Carolina Beach considering Freeman Park purchase


CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — The Town of Carolina beach is considering an offer to purchase part of Freeman Park.

On Tuesday night, council will vote whether to adopt a motion to buy a narrow strip of land known as Lot 6B.

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The lot’s owner, Richard Burnette, is selling the property for $500,000.

According to town documents, the town would buy this property as open space, which would be part of their adopted parks, recreation, and open space master plan.

At the meeting, council will also consider adopting a new 35 mile per hour speed limit ordinance. They will also discuss setting a public hearing to amend allowances for food trucks.

A public hearing will also take place Tuesday night to allow a pedal powered pub that sells alcohol.