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Public Comment Information – November 10, 2020 Board of Commissioners Meeting 

The November 10, 2020 Regular Monthly Meeting of the Emerald Isle Board of Commissioners will take place at the Town Board Meeting Room.  Due to COVID-19 the public may attend the meeting but space will be limited to ensure social distancing.  

The meeting will be available for viewing or audio only by registering at the following link for attendees  - If you wish to call in using your phone, you may dial (631) 992-3221 and enter 136-707-555 when prompted.


Submitting General Public Comments and Public Hearing Comments To The Town Board of Commissioner During COVID19 Meeting Restrictions:

At the Town of Emerald Isle Board of Commissioner’s regular monthly meetings, citizens are provided with an opportunity to make general public comments to the Town Board as well as comments during any public hearings.  It is important for the Town’s citizens to continue to have this opportunity despite the COVID-19 public health emergency, but public safety considerations are also important.

Until it is deemed safe for everyone to gather as a community again, public comments may be submitted in advance of Town Board meetings subject to the following guidance:

  1. Public comments should be limited to three minutes in length (approximately 450 words).
  2. Public Comments timely received will be read into the record of the meeting during the general public comment period or the applicable public hearing period.  Please specify whether your comment is general or pertains to a specific public hearing on the agenda.
  3. Public comments may be submitted as follows:
  • By emailing the Town Clerk Sarah Williams at
  • By putting your written comments in a drop box at the Town Administration Building (located in front entrance foyer) 
  • By calling Town Clerk Sarah Williams at 252-354-3424 for alternative phone method.

(Public comments will be accepted through 10:00 am on Tuesday, November 10, 2020)

Thank you for your continued patience and cooperation as the Town’s elected officials and staff work to continue to provide governmental services to the best of our ability during this time.

Posted by Sarah Williams Friday, November 6, 2020 3:40:00 PM Categories: News

Western Regional Access Closed 11/04-05 

The WORA will be closed Wednesday, November 4th & Thursday, November 5th for repairs. Thank you for your  understanding. 

Posted by Sarah Williams Monday, November 2, 2020 4:22:00 PM Categories: News

SOLD - 2019 Polaris Ranger XP 1000 Northstar 

Updated: This item has sold

2019 Polaris Ranger XP 1000 Northstar

Serial No: 4XARSU991K8892863

Price:  $19,500

4,835 miles


The Town of Emerald Isle is selling the following surplus town vehicle.  Buyers must produce full payment at the time of purchase.  Buyer will receive a notarized NC title and corresponding Bill of Sale.

Price New $29,462.39

J.D. Power NADA is $22,270

The first responding buyer to provide $19,500 will secure the vehicle.

All information presented is factual and to the best-known level of detail.   

Vehicles are sold “As-is with no implied warranty.” 

Vehicle can be viewed at 7500 Emerald Drive, Emerald Isle, NC 28594

-Due to COVID-19, a scheduled appointment is necessary to view the vehicle.

-Facemasks are required and all parties should social distance.


Contact Town Manager Matt Zapp at or 252-354-3424.


2019 Polaris Ranger XP 1000 Northstar

Cooling- Liquid

Cylinders Displacement- 999cc

Drive System Type- High Performance On-Demand True AWD/2WD/VersaTrac Turf Mode

Engine Type- 4-Stroke Twin Cylinder DOHC

Fuel System/Battery- Electronic Fuel Injection

Horsepower- 82 HP

Transmission/Final Drive- Automatic PVT H/L/N/R/P; Shaft


For complete vehicle details, follow the direct link to the official Polaris website:

Posted by Sarah Williams Thursday, October 29, 2020 2:34:00 PM Categories: News

Board of Commissioners Oct Meeting Update  

Public Service Announcement

Board of Commissioners’ Meetings

The Emerald Isle Board of Commissioners’ meeting, originally scheduled for October 13, 2020, was delayed until October 27, 2020 due to COVID-19 complications.   

Due to a lack of immediate business items, the October 27, 2020 meeting will not be held.

The Emerald Isle Board of Commissioners are scheduled to meet again on Tuesday November 10, 2020.





Posted by Sarah Williams Friday, October 23, 2020 5:08:00 PM Categories: News

Public Works Spotlight, New Video! 

The Town of Emerald Isle's Public Works Department works hard to maintain our beaches and streets making Emerald Isle such a beautiful place to live and vacation.

This week, we are spotlighting them and thanking them for all that they do. 

Please check out the video to see what "a day in the life" is like! 

Video Link: 


Posted by Sarah Williams Tuesday, October 20, 2020 4:59:00 PM Categories: News

COVID Drive Thru Testing  

COVID-19 Drive Thru Testing

Sponsored by: Goshen Medical Center & Carteret County


*Residents must Pre-register*

To register call Monday-Friday: (910) 267-2044

No out of pocket expense

If insured, please bring your insurance card

Monday, October 26th, 10 a.m.— 2 p.m.

Eastern Park

450 Hwy 70 East Smyrna, NC 28579

Wednesday, October 28th, 10 a.m.— 2 p.m.

Kmart Parking Lot

4915 Arendell St., Morehead City, NC 28557

Click to view the PDF (English) (Spanish)

Posted by Sarah Williams Tuesday, October 20, 2020 11:55:00 AM Categories: News

Carteret Food and Health Council: Food Assistance Brochure  

The Carteret Food and Health Council is pleased to provide this county food assistance brochure in partnership with Carteret Long Term Recovery Alliance. 

The Carteret Long Term Recovery Alliance is dedicated to remaining #CarteretStrong through the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit their COVID-19 page to find resources, information and more. 


Posted by Sarah Williams Friday, October 16, 2020 3:17:00 PM Categories: News



Town of Emerald Isle

October 14, 2020

National, state, and county officials report a distinct rise in reported COVID-19 cases.  As a precaution, the Town of Emerald Isle will take the following action step to maintain operations and protect the public:


  • The October Board of Commissioner’s meeting is postponed until Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 6:00 PM. 
  • Information will be updated on the Town’s official website if meeting details change.
  • Virtual attendance options will be available for the public.


  • The Town Admin Building, located at 7509 Emerald Drive, will limit public access into the structure.
  • Staff is available to answer calls and emails during regular business hours M-F 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM
  • For those needing permits or hardcopy items, a convenience drop box is available at the front entrance.


  • The EIPD, located at 7500 Emerald Drive, will limit public access into the structure.
  • Beach Driving Permits will be accessible online only. 
  • To register for a Beach Driving permit, please follow this link:


  • The EIPR Community Center, located at 7500 Emerald Drive, will adjust hours and increase cleaning schedules.
  • The Community Center will remain open to the public as follows:

Mondays, Tuesday, Thursdays and Fridays 7:30 AM until 2:00 PM

Closed on Wednesdays

Saturdays 8:00 AM until 3:00 PM

Closed on Sundays


  • On Tuesday November 3, 2020, the EIPR Community Center will be open for voting purposes only. 
  • All other functions and programing will be suspended for the day.


The public is asked to follow all CDC and state guidelines related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Wear a cloth/approved face covering, wash your hands frequently and maintain a minimum of 6-feet social distance.  

For the most current updates related to the Town of Emerald Isle, please monitor, follow the Town’s official government page on Facebook and Twitter, and download the Emerald Isle app.  Individuals can also sign-up for timely emails and emergency text notifications by clicking here:

Stay distanced and stay well,


Posted by Sarah Williams Wednesday, October 14, 2020 11:45:00 AM Categories: News

UPDATE: Stormwater RFQ  

The Town of Emerald Isle Board of Commissioners meeting has been delayed until October 27, 2020. The Stormwater RFQ will be considered at that time. 

Posted by Sarah Williams Wednesday, October 14, 2020 9:33:00 AM Categories: News

FREE Breast Cancer Screening  

Posted by Sarah Williams Monday, October 12, 2020 5:13:00 PM Categories: News
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