Public meeting to discuss Rodanthe beach erosion set for January 18

Dare County will host a public meeting to provide information and facilitate a discussion with residents and property owners in the village of Rodanthe regarding their concerns with the issue of erosion that has affected the Hatteras Island community.

The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, January 18, 2023, at the Rodanthe-Waves-Salvo Community Building, which is located at 23646 N.C. Highway 12 in Rodanthe, just south of Myrna Peters Road.

Dare County Board of Commissioners Chairman Bob Woodard will open the meeting, followed by a presentation from Dare County Manager/Attorney Bobby Outten that will include an overview of the logistics and funding models that have made previous beach nourishment projects possible in Dare County. The presentation will also discuss the challenges that are faced when it comes to funding and prioritizing newly established beach nourishment projects.

Following the presentation, there will be an opportunity for both in-person and virtual attendees to ask questions or express their concerns. To participate virtually, attendees must register in advance using this link: Click to register to attend virtually.

For those who are interested in viewing the meeting without participating in the discussion, a livestream option will be available on Dare County’s YouTube channel. In addition, if you have comments or questions that you would like to have addressed during the meeting, please submit them via email to no later than Monday, January 16, 2023.

For those who are unable to attend or tune in on Wednesday, January 18, 2023, the video will also be available for viewing on Dare County’s YouTube channel following the meeting.

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