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4045 Bridge View Dr, N. Charleston958-4700t
75 Calhoun St.724-3745
2October 18, 2013
Mayor Holtz reported that revenueis slightly up rom expected, with$106,000 more than budgeted coming in or the year-to-date. As an added plus,expenditures are down at approximately $39,000 less than budgeted or the year-to-date. In comparison to last year, theexcess o revenues over expenditures are$279,124 compared to $304,058 in 2012.Since there were no citizen orguest comments, the council movedimmediately into committee reports.
Transportation and the AngelOak Project
Councilmember San Reed reported onthe most recent meeting o the Council o Governments (BCDCOG) on September16, stating that the council discussed: A report on a study to consolidateCARA and the tri-county transportationsystem, which the Policy Committee laterunanimously approved moving orwardon.Long range plans to repair andresurace road shoulders in rural areas,though Reed noted that Seabrook Island was not included in this plan since it is notconsidered a rural area.Tat action is expected to be taken onthe 1-26 tree removal issue during eitherthe October or November meeting.Mayor Holtz was also pleased toannounce that the Charleston County Council approved Seabrook’s request tocontribute $20,000 o their Greenbeltunds to the Angel Oak project. For moreinormation about this project and theeorts to save the Angel Oak tree, visit www.lolt.org/community-initiatives/angel-oak-preserve.
Councilmember erry Ahearnreported that the Community RelationsCommittee is currently moving orwardon an advertising campaign or the islandollowing the positive eedback they’vereceived so ar on their branding initiative. As part o the island branding project,proessional photographers and models were brought out to the island to captureimages o the island or advertising purposes. Te images included:
People on a boat fshing
Men at the Pelican’s Nestcelebrating a round o gol
Bicyclists on the bike path underthe shady trees
A couple enjoying dinner at sunset
A lowcountry boil at a local home
Contracting for DisasterCleanup Continues
Councilmember Ronald Ciancioprovided the council with an updatedcontract or Phillips & Jordan, thecompany they are currently negotiating with or post-disaster restoration o the island. Te new contract removesthe charges or mobilization anddemobilization, which makes the contractFEMA compliant as FEMA will not pay or these services. Ciancio moved that thecontract be executed in the orm presentedand the council approved unanimously.SIPOA/own Memorandum o Understanding Councilmember Ciancio also reportedon the Memorandum o Understanding between the ownand the Seabrook Island Property Owners Association(SIPOA), which is reviewed andrenewed annually. Ciancio stated thatthey cannot move orward on theapproval until the own provides SIPOA with a written list o chain o commandand an inventory o own assets that canbe shared with SIPOA and other islandentities.
Town Administrator’s Report
own Administrator Randy Piercereported on his recent attendance at theCharleston County Emergency OperationsCenter (EOC) training program. For twodays, attendees learned about the day today operations o the EOC and on thethird day, everyone participated in aneight hour training simulation centeredaround a potential chlorine leak disaster.Pierce also requested that the townconsider using the $9,000 let in theSpecial Events und section o the budgetto und the annual own Christmasparty and the Mayor/Council swearing-inceremony in November. Te councilapproved the unding unanimously.
Te ollowing ordinances wereapproved unanimously or frst reading:Ordinance 2013-04: An Ordinance Adopting the 2014 Budget or the owno Seabrook Island.Ordinance 2013-05: An Ordinanceto Amend the own Code Regarding Business Licenses. Tis ordinance replacesOrdinance 2013-02, since it has been
Seabrook Town Council,Sept. 24, 2013
BY KRISTIN HACKLER
ISLAND CONNECTION STAFF WRITER
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Tuesday, October 22
Seabrook Town Council
2:30 p.m.Seabrook own Hall
Kiawah Public InformationMeeting
1 p.m.Kiawah own Hall
Tuesday, October 29
Kiawah Ways & MeansCommittee (Rescheduled romOct. 22)9 a.m.Kiawah own Hall
Wednesday, October 30
Kiawah Comprehensive PlanPublic Hearing 1 p.m.Kiawah own Hall
Kiawah Code Text and Zoning District Map Amendment Public Hearing
1:15 p.m.Kiawah own hall
KRA Development Agreement Public Hearing
1:30 p.m.Kiawah own Hall