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Wilmington City Council

UPDATE: Wrightsville Beach Aldermen say no to de-annexation

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video The Wrightsville Beach Aldermen held a public hearing Thursday night on the de-annexation proposal. Full story...
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Wilmington mayor running for re-election to serve fourth term

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video Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo said Tuesday he plans to run for re-election this year. Full story...
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Council accepts man's $15,000 donation for July 4 fireworks

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video Wilmington City Council heard an emotional tribute tonight that thousands will eventually enjoy. Council voted to accept a $15,000 donation from a Wilmington businessman to make up for losing a title sponsor for the 4th of July fireworks. Full story...
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Wilmington City Council passes budget

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Wilmington City Council voted unanimously to approve the 2013-2014 budget. The total budget is $141 million, including the $88 million General Fund. Full story...
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Man's love for late wife could help Wilmington July 4 fireworks

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videoA Wilmington man's love for his late wife may keep Wilmington from paying extra for this year's 4th of July fireworks. Full story...
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City modifies zoning for gated apartments

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video Also at Tuesday night's City Council meeting a public hearing looked at a zoning ordinance off of Greenway Avenue. Full story...
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City OKs upgrade of downtown video system

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video At Tuesday night’s meeting City Council appropriated about 33 thousand dollars for the Wilmington Police Department to enhance the downtown camera system. Full story...
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No tax increase in Wilmington budget

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video Wilmington City Council voted in favor of no property tax increase in next year's budget at Tuesday night's meeting. The nearly $88 million dollar budget was designed to maintain core services. It also includes a 2 percent pay raise for all employees and funds a 1.5 percent merit raise for eligible employees. Full story...
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Wilmington City Council talks taxes, budget and sewage

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videoThe Wilmington City Council gave its official approval to a bill passed by the North Carolina General Assembly during Tuesday’s meeting. Full story...
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More than 100 people meet to plan the future of Wilmington

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videoCity leaders are looking ahead to the future and the long-term growth of Wilmington. Full story...
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City, CFPUA differ on how to close books on 2006 sewer issue

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video After five years of work to improve public utilities, the CFPUA is looking to move forward with the EPA's approval. But to move forward it must correct problems made under the City of Wilmington's watch prior to CFPUA's 2008 takeover. Full story...
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City Council grants extension for Convention Center hotel developer

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videoWilmington City Council has granted another extension for the company developing a hotel to be built next to the Wilmington Convention Center. Full story...
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Wilmington raises fine for unlicensed taxis and limos

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videoWilmington City Council voted Monday night to increase the violation fee for unlicensed taxis and limousines. Full story...
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Property tax to stay flat in Wilmington budget plan

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videoWilmington residents should expect not to pay more in property taxes next year. At Monday night's City Council meeting, leaders discussed Wilmington's recommended budget for the upcoming fiscal year, which begins July 1. Full story...
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Council approves $86k for Smith Creek kayak launch

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videoWilmington City Council approved more than $86,000 to provide a local match for a state grant to build a kayak launch on Smith Creek. Full story...
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