By the Dare County Board of Commissioners (DCBOC)
By the Kill Devil Hills Board of Commissioners (KDHBOC)
Commissioner Mike Hogan
As funding increased because of ratified tax legislation, the Dare County Tourism Board was reorganized in 1991 to place more responsibility on the Dare County local governments to regulate and control usage of public funds. The Dare County Board of Commissioners selects the elected officials to serve on the Tourism Board from nominations submitted by the Dare County municipalities.
…The Tourism Board shall consist of 13 members appointed by the board of commissioners as provided below. Members of the tourism board must be residents of Dare County. Members shall serve two-year terms except as provided below. No member may serve more than two successive two-year terms.
(5)Five members shall be one member from each of the town boards of Southern Shores, Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills, Nags Head, and Manteo, who shall serve initial terms respectively of one year, two years, one year, two years, and one year, and who shall be selected from nominees submitted by each of the respected town boards.
The board of commissioners may remove a member of the tourism board only for good cause. Members shall serve the full term for which appointed regardless whether the member is no longer a member of the appropriate board designated above. …
Established in 1985 when Dare County implemented the Land Transfer Tax, representatives on this board are nominated by the municipalities and appointed by the Dare County Board of Commissioners.
Debora P. Diáz
(a) In cities whose charters provide for the council manager form of government, the council shall appoint a city manager to serve at its pleasure. The manager shall be appointed solely on the basis of the manager's executive and administrative qualifications. The manager need not be a resident of the city or State at the time of appointment. The office of city manager is hereby declared to be an office that may be held concurrently with other appointive (but not elective) offices pursuant to Article VI, Sec. 9, of the Constitution…(1969, c. 629, s. 2; 1971, c. 698, s. 1; 1989, c. 49; 1997 25, s. 1; 2009 321, s. 1.)
Casey C. Varnell, Attorney at Law
Sharp, Graham, Baker & Varnell LLP
P. O. Drawer 1027
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
The council shall appoint a city attorney to serve at its pleasure and to be its legal adviser. (1971, c. 698, s. 1.)
Mayor Sheila F. Davies
Oversight of the two government/education channels (Current TV) is the responsibility of the Government Education Access Channels Committee composed of all the Dare County local governments and three education entities (COA, the Board of Education & UNC CSI). The committee meets monthly / bi-monthly on the fourth Thursday of the month at 3:30 p.m. at the Dare County Administration Building in Manteo. Administration and coordination of Current TV is through the Dare County Public Information Office under direction of the committee. The Town’s representative on this committee is required to be a member of the Board of Commissioners.
In March 2005 the Dare County Board of Commissioners requested an appointment from the KDH Board for one of its members to sit on a new Shoreline Management Commission, the purpose of which was to oversee and advocate the preservation of and restoration of the shorelines of Dare County. This appointment must be an elected official.