State seeks public comment on Currituck Banks Reserve Boardwalk repairs funding application

Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 4:26pm

The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Coastal Management (DCM) is seeking public comment on its application for funding of the Currituck Banks Reserve Boardwalk – Replacement of Decking Boards by the Public Beach and Coastal Waterfront Access Grant Program for the 2020-21 grant cycle. A project summary can be found here.

Members of the public are invited to comment to the Coastal Resources Commission on this project for a minimum of sixty (60) days prior to final funding decisions. Written comments will be accepted through September 13, 2020 at 5 p.m.  

Comments may be submitted via email to DCMcomments@ncdenr.gov (please include “Currituck Banks Reserve Boardwalk” in the subject line), or by mail to:

Division of Coastal Management
Attn: Braxton Davis
400 Commerce Avenue
Morehead City, N.C. 28557

Fifteen local governments and the Division of Coastal Management’s Coastal Reserve within the 20 coastal counties submitted pre-applications totaling over $2.2 million in grant requests. Approximately $1 million in grant funding is available.