Category Archive: Johns Island Council

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

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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May 18 2010

Johns Island Council – May 6, 2010

Roberts and Legare - Rich Thomas

The District 8 Debate In light of the upcoming County Council and State House elections, the Johns Island Council hosted two debates during their regular Council meeting. Republicans Fran Roberts and Thomas Legare for County Council District 8, and Republicans Anthony LaMantia and Sean Pike for State House District 116, were asked to present some …

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Mar 18 2010

Johns Island Council meeting – March 4, 2010

Treasurer’s report Treasurer Sam Brownlee reported that the Council’s balance is $670.31, and as there were no expenses for the month, the total is the same. As the Council representative to CHATS, Brownlee stated that there was nothing new to report from the organization. Changes to County zoning Chairman Chris Cannon reported on a couple …

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Feb 19 2010

Johns Island Council meeting – February 4, 2010

Parris Williams, candidate for Charleston County Council, District 8 Parris Williams, James Island Councilman, Chair of the James Island Public Works Committee and fifth generation James Islander, announced during the Johns Island Council meeting that he will be running for Curtis Inabinett’s seat on Charleston County Council. “My great, great grandfather came onto James Island …

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