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Sports Discussion Wanted


Leland, NC – The Leland Town Council and Parks and Recreation Board will hold a Public Meeting on Monday, February 6 at 6 pm at the Leland Town Hall (102 Town Hall Dr.) to discuss the current and future state of youth and adult sports within the Town.
This meeting will feature speakers from several local and national organizations including Leland Parks and Recreation, Brunswick County Parks and Recreation, Wilmington Family YMCA and the USA Pickleball Association. After the present...





Wilmington Rail Study


A presentation was shared with Leland Town Council Thursday, January 19, 2017 regarding rail improvements in the Wilmington area.
The following is the Power Point slides presented by Laura Padgett regarding "Improving the Rail, Transforming Greater Wilmington"
CLICK HERE.

 




Rail Presentation at Council Meeting


The Director of Planning, Development and Transportation for the City of Wilmington will share a Rail presentation at the Town Council Meeting, Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 6 p.m.
The presentation will discuss the opportunity to realign the existing freight rail corridor that currently runs through the City of Wilmington to a more direct route into and out of the Port of Wilmington. The new route, far from any human settlements, could make the Port more competitive, enhance economic...





Construction Burn Sites

 

PLEASE NOTE:  The burn exercise that was printed earlier was from 2016.  We regret updating an old file. Thank you.

Just to make all aware, there are two potentially large construction burn sights within the next few days or weeks. One will be the Harrington Village project on Village Road, the other is the site immediately adjacent to Wal-Mart where a Self-Storage and Hotel are being constructed.
Residents are notified for information only....





Attracting Innovative Businesses


From Town of Leland Economic Director

You have heard me talking about InnovateNC and the Wilmington/Carolina Coast collaboration known as InnovateSENC during the past year and a half and the potential economic development importance it will have to attract new innovative businesses to our region (including Brunswick County and Leland) in the fields of marine biotechnology, marine science and life sciences.  Below is a link to a program that aired on UNC-TV the past two nights which sho...




Council identifies Top Projects for Budget


The Town Council is working on Fiscal Budget Year 2017-18
Here are some of the projects on the list:
Northgate Drive Improvements; K-9 Unit; 2 additional police officers; Burying Village Road utilities; and Brunswick Forest intersections are all priorities.

To read the StarNews report, CLICK HERE.