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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING REGARDING THE HAZARD MITIGATION GRANT PROGRAM FOR VICTIMS OF HURRICANE FLORENCE

There will be meeting on the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program on Monday, December 10th, from 10:00 am until 7:00 pm for property owners whose primary residence was damaged from Hurricane Florence. For those that qualify (positive benefit cost analysis and other requirements), grant funds will pay for costs associated with Elevation, Demolish/Rebuild and Acquisition (“buy-out”). Please bring with you documentation showing that damages were incurred as a result of Hurricane Florence, as well as documentation showing ownership of the property. During the meeting, representatives from Columbus County, the municipalities, FEMA and NC Department of Public Safety (Hazard Mitigation Office) will be available to answer questions and assist with filling out grant applications.

The meeting will be held in the Commissioners’ Chambers at 112 W. Smith Street, Whiteville, in the Dempsey Herring Courthouse Annex. If you cannot attend the meeting, please contact Samantha Alsup at 910-640-6608 or visit the Columbus County Planning Department at 111 Washington Street, Whiteville, to receive an application or click HERE.