank Johnson,
V^aightsel Hicks5 Ken Kriight. Fred Mehlin, Paul Kincaid, Ed Sigall, Ed Warner and
Ili.Lt Yaeok, all members of the Pine Knoll Association which is responsible for
parks upkeep,
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The fou:?th in a series of five Ccmmunity Fonjup.« was held at CTI Thursday, Jan.
23^, with Youth Opporb’onities as its theme, and DR. LEO JENKINS, Chancellor of
ECU ai5 its principal f-;pea.i.:o‘Cj, who believes, he said, that educational OT>portuni~
tia'r: for ;;''outh should be a ri'lxt.ure of education for jobs and education for life-
et/_o - ho"sr to iaako a living and how to live* Other speake'’'s were Ms, *^hirley
ra'ocock of the Carteret County Schools, Guy G.'b'os, Direcio"; of Student Personnel
So’^-vice?, at CTI, Dale Dye . -^yrmer Manager of the Na C» Ei»:ployment Security Co*.i-
iriis£ion> and Wiley Wall, Position Classification Specialist at Cherry Point, DR,
ED BAKER of PKS substituted for flu-stricken Mayor JIM REDFIELD as moderator,
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THE FRBiD MEHLINS on E.lm Court, slip away to Vermont everjr summer, and begin their
nearcn about this time for renters to keep things in order during their absence,
li' >^.ny of cur readers know people, without pets or children, who might like to
spend froiii about June to October in a nice house on the canal, do give Fred and
Eleanor a call at 726-2915 and talk about it.
Public opinions were expressed at an open hearing held Thursday 3^th January at
the Atlantis Lodge regarding a provision in the Town's charter limiting the
Board*s ‘^-.pending, Tho part of the charter (Section 7*6) reads as follo’rs:
"The Board of Comiiioftioners shall not expend tax 3r.:nies in eEoess of
$10,000 for any single new facility or major improvement without first
    

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