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Meetings are held at the Berkeley Electric Co-op located at3351 Maybank Hwy, Johns Island.Chairman Chris Cannon: 343-5113
4045 Bridge View Dr, N. Charleston958-4700t
75 Calhoun St.724-3745
2August 9, 2013
Mayor Holtz called the meeting toorder. Councilmember Cummin wasabsent.
Mayor Holtz inormed Council thata $79,000 check recently came into theown but had not yet been incorporatedinto the fnancials, creating a slight skew in the budget or the month. Holtz addedthat year to date fnancials are on target.“We’re in good shape,” he said. “Ourfnancials are fne.”Te Council continued to discussthe Emergency Fund balance, noting the need to continue building on the $1million already allocated. “Kiawah has$16 million in comparison,” Councilman Ahearn said. “We’re still short and weneed to build that und up over time.”
Larry Maddox, a representative romVC3, addressed Council regarding potential upcoming changes to thetechnology the own uses. Maddox mentioned that own AdministratorPierce is interested in hiring VC3 to updateown technologies, such as transitioning the own to cloud technology, which would allow computers to be restoredrom any location, even in the event o a disaster or computer crash. Right now,Pierce has to manually back up data andtapes on a regular bases; VC3 would takecare o all such services by streamlining the process and updating the technology.“We’re about getting you out o the Ibusiness,” Maddox said.
Councilman Reed attended a Councilo Governments meeting and reportedthat the main topic concerned thecutting down o trees on I-26, betweenSummerville and I-95. Reed reportedthat no trees would be cut unless theCouncil o Governments approves theunds to do it. A representative rom theDepartment o ransportation addressedthe audience on why it is important thatthe trees be removed, but Arthur Ravaneland Congressman Mark Sanord spoke inopposition to the removal. Several motions were made, all o which were deeated, andthe Chairman then took it upon himsel to appoint and ad hoc committee to work with the Department o ransportationand come up with a solution.
Councilman Ahearn updated theCouncil on the Branding Initiative, whichseeks to come up with a tagline and sloganor Seabrook Island. A brand has beendecided and a public unveiling will becoming soon in the
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Ciancio inormed Council that threebids or the debris removal contract werereceived on time. Companies out o Florida, North Carolina, and Alabama sought ater the bid. Te Public Saety committee undertook an extensive review and Phillips & Jordan out o Robbinsville,NC, was the best bidder, earning 20percent more total points on the PublicSaety committee review scorecard thanthe nearest bidder. Ciancio made a motionto designate Phillips & Jordan as the winning bidder, and suggested meeting in August to approve the contract. Councilunanimously approved. Te ownreceived no bids ordebris monitoring, sothe own will solicita single bid rom a debris monitoring service.
Memorandum of Understanding
Ciancio mentioned that he has been incommunication with the POA regarding a memorandum o understanding. Teown’s emergency plan requires thatthe own enter into a memorandumo understanding with the other islandentities, including the Club, POA, Camp,and Marina. Te own entered into a MOU in 2009 when the emergency plan was adopted, but ater being reviewed by the Public Saety committee, the ownrealized the MOU needed updating and more specifcity. Te MOU will bebrought beore Council or approval in August, and will include such areas ascoordination o emergency procedures,preparation o inventory, acility o assets,etc.
Alan Fleming Tennis Tournament
Council unanimously approved a temporary permit or the Alan Fleming ennis ournament. Tis year’stournament will be held October 2 – 6 onSeabrook Island.Te next Seabrook Island ownCouncil meeting will be uesday, August27, at 2:30 p.m.
Seabrook Town CouncilJuly 23, 2013
Seabrook Planning Commission
Regular Meeting 2:30 p.m.Seabrook own Hall
10 a.m.Kiawah own Hall
Kiawah Public Safety Committee
3 p.m.Kiawah own Hall
4 p.m.Kiawah own Hall
Seabrook Town Council
2:30 p.m.Seabrook own Hall
Kiawah Ways and MeansCommittee
2 p.m.Kiawah own Hall
Kiawah Town Council
2 p.m.Kiawah own Hall