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PUBLIC NOTICE: SERVICES UPDATE
(October 6, 2015)
Town Hall offices are open to serve the public on a normal schedule. Staff is busy conducting storm assessments and clean-up and we are here to assist you. Please contact Town Hall with questions or concerns. Resident services continue as normally scheduled with no special alerts or notices to issue at present.
GARBAGE COLLECTION FOLLOWS NORMAL SCHEDULE:
Republic Services (vendor) will collect household debris on Tuesday; yard/bulk trash on Wednesday
Charleston County's next recycling collection is Wednesday, October 14, 2015
[Residents should report collection concerns through Town Hall, as customary, at 843-883-3198]
DRINKING WATER QUALITY REMAINS EXCELLENT:
TOWN ADMINISTRATOR'S STORM DAMAGE UPDATE
NFIP Questions and/or Uninsured Loss
FEMA National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Hotline Open:
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.
Although still in recovery mode, Town Hall is fully staffed. Please call if you need assistance.
UPCOMING COUNCIL MEETING
Updated October 6, 2015
(8:30AM) Thursday, October 8, 2015
(6:00PM) Monday, October 12, 2015
Regular Council (Agenda: TBA)
(6:00PM) Tuesday, October 20, 2015
All meetings are held at Town Hall, 2050-B Middle Street unless otherwise noted
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).
RESIDENTS & VISITOR NOTICE: TOWN HALL/POLICE STATION
Effective the weeks of August 10th, 17th and 24th:
Contractors will pour cements for the project and may arrive as early as 5:00AM. Please do not hesitate to contact Town Hall if you have a disturbance (843) 883-3198 (option 3). Meanwhile, thank you for your patience.
Visitors may park in designated parking spaces along Middle Street or in the right-of-way along Station 20 1/2 and Gull Drive.
J. Marshall Stith Park: The Park and tennis courts remain open and are not affected by construction. Construction workers will work within the construction fencing; construction workers and authorized personnel, only, may enter the fenced area. Parents are encouraged to accompany all children to the Park and/or discussion safety near construction sites with older children who will play in the Park without adult supervision.
New Town Hall/Police Station - Construction phase for new facility to be located facing Middle Street between the J. Marshall Stith Park and Fire Station. Click here for project information.
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HOURS FOR DOGS ON BEACH
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
GARBAGE COLLECTION NOTES
Winter Season (until late May 2016)
Please contact Town Hall if you need assistance with trash collection services (843) 883-3198
Charleston County Mosquito Control will conduct
aerial inspection and spraying for aquatic stage mosquitoes from Tuesday, October 6 -Monday, October 12, 2015 between 6:00AM - 9:00PM throughout the County.
Questions? Call (843) 202-7880
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.
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)
CO-EXISTING WITH COYOTES
The Town has tools and tips for resident and visitors for co-existing with coyote wildlife on the Island.
SC Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Furbearer Project (Handout-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.
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 is interested in your opinion
Community Development Department
(August 18, 2015) The proposed Charleston County 2017-2021 Consolidated Community Development Plan is available for public feedback. Residents are encouraged to complete the survey below and share their opinions:
For more information, please contact Victoria Marshall at firstname.lastname@example.org or (843) 202-6986
Charleston County Recycling
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
Need a ride? Try CARTA System. Click Here for More Information
CARTA (843) 724-7420
Disaster Preparedness: Town Resources To Help You Get Prepared (Click Here)
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
Questions or concerns? Contact County Mosquito Control at (843) 202-7880