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  UPCOMING COUNCIL MEETING

Updated June 18, 2015

Council Workshop (Agenda: TBA)
(6:00PM) Monday, July 13, 2015 *
* Special day due to Independence Day holiday

Regular Council (Agenda: TBA)
(6:00PM) Tuesday, July 21, 2015

All meetings are held at Town Hall, 2050-B Middle Street unless otherwise noted

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COUNCIL MEETING INFORMATION
Did you miss a Council meeting?  All final Council meeting agendas and supporting documents are archived on this website. Please CLICK HERE to find the meeting packets.  The Town has separated Regular/Special Council meeting packets and Workshops into separate tables/"boxes" for your convenience.  You only need to click on the meeting date in each table to read or download a pdf.  CLICK HERE for Committees of Council Minutes (approved).


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INDEPENDENCE DAY 2015


Town Hall offices will close in observance of Independence Day on
Friday, July 3, 2015. All offices re-open at 8:00AM on Monday, July 6, 2015

Emergency services continue through the holiday weekend and those departments remain fully staffed.
Emergency: 9-1-1
County Non-Emergency:  (843) 743-7200
Police Administration:  (843) 883-3931
Fire Administration:  (843) 883-9944

Regular Trash Collection: Household (Tues & Fri); Bulk/Yard (Wed). Next Recycling, July 8th (Wed)

INDEPENDENCE DAY ACTIVITIES ON THE ISLAND
Saturday, July 4th 

Golf Cart/Bicycle Parade                  Music & Fireworks in the Park
8:00AM line-up;  8:20AM Ceremony        6:00PM Music;  9:00PM Fireworks
Start:  SI Elementary School              Stith Park, 2050 Middle Street
CLICK-FLYER                                     CLICK-FLYER
No pets please                               No alcohol, coolers or pets

    


                       

WANTED RESIDENTS:

Town seeks to fill various board vacancies with seats expiring September 2015:

Planning Commission - four (4) seats (2-year terms)

Board of Zoning Appeals - five (5) seats (3-year terms)

Design Review Board - three (3) seats (3-year terms)

Tree Commission - two (2) seats (3-year terms)


Applications & Questionnaires:  Under review/revision

Interested in serving?  
Email your name and contact information to Lisa Darrow by/before 12Noon on Thursday, July 30, 2015   Email:  ldarrow@sullivansisland-sc.com or call (843) 883-5744. 

Planning Commission, Additional Information (Click)
Board of Zoning Appeals, Additional Information (Click)
Design Review Board, Additional Information (Click)  
Tree Commission, Additional Information (Click)

Thank you for your interest!



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HOURS FOR DOGS ON BEACH

Off-leash:  5AM-10AM
Off-beach: 10AM-6PM
                       On-leash:  6PM-5AM

Off-leash:  5AM-12Noon

On-leash:  12Noon-5AM                       

All dogs visiting the Island must have a dog permit and dogs should wear the Town issued collar while on Sullivan's Island. Permits and collars are available at Town  Hall (2050-B Middle Street). Call (843)883-3198.     

CLICK HERE for Application             

CLICK HERE for more Visitor Information

*  Post Office Hours (Click Here)

Location: 2061 Middle Street. Phone: (843) 883-3461

 *  Thomson Park at Breach Inlet www.thomsonpark.org

*   Poe Library Click 

*   S.I. Bicycle Committee (Click Here)

Island in Pictures

Click Here to see residents' favorite photos illustrating why they love calling SI home

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GARBAGE COLLECTION NOTES

Trash Can

Winter Season

Sept 8, 2014 - Memorial Day

Household Garbage - Tuesdays 

Bulk & Yard Debris** - Wednesdays

Recycling - Alternating Wednesdays

MOSQUITO CONTROL
Mosquito Control
Charleston County Mosquito Control will conduct
aerial inspection and spraying for aquatic stage mosquitoes from Tuesday, June 30 -Monday, Julu 6, 2015 between 6:00AM - 9:00PM throughout the County.

Questions? Call (843) 202-7880


            

 Sullivan's Island Resolutions

(March 17, 2015 Council Meeting)
Community News

 The federal government is considering off-shore exploration of petroleum resources along the Atlantic Coast.

In an effort to protect the natural beauty of our coastal environment, Sullivan's Island Town Council passed aResolution opposing this exploration. 


Resolution Against Seismic Testing and Offshore Drilling Activities 

(Click - Resolution)  


BOEM Website (www.boemoceaninfo.com)

SCDOT Road Work Continues

SC Department of Transportation and Banks Construction continue re-paving Island roads. The proposed schedule (weather dependent) for next week is:  

* Station 19 - Mon or Tues 4/27-4/28/15 (start)

* Goldbug Avenue - Mon or Tues 4/27-4/28/15 (start)

* Station 22 1/2 - Thurs 4/23/15 (paved)
* Jasper Boulevard - Fri 4/24/15 (start)
* I'On Avenue - Final cleaning 4/21/15 

The Town will endeavor to keep residents updated on the road paving schedule as it is made available.  NOTE:  No on-street parking is allowed during the paving project. Cars that park on the road are subject to towing. Thank you for following detour signs and traffic directions.

Questions? Call Banks Construction (843)744-8261
Thank you for allowing extra travel time during the paving projects

Take advantage of the Town's one-click portal for comprehensive Flood Plain Management 

information and resources.  Click below to access the Town's range of resources. 

SI Portal for Flood Plain Management Information & Resources
UPDATE: Congressional changes to federal Legislation has recently changed the impact of Biggert-Water Act on homeowners.  Some homeowners may be eligible for refunds or grants to elevate homes. Click Here for more information.  Please explore the Town's one-click portal for additional Flood Plain Management Information  

Important information from the National Research Council (NRC)

NRC 2015 Flood Insurance Affordability Report (CLICK-pdf download)

NRC Reducing Coastal Risk  2014 Report (CLICK-pdf download)



CO-EXISTING WITH COYOTES

The Town has tools and tips for resident and visitors for co-existing with coyote wildlife on the Island.

Co-Existing and Reporting Coyotes (Town Flyer - Click)
SC Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Furbearer Project (Handout-Click)
Coyote Information (DNR-Click)

Town of Sullivan's Island Coyote Management Plan (Town Policy- Click)

Please help the Town - Report all coyote sightings!
It is very important to report each and every coyote sighting using the following procedure:

Call Consolidated Dispatch:  (843) 743-7200 (available 24/7)
Provide the following data:
1. Date of sighting
2. Time of sighting
3. Location of sighting
4.  Quantity of Coyotes
5. Circumstances - Did you HEAR, SEE or INTERACT with the coyote(s)

Interact means having to actively scare away the coyote by activity such as staring it down, yelling/making noise, throwing something at the coyote, etc

The Town does not encourage you to physically engage a coyote.  
If at any time you feel in danger, please call 9-1-1 for emergency assistance.    

Reporting each and every sighting provides the Town necessary data to track coyote habitats and behavior patterns.  This information is critical to the Town's regular review of its coyote management strategies. Thank you for your assistance.


GOLF CART owners need a permit from SC Dept of Motor Vehicles  

Click Here for SCDMV Permit Info

DMV Golf Cart Restrictions (pdf)

Click Here for map to Mt Pleasant satellite SCDMV

East Cooper Service Center (1189 Sweetgrass Basket Parkway, Mt Pleasant, SC) (843) 856-1203

DMV Golf Cart Registration Form (Click-pdf)

NOTE: Sullivan's Island does not issue a separate permit to operate golf carts and defers to SCDMV operation restrictions. Highlights of DMV rules: operate carts in day-time and NOT on primary roads. Jasper Boulevard IS a primary road per SCDMV.

SWIMMING SAFETY

Residents and visitors are reminded to use caution entering the Atlantic Ocean, use the buddy-system for swimming, avoid the water in adverse weather, and be mindful of strong tidal pulls/riptides.

Now is a good time to remind your family about rip-tides.  Please access links below for tips and safety reminders:

RIP CURRENT SAFETY (NOAA/NWS-Link)

DEALING WITH RIP TIDES (NOAA-Link)

Thank you for using caution in the water



 

OTHER COUNTY & STATE INFORMATION

Charleston County Recycling

Charleston County Recycling (Link)

Sullivan's Island Recycling Schedule (Charleston County) -LINK

Charleston County General Recycling Information - LINK

DO YOU NEED A RECYCLING BIN?

All-in-one large recycling carts are delivered to your door directly by Charleston County Recycling. 

 Please contact their customer service line at (843) 720-7111

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Public Transportation

Need a ride?  Try CARTA System. Click Here for More Information

CARTA (843) 724-7420

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Emergency Preparedness

 Charleston County Alert System    NOAA Hurricane Weather Site

 Disaster Preparedness: Town Resources To  Help You Get Prepared (Click Here)

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MOSQUITO CONTROL

Mosquito Control

Charleston County Mosquito Control is striving to educate residents on steps they can take to"Fight the Bite" (click here- link) and urge residents to call their offices to report any and all mosquito concerns.  A quick call to their offices will help the department track issues and ensure Sullivan's Island remains high on the mosquito abatement spray list.  County Mosquito Control is (843) 202-7880......Click Here for web page.   

MOSQUITO ABATEMENT TIPS - (Click Here -Flyer)

 CHARLESTON COUNTY AERIAL SPRAYING

County continues aerially spraying of standing water for aquatic mosquitoes through the County between the 

hours of 6:00AM and 9:00PM.  Questions?  Contact County Mosquito Control at (843) 202-7880


 
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