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Currituck County Board of Equalization and Review Meeting
Monday, May 16, 2022

The Currituck County Board of Equalization and Review will meet on Monday, May 16, 2022, in the Board of Commissioners Meeting Room on the 2nd floor of the:

Historic Currituck Courthouse
153 Courthouse Road
Currituck, North Carolina 27929

The Board will meet to hear any taxpayers with respect to tax listings and tax assessments of real and personal property for 2022 taxes.

The Board will convene at 5:00 p.m. and will adjourn from accepting appeals at 5:30.p.m.  Board may meet at other dates and times to hear appeals that are filed prior to its adjournment on May 16, 2022.

Anyone that fails to lodge their real property appeal, prior to the adjournment of the Board of Equalization and Review, will be barred from any further appeal or relief for tax year 2021, except as otherwise provided by law.

Taxpayers wishing to appear before the Board of Equalization and Review should contact the:

Office of the Tax Administrator
P.O. Box 9
Currituck, North Carolina 27929

Phone 252-232-3005 or complete and return the following:  Board of Equalization and Review Appeal Form

2022 Sheriff’s Summer Camp

Sheriff Matthew W. Beickert is excited to announce that the Currituck County Sheriff’s Office is now accepting applications for the 2022 Sheriff’s Summer Camp. As a community stakeholder, Sheriff Beickert utilizes School Resource Officers to provide life enrichment, career enrichment, and build positive relationships between Law Enforcement Officers and Currituck County youth.

The Summer Camp is open to all Currituck County youth residents.

Be sure to apply early, there is a limited number of campers being accepted for each camp. Applicants will be accepted on a first come first serve basis. New applicants will take priority over previous camp participants.

These 2 one-week, 4 full days of summer fun will be held:

    • Monday, June 6 – Thursday, June 9, 2022
      Time: 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
      Focus: High/Middle School Hybrid Camp for High School students with some middle school students being assigned.
    • Monday, June 13 – Thursday, June 16, 2022
      Time: 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
      Focus: 6th-8th grade Middle School students.

All applications MUST be received by Saturday, April 30, 2022.

Learn more…

County Office Closings for Easter

The following Currituck County Government facilities will be closed:

Good Friday, April 15, 2021.

~ Currituck County Animal Shelter

~ Currituck County Senior Centers

~ All County Administrative Offices

~ Currituck County Cooperative Extension

~ County Libraries

Easter Sunday, April 17, 2021

~ Convenience Centers

Provide Humanitarian Support
to People in Ukraine

Ukraine Flag - Blue and YellowDuring the March 7, 2022 Board of Commissioners meeting, a Ukrainian citizen living in the Outer Banks presented information on Ukraine’s war with Russia and how local citizens in Currituck County can provide humanitarian support to people in Ukraine. 💙

If anyone would like to participate, the Tidewater Ukrainian School of Hampton Roads provides methods for individuals to give financial support or make donations of humanitarian and hospital supplies.

Please visit the school’s website for more information, at tidewaterua.org

Free AARP Tax Preparation Clinic

1040 Tax form headerOur FREE annual AARP Tax Preparation Clinic will be held on Thursday’s, between February 10 and April 14, 2022 by appointment ONLY.

Appointments available on Thursday’s at:

Currituck Senior Center
130 Community Way
Barco, North Carolina 27917

Appointments will be available between  9:00 a.m. and  2:00 p.m.  You can schedule an appointment by contacting Currituck Senior Center at 252-232-3505.

Free AARP tax preparation is open to the public regardless of age and is geared towards low-to moderate income taxpayers.

Please Note:  You must be a Currituck County Resident due to the limited time slots.

2022 Currituck Home,
Flower, & Garden Show
“Going Native”

Currituck County Extension Master Gardener volunteers are hosting the 2022 Currituck, Home, Flower, and Garden Show on Saturday, April 23, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This indoor public event is free and will be held at the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Currituck Center in Barco. The festival will host a variety of vendors, educational short courses, and gardening demonstrations.

Educational short course agenda:

Man holding flowers.
Time

9:45 a.m.
10:30 a.m.
11:15 a.m.
Noon
12:45 p.m.
1:30 p.m.

Topic

Landscaping Using Native Plants
Honeybees and Pollinators
Soil Blocking
Propagation
Honeybees and Pollinators
Sharpening Garden Tools

Presenter

Chris Blaha
James Wierman
Liz Kirkland and Jodi Lockhart
Ozzie Coor
James Wierman
Bill Kirkland

In addition, there will be a Master Gardener Plant Sale and a “Secret Garden” filled with children’s activities. Bring the whole family and come out for a bloomin’ good time!

Currently, masks are not required for indoor in-person classes but are encouraged for all individuals. Please be aware this could change in light of changing state or local COVID-19 mandates. If you need accommodations for persons with disabilities please contact Chris Blaha at 252-232-2261 or by email at ctblaha@ncsu.edu no later than 10 business days before event.

Currituck County
9-1-1 Communications

The team at 911 Communications provide vital, life-saving services for the public and are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This short video provides some insight into what it means to be a 911 telecommunicator for Currituck County.

Did You Know
Currituck’s Soil & Water…

Did you know,  Currituck’s Soil & Water Conservation District Office works to protect natural resources in the county. This includes initiatives such as preventing the loss of valuable farmland topsoil and keeping storm water drainage ditches clear from obstructions.

In this short video, Soil/Storm Water Manager, Dylan Lloyd explains how they can help farmers, developers, and private property owners in Currituck County.

www.SafeCorolla.com
One-stop Site for Local Beach Conditions and Safety Information

Currituck County Emergency Management is pleased to launch www.SafeCorolla.com, a one-stop site for local beach conditions and safety information.  Currituck County includes 24 miles of oceanfront beaches and SafeCorolla.com will provide county residents and vacationers with important real-time data to help them plan their beach visit.

SafeCorolla.com is a mobile and tablet friendly site.  Users can easily navigate different sections by clicking on the individual “headers” near the top of the page. The webpage provides information on current weather forecasts, beach conditions, rip currents, locations for public beach access, locations of lifeguard stands, beach regulations, and more.

As part of the SafeCorolla program, residents and guests may also receive notifications directly to their phone by texting SafeCorolla to 888-777. For more information on SafeCorolla.com, contact Currituck Emergency Management at 252-232-2115.