Category Archive: Seabrook Town Council

The unofficial minutes of Seabrook's monthly Town Council.

Nov 04 2015

Correction: Ronald Ciancio, Candidate For Seabrook Mayor

  Due to technical errors, parts of Ronald Ciancio’s biography were outdated and some elements of his candidate’s statement were missing in the Oct. 23, 2015 edition of The Island Connection. Printed below is Ciancio’s full biography and candidate’s statement. The election for Seabrook Island Mayor was held Tuesday, Nov. 3, following the press time …

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Oct 07 2015

Seabrook Island Town Council: September 2015

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer “Lets go ahead and get started,” Mayor Ahearn said in place of a gavel as he opened Seabrook’s Sept. 22 town council meeting. Plenty of residents, and all of council, were present as recent trends of well attended meetings continued. Everyone seemed ready for the sense of …

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Sep 10 2015

Seabrook Island Town Council: August, 2015

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer There was a public hearing scheduled five minutes before August’s meeting of Seabrook Town Council. Ordinance 2015-08 was announced but otherwise sat quietly on its own agenda. The ban on baiting sharks into swimming areas [and out to 600 feet] seemed such a universally good idea, the …

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Jun 04 2015

Prepare For Disaster

Staff Report for The Island Connection The annual local “Disaster Awareness Day” sponsored by the towns of Kiawah Island and Seabrook Island will be held 11 June at the Seabrook Island Club. This event, open to all, combines an informational half-day program with displays by vendors and emergency service first responders. Lunch will be provided …

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May 07 2015

Prepare For Disaster

Staff Report for The Island Connection The annual local “Disaster Awareness Day” sponsored by the towns of Kiawah Island and Seabrook Island will be held  June 11 at the Seabrook Island Club. This event, open to all, combines an informational half-day program with displays by vendors and emergency service first responders. Lunch will be provided …

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May 07 2015

Sanford Switches Sides, Opposes Offshore Drilling, Testing

Staff Report for The Island Connection On April 27, U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford held a press conference at Shem Creek park in Mount Pleasant to announce his opposition to permits for seismic testing and offshore drilling in the waters off the coast of South Carolina. This announcement reversed his previous position on the matter. Among …

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Apr 25 2015

Op-Ed: Offshore Oil Exploration And Development Issues

By Richard Wildermann for The Island Connection Richard Wildermann was an environmental specialist and program manager with the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Offshore Oil and Gas Program for over 25 years. An article in the April 10 Island Connection summarized the issues discussed at the March Seabrook Island Town Council meeting. Some of the …

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Apr 08 2015

Seabrook Island, March 2015 Town Council Meeting

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer It was March 24, 2015 at Seabrook Town Hall and attendance was still comparatively high for the monthly meeting of Seabrook Town Council. Public hearings for Ordinances 2015-01 (Comprehensive Plan) and 2015-02 (Town of Seabrook Jurisdiction over portions of the beach) may have contributed to the turnout. …

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Mar 12 2015

Seabrook Island Property Owners Association And Seabrook Island Club Hold Annual Meetings

By Jerry Farber for The Island Connection The Seabrook Island Club and Seabrook Island Property Owners Association held their annual meetings Saturday, Feb. 14 at the Club Island House with approximately 350 people in attendance. Both organizations reported positive results for 2014. The Club Treasurer reported positive financials that beat budget for the fourth consecutive …

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Mar 11 2015

Seabrook Island Town Council Meeting, February 24, 2015

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer February’s Seabrook Town Council kicked off with Mayor Ahearn’s report, which reflected a particularly good month, financially speaking. A comparison of revenues to expenses suggested a significant savings for the previous month. The Mayor provided the explanation that several normal bills had not been received at the …

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