Ocracoke Civic & Business Association, NPS seeks ideas for Ocracoke horse management plan

NPS Seeks Ideas for Ocracoke Horse Management Plan

By Connie Leinbach

Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore) will seek input on the development of a horse management plan at a public meeting May 21 on Ocracoke Island.

In light of sea level rise effects and in consideration of National Park Service management policies, the Seashore is preparing to develop a management plan for the Ocracoke horses and seeks assistance in identifying issues, concerns and opportunities.

The purpose of the public meeting is to receive preliminary input in advance of the plan’s development.

Ocracoke Civic & Business Association, The public restroom on Ocracoke is almost ready

The Public Restroom on Ocracoke Is Almost Ready

By Connie Leinbach

Almost two decades in the making, the Ocracoke public restroom project is almost complete. Opening day will be sometime in the next several weeks as a few things have to be finished, said Bob Chestnut, president of the Ocracoke Civic and Business Association (OCBA).

Those tasks include completing a new septic system and drain field, installing plumbing and various fixtures and signage.

Ocracoke Civic & Business Association, The Spring 2024 Island-Wide Yard Sale map

The Spring 2024 Island-Wide Yard Sale Map

By Connie Leinbach

Find your treasure somewhere on Ocracoke on Saturday, May 4, 2024. If you haven't found what you're looking for, we'll do again on Saturday, September 14, 2024!

Ocracoke Civic & Business Association, Tideland EMC officials to attend April 16 OCBA meeting

Tideland Emc Officials to Attend April 16 OCBA Meeting

By Connie Leinbach

Tideland EMC CEO Paul Spruill will attend the Tuesday, April 16, Ocracoke Civic and Business Association meeting at 6 p.m. on in the Community Center.

He will provide an overview of existing electricity facilities and the accelerated infrastructure challenges posed by continuing erosion and frequent overwash on the north end of Ocracoke Island.

We will discuss temporary measures that Tideland EMC and project partners plan to implement to protect existing overhead infrastructure.

Public Restrooms - Island Inn

By Meredith Rollman

The Ocracoke Civic & Business Association Inc. expects its four-unit public restroom building to be completed by Easter 2024 and is seeking bids on a contract for cleaning and maintenance. The contract RFP is located on this website under the Gallery tab. 

Bids will be accepted until 5 p.m. Dec. 22, 2023, at P.O. Box 456, Ocracoke, NC 27960, or dropped off at Ride The Wind Surf Shop, 486 Irvin Garrish Highway, attention Bob Chestnut.


Ocracoke Civic & Business Association, Amendment to Hyde County Dogs-At-Large Ordinance

Amendment to Hyde County Dogs-At-Large Ordinance

By Meredith Rollman

Please see the attached images of the recently amended Hyde County Dogs-At-Large Ordinance. For detailed information, questions, or concerns, Please contact the Hyde County Sheriff's Department at 252-928-7301.

Ocracoke Civic & Business Association, Public Restrooms - Island Inn

Public Restrooms - Island Inn

By Meredith Rollman

Mel & Crew setting the Frame(work) for the restroom structure 10/2/2023

Ocracoke Civic & Business Association, Ferry System, Call To Action

Ferry System, Call to Action

By Anonymous

Great Job !!! Everyone who wrote, called, or emailed - Your voices were heard and tolling is no longer an issue during the 2024 House/Senate Budget Reconciliation. Please see the full Spectrum story by clicking the link below.