Welcome to Kill Devil Hills on
North Carolina's Outer Banks
The Town of Kill Devil Hills offices will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2013 in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday. The Recycle Center and Dry Trash Drop Off Yard will also be closed on this date. All Town offices will reopen at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28, 2013. Normal residential and commercial refuse collections will be made Monday, May 27th through Friday, May 31st. The Town of Kill Devil Hills wishes all a safe and enjoyable holiday weekend. MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY SCHEDULE -
In 1915, inspired by the poem " In Flanders Fields," Moina Michael wrote:
We cherish too, the Poppy red
That grows on fields where valor led,
It seems to signal to the skies
That blood of heroes never dies.
Please take a moment to remember that Memorial Day , originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation's service. Click here to read more about Memorial Day
Town Manager Presents Recommended Budget for FY 2013/2014.The Board of Commissioners received the Town Manager’s Recommended Budget for Fiscal Year 2013/2014 at their Monday, May 13, 2013 meeting.
The required public hearing on the recommended budget will be held on Monday, June 10, 2013 at 5:30 p.m. Both the worksession and the public hearing will be held in the Meeting Room at the Administration Building, 102 Town Hall Drive. The May 22, 2013 meeting has been rescheduled to Friday, May 24, 2013 at 8:30 a.m. at which time a budget worksession will be held.
Click here to view the entire recommended budget. You may also
visit the Dare County Library, KDH Branch, on Mustian Street, also off of Colington Road, or the KDH Administration Department, 102 Town Hall Drive, to view a printed copy of the document.
NOTICE OF ROAD CLOSURE - 1200 Block of South Virginia Dare Trail - South Virginia Dare Trail (NC 12) between Martin and Atlantic Streets will be closed to all vehicular and pedestrian traffic on Wednesday, May 22, 2013, from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. for emergency water main repairs . Eastern Carolina Construction, Inc. will be installing barricades and detour routes to accommodate this work. East Martin and East Atlantic Streets to Memorial Boulevard can be used to detour around the work area. Local traffic access to all businesses and properties will be maintained.
Should you have any questions, please contact the Public Services Department, at 252-480-4080.
Mayor's statement on orders and investigations having vindicated the positions of the Town: At the April 8, 2013 Board of Commissioners meeting, Mayor Sheila Davies read aloud the following statement. Our website contains documents relative to the investigation and they can be accessed from the homepage, top right corner:
Fire Department Awards Banquet recognizes outstanding service from dedicated members of our community
To see photos from the banquet, some taken by local photographer Stacey Hinkle, please click here.
Held on April 26, 2013, and made possible by the KDH Fire Auxiliary, Chief Troy Tilley served as the MC. Special recognition awards for 2012 were given to:
Firefighter of the Year-John R. Vann
Rookie of the Year – Samuel E. Barnes
Dedicated Service - Steven F. Siegrist
Most Training (Career) –Peter C. Turek
Most Training (Volunteer) – John H. Church
Most Training (Support) – Eugene L. Forman
Most Fire Calls (Career)–Peter C. Turek
Most Fire Calls (Volunteer) – Dennis C. Spencer
Most Fire Calls (Support) – Lois M. Nelms
Now available on Dare County's website: Information on 2013 County-wide ad valorem property revaluation. Click here to access Dare County webpage on revaluation.
Another source of information on property revaluation comes from the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill School of Government. The local finance bulletin, State of Revenue-Neutral Tax Rate: Questions and Answers can be accessed by clicking here.
Board of Commissioners meetings are now televised on the Dare County Government Channel. Click here to access this channel.
Prior meeting Spotlights are also available for viewing on YouTube by typing "Kill Devil Hills Spotlight" in the "search" block. Link to the most recent Spotlight. The most recent Spotlight on Kill Devil Hills, broadcasts daily at the following times: 9:15 a.m., 11:45 a.m., 5:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Board of Commissioners scheduled regular meeting times have changed from 7:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Meetings are still scheduled for the Meeting Room at the Administration Building, 102 Town Hall Drive. The remaining 2013 regular meeting schedule is:
Friday, May 24, 2013 @ 8:30 a.m.Monday, June 10, 2013
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Monday, July 8, 2013
Monday, August 12, 2013
Monday, September 9, 2013
Monday, October 14, 2013
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 (Public Forum)
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Monday, December 9, 2013
Recycle – because it’s the right thing to do. In Kill Devil Hills, there are two ways to recycle: the Town has a center off Colington Road where separated recyclables can be brought and placed in the proper receptacles and there is also a curbside recycling service available for a monthly charge. The curbside service is provided by Outer Banks Hauling. To obtain more information on this convenient service, please call 252-480-6699.
Click here for more about Curbside Recycling in Kill Devil Hills