Category Archive: Johns Island Council

The unofficial minutes of Johns Island's monthly Council meetings.

Feb 13 2012

County Plants Six Live Oak Trees on Johns Island

Provided   Charleston County Government will be planting six live oak trees this week within the Bohicket Road, River Road and Betsy Kerrison Parkway rights of way on Johns Island, as approved by the S.C. Department of Transportation (SCDOT). “The new trees will help restore the canopy over the designated state Scenic Highways where six …

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Nov 11 2011

Recreation Center Planned on John’s Island

By Jacob Flannick Residents speckled across the Sea Islands will soon have a space to join together for recreational festivities. A roughly 25,000 sq. ft. recreation center is planned for John’s Island County Park (JICP), offering residents a variety of invigorating activities alongside various amenities, including an indoor pool, a gym, walking trail, and multi-purpose …

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Feb 18 2011

Johns Island Civic Club looking for successors

by Kristin Hackler While there weren’t enough members of the Johns Island Council present for an official meeting this past February 3, those in attendance welcomed Calvin Schuler, an 83-year-old resident of Johns Island, to speak about an interesting situation with the island Civic Club. Years ago, the old Johns Island Civic Club building was …

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Nov 12 2010

Johns Island Council – November 4, 2010

John Steinberger of SC Fair Tax gave a brief presentation to Council, discussing the benefits of the Fair Tax program in South Carolina. Among its many positive points, said Steinberger, the Fair Tax provides immediate financial incentive for existing businesses to expand, and out-of-state businesses to relocate to South Carolina. It also encourages consumer spending …

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Oct 05 2010

Candidate Forum: Thursday, Oct. 7 at the Johns Island Council meeting

The John’s Island Council is inviting the community to a candidate form/debate for house seats 116, 119 and Charleston County Council seat for district #8. The meeting will start this Thursday, October 7, at 7:00 P.M. with a short presentation by the City of Charleston planning department and then the candidate form. Johns Island Council …

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Sep 17 2010

Johns Island Council – September 2, 2010

There was no quorum, but those in attendance discussed a few matters of importance to Johns Island. Financial report Council member Sam Brownlee reported that, after paying e$76 for the Council’s post office box , the balance for the Council stands at $565.31. Rezoning request for 3030 Maybank Highway: R-4 to commercial transitional Chairman Chris …

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Aug 20 2010

Johns Island Council – August 5, 2010

Treasurer’s Report Treasurer Sam Brownlee reported the balance at $640.31 with no expenses for the month of July. (It was reported earlier that the balance was $633.31, but $7 was donated by Brownlee to cover tax expenses on the new Land Use book from Charleston County). Rezoning of 3030 Maybank Highway Chairman Chris Cannon restated …

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Jul 09 2010

Johns Island Council

Proposed tree maintenance along Betsy Kerrison, Bohicket and River Roads Joel Evans and Sally Brooks from the Charleston County Planning Commission gave a brief follow up presentation on the issue of tree maintenance along Johns’ Island’s major roads. After inspecting the 33 trees slated for maintenance by the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SC DOT), …

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Jun 23 2010

St. Johns Fire District joins Consolidated 9-1-1 Center

Provided by the St. Johns Fire Department Through responsiveness and technical excellence while in partnership with Charleston County, St. Johns Fire District Communications Center joined the Charleston County Consolidated 9-1-1 Center on Thursday, June 24, 2010. Before the move, St. Johns Fire District 911 calls were answered at the River Road Communications Center on Johns …

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Jun 11 2010

Johns Island Council meeting – June 3, 2010

Democrats vying for County Council District 8 participated in a question and answer session with Johns Island residents following the formal Council meeting. Participating candidates included Richmond Truesdale, Eric Mack, Anna Johnson, Parris Williams, and Reverend Charles Glover. Audio Warehouse looking to move to Johns Island Johns Island resident Andy Jackson gave a brief presentation …

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