Sand Bag Project Underway

The Village of Bald Head Island has obtained State CAMA (Coastal Area Management Act) and Army Corps of Engineers Structural Erosion Control/Emergency Sandbag Permits to assist the Shoals Club with its efforts to stabilize the shoreline erosion at 100 Station House Way. This area of the island is eligible for this permit as part of … Continued

Budget Workshop Summary

The Village Council conducted a special meeting for a budget workshop on Friday, April 29, 2022, at 10:00 a.m.  Highlights of the workshop include the following: Increased inflation, as measured by the CPI (March 2022 8.5%) is having a direct impact on increases in personnel and operating-related costs ($400k and $293k respectively) at approximately 8.0%. … Continued

Updates and Reminders

Key Information: Update on south beach artifact. Rumble strips installed on South Bald Head Wynd hill leading to Federal Road. Recognition of professional municipal clerks’ week. Hurricane season is less than a month away, the time to prepare is NOW! REMINDERS: Unlicensed persons should not be operating golf carts and small electrics on BHI, pine … Continued

Celebrate Arbor Day 2022 with Us!

Today is the 150th anniversary of Arbor Day.  This year, the Village is celebrating this day by educating folks on the importance of trees on Bald Head Island.  Please take a few moments to celebrate with us by viewing this year’s video!  Click HERE to view it. We would like to kick it up a … Continued

Pine Straw Ordinance in Effect on May 1st

As previously reported, the Village Council, during its February retreat, discussed policy changes to make the island as fireproof as possible in the wake of the Lighthouse Landing fire.  One of those policies regulates the use of pine straw and goes into effect on May 1, 2022.  A copy of the adopted ordinance can be … Continued

Updates from the Village

Key information: The second Blueprint Brunswick open house is next Thursday starting @ 2:00 p.m. Golf cart registration enforcement reminder. Village officials participate in the first annual Johnston Coastal Sustainability Symposium. The Village Chapel’s Re-CYCLE program is now accepting bikes. Update on shipwreck remains. Stormwater work on the Village’s side of the bypass lagoon was … Continued

Wind Energy Project Update

On March 25, 2022, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced the Final Sale Notice (FSN) for the Wilmington East Wind Energy Project, now named the Carolina Long Bay (CLB) wind project.  The FSN is the third step of four which will culminate with the lease of two areas within the CLB designated area. … Continued

Blueprint Brunswick Comment Cards and Survey Available

Thank you to everyone who came out to the Blueprint Brunswick Open House on Wednesday.  If you were unable to attend, you still have the opportunity to participate in the process by filling out a comment card or survey.  Hard copies of the survey and the comment card are available at Village Hall and in … Continued

Blueprint Brunswick Open House on Wednesday March 23

What are the most pressing issues the Village is facing? What are the opportunities that lie ahead for the Village? What are the priorities for the Village? Which place types do you support and where? You can provide this feedback at the drop-in open house this Wednesday, March 23, 2022,  between 10 a.m. and noon … Continued

Updates and Reminders

Key Information: The Bald Head Island Transportation Authority (BHITA) is meeting tomorrow (3/16) at 9:15 a.m. COVID-19 mask guidance on the ferries has changed, still required in the cabin, optional outside. Road closure this Saturday (3/19) for the Badwater Cape Fear race. (see correction below) Marina channel maintenance began yesterday (3/14). Clarification on Blueprint Brunswick … Continued