Advisory Boards and Committees List
ABC Board
- This Board consists of a Chairman and two board members appointed by county governing authority. They retain authority to set policy and adopt rules in conformity with ABC laws and Commission rules and they can hire and fire local board personnel.

Aging Advisory Council
- To assist the Division of Aging in planning and implementation of the Area Aging Plan. Assists with funding distribution of Home community Care Block Grant funding and federal funding

Airport Authority
- This Authority is responsible for maintaining and operating airports owned by the Authority or Dare County. They provide Air Transportation services to the aviation traveling public and other aviation related services. Authority meets monthly.

Albemarle Commission
- This Board provides planning and economic development assistance to the region. It is also made up of 6 different programs: Aging, Nutrition, EDA Revolving Loan, Community Development, Juvenile Justice, Rural Planning Organization, and Workforce Dev.

Albemarle Development Authority
- To promote economic development in region R

Albemarle Hospital Board of Trustees
- Monthly Meeting

Audit Committee
- Addresses audit contract, audit contract, audit and audit results

Board of Equalization and Review
- This Board hears appeals of any taxpaper concerning the listing or appraisal of his property or the property of others. Board meets when needed.

Capital Improvements Planning Committee
- This committee gathers request for major construction projects or purchases. They make approvals and prioritize and discuss financing and then present the suggestions to the board. They also get updates on current projects in the works.

Citizen Action Committee to Replace the Bonner Bridge
- Works on issues related to bridge replacement and serves as an advocate for proactive solutions to ensure that the NC Highway 12 Corridor is secure for safety and commerce

College of the Albemarle Board of Trustees
- The Board of Trustees shall constitute the local administrative board of the college, with such authority and responsibility as granted by the General Statutes of NC and as delegated to it by the State Board of Community Colleges. Board meets monthly.

Commission for Working Watermen
- addresses and advises the Board of Commissioners on issues involving Dare County's commercial and recreational fishing industries.

Dare County Center Advisory Board
- helps advise and promote goals and policies to enhance Dare County Center operations and community outreach. Board meets the second Tuesday of each month (except June, July, & August) at 9:00 AM in the conference room at the Dare County Center. Meetings are open to the public.

Dare County Health & Human Services Board
- A consolidated human services board appointed by the board of county commissioners shall serve as the policy-making, rule-making, and administrative board of the consolidated human services agency. Its board shall be appointed by the board or commissioners from nominees presented by the health and human services board.

Dare County Older Adult Services Advisory Council
- Provides citizen overview of the Department of Older Adult Services

Dare County Public Facilities Corporation
- To issue debt for Dare County

Dare County Soil and Water Conservation District Board
- Provides citizen overview and direction for the Dare County Soil and Water Conservation District. The Board includes both elected officials and members appointed by the current Board.

Dare County Youth Council
- A community-based youth volunteer organization comprised of middle and high school aged youth whose mission is to provide wholesome activities, civic projects, and special events for their peers and to serve as the "voice" of youth to local governments on issues of interest to Dare County youth.

East Lake Community Center Board
- Management of community building. It is a historical building in East Lake because most of the people who live in the area went to school there. The board holds fundraisers to maintain the building and reunions, parties, etc. that are held there.

Fessenden Center Advisory Board
- This Advisory Board helps in establishing goals and policies to enhance Fessenden Center operation and community outreach consistent with goals, objectives, and policies of Dare County. Board meets when needed.

Game and Wildlife Commission
- This Commission issues and renews blind licenses in all Dare County waters. Renewals and new licenses are received on a yearly basis from August through December of each year. Renewal fees are $15.00 and new licenses are $25.00. Click here for more information

Hatteras Community Center Board
- Management and responsibility of upgrading the community building. The community have the opportunity to have reunions, parties, etc. at the community center. Board meets when needed.

Industrial Bonding Authority
- This Authority exists to issue and service revenue bond debt of private businesses for economic development purposes. It is governed by a seven member board, all appointed by the Dare County Board of Commissioners. Authority meets when needed.

Jury Commission
- This Commission consists of three members which is appointed by the senior regular resident superior court judge, a member by the clerk of superior court, and a member by the Board of County Commissioners to certify jurors. Commission meets when needed.

Juvenile Crime Prevention Council
- This Council oversees the planning of programs/services at the community level and is developed in partnership with the state. The purpose is to provide them to juveniles who are at risk to keep them from becoming delinquent. Council meets monthly.

Land Transfer Tax Appeals Board
- This Board meets when a person disputes the amount of tax due stated by the tax collector, and a hearing is held by filing a written notice of appeal with the tax collector within 30 days after paying the tax. Board meets when needed.

Library Board - Regional
- This Board serves as the governing board and sets policy for the six libraries within the East Albemarle Regional Library System. Board is responsible for setting region-wide policies, and approving and reviewing the Regional budget and meets quarterly.

Library Board of Trustees - Dare
- This Board establishes local policies within those set by the Regional Library Board & oversee the Library Trust Fund budget, and also serve on the Board of the Dare County Library Foundation, a new 501-C3 tax-exempt organization. Board meets quarterly.

Manns Harbor Community Building Board
- Management and responsibility of upgrading the community building. The community of Manns Harbor have the opportunity to have reunions, parties, etc. at the community center. Board meets quarterly or as needed. Board meets quarterly.

Nursing Home Community Advisory Council
- Advocacy through the monitoring of care and resolution of grievances of nursing home patients or their families. Advisory Board meets when needed.

Older Adult Services Advisory Council
- Reviews services provided within Dare County for older adults and advises the Department of Older Adult Services in its efforts to promote, organize, plan and coordinate services and programs for residents of and visitors to Dare County who are 55 years of age and older.

Oregon Inlet and Waterways Commission
- This Commission promotes the Oregon Inlet Jetty Project and oversee county dredging projects and waterways related issues. Commission meets monthly.

Outer Banks Scenic Byway
- Monthly Meeting

Parks and Recreation Advisory Council
- This Advisory Council reviews and advises Parks and Recreation in its efforts to promote, organize, plan, and coordinate activities and programs for youth and adults in Dare County. Council meets monthly.

Planning Board
- This Board meets to review and recommend action on development plans and issues. Board meets monthly.

Regional Emergency Medical Services
- This Council meets to exchange information relative to each county Emergency Medical Services/Rescue division. They meet on a quarterly basis at different locations. They discuss grants, training, new technology, etc. Council meets when needed.

Roanoke Island Community Center Board
- Management of community building. They are responsible for upgrading the building when needed. Board meets quarterly.

Rodanthe, Waves, Salvo Community Center Board
- Management and responsibility of upgrading the community building. The community has the opportunity to have reunions, parties, etc. at the community center. Board meets when needed.

Special Motor Vehicle Valuation Review Committee
- This Committee meets to hear appeals of tax payers on the value of the vehicle. Committee meets when needed.

Stumpy Point Community Center Board
- Management and responsibility of upgrading the community building. The community have the opportunity to have reunions, parties, etc. at the community center. Board meets when needed.

Task Force on Higher Education
- This Board meets to discuss bringing higher education to Dare County. Board meets when needed.

Tourism Board
- This Board promotes travel to and tourism in Dare County and its municipalities. Their objective is to promote and encourage tourism in Dare County with the aim of increasing visitation and revenue. Board meets monthly.

Transportation Advisory Board
- This Advisory Council meets to review and advise Transportation. Council meets monthly.

Veterans Advisory Council
- serves as a liaison with the community in coordinating services and activities benefiting Veterans and their families. Members of the Veterans Advisory Council solicit information and provide updates about community based activities honoring Veterans.

Wanchese Community Center Board
- Management and responsibility of upgrading the community building. The community of Wanchese have the opportunity to have reunions, parties, etc. at the community center. Donations are accepted. Board meets when needed.

Workforce Development Board
- Establish a means of enhancing the partnership between private and public sectors

Zoning Board of Adjustment
- This Board meets to hear and decide appeals from and review any order, requirement, or decision of determination made by the Zoning Administrator, which includes interpretation of zoning maps, disputed questions of lot lines, etc. that may arise.