Town of Sullivan's Island
NEWS & UPDATES
OCTOBER 2-5, 2015 STORM INFORMATION
(October 19, 2015)
SC Department of Natural Resources reminds residents of safety precautions during these weeks of post-storm damage assessment. If you are approached by a stranger claiming to be a Federal employee (even a subcontractor), ask for an ID before sharing any information. FEMA will not ask for a Social Security Number in the field. It is acceptable and appropriate to require a name and business card.
If you encounter a suspicious activity, please alert the Town.
NFIP Questions and/or Uninsured Loss
FEMA National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Hotline: (800) 621-3362
: SCEMD & FEMA Information Sheet - Loss or Damage Disaster Assistance (Click)
Uninsured Flood Loss:
Currently Charleston county joins many other SC counties for eligibility for federal declaration for Individual Assistance. The State does not yet have a federal declaration for Individual Assistance, but you may begin the application process now. Call (800) 621-3362 or find the application on http://www.disasterassistance.gov
Charleston County Library has computers available for use if you do not have internet access.
Please call Town Hall if you need assistance.
Council raises awareness of dangers with single-use plastic bags
(August 18, 2015) Council passed a resolution encouraging businesses, visitors and residents to discontinue use of single-use plastic bags when visiting the beach and marsh/waterways. In addition to reducing plastic pollution, visitors and residents will help protect marine life by refraining use of single-use plastic bags, and, recycling plastics.
Many thanks to resident Auburn Jeffries for her research on, and advocacy of, this environmental initiative.
Charleston Running Club Cleans Up the Causeway
Many thanks to members of the Charleston Running Club for cleaning the Ben Sawyer and Stith Causeway(Mt. Pleasant and Sullivan's Island side) on Saturday, July 18, 2015
Independence Day Golf Cart/Bicycle Parade (July 4, 2015)
The annual golf cart/bicycle Independence celebration parade continues to be a perennial resident favorite. Many thanks to the volunteers and staff who helped make the 2015 event a success.
Grand Opening of the Sullivan's Island Station 16 Nature Trail (June 12, 2015)
NOTE: Park is open to residents and visitors from dawn-dusk. No motorized vehicles allowed
Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Town Hall/Police Station (June 16, 2015)
Council passes resolution against off-shore petroleum exploration (Atlantic coast)
(March 17, 2015 Council Meeting) 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, Council passed a resolution opposing this exploration.