Category Archive: Seabrook Town Council

The unofficial minutes of Seabrook's monthly Town Council.

Jan 04 2017

Seabrook Island Town Council Wraps Up 2016

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer Those hoping for a shorter Seabrook Island town council meeting during the holiday season grew apprehensive upon being handed a very busy looking agenda. The gathering got an early start with the mayor announcing the opening of public comments on Seabrook’s 2017 budget. Mayor Ciancio didn’t wait …

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Nov 03 2016

Seabrook Island Town Council Learns Valuable Lessons From Hurricane Matthew

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer Hurricanes can generate all manner of things; tidal surges, torrential rain, floods, ferocious winds, thunder, and lightning. The way they thrash us is frightening, but who knew they could produce time… in the form of minutes. Seabrook Island Town Council approved six sets of meeting transcripts to …

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Oct 05 2016

Seabrook Island Town Council Meeting Report: September, 2016

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer Seabrook Island Town Council held another public hearing prior to its September meeting. It was more like an exercise in quiet time, as no comments were made on Ordinance 2016-08. The measure removes durational limits placed on political signs currently restricted to 30 days before and two …

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Sep 13 2016

World Affairs Council Of Charleston To Examine Brexit

Staff Reports for The Island Connection Two foreign policy experts will discuss Great Britain’s vote to leave the European Union and its potential impact on the U.S. in Charleston on Oct. 3. The talk, to be held at the Citadel Alumni Center, kicks off the World Affairs Council of Charleston’s 2016-17 season. Samuel Wells, a …

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Sep 09 2016

Seabrook Island Town Council: August 2016

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer Pledges were recited and minutes were approved by Seabrook Island Town Council late in August. The mayor reported revenues for the month came in $21,000 above expectations while the council spent $1,300 less than planned. The steady march of cash positive reports puts Seabrook in position to …

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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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