The City of Southport January 2021 Newsletter is now available.

The objective of the City Newsletter is to help readers become familiar and more connected to the wonderful things happening within Southport.

Read the January 2021 edition.

There are different ways to receive a copy of the newsletter: on the City’s Facebook page, or on the City’s website,  You can also sign up to have the newsletter delivered to your email by filling out the signup form for “City of Southport Updates” at the bottom of the homepage on the City’s website.

Get the latest information from the CDC about COVID-19.

View Mayor’s remarks.

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General Statement of Duties:

Performs responsible administrative functions of the City; serves as City Clerk for the management and safekeeping of official public records.

Distinguishing Features of the Class:

An employee in this class performs a wide variety of administrative tasks for the City. Work includes serving in the statutory role of City Clerk which includes preparing agendas and detailed minutes of Board meetings, the publication, filing and safekeeping of all official City records in accordance with General Statutes and local ordinances, and assisting the public with information in those records. Work is performed in accordance with North Carolina General Statutes, City ordinances, codes, and policies, and regulations, and standard office procedures governing the responsibilities of City Clerks. Work involves considerable broad contact with the public, federal, state and local government officials, citizens, and the media. The employee works under the general supervision of the City Manager and is reviewed for accuracy of records, timeliness of activities, and public acceptance.

City application and resume are required to be considered for this position. Application for this position is also available on the website.

Job Open Until Filled – Salary Range: $47,755 – $71,663

Full Job Description


City of Southport
Attn: HR Dept.
1029 N. Howe Street
Southport, NC 28461

With Key Metrics Increasing Rapidly, North Carolina to Begin Modified Stay at Home Order to Slow COVID-19 Spread
Order will require people to stay at home from 10 pm to 5 am with certain businesses required to be closed during those hours; More than 80 percent of NC counties now in the red or orange categories.

NC Governor’s December 8, 2020 COVID update.


Please take notice a Public Hearing will be held on December 10, 2020, 6 PM in the
Southport Community Building, 223 E. Bay St., Southport, NC 28461. The purpose of
this hearing is to solicit public comment with regards to the following:

  • Amendment of the 2014 City of Southport CAMA Core Land Use Plan.

The 2014 City of Southport Land Use Plan provides a blueprint for growth and
development over the next 20 to 30 years. When viewed as a guide, the document is
intended to present the basic description of the City of Southport now and into the next
few decades. The public has the opportunity to provide written comment to the Division
of Coastal Management following the City’s adoption and prior to review and adoption of
the plan by the Coastal Resource Commission. If desired, please contact Michael
Christenbury, Wilmington District Planner, with the Division of Coastal Management
located at 127 Cardinal Drive Ext., Wilmington, NC 28405 and by phone/email at (910)
796-7426/  [email protected] .

Direct any questions or concerns regarding this matter to Thomas Lloyd, City Planner at
(910) 457-7961.

All interested persons are invited to attend and provide comment. Seating may be limited.  A copy of the draft
plan is available for review at City Hall Monday – Friday between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm.
The draft plan can also be found online on the Planning & Inspections page.

Thomas Lloyd, City Planner
City of Southport

Public Hearing Notice

CAMA Core Land Use Plan

Map of Future Land Use

BOA Agenda

Federal Emergency Management Agency announces intent to reimburse eligible applicants with costs associated with Hurricane Isaias.

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Southport will be following the Governor’s Executive Order 180 for face covering requirements.

More information available on the City of Southport’s response to COVID-19.

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Please take notice that the Southport Board of Aldermen will hold a special
meeting on Friday, December 11, 2020, from 9 a.m. until2 p.m., at the West Brunswick Wastewater
Treatment Plant: Utilities Operation Center; 230 Grey Water Rd. NE, Supply,
N.C., for the purpose of touring the West Brunswick Wastewater Treatment
Tanya Shannon, City Clerk
(910) 457-7929

Brunswick County Public Input Survey
We need your help in shaping the future of Brunswick County!

The County is starting a process to prepare a new Comprehensive Development Plan & a new Comprehensive Recreation Plan, but we cannot do it without you.  Your ideas are important.  We need to hear from you in order to create the community you expect Brunswick County to become.

Close your eyes and envision Brunswick County 10 years from now.  What do you see? What don’t you see? Where will your family members and you live, work, shop, play, and relax? Are there opportunities? Are there challenges to overcome?

Please fill out this survey and give us your opinions about community character, land use, housing, transportation, recreation programming and facilities, entertainment, jobs, the environment, and the overall vision for the future of Brunswick County. We welcome any additional comments or thoughts. If you would like to add anything not addressed by a survey question, please feel free to do so in the space provided at the end of the survey.

Please complete surveys no later than January 1st, 2021. Thank you for your time and participation.