The Southport Board of Aldermen will hold its annual board retreat
Saturday, February 9, 2019 beginning 9:00 a.m.
at the Fire Department Headquarters EOC room
1011 North Howe Street, 2nd Floor.
Meetings are open to the public.
Michele Windham
City Clerk


Southport ABC Store will have a special meeting on Wednesday, January 30 at 6 pm, located at 714 N. Howe Street, Southport, NC 28461 .

Southport Day of Service

The 4th Annual Southport Day of Service highlights Southport’s selfless volunteer spirit. The City of Southport Beautification Committee is partnering with Trinity United Methodist Church, the Southport Oak Island Interchurch Fellowship, and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Southport citizens have a lot of pride in their town, and with an all-out community effort, the possibilities for success are limitless. Anyone interested is encouraged to participate.  Volunteers will gather at Trinity United Methodist Church,  209 E. Nash Street, at 8 a.m., for registration, group assignment and breakfast. Upon completion of projects, lunch will be offered to all helpers.

Request for Proposals – Park Design Services

January 16, 2019

The City of Southport invites you to submit a proposal for providing professional engineering and landscape architecture services for the development of Taylor Field Park plus preparation and submittal of a 2019 PARTF grant.  Taylor Field is located at 409 East Nash Street in Southport, North Carolina.  The property is located on 4.72 acres of mainly open land with a tree border.  One side runs along Prices Creek.  The property was deeded to the City in late 2017 for recreational purposes only.

The City held a public meeting in May of 2018 regarding possible recreational uses for this property.  The City sent out a community wide survey asking the community what amenities they would like to see at this location.

Proposals will be received by Bruce Oakley, City Manager, City Hall at 1029 North Howe Street, Southport, North Carolina until 5:00pm on February 12, 2019.


  1. Preliminary Plan

The Consultant shall prepare a base sheet, which includes boundary, topography, utilities, existing easements, wetland lines, and adjacent roads.  The elements to be included on the plans will be:


*Walking/nature trails (with connectivity to Lowe/White Park)

*Outdoor Fitness trail

*Picnic Shelter area



*Green space


The Consultant shall prepare a cost estimate with the Preliminary Plan.  The Consultant will submit the Preliminary Plan to owner for review and comments.

  1. Final Master Plan – Site Plan

The Consultant shall prepare the Final Master Plan-Site Plan from the comments received from the owners.  Only the items budgeted for the project will be included within the Final Master Plan to accompany the 2019/2020 PARTF Grant application.  The plan shall be in the format required by the PARTF grant application.

  1. PARTF Application

The Consultant shall assist the owner in filling out the PARTF application form and exhibits

  1. Meetings

The Consultant shall meet with the Owner as needed.  There may be a presentation meeting with the Planning Board

  Time of Performance

RFP issued                                         January 16, 2019

Receive submittals                          February 12, 2019

Submittal review                              February 12, 2019

Award Contract                               February 14, 2019

Preliminary Plan submitted            March 12, 2019

Planning Board                                 March 21 2019

Final Master Plan submitted          April 10, 2019

Board of Alderman Agenda           April 11, 2019

PARTF application due                    May 1, 2019





The City of Southport is seeking to hire a full time employee in the Building & Grounds Department. The position will assist the Senior Custodian in the cleaning and maintenance of the buildings and public restrooms as well as other duties deemed necessary. Potential Candidate must be available to work on weekends and evenings and have the following:

• High School Diploma/GED
• Valid North Carolina Driver’s License

Annual Salary: $24,582

Applications available at 1029 N. Howe Street or here (State of North Carolina PD-107).

All applications should be returned to City Hall or email to:

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of Application for Employment State of North Carolina (PD-107)