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February 27, 2019
Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA), which pays for hotel or motel rooms as short-term, emergency sheltering for eligible Hurricane Florence survivors ends Tuesday, March 12.

To date 871 households have sheltered in TSA participating hotels, 646 have found suitable, longer-term housing and moved on with their recovery.

January 23, 2019

From Brunswick County: Homeowners living in unincorporated Brunswick County or the Town of Leland who wish to apply for FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program must submit completed applications by 4:00 p.m. on Monday, February 4.

January 14, 2019

After receiving a thorough inspection conducted by officials with the Department of Insurance Office of State Fire Marshal (OSFM), Leland Fire/Rescue received an increased fire insurance rating of 4/10, up from the previous rating of 6/10. The new classification should result in a decrease in the property insurance calculations for many insured commercial properties, according to the OSFM.

January 4, 2019

By North Carolina statute, all Town initiated annexations require the annexing municipality to make plans for the extension of services to the area proposed to be annexed.  

December 27, 2018

From FEMA: The deadline for registering with FEMA has passed, but that does not mean FEMA is leaving. FEMA continues working with North Carolina Emergency Management to help survivors and communities recover.

December 21, 2018

The Town of Leland has received an unmodified, or “clean” audit opinion, with a notation of “strong” financial health, according to Alan Thompson of Thompson, Price, Scott, Adams & Co, P.A., an independent, outside auditing firm. The results of the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 financial audit were presented to the Leland Town Council on December 20, 2018 at the Council’s regular meeting. 

December 17, 2018

Disaster survivors can get tips and advice on how to rebuild stronger against future storm damage at the Walmart Supercenters in Wilmington and Southport Dec. 10 through Dec. 28, with the exception of Christmas Day.

FEMA flood mitigation specialists can answer questions about home repair, making disaster plans, putting together supply kits and the importance of flood insurance.

December 10, 2018

The Town of Leland is seeking input from residents as we begin preparations for the fiscal year 2019-2020 budget. By filling out the online Fall 2018 Budget Survey, you will have an opportunity to let Leland Town Council know what your priorities are for municipal services, such as public safety and road maintenance.

December 6, 2018

From FEMA: Time is running out for survivors of Hurricane Florence to apply for federal disaster assistance.

December 5, 2018

Leland Police Department and Leland Fire/Rescue will team up for some friendly competition from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday, December 7, to see who can raise more donations for local charity organization Brunswick Family Assistance. 

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