Should property owners foot the beach nourishment bill? Oak Island says maybe

Oak Island on Sept. 4, 2020. (Photo: Tanner Barth, WWAY)

OAK ISLAND, NC (WWAY) — Some Oak Island residents are concerned about the town’s proposed plan to charge all property owners a beach nourishment fee.

The town council has called a special meeting for Tuesday, April 6, to receive comments and questions regarding the proposed “Beach Nourishment Master Plan.”

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Seating inside council chambers will be limited to COVID-19 restrictions. Council is not expected to vote or take any action at the meeting.

Some residents are worried the fee may cost hundreds or even thousands of dollars per month.