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Wilmington City Council

WHA says cooperation key to grant that could change Hillcrest completely

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videoThe Wilmington Housing Authority hopes to transform the Hillcrest community from a neighborhood of crime and violence to a new mixed-income neighborhood. Full story...
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Saffo, 3 council members sworn in

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video The Wilmington City Council meeting had a bit of a different feel Tuesday night as elected city officials took their oath of office. Full story...
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City closes $3.86M purchase for downtown park

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videoThe City of Wilmington this morning finalized the purchase of 6.63 acres along the northern downtown riverfront for a passive public park. Full story...
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Wilmington leaders want to increase pay for city workers

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videoWilmington City Council is taking a look at employee pay. Leaders say salaries in the Port City are behind the market average. Research shows in 2012 Wilmington was nine percent behind the state average for worker pay. Full story...
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City: Second Love Grove access won't come quick or cheap

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videoWilmington leaders have been looking for a second way in and out of the Love Grove community for decades. A June train derailment that cut the neighborhood off proved the need again. Full story...
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Future of Water Street Parking Deck still in doubt

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videoFor years many people have called the Water Street Parking Deck in downtown Wilmington an eyesore. City Council is working to change that, but it might not turn out the way some had wanted. Full story...
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UNC advises city on Water St. parking deck

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videoThe UNC School of Government's Development Finance Initiative's preliminary findings reveal the area is not large enough for the type of public park people want. Instead, the group says the site should be developed for a mix of uses, emphasizing river views and parking. Full story...
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City Council approves $3.9 million for downtown park

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videoDowntown Wilmington could have a very different appearance in the not-so-distant future after City Council approved a $3.9 million purchase of 6.3 acres on the downtown riverfront. Full story...
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Council salaries will go up with city workers' wages

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video Soon, the Wilmington City Council and the Mayor will get raises when city workers do. On Tuesday night, the council approved the new policy. Full story...
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More money going to Wilmington youth and convict programs

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videoWilmington City Council took steps Tuesday night to find long-term solutions to crime and gang violence. Full story...
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