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Wilmington City Council

Convention center hotel deal won't be ready for Tuesday's council meeting

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videoThe City of Wilmington says proposed purchase/development and parking agreements for the convention center hotel will not be finalized in time for consideration at Tuesday's as had been expected. Full story...
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Wilmington City Council will discuss convention center hotel at next meeting

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The city and convention center hotel developer Harmony Hospitality, Inc. are finalizing a purchase and development agreement that is expected to be ready for City Council consideration at their Oct. 1 meeting. The city’s agreement with Harmony for the use of the public convention center parking deck is also expected to be ready at that time and a public hearing will be held on both items. Full story...
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Council approves funding for 3 projects, accepts reimbursement for another

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video The Wilmington City Council got to work at their Tuesday meeting covering a wide variety of items during the three and a half hour meeting. Full story...
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Padgett undergoes successful transplant

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video The Wilmington City Council had a full docket at their Tuesday meeting, but instead of talking dollars and cents the biggest announcement was about the health of a councilwoman. Full story...
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County approves $325,000 incentive for Live Oak Bank; city votes Tuesday

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video New Hanover County Commissioners voted Monday to make a partnership payment of $325,000 over the next five years with Live Oak Bank. The bank's expansion in Wilmington is expected to bring more than 100 jobs. Full story...
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Wilmington City Council may spend $30,000 more to light downtown fountain

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About six months after the lighting around Wilmington's Kenan Memorial Fountain was changed, city leaders still aren't happy with the results. Full story...
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Wilmington & New Hanover Co. may pay half million in incentives to Live Oak Bank

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Wilmington and New Hanover County officials are considering ponying up $575,000 worth of incentives for Live Oak Bank. Full story...
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Grant helps WPD crime lab expand

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videoCity Council accepted a grant from the North Carolina Governor's Highway Safety Program during Tuesday night's meeting. The grant, of $161,920.00, will allow the Wilmington Police Department to expand the capabilities of its crime lab. Full story...
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City allows race use of 2nd Street parking lot

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videoWilmington City Council said they will sponsor Wilmington Komen Race for the Cure in the form of a parking lot. Council gave their stamp of approval to the organization Tuesday night and agreed to allow it to use the 2nd Street parking lot for race activities. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: City considers law banning gang members from parks

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video City parks are designed to be fun, safe places that people of all ages can enjoy. But after a four-year-old boy recently found a gun in a Wilmington Park, some city employees started designing a plan to try and prevent a similar situation in the future. Full story...
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City Council loosens food truck regulations, approves Barclay West

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videoAfter nearly eight months of negotiating, food truck owners will now have an easier time making money. Full story...
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Council to discuss food trucks, regional branding tonight

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videoCity Council is holding a public hearing at tonight's meeting to decide the future of food trucks in Wilmington. Back in July, the Planning Commission approved rules and regulations for food trucks that want to operate within the city. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: City of Wilmington stops funding 'Bring It! Downtown'

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videoThe City of Wilmington will no longer fund the "Bring It! Downtown" initiative. In an email sent Thursday, city spokesman Dylan Lee says the Downtown Business Alliance, Wilmington Downtown Inc. and the city couldn't come to a consensus on a letter of agreement. Full story...
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Barclay West rezoning wins initial approval

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video City Council unanimously approved a massive mixed-use project planned for South 17th Street on Tuesday. The rezoning would accommodate a large development featuring offices, businesses and apartments. Full story...
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4-year-old boy honored at City Council meeting

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video A 4-year-old boy was recognized by city council Tuesday after he alerted his grandmother when he found a gun on a local playground. Full story...
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