The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries will hold a public hearing on proposed shellfish leases in Carteret County at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 23. The hearing will be held in-person at the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries’ Central District Office, 5285 Highway 70 West, Morehead City and by WebEx.
The public may comment on the above lease applications in person at the hearing or by WebEx. To facilitate online comments, the Division is asking those who wish to speak via WebEx to pre-register here by 4 p.m. Monday, May 22. Those who wish to comment in-person should sign up on-site the night of the hearing.
The public may also comment on the proposed shellfish leases in writing. Written comments will be accepted until 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 24 and may be submitted two ways:
- Online Comments – Written comments will be accepted through an online form available here.
- Mailed Comments – Written comments may be mailed to the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries, Shellfish Leases, P.O. Box 769, Morehead City, N.C. 28557.
Further information on these proposed leases may be found on the interactive Shellfish Leasing Tool.
|Carteret County Shellfish Lease Hearing
Date: May 23, 2023
Time: 6 p.m.
|N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries’ Central District Office
5285 Highway 70 West
Morehead City, North Carolina 28557
|Join the Meeting Online
Event number/Access Code: 2434 305 7886
Event password: 1234
|Submit Written Comments by Mail to:
N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries
P.O. Box 769
Morehead City, N.C. 28557
|Submit Public Comments Online
Deadline: 6 p.m. May 24, 2023
|Register to Speak Virtually
Deadline: 4 p.m. May 22, 2023
|Gary L. Cannon||George H. Johnson Jr.|
|David A. Eckberg||David A. Eckberg|