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Major General Joseph McNeil Designation

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Public Hearing: Tuesday April 21, 6:30 p.m., Wilmington Convention Center, 10 Convention Center Drive

North 3rd Street has already been designated as the Major General Joseph McNeil Way. The City is also proposing to designate South 3rd Street, extending from Market Street to Burnett Blvd. To gather public input on this proposed change, there will be a Public Hearing on April 21, starting at 6:30 p.m. Wilmington Convention Center, 10 Convention Center Drive.

City Council will consider a resolution of support at the April 21st meeting. If approved, this resolution and request will be forwarded to NCDOT for consideration.

NOTE: All addresses will remain the same. This is an honorary designation only.

Call 910-341-3258 for more information. 

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  • What action has been taken related to designating 3rd Street as a commemorative way for Major General Joseph McNeil?

  • What is the process/timeline for consideration of this request?

  • Who is Major General Joseph McNeil?

  • Will this requested action re-name 3rd Street?

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