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Wilmington City Council

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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ONLY ON 3: Mayor responds to Bring It! Downtown spending problem

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video Wilmington City Council met for the first time today since a WWAY investigation uncovered big questions about the way a marketing group set up to bring people to downtown Wilmington spent public dollars. Full story...
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Wilmington City Council discusses public access TV channel

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video Wilmington City Council members continue to discuss bringing back a public access channel to our area. Both the City of Wilmington and New Hanover County provide local programming, but neither of them include a public access channel. Full story...
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Convention Center hotel developer asks for another extension

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videoThe developer for Wilmington's Convention Center hotel has asked the city for a third extension in its effort to get financing for the project. Full story...
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New Hanover County Commissioners support film incentives as is

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videoToday New Hanover County Commissioners voted in support of a resolution that would keep the film incentives as is. Full story...
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WPD officers honored for saving lives

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videoFive Wilmington Police officers and a citizen were honored at the Wilmington City Council meeting for saving lives. Full story...
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Wilmington Convention Center and Convention Visitors Bureau annual update

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videoThe Wilmington Convention Center and Convention Visitors Bureau gave their annual update at the Wilmington City Council meeting. Full story...
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Downtown businesses pitch in to help fund fireworks

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videoAfter Wilmington lost its biggest sponsor of the firework show in February, it considered spending an additional $15,000 to fund the display on top of the $10,000 the budget allows for. Full story...
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