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The Approved Tax Rate


The Town Council approved the new tax rate of 18.33 percent of $100 valuation at the June 23, 2016 Town Council Meeting.
The breakdown of the tax is listed on page 16 of the 2016-17 Fiscal Budget.

"In order to fund a portion of the increase in the budget resulting from the additional personnel, the proposed budget includes an ad valorem tax rate increase from 15.15 cents per $100 of valuation to 18.33 cents per $100 of valuation which generates $674,909 in additional revenue."

Please CLICK HERE for the budget manual.
 




Public Hearing - July 14


NOTICE TO PUBLIC
TOWN OF LELAND, NC
 

The Town of Leland Council will hold a public hearing on July 14, 2016 at 6:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter can be reached, in the Council Chambers located in Town Hall, 102 Town Hall Drive, Leland, NC to hear all persons on the question of whether or not the Town should appropriate funds for the purpose of offering financial incentives to the developer of Harrington Village to induce the developer to develop the site in a manner consistent with the Town’s vision, to reduce the developer’s risks for undertaking the project, to expand the Town’s tax base and to create job and economic growth. Such incentives will more specifically include waiving up to $120,000 of the project’s permitting fees and paying the developer the incremental increase in ad valorem taxes received by the Town from the improved parcels as a result of the developer’s investments and enhanced tax assessment of the property over a period of fifteen years.
Citizens can sign up for or against the hearing matter.  Written comments will be received up to 24 hours prior to the meeting date.
 
Any questions call (910) 332-4297 or email /allnews/.
 
The public is urged to attend.
 
Sabrena Reinhardt, Town Clerk

 




Special Council Meeting Thursday, June 23


There will be a Special Town Council meeting Thursday, June 23 at 6 p.m. at 102 Town Hall Drive in Council Chambers.
The Council is meeting to review the economic development budget.

For the AGENDA, click here.


 




Data from NC DOI Insurance Meeting


The NC DOI (Dept. of Insurance) held a meeting at Town Hall on June 8, 2016 to explain home owners, flood, and hail insurance. They have provided their presentation documents for attendees and others to view.
Please CLICK HERE for documents.

 




Transportation Sub-Committee


The Transportation Sub-Committee will meet
Thursday, June 23 at 1 p.m. at Town Hall.
Business will include: Street Design Manual, Pedestrian Plan, and Traffic Safety Study.

CLICK HERE FOR FULL AGENDA.




Special Council Meeting - June 20 at 2 pm


The Town Council will hold a special meeting to discuss Fire Services on Monday, June 20 at 2 p.m.

CLICK HERE FOR AGENDA.




All are welcome to attend Master Plan Workshop


The Planning Board and Town Council invite citizens to attend and participate in the discussion of the 2nd draft of the Leland Master Plan - Leland 2020.
The workshop is at 6 pm Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at Town Hall.

For more data on the Master Plan, CLICK HERE.
 




Agenda for June 16 Council Meeting


Agenda for this Thursday's Regular Council Meeting includes old and new business, and a presentation by North Carolina Beach, Inlet and Waterway Association.
CLICK HERE for full agenda.




Agenda for the Agenda Meeting


Monday Agenda Meeting for the Regular Council Meeting
CLICK HERE FOR COUNCIL AGENDA




Furniture for Brunswick County Bldg


The Town of Leland is authorized under North Carolina General Statue 160A-280 to dispose of surplus property by donation to another governmental entity. Brunswick County is currently developing the Leland Senior Center in conjunction with Brunswick Senior Resources, Inc. and is in need of office furniture and supplies to outfit the center. The Town of Leland currently has a large amount of surplus furniture and office supplies created when the Town moved to the new Town Hall last year.
At its regular meeting on Thursday, June 16 at 6 pm, the Leland Town Council will consider the donation.
CLICK LIST for further details.

 




Insurance Seminar for Leland Residents


The NC Dept. of Insurance Commissioner Dennis Goodwin (NC DOI) will host a meeting at Leland Town Hall tomorrow, Wednesday, June 8 at 6 p.m.
The informational meeting is being held to discuss the differences in home owners, wind and hail, and flood insurance. There will be time for a Q&A session. 
More than 100 have RSVP-ed to attend and there is room for more. 

Please click the invitation below if you plan to join us for
  this informative session. 

http://evite.me/Wp3cgXTbns 



 




Meeting on Pay and Classification Study


Agenda
Council Special Meeting
Thursday, June 9, 2016
4:00 PM
Council Chambers

1. 4:00 P.M. - CALL TO ORDER
2. INVOCATION
3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
4. APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA
5. PRESENTATIONS
5.1  Pay and Classification Study - presented by Springsted, Inc.
6. ADJOURNMENT

 




Hearing to determine waiving of fees for Harrington project


NOTICE TO PUBLIC
TOWN OF LELAND, NC
 
 
The Town of Leland Council will hold a public hearing on June 16, 2016 at 6:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter can be reached, in the Council Chambers located in Town Hall, 102 Town Hall Drive, Leland, NC to hear all persons on the question of whether or not the Town should appropriate funds for the purpose of offering financial incentives to the developer of Harrington Village to induce the developer to develop the site in a manner consistent with the Town’s vision, to reduce the developer’s risks for undertaking the project, to expand the Town’s tax base and to create job and economic growth. Such incentives will more specifically include waiving up to $120,000 of the project’s permitting fees and paying the developer the increased ad valorem taxes received by the Town as a result of the developer’s investments and enhanced tax assessment of the property over a period of fifteen years.
Citizens can sign up for or against the hearing matter.  Written comments will be received up to 10 days prior to the meeting date.
 
Any questions call (910) 332-4297 or email /allnews/.
 
The public is urged to attend.
 
Sabrena Reinhardt, Town Clerk

 




Agenda for Economic Dev Meeting


Agenda for the June 9
Economic Development Meeting
Includes: Meeting time in July, old and new business, speakers, public welcome.
Click Here for full agenda.
 




Agenda for Special Budget Meeting - June 1


TOWN OF LELAND
SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING
AGENDA
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2016
6:00 P.M.

1. Town Council Call to order
2. Invocation & Pledge of Allegiance
3. Approval of Agenda
4. Public Hearing - FY 2016/17 Budget
a. Budget Special Council Mtg. June 6th at noon (Tentative)
5. Town Council Adjournment

 




WB&S Road Closure Hearing


The Town Council will hear all persons on the question of whether or not a portion of WB&S Road closing would be detrimental to the public interest or the property rights of any individual at a public hearing to be held on June 16, 2016 at 6:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter can be reached, in the Council Chambers located in Town Hall, 102 Town Hall Drive, Leland, NC.

For full details, CLICK HERE.




Proposed Budget Special Meeting - June 1


There will be a meeting on Wednesday, June 1 at 6 p.m. to discuss the proposed fiscal 2016-2017 budget.
To see the 47-page proposed budget manual which talks about population growth and infrastructure needs, click: PROPOSED BUDGET.


 






Dan Cameron Bridge work


Closures on Dan Cameron Bridge in New Hanover County Start Monday, for full data, CLICK HERE.




Agenda for Wed. May 25 Parks and Rec Board


PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD AGENDA
WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2016 at 6:30 P.M.
See the Agenda for the meeting, CLICK HERE.
 




Budget Meeting Fiscal Year 2016-17


There is a Town Council budget meeting scheduled for Wednesday, June 1 at 6 p.m. at Town Hall to discuss the Leland Fiscal Year 2016-2017 budget.
Public are welcome.
To see the proposed budget, CLICK HERE FOR BUDGET.




Planning Board Agenda for May 24


The Planning Board will meet Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 6:30 at Town Hall in the Council Chambers.  There will be agenda items, public comments, a presentation about the Cape Fear Council of Government's Regional Bicycle Plan, old and new business, and more.
For the entire agenda, CLICK HERE.
 




Agenda for the Upcoming Council Meeting (draft)


The next Town Council Meeting is Thursday, May 19th at 6 p.m.
There will be presentations by:
Chief John Grimes, Leland Fire and Rescue and Robert Benedict, Finance Director, Communities in School.

For the Agenda, please CLICK HERE.




Agenda Meeting for Town Council

 
TOWN OF LELAND
TOWN COUNCIL
AGENDA MEETING
MONDAY, MAY 16, 2016
11:00 A.M.
Held at the Town Hall Cape Fear Training Room
 
 
 
  1. Call to order
  2.  Invocation 
  3. Pledge of Allegiance 
  4. Approval of the Agenda 
  5. Agenda Review for the regular meeting on Thursday, May 19, 2016 
  6. Discussion
    1. Highway Sound Barrier Request
    2. Town Park Usage and Event Sponsorship
    3. Office Space Hope Harbor Home
    4. Ocean Gate Plaza Extension
    5. Veteran’s Memorial Re-dedication
    6. Council Representation at Events 
  7. Old/New Business 
  8. Adjournment


 End
 





Program would allow treatment over jail time


Leland Police Department hosted a summit to explore the merits of a LEAD program, which would allow low-level offenders a chance for treatment instead of jail time.
For more details, read the article on The Star News Website:  CLICK HERE.
 




Lane Closures on Holmes Bridge


The N.C. Department of Transportation will continue to intermittently close the right and left lanes in both directions of the Isabell Holmes Bridge on U.S. 74 over the Northeast Cape Fear River between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. on Fridays through May 20. For full report, CLICK HERE.