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Welcome to the Town of Southern Shores

Stretching from the Atlantic Ocean to Currituck Sound and Ginguite Creek, Southern Shores is a premiere residential community on the Outer Banks. Located along US158 and NC 12, Southern Shores is known for its great weather, beautiful homes and tremendous community pride.

This Site provides information for residents and visitors who want to know more about Southern Shores town government, staff and services.
 

 

  • ”Beach Safety Tips released By Dare County Department of Emergency Management” (7/2/2015) - ”Beach Safety Tips released By Dare County Department of Emergency Management” http://www.darenc.com/news/newsid.asp?recid=749
  • A Note on Town Finances (6/25/2015) - The term “fund balance” is often misunderstood in the world of local government finance. A common misconception is that fund balance is an actual “savings account,” an amount of surplus cash. In fact however, fund balance is nothing more than an accounting principle. It is the difference between any of the Town’s fund’s current assets—cash, […]
  • Town’s New Year Starting July 1 (6/25/2015) - The Town’s new fiscal year, 2015-2016, begins July 1. The operating budget for the upcoming year was adopted by the Town Council at its Regular Meeting of June 7th, 2015. Just some of the highlights of the new year’s operating budget include the South Dogwood Trail replacement bridge over Snow Goose Canal – $ 1,314,731 […]
  • Public Notice (6/11/2015) - Notice is hereby given that the Southern Shores Town Council, as a part of its regular scheduled meeting agenda of July 7, 2015, will hold a public hearing to consider, and possibly amend and/or adopt a prioritized capital street improvement plan for the fiscal year 2015-2016. The regular meeting will be held at 5:30 pm […]
  • NC Board of Transportation has now approved the NCDOT’s Ten-Year Improvement Plan (6/5/2015) - NC Board of Transportation has now approved the NCDOT’s Ten-Year Improvement Plan. The 2016-2025 State Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), contains final funding approval for the Tall Pine Bridge replacement in Southern Shores. http://outerbanksvoice.com/2015/06/05/n-c-transportation-board-approves-project-list-for-next-decade/  
  • Town Continues to Oppose Sales Tax Redistribution Efforts in General Assembly (6/4/2015) - The Southern Shores Council and Town staff continue working in coordination with Dare County and our neighbor Towns to oppose NC Senate Bill 369 (“The Sales Tax Fairness Act“) introduced by  NC State Senator Harry Brown, as well as Senate Bill  608 (“A Simple and Fair Formula for Sales Tax Distributions”   introduced by State Senator […]
  • Town Council Meeting-July 7, 2015 (7/1/2015) - The Southern Shores Town Council will hold a regular meeting Tuesday July 7 at 5:30 p.m. at the Pitts Center, 5375 N. Va. Dare Trail, Southern Shores, NC.
  • Public Notice (6/11/2015) - Notice is hereby given that the Southern Shores Town Council, as a part of its regular scheduled meeting agenda of July 7, 2015, will hold a public hearing to consider, and possibly amend and/or adopt a prioritized capital street improvement plan for the fiscal year 2015-2016. The regular meeting will be held at 5:30 pm […]
  • A Note on Town Finances (6/25/2015) - The term “fund balance” is often misunderstood in the world of local government finance. A common misconception is that fund balance is an actual “savings account,” an amount of surplus cash. In fact however, fund balance is nothing more than an accounting principle. It is the difference between any of the Town’s fund’s current assets—cash, […]
  • Town’s New Year Starting July 1 (6/25/2015) - The Town’s new fiscal year, 2015-2016, begins July 1. The operating budget for the upcoming year was adopted by the Town Council at its Regular Meeting of June 7th, 2015. Just some of the highlights of the new year’s operating budget include the South Dogwood Trail replacement bridge over Snow Goose Canal – $ 1,314,731 […]
  • NC Board of Transportation has now approved the NCDOT’s Ten-Year Improvement Plan (6/5/2015) - NC Board of Transportation has now approved the NCDOT’s Ten-Year Improvement Plan. The 2016-2025 State Transportation Improvement Program (TIP), contains final funding approval for the Tall Pine Bridge replacement in Southern Shores. http://outerbanksvoice.com/2015/06/05/n-c-transportation-board-approves-project-list-for-next-decade/  
  • Town Continues to Oppose Sales Tax Redistribution Efforts in General Assembly (6/4/2015) - The Southern Shores Council and Town staff continue working in coordination with Dare County and our neighbor Towns to oppose NC Senate Bill 369 (“The Sales Tax Fairness Act“) introduced by  NC State Senator Harry Brown, as well as Senate Bill  608 (“A Simple and Fair Formula for Sales Tax Distributions”   introduced by State Senator […]
  • 2015-2016 Town Operating Budget Adopted (6/3/2015) - 2015-2016 Town Operating Budget Adopted On June 2, 2015 the Town Council adopted the Town’s operating budget for the upcoming fiscal year effective July 1. The adoption was based on a recommendation from the Town Manager/Budget Officer who filed his annual proposed budget on May 5. As has been the case since the Town Manager/Budget […]
  • US 158-Seasonal Traffic Backup Counter Measures (5/1/2015) - Since December 14, 2014, leaders from the Towns of Southern Shores, Duck, and Kitty Hawk, Dare County, Currituck County, and NCDOT have all been working together to address and implement initiatives regarding the seasonal traffic volume crossing Wright Memorial Bridge on check-in and check-out days. Several meetings and work sessions have occurred among the leaders […]
  • Town Council Meeting-July 7, 2015 (7/1/2015) - The Southern Shores Town Council will hold a regular meeting Tuesday July 7 at 5:30 p.m. at the Pitts Center, 5375 N. Va. Dare Trail, Southern Shores, NC.
  • Public Notice (6/11/2015) - Notice is hereby given that the Southern Shores Town Council, as a part of its regular scheduled meeting agenda of July 7, 2015, will hold a public hearing to consider, and possibly amend and/or adopt a prioritized capital street improvement plan for the fiscal year 2015-2016. The regular meeting will be held at 5:30 pm […]
  • Narrow Streets Are Safer! (6/24/2015) - Narrow Streets Are Safer! Recently, studies have been mentioned in social media and in published letters and emails to suggest that narrow streets are safer. Your Town agrees! What is the definition of a “narrow street”? Many recent studies state that “narrow” streets are streets no greater than 26 feet wide, and are the safest. […]
  • Rumor or Fact? (6/3/2015) - June 3, 2015. Your Town is committed to protecting your tax dollar investment by keeping your public streets safe and maintained. Over the years since the Town’s beginning in 1979, many of the streets your Town received from a developer or a property owners’ association have had to be completely removed and rebuilt due to […]
  • Rumor or Fact? (3/24/2015) - March 24, 2015. The Town of Southern Shores continues to work hard to provide a safe, clean, and beautiful public trust ocean beach for all  residents, property owners, and visitors. The Town of Southern Shores is not considering any acquisition of oceanfront property.

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