Category: Seabrook Town Council

The unofficial minutes of Seabrook's monthly Town Council.

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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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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