Finally, a special ttianks to Dave Hartman of the State Highway Patrol for his
Following a public hearing on the proposed amendment to the zoning ordinance con
cerning sigM in the industrial zones, the commissioners held their October meeting. Guest
speaker at the meeting was Haskell Rhett of GAMA who outlined the organization of GAMA and
ej^^lned its reasons for requiring a land-use update. Later, Coaimissioner
Llblqr reported on the first public meeting held by the land-Use Update
jroiERS Ccanmittee on October 1st at which some 30 citizens added their input into
HBBT the subject of what the Committee should be considering as they work up
their plan. Some items, such as access to both the ocean and the sound,
are required by the State. Others, such as the flooding in low-lying
areM of the town, are peculiar to the Town itself. The speakers at the meeting raised
ouch subjects as solid waste disposal, inter-community cooperation and the possibility
that the third bridge could still be built to come into Pine Knoll Shores. There will
be aore public meetings, Rhett emphasized that citizen participation is a very important
I>art of the process. Look for the next one to be in December,
PgQOTAjfT DATES TO REMEMBERt The next commissioners' meeting, preceded by a hearing on a
proposed amendment to the zoning ordinance will be held at 7>30 in the evening on Novem
ber 12th. Candidates* Night will be on October 30th, at 7:30 p.m. in the Town Hall.
There are six candidates for the three vacancies coming up on the Board. They
arei Aubrey Johnson, Harry Schlimper, John Shedd, Dan Sotir, John Sullivan and Jack
Thompson ~ the last two are incumbents. Each will have about five minutes to outline
his interests and experience and his objectives for the town, after which there will be
questions from the floor. Voting date: November 5th,
Editor*s Note: We are indeed fortunate to have six. people willing to give theS^
expertise and large blocks of their time to further the interests of the town. Come hear
what they have to say and cast your vote on election day.
Other announcements made at the meeting were: The State Budget Management made a
certified estimate of town population for revenue sharing purposes of 763 permanent resi
dents, Our unofficial census, when it is tabulated, will probably show more in which case
we will request an adjusianent.
The DOT will shortly begin to modify drains discharging into the canal to reduce
the rate of flow.
Appointments recently made; Jack Green to the Planning Board? Mary Korff and Bill
Bosse reapi>ointed to the Board of Adjustment; Ken Hciller and Luke Hargroves appointed to
fill the vacancies left by Dan Vaughan and Ken Knight.
Citizens are reminded to heed the warnings and evacuation requests made when a
hurricane threatens. Remember that in case of emergency evacuation municipal services of
fire and rescue cease and police leave the island at the last minute. There is no help
available to persons remaining behind.
* SAVE YOUR RE-ENTHy PASSES AND KEEP THEM AVAILABLE. THEY CAN BE REVALIDATED *
* NEXT YEAR. HAVE IT DONE BEFORE A DISASTER IS THREATENED. THERE MAY NOT BE *
* ENOUGH TIME OR PERSONNEL TO PREPARE AND VALIDATE THEM AT THE LAST MINUTE. *
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