The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries will hold a public hearing on proposed shellfish leases in Hyde County at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 29. The hearing will be held in-person at the Hyde County Government Center, 30 Oyster Creek Road, Swan Quarter, and via 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, March 28. 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, March 30 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.
|Hyde County Shellfish Lease Hearing
Date: March 29, 2023
Time: 6 p.m.
|Hyde County Government Center
30 Oyster Creek Road
Swan Quarter, North Carolina
|Join the Meeting Online
Event number/Access Code: 2422 905 3577
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. March 30, 2023
|Register to Speak Virtually
Deadline: 4 p.m. March 28, 2023
|Ocracoke Salt Company, LLC||Carraway Oyster Company, LLC|
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