Category Archive: Seabrook Town Council

The unofficial minutes of Seabrook's monthly Town Council.

Aug 11 2016

Seabrook Island Town Council Report: July 2016

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer They say records are made to be broken. Town clerk, Faye Allbritton hinted at a short Seabrook Island Town Council agenda for July, and it would prove prophetic. The meeting began on time and ended in 35 minutes, besting the previous record by two minutes. Mayor Ciancio …

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Jun 05 2016

Seabrook Island Town Council Report, May 24, 2016

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer Those arriving 5 minutes early to the May 24 meeting of Seabrook Island Town Council were treated to a pair of public hearings. Ordinance 2016-05, a measure to rezone 2531 High Hammock Rd for conservation received no comments nor did Ordinance 2016- 06. The second measure provided …

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May 07 2016

Seabrook Island Town Council Report, April 2016

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer Mayor Ciancio looked over the top edge of reading glasses to check the clock, quickly did it again, and then a third time, anticipating the start to the April meeting of Seabrook Island Town Council. He began the meeting with a grin and got right to business. …

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Apr 07 2016

Seabrook Island March, 2016 Town Council Report

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer Eager silence filled Seabrook Island town council chambers as the mayor toed the starting line, one eye on the clock’s sweep hand. Opening procedures were given the “go ahead” by clerk Faye Allbritton and three sets of minutes were ratified as quickly as they were mentioned. Anticipation …

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Mar 24 2016

Atlantic Saved From Offshore Oil Drilling

By Jennifer Tuohy, The Island Connection Editor On March 15, 2016 the Obama administration reversed its decision to end a 30 year ban on drilling for oil off the southeastern Atlantic coast. A draft proposal released by the Bureau of Ocean and Energy Management in January 2015 included a plan for a five-year lease starting …

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Feb 26 2016

Seabrook Island Club, Seabrook Island Property Owners’ Association 2016 Annual Meetings

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer The annual meetings for both the Seabrook Island Club and the Seabrook Island Property Owners’ Association were scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. on a Saturday morning. The early start deterred no one from attending the Feb. 13 gathering. There was no place to park by 8:50 …

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Feb 12 2016

Seabrook Island Town Council, January 2016

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer The agenda for Seabrook’s Jan. 26, 2016 Town Council meeting was very busy looking. The font size used seemed smaller somehow, and margins thinner than for past meetings. The list of items for consideration or discussion fit on a single page, sure, but only just. Plenty of …

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Dec 07 2015

Seabrook Island November 2015 Meeting Report

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer There were a lot of things different about Seabrook town hall on Nov. 17, 2015. Flags were at half-staff mourning the victims of terror attacks in Paris as a new council met for the first time. Mayor Pro Tem Ron Ciancio had won the mayor’s seat, and …

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Nov 20 2015

Ciancio Wins Seabrook Mayor Race

Staff Report for The Island Connection The Town of Seabrook’s Nov. 3 election resulted in Mayor Pro Tem Ronald Ciancio being elected, defeating Bill Nelson by 527 votes to 161. Four were elected to the Town Council, two incumbents, John Gregg and John Turner, and two newcomers, John B Wells and Skip Crane. The full …

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Nov 13 2015

Seabrook Island Town Council: October 2015

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer The Oct. 27 meeting of Seabrook town council started at the tick of 2:30 p.m. There was a disappointing lack of fanfare for the last meeting of this assembly of council (e.g. No cake? Seriously?). Neither Mayor Ahearn nor councilmember Romano were attempting re-election. Mayor Pro Tem …

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