Board of Commissioners’ – Scorecard

NYC Mayor Koch used to ask – How am I doing?

 Imagine if the BOC’s asked youHow’d they do?

 The goal of government is to make citizens better off.


Action Taken – 2017
January
Approval of Canal ten-year dredge cycles and an annual property owner assessment
February
Adoption Resolution 17-01, Urging Action on the FEMA Flood Map Process
Ordinance 17-01, Adopting a Supplement to the Code of Ordinances
        • C
odifies the ordinances the Board approved since the last supplement
Approval of Solid Waste Contract with Waste Industries
Adoption Resolution 17-02, Supporting the BC Greenway, Bike Routes and Trail Plan
Ordinance 17-02, Amending the Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance
.     a)
Lockwood Folly Dredging Piggyback Project
.         •
Approved $76,000 a share of the local portion for maintenance dredging
March
Ordinance 17-03, FEMA Matthew PW-152 Grant
.         •
Moved funds of $5,996,227 from Revenue account to Expense account
Ordinance 17-04, Beach Regulations / Amendment to § 94.03 / Frontal Dune Policies
.         •
May install a walkway past the frontal dune to the last stable line of vegetation
Adoption Resolution 17-03, Supporting Seasonal Population Adjustment Factor
Adoption Resolution 17-04, Supporting Dedicated Funding Sources for Beach Nourishment
Adoption Resolution 17-05, Amending the Fee Schedule for storm vehicle decals
April
Approval of Contract for Roadway Work
        •
Southern Asphalt was awarded the $80,215 contract
Approval of Contract to Conduct Town’s Audit
.         •
Thompson, Price, Scott, Adams and Co. was awarded the $12,750 contract
        • Sixth year
.         • Additional $3,500 fee, since we require separate audit for FEMA grant funds
Ordinance 17-05, Beach Regulations / Amendment to § 94.03 / Frontal Dune Policies
.         • Changed walkway verbiage to a maximum of four feet
Ordinance 17-06, Solid Waste / Amendment to § 50.04 /Accumulation and Collection
.         •
Waste Industries will no longer remove cans from homeowners’ racks
Approval of Contract for Yard Waste Collection
.         •
Coastal Transplants was awarded the $14,610 contract
May
Beach Strand Dune Stabilization
.         •
Sand fencing & vegetation west of the Central Reach Project – Approved $50,000
Holden Beach Promotion
.         • Beach Ambassador / Park Ranger positions for beach patrol – Approved $40,000
Lockwood Folly Dredging
        •
Administrative not dredging – Approved $50,000
Ordinance 17-07, Amending the Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance
.         •
Lockwood Folly Inlet – Approved $35,000 local portion for maintenance dredging
.         •
Eastern Reach – Approved $15,000 for sand fence project
June
Ordinance 17-08, The Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance / Budget Ordinance
.         • Approved the town’s $19.6 million-dollar Budget Ordinance
Adoption Resolution 17-06, Support of the Brunswick County Opioid Task Force
Adoption Resolution 17-07, Implement Four-Year Staggered Terms for BOC’s
Adoption Resolution 17-08, Amending the Fee Schedule for storm vehicle decals
Established Community Advisory Committee to Address Parking
Ordinance 17-09, Amending Title VII: Traffic Code
.         •
§ 72.03 Parking Prohibited at All Times
        •
Change Elizabeth Street to No Parking
.         • Never Passed Ordinance
July
Ordinance 17-10, Implement Four-Year Staggered Terms for the BOC’s
Adoption Resolution 17-09, Calling for a Special Election Vote on Staggered Terms
Update of Contract to Conduct Town’s Audit
.         • An additional $2,500 fee will be charged to have an attest engagement performed
August
Approval Police Mutual Assistance Agreement with Brunswick County
September
Ordinance 17-11, Beach Regulations / Amendment to § 94.03 / Frontal Dune Policies
.         • Changed verbiage to say the Town’s Local Certified CAMA Official
October
NA
November
Meeting Canceled
December
Approval of Contract for Sewer System Engineering Services
        •
Modifications to Vacuum Sewer Pump Station Number 4
        •
Green Engineering was awarded the $158,000 contract
        • Budget appropriation of $1,413,000 for total programmatic expenses
Adoption Resolution 17-10, Support of Water Resources Development Grant
.         •
Canal Maintenance Dredging in the amount of $1,439,922
Adoption Resolution 17-11, Action of Hiring Special Environmental Counsel


Action Taken – 2016
January
Ordinance 16-01, Amending Chapter 90: Animals
.         •
Added dangerous dogs verbiage to the definition of Exotic Animals
Established Sewer Vulnerability Community Advisory Committee
Sewer System Vulnerability
.         •
2015 budgeted $40,000 for engineer study of storm preparation
Changes Made in Ordinance 15-10, Chapter 30: Town Government and Officials § 30.25
        •
You can’t exclude a specific job, profession or title from serving
.         • It’s discriminatory, motion was made to remove restrictions
Ordinance 16-02, adopting Amendments to Chapter 30
.         •
Establishment of an Audit Committee § 30.26
Ordinance 16-03, Amending the Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance
.         •
Rothschild & Davis Park $25,000
Adoption Resolution 16-01, Approval BB&T Signature Card
Bridgeview Park
        • Approved Spending $256,884 from BPART Account
Ordinance 16-04, Amending the Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance
.         •
USFWS / DENR BIG $51,000
        •
Ordinance 16-04A, Amending the Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance
.         •
DEQ Marine Sewage Grant / DENR BIG $26,040
Ordinance 16-05, Amending the Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance
.         • PARTF PROJECT 797 $366,744
February
Approval of Hiring New Town Attorney
.         •
Noel Fox of Craige & Fox was selected
Amendment to Rules of Procedure § 30.19
.        • Rule 5 / Public Address to the Board
.         •
Rule 28b / Public Comment Periods
Approval Police Mutual Assistance Agreement with Ocean Isle Beach
Ordinance 16-06, Amending Chapter 90: Animals / Dangerous Dogs
        •
Impose stricter regulations on dogs deemed dangerous
        • NC General Statutes 67, Article IA
.         • Amendment changed verbiage to § 90.24 / Dangerous Dogs
Ordinance 16-08, Amending Chapter 30: Town Government and Officials
.         •
§ 30.26 / Audit Committee
Approval of Contract to Conduct Town’s Audit
.         •
Thompson, Price, Scott, Adams and Co. was awarded the $12,750 contract
.         • Fifth year
Adoption Resolution 16-02, Regulations Governing Invited Speakers and Spokespersons
.         • Rule 5 of the BOC Rules of Procedure § 30.19
Adoption Resolution 16-03, Regulations Governing Public Comment Periods
.         • Rule 28(b) of the BOC Rules of Procedure § 30.19
March
Adoption Resolution 16-04, Support of Constructing the Central Reach Project
Approval of Contract for Roadway Work
.         •
Southern Asphalt was awarded the $105,800 contract
.         • 2015 budgeted $115,459 for paving streets and street condition survey report
Ordinance 16-07, Amending Chapter 30: Town Government and Officials § 30.25
.         • Adopted the amendment in ordinance form; simply a housekeeping item
April
Adoption Resolution 16-05, Regulations Governing Public Comment Periods, Rule 28b
.         • Amendment to § 30.19 / Rules of Procedure
Adoption Resolution 16-06, Adopted Southeastern NC Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan
May
Adoption Resolution 16-07, Regulations Governing Public Comment Periods, Rule 28b
        • Amendment to § 30.19 / Rules of Procedure
Ordinance 16-09, Amending Chapter 92: Nuisances
        •
Amendment to § 92.20 – § 92.27 / Noise Ordinance
Approval of Town / County Interlocal Financing Agreement for the Central Reach Project
Adoption Resolution 16-08, Supporting Oyster Farming
June
Approval of Disaster Debris Management and Monitoring Contracts
Ordinance 16-10, Amending Chapter VII: Traffic Code
.     a)
§ 72.03 Parking Prohibited at All Times
.         • Designated parking areas on Ranger
Ordinance 16-11, Amending the Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance
.         • Lockwood Folly Inlet – Approved $12,500 local portion for maintenance dredging
Approval of Town / County Interlocal Financing Agreement for the Central Reach Project
Scheduled Date to Hold a Public Hearing to Establish a Municipal Service District
Ordinance 16-12, The Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance / Budget Ordinance
.         •
Approved the town’s $30.2 million-dollar Budget Ordinance
        •
Tax Rate – Raised the tax rate by 7.0 cents to $.220
July
Supported Joint Amicus Brief – Emerald Isle
Termination of Recycling Center bulk recycling service after Labor Day
Enforcement of Ordinance § 157.087, Building Numbers
        •
Managed process, done for safety reasons
August
Ordinance 16-13, Amending Chapter VII: Traffic Code
    a)
§ 72.03 Parking Prohibited at All Times
.         • Parking Prohibited – Chapel
Ordinance 16-14, Creating Municipal Service District for Central Reach Project
Adoption Resolution 16-09, Filing of Condemnation Actions to Acquire Perpetual Easements for Central Reach Project
Adoption Resolution 16-10, Application to Local Government Commission for Special Obligation Bonds
September
Ordinance 16-15, Amending the Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance
.         • Increase budget expense by $447,960
.         • Bond Order, Authorizing the Issuance of Special Obligation Bonds
Adoption Resolution 16-11, Issuance of $12,000,000 Special Obligation Bonds\
Approval of Contract for Central Reach Project
.         • Weeks Marine was awarded the $14,551,110 contract
October
Acceptance of Donation of Property by Devaney Properties parcel ID# 246AE07303
Selection of Engineer to Review Sewer System Vulnerability
       • Compass Pointe Engineering was only response for our request for proposal
Ordinance 16-16, Amending Chapter VII: Traffic Code
.     a)
§ 72.03 Parking Prohibited at All Times
.         • Parking Prohibited –
Pointe West
        • Not Approved
November
Adoption Resolution 16-12, Designation of Applicant’s Agent (Hurricane Matthew)
        •
Part of the process to establish an official point of contact to process FEMA reimbursement request
December
Ordinance 16-17, Amending the Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance
Approval of Contract for Engineer to Review Sewer System Vulnerability
.         • Compass Pointe Engineering was awarded the $43,700 contract
.         • Money is coming from the Water & Sewer Fund Balance
Ordinance 16-18, Amending Title VII: Traffic Code
.     a)
§ 72.03 Parking Prohibited at All Times
        • Designated parking areas on Elizabeth
Ordinance 16-19, Amending Chapter 91: Fire Prevention
.         • Amendment to § 91.17 / Fire Prevention


Action Taken – 2015
January
Ordinance 15-01, Amending Chapter 157: Zoning – Changed method of measuring building height
Ordinance 15-02, Amending the Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance
.         •
Refinancing EOC loans
.         •
Never Passed Ordinance
SKA Fishing TournamentApproved $5,000 contribution from BPART account
Approval of Contract to Conduct Town’s Audit
        •
Thompson, Price, Scott, Adams and Co. was awarded the $12,750 contract
.         • Fourth year
Adoption Resolution 15-01, Amending Parks & Recreation Master Plan
Adoption Resolution 15-02, Annex Property at Turkey Trap Road
Approved making $10,000 matching contribution for Marker Fifty-Five storm water drainage issues
February
Ordinance 15-02, Approved Annexation of Property Owned by the Town (Kirby Site / Turkey Trap Road)
.         •
Duplicate Ordinance # January
Adoption Resolution 15-03, Approval of a Financing Agreement for EOC
Selected refinancing option with BB&T
          1) Reduced terms from twenty (20) years to ten (10) years
.           2) Reduced interest rate from 4.25% to 2.42%
Adoption Resolution 15-04, Approving Financing Terms for EOC
Ordinance 15-03, Amending the Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance
.         •
Approved receiving $9,676 grant funding from Brunswick County Soil & Water Conservation
March
Approval of Financial Advisory Services Agreement – financial consulting fee of $25,000
Adoption Resolution 15-05, Establishing the Official Dates of the SEARCH 5K
Adoption Resolution 15-06, Recognizing April 22, 2015 as Earth Day
Unveiling of New Town Social Media Tool – Red Shark App
April
Ordinance 15-04, Amending the Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance
.         •
Beach Strand Emergency Access – Starfish
.         • Approved purchase for $67,500 which will come from BPART account
Ordinance 15-05, Amending the Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance
.         •
Recognizes money received for the sale of assets on GovDeals
.         • Approved $37,500 for second portable generator for Sewer System Permit Compliance
May
NA
June
Ordinance 15-06, The Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance / Budget Ordinance
.         • Approved the town’s $10.4 million-dollar Budget Ordinance
NC Department of Transportation Landscaping Project for the Mainland Side of the Holden Beach Bridge
.         •
Bridge Enhancement Project
.         • Approved $15,000 annual maintenance expense which will come from BPART account
July
Tax Rate – Raised the tax rate by 2.3 cents ($.023)
Seasonal Public Restroom Facilities and Services – Budgeted $10,000 to cover the costs
Sewer System Lift Station – Budgeted $40,000 for engineer study of storm preparation
Streets – Budgeted $115,459 for paving streets and to update street condition survey report
Employee Compensation – Budgeted $80,821 to make market salary adjustments
Police Department – Created two (2) part-time administrative positions
August
Adoption Resolution 15-07, Authorizing Participation in the State Health Insurance Plan
September
Adoption Resolution 15-08, Recognizing the 25th Anniversary of the Holden Beach Beautification Club
Approval of Indemnification between the County and the Town HB Bridge Beautification Project
Adoption Resolution 15-09, Opposition to Offshore Gas and Oil Exploration and Drilling Off NC Coast
October
Adoption Resolution 15-10, Approving Terms of Sewer Refinancing Agreement
November
Adoption Resolution 15-11, Honor of Veteran’s Day
Ordinance 15-07, Amending the Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance
        • Captain Jack’s apartments demolition of the building
.         • Appropriating funds from insurance bond settlement of $34,000
Adoption Resolution 15-12, Amending the Fee Schedule for Curbside Recycling
December
Establishing a Memorial for Tom Decker Dedicating the PAR Course in His Memory
Adoption Resolution 15-13, Replacement of the Town Attorney
Adoption Resolution 15-14, Adopting Rules of Procedure
Adoption Resolution 15-15, Establishment of a Community Advisory Committee
.         • Under the Planning & Zoning Board
        • Sanitary Sewer Vulnerability Community Advisory Committee
Resolution 15-16, Amendments to Chapter 92, Providing for Noise Control
        •
Amendment to § 92.20, § 92.21through § 92.27
Resolution 15-17, Amendments to …
.         • Amendment to § 30.05, Mayor Pro Tempore and Executive Secretary
.         • Amendment to § 30.17, Official Record of Proceedings Required
.         • Amendment to § 30.25, Commissions, Boards, Agencies and Authorities
.         • Amendment to § 30.26, Establishment of Audit Committee
.         • Amendment to § 30.27, Hiring of Lawyers, Consultants or Other Service Providers
Resolution 15-18, Amendments to Chapter 155, Procedural Reforms for Planning and Zoning Board
        • Amendment to § 155.12, Officers; Rules; Meetings
.         • Amendment to § 155.15, Community Advisory Committees
Adoption Resolution 15-19 / Special Meeting of the BOC’s
.         • Amendment to § 30.05
.         • Amendment to § 30.17
        • Amendment to § 30.25
        • Amendment to § 30.26
.         • Amendment to § 30.27
.         • Amendment to § 92.20, § 92.21, § 92.27
.         • Amendment to § 155.12
.         • Amendment to § 155.15


Action Taken – 2014
January
Adoption Resolution 14-01, Supporting Parks & Recreation Trust Fund (PARTF) Grant Application
Adoption Resolution 14-02, Approval of BB&T Signature Card
Adoption Resolution 14-03, Opposing Homeowners Policy Rate Hike
Adoption Resolution 14-04, Letter Opposing Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 (BW-12)
February
Meeting Canceled
.       a) Regular Meeting scheduled for February 9th was canceled
.       b)
Special Meeting on February 16th
Ordinance 14-01, Amending the Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance
.         •
Lockwood Folly Dredging $797,600
March
Ordinance 14-02, Amending Chapter 155: Planning
.       a)
§ 155.12 Officers; Rules; Meetings
Ordinance 14-03, Amending Chapter 151: Building and Housing Regulations
      b) (
§ 155.21 Permit Fees
Ordinance 14-04, Amending 51: Water
.       a)
§ 51.03 Rate Schedule
Adoption Resolution 14-05, Amending the Fee Schedule – Tap Fees
Ordinance 14-05, An Ordinance Amending Chapter 72: Parking Schedules
.         •
Never Passed Ordinance
Apply for Permit to Contract for the Maintenance of the Lockwood Folly Inlet ($37,500)
Southwind Construction piggyback dredging operations of the Lockwood Folly Inlet Crossing ($900,000)
April
Adoption Resolution 14-06, Supporting the Advisory Referendum to Levy County Sales and Use Tax
Ordinance 14-05, Amending the Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance
        •
Creating a Dog Park on Town owned property at Scotch Bonnet Drive
.         •
Approved spending $19,000 from BPART account
.         •
Duplicate Ordinance # March
Adoption Resolution 14-07, Establishing a Dog Park
Letter to Brunswick County Requesting the Town be Added to Their Hazard Mitigation Plan
 May
Adoption Resolution 14-08, Consent to Transfer Control (Time Warner / Comcast)
June
Adoption Resolution 14-09, Accepting the Loan of a Civil War Artifact Found on Holden Beach
Adoption Resolution 14-10, Adopting the Brunswick County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan
Ordinance 14-06, The Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance / Budget Ordinance
.         • Approved the town’s $9.9 million-dollar Budget Ordinance
Ordinance 14-07, Amending Chapter 90: Animals
.         •
Add § 90.27 Dog Park Regulations
July
Approval of Contract to Conduct Town’s Audit
        •
Thompson, Price, Scott, Adams and Co. was awarded the $12,750 contract
.         •
Third year
Ordinance 14-08, Amending Chapter 34: Parks & Recreation Advisory Board
.     a)
§ 34.03 Appointment, Terms
August
Approval of Town / County Animal Control Interlocal Agreement
Ordinance 14-09, Amending Title VII: Traffic Code / Parking
.         •
§ 72.02 Parking Regulated on Public Rights-of-Way
September
Ordinance 14-10, Amending Chapter 157: Zoning Code (§ 157.085 & § 157.146)
Ordinance 14-11, Amending the Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance
.         • Approved purchasing lot at 806 OBW for $17,850 which will come from BPART account
Ordinance 14-12, Approval of Funding for PARTF Portion of Water Tower Park Site
        •
Agreed to partially fund Bridgeview Park
.         • Approved Spending $161,000 from BPART Account
October
Adoption Resolution 14-11, Tax Foreclosure Policy
November
Ordinance 14-13, Amending the Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance
.         • Police Department vehicle
.         • Receipts insurance reimbursements $36,440 appropriates same for vehicle replacement purchase
Approval of a Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan – Joined Regional Plan
December
Ordinance 14-14, Amending the Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance
        •
Accepted National Boating Infrastructure Grant Program
        • Approved matching Town portion of $105,575 which will come from the BPART account
Adoption Resolution 14-12, Submittal of a Parks & Recreation Trust Fund (PARTF) Grant Application
Ordinance 14-15, Amending Chapter 90: Animals
.         •
Amended § 90.03
Ordinance 14-16, Adopting a Supplement to the Code of Ordinances
        • The supplement codifies the ordinances the Board approved since the last supplement
Approval of Easement Agreement Between Gil Bass and the Town
.         •
Fishing Pier / Campground Public Access
Ordinance 14-17, Amending the Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance
.         • Donation from the Holden Beach Greater Women’s Club
        • Town accepted the donation of $250 to purchase beach vegetation


Action Taken – 2013
January
Adoption Resolution 13-01, Increase the Maximum Time Allowed for Accrual of Dredging Funds
Adoption Resolution 13-02, Solid Waste Management Plan of 2022 for Brunswick County
Adoption Resolution 13-03, Support of North Carolina Coastal Caucus
Adoption Resolution 13-04, Establish User Fees for All Holden Beach Facilities
February
NA
March
Adoption Resolution 13-05, Grand Strand Area Transportation Study Memorandum of Understanding
April
Ordinance 13-01, Amending the Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance
.         •
Water System Asset Management Plan
.         • Took $775,000 from reserves to address our water infrastructure needs
Adoption Resolution 13-06, Application for Boating Infrastructure Grant (BIG)
Obtained Deed of Easement as a Donation Deal Drive Public Access between the properties at 1085 and 1089 OBW
May
Ordinance 13-02, Amending the Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance
.         • Property Acquisition $375,000
Approval of Contract to Conduct Town’s Audit
        • Thompson, Price, Scott, Adams and Co. was awarded the $12,750 contract
.         •
Second year
Adoption Resolution 13-07, Opposing Proposed Designation of Critical Habitat for Loggerhead Sea Turtle
.         •
United States Fish & Wildlife Service’s
June
Ordinance 13-03, The Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance / Budget Ordinance
.         •
Approved the town’s $10.2 million-dollar Budget Ordinance
July
Ordinance 13-04, Amending the Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance
        • Bridgeview Playground approved $10,852 which will come from the BPART account
Approval of North Carolina’s Mutual Aid Agreement
August
Adoption Resolution 13-08, Amend the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012
Ordinance 13-05, Demolish the Structure at 109 OBW
        • Captain Jack’s apartments demolition of the building
.         • Never Passed Ordinance
September
Adoption Resolution 13-09, Opposing Proposed Designation of Critical Habitat for Loggerhead Sea Turtle
.         •
National Marine Fisheries Service’s
Approval of Constitution Week Proclamation
Ordinance 13-05, Amending Chapter 51: Water
.         •
Protect the potable water supply from cross contamination
.         • Duplicate Ordinance # August
October
Approval of Contract for Canal dredging Project
.         • King Dredging was awarded the $445,000 contract
Ordinance 13-06, Amending the Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance
.         •
Storm Water Plan and Install Bulkhead for Bridgeview Park
.         •
Estimated cost is now $156,000 which will come from the BPART account
Adoption Resolution 13-10, Application for NCDOT’s 2014 Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning Grant Initiative
Ordinance 13-07, Amending Chapter § 157.064 (B), Special Entertainment § 157.064
November
Approval Police Mutual Assistance Agreement with Ocean Isle Beach
Ordinance 13-08, Sale and Consumption of Alcoholic Beverages Prohibited § 130.03
December
NA


Action Taken – 2012
January
Adoption Resolution 12-01, Supporting the 2012 Shipwreck Triathlon
Approval of Contract to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)
.         •
Determining the viability of constructing a terminal groin on the east end of Holden Beach
        • Dial Cordy & Associates was awarded the contract
Ordinance 12-01, The Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance
.         •
Estimated cost is $300,000
.         • Funding is coming from Occupancy tax specifically from the BPART account
February
Adoption Resolution 12-02, Opposing the Proposed Early Start Time for Brunswick County Schools
March
Adoption Resolution 12-03, Policy for Mutual Assistance with Other Law Enforcement Agencies
Adoption Resolution 12-04, Designating Chris Clemmons as Official of Mosquito Control
        •
Authorized and empowered to sign and execute all papers and documents
Adoption Resolution 12-05, Approval of BB&T Signature Card
Ordinance 12-02, Amending the Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance
.         •
FEMA grant reimbursements
          1)
FEMA Irene PW – 584, $189,474 for sand fencing and vegetation
          2)
FEMA Irene PW – 559, $447,960 for beach strand nourishment
Ratification of Contract for EIS for the East End Shoreline Protection Project / Terminal Groin
.         •
Estimated cost is now $520,000 which will come from the BPART account
April
Approval of Contract to Conduct Town’s Audit
        •
Thompson, Price, Scott, Adams and Co. was awarded the $12,750 contract
        •
First year
May
Ordinance 12-03, Amending Chapter 90: Animals
    a) § 90.99, Penalty
.         • Increase the fine for not having your pet on a leash to $500 per offense
Ordinance 12-04, Amending Chapter 95: Streets
.     a)
§ 95.05, Street Rights-of-Way
        •
Approved products allowed in the ten feet of rights-of-way
June
Ordinance 12-05, The Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance / Budget Ordinance
.         • Approved the town’s $9.2 million-dollar Budget Ordinance
July
NA
August
Adoption Resolution 12-06, Fire Department Specifications
.         •
Substation located at the corner of Starfish and OBW
.         •
The Town is responsible for building maintenance
        •
Approved spending $40,000 for renovations
Adoption Resolution 12-07, License Plates
.         •
Create a specialized THB license plate
Participate in creating Municipal Advocacy Goals for the North Carolina League of Municipalities
September
Approval of Contract for Fire Department Substation at 572 OBW Renovations
.         •
Richard Jones Builders was awarded the $29,845 contract
October
Adoption Resolution 12-08, Amending Recycling Fee Schedule
Adoption Resolution 12-09, Endorsing the Cooperative Urban Transportation Planning Process
.         •
Conducted by the Grand Strand Area Transportation Study (GSATS)
Ordinance 12-06, Demolish the Dwelling at 115 Canal Drive
        •
Mace’s on the waterway is located at 115 Canal Drive
November
Ordinance 12-07, Amending the Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance
.         •
HBPOA will raise funds for the purchase of playground equipment for Bridgeview Park
December
NA


Action Taken – 2011
January
Adoption Resolution 11-01, Amending the Termination Date of the Agreement for Terminal Groins
Approval of Contract to Conduct Town’s Audit
.         •
Martin Starnes and Associates was awarded the $19,000 contract
        •
Third year
Adoption Resolution 11-02, Accepting and Endorsing the Solid Waste Management Plan of 2019
Update Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plan
Approval of Amended Contract between the Town and Waste Industries
        •
Amendment extends the terms of the current contract for three years with no changes
Adoption Resolution 11-03, Amending Property Tax Exemptions for Certain Homeowner Association Property
.         •
Attempt to influence legislation to eliminate tax exemption for Beach Club Houses
February
Ordinance 11-01, Amending Chapter 91: Fire Prevention
.         •
Brings us up to date on statutory requirements
Adoption Resolution 11-04, Establishing Policy on Fire Inspections
.         •
Applies to commercial buildings only
Ordinance 11-02, Amending Ordinance 10-07, the Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance
.         •
Installment Financing Agreements
.         •
Refinancing existing loan terms with BB&T
.         •
Reduce interest rate from 3.79% to 3.27%
Adoption Resolution 11-05, Approving Terms of Re-financing
.         •
Refinancing existing loan terms with BB&T

Adoption Resolution 11-06, Support of a Triathlon at Holden Beach
March
Adoption Resolution 11-07, Designating Chris Clemmons as Official of Mosquito Control
        •
Authorized and empowered to sign and execute all papers and documents
Ordinance 11-03, Amending the Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance
.         •
Appropriates funds to acquire properties, $93,600 which will come from the BPART account
Approval of Contract between the THB and Holden Beach Enterprises for the Purchase of Property
.         •
Purchase of eighteen properties
April
Ordinance 11-04, Amending Chapter 157: Zoning Code
    a)
§ 157.025 Bulkheads on Canal Lots
        •
Amends requirements for bulkheads

Ordinance 11-05, Amending the Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance
.         •
Housekeeping item, recommended by town auditors
Ordinance 11-06, Amending the Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance
.         •
Property Acquisition $84,900
May
Ordinance 11-07, Amending Chapter 90: Animals
.     a)
§ 90.03, Keeping or Using Livestock Prohibited
.         • Added only one-word poultry
Resolution 11-08, Adopt-A-Trail Program Grant Application
June
Adoption Resolution 11-09, Approval of BB&T Signature Card
Ordinance 11-08, Amending the Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance
        •
Town Hall Capital Project Fund $357,429
Ordinance 11-09, The Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance / Budget Ordinance
.         • Approved the town’s $7.9 million-dollar Budget Ordinance
.         •
Revenue neutral tax rate – calculated to provide the same amount of ad valorem tax revenues
.         a)  Previous property valuation of $2.2 billion
.         b)  Current property revaluation of $1.2 billion
        • Ad valorem tax rate will change from 6.9 cents to 12.7 cents per $100 of property valuation
July
NA
August
Adoption Resolution 11-10, Accepting the Artwork Entitled “Spirit Turtle’s Tears”
.         • Donated by Ms. Phyllis Noah
Approval of Fee Schedule for the HB Pavilion and Emergency Operations Center
.         •
Recommended by the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board
Approval of the Proposed Plan to Install a Par Course (Fitness Stations)
.         • Recommended by the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board
.         •
Quarter mile stretch, north side of OBW between Greensboro and Scotch Bonnet
.         • Project cost of $20,000 which will come from the BPART account
Adoption Resolution 11-11, Policy for Membership and Appointment to the Various Town Boards
.         •
Only change is to limit any individual’s membership to only one board at a time
Ordinance 11-10, Adopting a Supplement to the Code of Ordinances
.         •
The supplement codifies the ordinances the Board approved since the last supplement
September
Adoption Resolution 11-12, Terminal Groin Permit Application
October
Adoption Resolution 11-13, Designation of Applicant’s Agent (Hurricane Irene)
        •
Part of the process to establish an official point of contact to process FEMA reimbursement request
Adoption Resolution 11-14, Bicycle Facilities Planning Grant Application
November
NA
December
NA


Action Taken – 2010
January
Adoption Resolution 10-01, Asking FEMA’s NFIP cover Damages from Gradual Coastal Erosion
Create Mutual Facilities Agreement between the Town and the Chapel
.         •
Document to recognize our current standing agreement
February
Adoption Resolution 10-02, Designating Chris Clemmons as Official of Mosquito Control
.         •
Authorized and empowered to sign and execute all papers and documents
Approval of Contract for Paving Projects
.         •
Wayne’s Backhoe was awarded the contract
Ordinance 10-01, Chapter 157: Zoning Code
    a)
§ 157.025 Bulkheads on Canal Lots
.         •
The proposed ordinance would establish new requirements for bulkheads on canal lots
Ordinance 10-02, Chapter 157: Zoning Code
.     a)
§ 157.079, Sign Regulations
.         •
Amends regulations for real estate signs
Ordinance 10-03, Amending the Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance
.         •
USDA loan / Capital Outlay EOC $71,042
Ordinance 10-04, Chapter 151: Building & Housing Regulations (Minimum Housing Code)
.         • Currently have condemnation stage only; this establishes intermediate steps
March
Adoption Resolution 10-03, Protect the Room Occupancy Tax (BPART)
        •
Occupancy Tax Funds Beach Preservation / Access & Recreation / Tourism Fund (
.         • Property owners renting independently are not paying occupancy tax
April
Ordinance 10-05, Amending the Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance
        •
Canal Dredging Project $323,080
Adoption Resolution 10-04, adopting an Official Town Beach and sediment Management Plan
Adoption Resolution 10-05, In Favor of Terminal Groin Legislation
        •
Fight for a change in the legislature regarding the current ban on terminal groins
        •
The Brunswick Beaches Consortium estimates total cost of $75,000
.         •
Agreed to contribute another $10,000 which will come from the BPART account
Approval of Contract to Conduct Town’s Audit
        •
Martin Starnes and Associates was awarded the $19,000 contract
.         •
Second year
May
Ordinance 10-06, Amending the Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance
.         •
Water & Sewer Fund $464,479
Adoption Resolution 10-06, Preliminary Assessment Roll for the Improvement of Blockade Runner
.         • The project cost $57,751; Assessment based on lot frontage @$16 a foot
Approval of Mayor’s Release of Letter Supporting the GRANDUC Model a
.         •
Local Risk/ Benefit Analysis Model for the General Revaluation Report
        •
Used for acquiring sources of sand
June
Adoption Resolution 10-07, Assessment Roll and Levying Assessments on Blockade Runner Owners
Ordinance 10-07, The Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance / Budget Ordinance
.         •
Approved the town’s $12.3 million-dollar Budget Ordinance
July
Adoption Resolution 10-08, Adopting a Canal Dredging Master Plan
.         •
Cost was split between canal subdivisions
Adoption Resolution 10-09, Designating Mayor as Official to Execute All Administrative Tasks
        • Turkey Trap Sand Mine
.         •
NCDOT requires bond
.         •
Bond agreement with Hartford at a cost of $2,068
August
NA
September
Adoption Resolution 10-10, Approving the THB Water Shortage Response Plan
Adoption Resolution 10-11, Opposition to Enlarge Designated Inlet Hazard Areas
Ordinance 10-08, Amending Chapter 94: Beach Regulations
.         •
All unattended beach equipment must be removed from the beach daily
Approval Mayor and/or Town Manager as the Authorized Agent to Execute Documents
.         • Settlement between the THB and Associated Industrial Contractors
        •
The contractor filed for bankruptcy before the Emergency Operations Center was finished
October
Approval of Contract for Roadway Work at Turkey Trap Road
.         •
Wayne’s Backhoe was awarded the $103,336 contract
Ordinance 10-09, Demolish the Dwelling at 127 OBW
.         •
127 OBW – eyesore (grey building) that you see when you come over the bridge
Adoption Resolution 10-12, Organization, Functions, Composition and Terms of Various Town Committees
Ordinance 10-10, Parks and Recreation Advisory Board
.         •
Resolution to disband both committees and combine them into board passed
.         •
Shore Line Protection Committee – sea
.         •
Public Area Improvement Committee – land
Ordinance 10-11, Amending Ordinance the Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance
.         •
Insurance settlement of $35,000 from the Emergency Operations Center
Approval of Contract for HB Pavilion Structural Renovations and Improvements
.         •
Robinson Home Improvement was awarded the $80,000 contract
November
Adoption Resolution 10-13, Honoring Veteran’s Day
.         •
Recognized contributions of our veterans
Adoption Resolution 10-14, Adopting a Code of Ethics for the Board of Commissioners
.         •
C.G.S. 160A-86 requires local governing boards to adopt a code of ethics by 01/01/11
        •
Mandatory – state requirement
Approval of Land Acquisition Contract between the Town and Holden Beach Enterprises
.         •
Six properties are being offered to us for one million dollars
.         •
Tax assessment value of approximately three million dollars

Ordinance 10-12, Amending the Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance
.         •
Puts the million dollars ($1,000,000) on the table
.         •
Money is in place if we want to purchase the land
December
Approval of Land Acquisition Contract between the Town and Holden Beach Enterprises
————————————————————————————————————————————Action Taken – 2009
January
Resolution 09-01, Preliminary Assessment to Improve of Blockade Runner
Ordinance 09-01, Amending Chapter 154: Flood Damage Prevention
.         •
Amends window requirements
Ordinance 09-02, Amending the Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance
.         •
Harbor Capital Project Fund $100,000
February
Ordinance 09-03, Amending the Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance
.         •
Harbor Capital Project Fund $16,480
Resolution 09-02, Support of a Community Bicycle Training Ride
Approval of Sewer Lift Stations Landscaping
        •
Funds of $1,150 approved which will come from the BPART account
March
Adoption Resolution 09-03, Assessment Resolution to Improve Blockade Runner
Adoption Resolution 09-04, Extending Term of Brunswick Beaches Consortium
.         •
Extends the term for an additional ten years until April 30, 2019.
Approval of Agreement for Interlocal Undertaking (Terminal Groins)
.         • Affect changes to current policy as it pertains to beach sediment management at ocean inlets
.         •
Previously approved funding
Adoption Resolution 09-05, Petition support the Designation of the Coastal Waters as a No Discharge Zone
Adoption Resolution 09-06, Remove Property Tax Exemptions for Certain Homeowner Association Property
.         •
Close loophole by removing exemption for beach club houses
Brunswick County sent a letter requesting that the Town contribute $5,000 to pursue the claim to slow or forestall the imposition of the increases in insurance premiums and deductibles. Approval of a Contribution of $5,000
Adoption Resolution 09-07, Permission to Hold the Bark at the Beach
.         • Fundraiser to Benefit Easter Seals
Ordinance 09-04, Amending the Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance
.         •
Authorizes all appropriations and expenditures for the FEMA Beach Nourishment Project
.         • Restoration project has $2.225 million dollars
Approval of Memorandum of Agreement between the NCDOT and the Town
.         •
Debris removal during a federally declared event
Ordinance 09-05, Amending Chapter 154: Flood Damage Prevention
April
Inaugural BOC’s meeting in the new Town Hall
Ordinance 09-06, Capital Project Ordinance – Blockade Runner Paving Project
.         •
Budget amendment pertaining to the costs associated with paving Blockade Runner.
Adoption Resolution 09-08, Elder Abuse Awareness
        • Recognizes the month of June as awareness month
Adoption Resolution 09-09, Against Senate Bill 1004 and House Bill 1252, Level Playing Field Act
.         •
Not in our best interest, hinders local governments from providing broadband services
Approval of Contract to Conduct Town’s Audit
        •
Martin Starnes and Associates was awarded the $19,000 contract
.         •
First year
May
Adoption Resolution 09-10, Adopting the Town’s CAMA Core Land Use Plan
Adoption Resolution 09-11, Adopt HB Pavilion Rules of Operation
June
Approval of Professional Services Contract – Parks, Recreation and Open Space Master Plan
        • Proposal to hire consultant to develop a master plan
        • Funds of $9,800 will come from the BPART account
Ordinance 09-07, Amending Ordinance the Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance
        •
Transfer $80,000 from Town Hall Capital Project Fund to Water and Sewer Fund
Ordinance 09-08, The Revenues and Appropriations Ordinance / Budget Ordinance
.         • Approved the town’s $12.3 million-dollar Budget Ordinance
July
NA
August
Adoption Resolution 09-12, THB Hazard Mitigation Plan
.         • First in North Carolina to be in compliance with Federal standards
September
Adoption Resolution 09-13, Support of a Community Bicycle Training Ride
October
Ordinance 09-09, Adopting a Supplement to the Code of Ordinances
.         •
The supplement codifies the ordinances the Board approved since the last supplement
Selection of Contractor to Perform RPZ Testing and Repair
.         •
Onsite was awarded the contract
.         •
Property owners with second water meter will be charged $30.00 per year
November
Recommendations Made by the Planning & Zoning Board for Amendments to Ordinances§ 94.03, Frontal Dune Policies and Regulation§ 157.064, Special Entertainment Uses – Video Gaming Machines
.         •
§ 157.079, Sign Regulations
December
NA