Chris Coudriet http://whqr.org en Proposed Change to Special Use Permit Language in NHC Raises Questions Among Stakeholders http://whqr.org/post/proposed-change-special-use-permit-language-nhc-raises-questions-among-stakeholders <p></p><p>Proposed changes to New Hanover County’s Special Use Permit are the subject of heated discussion among stakeholders on all sides.&nbsp; Thu, 09 Jan 2014 22:53:38 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 48780 at http://whqr.org Proposed Change to Special Use Permit Language in NHC Raises Questions Among Stakeholders NHC to Host Public Hearing on Special Use Permits http://whqr.org/post/nhc-host-public-hearing-special-use-permits <p>Tonight, New Hanover County’s planning department is holding a public hearing about some newly-proposed changes to the special use permit.&nbsp;</p><p>At a November work session, the planning department offered a draft that would require applicants to address their long-range impact on the community and environment.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>The latest changes are meant to clarify requirements, but some are saying the new language also stands to modify them.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 19:31:35 +0000 Katie O'Reilly 48699 at http://whqr.org NHC to Host Public Hearing on Special Use Permits County May Strip WAVE of its Authority to Implement New Bus Routes http://whqr.org/post/county-may-strip-wave-its-authority-implement-new-bus-routes <p>Citizens who rely on WAVE transit to reach the beach communities, as well as northern New Hanover County destinations such as Cape Fear Community College, Laney High School and the VA facility, will soon know for sure whether they need to make new travel plans. On October third, WAVE’s board of directors will meet with the county commissioners to decide the fate of the two bus routes that stand to be closed as a result of WAVE receiving less county funding this year. In addition, the county may also strip WAVE of its powers to implement new routes moving forward.</p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 17:59:48 +0000 Katie O'Reilly 43365 at http://whqr.org County May Strip WAVE of its Authority to Implement New Bus Routes NHC Commissioners develop legislative agenda http://whqr.org/post/nhc-commissioners-develop-legislative-agenda <p></p><p>Representatives Rick Catlin, Susi Hamilton, Ted Davis and State Senator Thom Goolsby have asked officials from New Hanover and Brunswick Counties, the City of Wilmington, and surrounding beach towns for input as the General Assembly prepares to reconvene at the end of January.&nbsp; Tue, 22 Jan 2013 22:09:51 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 30517 at http://whqr.org NHC Commissioners develop legislative agenda School resource officers to protect every NHC elementary school through this school year http://whqr.org/post/school-resource-officers-protect-every-nhc-elementary-school-through-school-year <p></p><p>The December massacre at a Newtown, Connecticut elementary school shook the nation – and caused school boards across the country to re-think elementary school security.&nbsp; Tue, 08 Jan 2013 04:04:40 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 29799 at http://whqr.org School resource officers to protect every NHC elementary school through this school year