The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries will hold a public hearing on proposed shellfish leases in Dare County at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 12. The hearing will be held in-person at the Dare County Government Center, Commissioner Boardroom, 954 Marshall C. Collins Drive, Manteo and by WebEx.
The public may comment on the 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. Tuesday, April 11. 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 5 p.m. Thursday, April 13 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.
|Dare County Shellfish Lease Hearing
Date: April 12, 2023
Time: 6 p.m.
|Dare County Government Center
954 Marshall C. Collins Drive
Manteo, North Carolina
|Join the Meeting Online
Event number/Access Code: 2436 928 6503
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: 5 p.m. April 13, 2023
|Register to Speak Virtually
Deadline: 4 p.m. April 11, 2023
|Kinnakeet Oyster Company, LLC||Kinnakeet Oyster Company, LLC|
|Kings Point Oysters, LLC||Kings Point Oysters, LLC|
|William M. Clower and Aaron W. Hopkins|