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Debris Collection in Kill Devil Hills

Debris left on the Town's soundside by Hurricane or Tropical Storm Michael began to be collected today.  This photo shows collection from the Wildlife Boat Ramp, on Bay Drive, near Suffolk Street.

Collection of Hurricane Michael debris.10.18.2018

Tropical Storm Michael
Storm Debris Collection Information

The Town of Kill Devil Hills is contracting with Southern Disaster Recovery, a debris management and removal company, to remove storm debris from Tropical Storm Michael.  We anticipate collection to begin on Thursday, October 18, 2018. 

Collection areas are limited to those flooded by Kitty Hawk Bay:  800-900 blocks of Cedar Drive, West First Street, Canal Drive, Captains Lane, the westernmost edge of Indian Drive, Bay Drive from West First Street north to approximately Nixonton Street, including adjacent side streets. 

All items and materials for collection must be placed within the right of way at roadside in separated piles as follows:

  • Vegetative debris (tree parts, limbs, branches, leaves, etc.)
  • Construction and demolition materials (singles, siding, boards, wallboard, destroyed/flooded furniture, etc.)
  • White goods (destroyed/flooded appliances).  Doors on discarded refrigerators should be removed prior to placement by the roadside. 

Kill Devil Hills Solid Waste Division is continuing the Fall Bulk Collection in all other areas as previously advertised. 

We appreciation your cooperation, and if you have questions please call 252-480-4080.

PDF of the above information

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS APPOINTMENT UPDATE

In August 2018, Kill Devil Hills Commissioner Brandi Rheubottom advised that she would be resigning her elected position as she would be moving out of town; the move was anticipated to be completed in October. Her resignation from the Board of Commissioners became effective on Saturday, October 13, 2018.

Filling the vacant position on the Board of Commissioners is scheduled on the November 14, 2018 meeting agenda. This meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. and be held in the Meeting Room at the Administration Building, 102 Town Hall Drive, off Colington Road, in Kill Devil Hills.

Public Comment Period Open for Draft Water Shortage Response Plan

North Carolina General Statute 143-355(1) requires each unit of government that provides water service to the public periodically update their water shortage response plan (WSRP).  All WSRPs are required to be submitted to the Department of Environmental Quality, and must also be adopted by each unit’s governing board.  A 30-day public comment period is required before the plan can be adopted by the Board of Commissioners at its November 14, 2018 meeting.          

The public may view the draft water shortage response plan in the Town Clerk’s Office at 102 Town Hall Drive; the Public Services Department at 107 Town Hall Drive; the Kill Devil Hills Library; or on Kill Devil Hills’ website, www.kdhnc.com.  Written comments, which will be included with the record of the public hearings, may be submitted to the Town Clerk, P.O. Box 1719, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948, or by e-mail to:  odell@kdhnc.com

At the conclusion of the public hearing, the Board of Commissioners may take action on the plan, such action to include approval, disapproval, or tabling for further consideration.

Posted this 10th day of October 2018.

James Michael O’Dell
Deputy Town Clerk

View the draft Water Shortage Response Plan

Public Hearing Scheduled for November 14, 2018

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. in the Meeting Room at the Administration Building, 102 Town Hall Drive, off Colington Road, the Kill Devil Hills Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing to receive public comment, both written and oral, on the following requested zoning amendment to the Kill Devil Hills Town Code:

Lake Drive Corporation (Joe Lamb) - § 153.082 (B)(2)(g) Exceptions – request to allow seven-foot high chain link fences on unimproved property in the Light Industrial One Zone       

The full text of this requested amendment may be viewed in the Town Clerk’s Office or the Planning and Inspections Office, 102 Town Hall Drive, Kill Devil Hills; or, on Kill Devil Hills’ website, https://www.kdhnc.com/438/News.  Written comments, which will be included with the record of the public hearing, may be submitted to the Town Clerk, P.O. Box 1719, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948, or by e-mail to:  odell@kdhnc.com.    

At the conclusion of the public hearing, the Board of Commissioners may take action on the item, with such action to include approval, disapproval, or tabling the item for further consideration.

Posted this 11th day of October 2018.

James Michael O’Dell
Deputy Town Clerk

Full Text of Requested Amendment: (underlined language is requested to be added to the existing section):

Chapter 153, Zoning, §153.082 Exceptions

(B)(2)(g) Fences and vegetative landscaping shall be exempted from setbacks. Split rail or rope fencing not exceeding four feet in height shall be permitted on lots without a primary structure.  For lots located within the Light Industrial One Zone (LI-1), chain link fences not to exceed seven (7) feet in height shall be permitted on lots without a primary structure.

Where & When to Vote in Kill Devil Hills

Where to vote in KDH: The polling station for all elections in Kill Devil Hills is the downstairs Meeting Room at the Administration Building, 102 Town Hall Drive.

When to vote: Early voting begins on October 17, 2018, and will run through Friday, November 2, 2018, and the hours are 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Early voting will also be available on Sunday, October 28, 2018, from 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. and on Saturday, November 3, 2018, from 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

The General Election is on November 6, 2018, and the voting hours are 6:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Additional Resources:

Dare County Board of Elections Website:

https://www.darenc.com/departments/board-of-elections

Dare County Board of Elections Phone: 252-475-5630

League of Women Voters Website: https://www.vote411.org/

Kill Devil Hills Bulk Collection

The Town of Kill Devil Hills Public Services Department will begin collection of APPROVED bulk trash items from IMPROVED properties within the Town of Kill Devil Hills on Monday, October 15, 2018 APPROVED items for collection may be placed in the Street right-of way not earlier than Sunday, September 30, 2018 and not later than Sunday, October 14, 2018.

Please place approved bulk trash items in (4) separate bundles as follows:

1st Bundle

Branches: No longer than 6 feet

Tree Trunks: No more than 14 inches in length and 12 inches in diameter

(No stumps, lot clearings, or debris from unimproved lots)

2nd Bundle

Bagged Yard Waste: Pine needles, pine cones, lawn clippings, leaves, etc. PLEASE DO NOT use plastic trash bags for yard waste: USE PAPER BIODEGRADABLE YARD DEBRIS BAGS for items such as pine needles, pine cones, lawn clippings, and leaves. Please ask for these biodegradable yard bags at your local hardware or gardening supply center. For use during this collection, residents that live within the Town of Kill Devil Hills corporate limits may obtain a limited supply of these bags, at no charge and while supplies last, from the Town’s Recycle Center at 701 Bermuda Bay Boulevard (off Colington Road).

3rd Bundle

White Goods and Metals: Refrigerators (please remove doors), stoves, washing machines, dryers, hot water heaters, bicycles, metal lawn furniture, air conditioners, metal bed frames, etc. No items can be longer than 12 feet – pipe, cable, etc.

No vehicles or any major portion of cars, boats, trailers, motorcycles, etc. No motors or machinery with an oil reservoir or gas tank

No propane tanks or sealed canisters of any type

4th Bundle          

Large Furniture Items: Sofas, beds, mattresses, chairs, tables, bookshelves, etc.

No construction materials or lumber of any kind - no pallets, cabinets, paneling, doors, carpet,     flooring, insulation, drywall, shingles, tubs, toilets, sinks, etc.

No concrete, masonry materials, or asphalt

No glass - no windows, televisions, mirrors, camper shells, etc.

PROHIBITED ITEMS: No tires, cardboard, paper products, recyclables, paint, paint products, hazardous materials, or items produced as a result of a contracted service or business

Non-Approved Materials, Mixed Piles, And Items That Are Improperly Sorted Will Not Be Collected!

Additional information about the upcoming Spring Bulk Trash Collection can be obtained by calling the Public Services Department at 252-480-4080 or by visiting the Town of Kill Devil Hills’ website at www.kdhnc.com.