Category: Seabrook Town Council

The unofficial minutes of Seabrook's monthly Town Council.

Jul 18 2014

Seabrook Island Town Council Meeting, June 24, 2014

  After the pledge of allegiance, Mayor Ahearn called the June 24, 2014, Town Council meeting to order at 2:30 p.m. Councilmen Ciancio, Gregg, Romano and Turner, Town Clerk Allbritton and several guests attended the meeting. The meeting was properly posted and the requirements of the SC Freedom of Information Act were met. Minutes – …

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Jun 19 2014

Seabrook Island May 27 Town Council Meeting

  After the pledge of allegiance, Mayor Ahearn called the May 27, 2014 Town Council meeting to order at 2:30 p.m. Councilmen Ciancio, Gregg and Romano, Town Administrator Pierce, Town Clerk Allbritton and several guests attended the meeting. Mayor Ahearn commended Mayor Pro Tem Ciancio on the outstanding job he had done during March and …

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May 09 2014

Seabrook Town Council – April 22, 2014

  Before the regular Town Council meeting began, Mayor Pro Tem Ciancio gave a brief summary of the first quarter online marketing report. Some highlights of the summary were: •The Town website had a 95 percent increase of visitors from Q4 2013 to Q1 2014. •83 percent of the visitors to the Town website in …

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May 08 2014

Island Connection Seeks Community Reporter

The Island Connection is looking to hire a part-time reporter to cover municipal government on Seabrook and Kiawah Islands. The successful candidate will be required to attend various municipal committee meetings and Town Council meetings and translate the information succinctly and accurately to the citizens of the islands. He or she will also have the …

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Apr 11 2014

Seabrook Town Council, March 25, 2014

Financials As Mayor Terry Ahearn was not present for the meeting, Mayor Pro Tem Ron Ciancio led the proceedings, starting with the financial report. After noting the adjustment made to the Town’s Emergency Preparedness Fund to bring it to $1.2 million, as approved during the February Council meeting, Ciancio stated that the revenues for the …

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Feb 12 2014

Seabrook Island Town Council, January 28, 2014

Financials “We’re in good shape,” Mayor Terry Ahearn announced as he read off the financials for the year. For 2013, the total fund balance for the Town was $2,929,758.44. Revenues for the year were $1,142,671, which is $186,321 better than budgeted and $54,585.60 better than last year-to-date. In regard to expenditures, the Town spent $625,649.41 …

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Jan 29 2014

Minor Break-Ins Remind Seabrookers To Be Vigilant

By John Thompson, Seabrook Island Property Owner’s Association Executive Director for The Island Connection On the night of January 16 several storage lockers under the Sealoft Villas were entered; golf clubs and perhaps some other items were taken. After becoming aware of this today, several owners in the Sealoft area recalled abnormalities between 10 p.m. and …

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Jan 15 2014

Seabrook Island Town Council – December 17, 2013

Financials Mayor Terry Ahearn kicked off the meeting with the regular financial report, stating that overall the Town is doing well and should hopefully end the year with $200,000 in excess. As of the December year-to-date, the Town’s revenues were $140,311.17 above budget due to an increase in Accommodations Taxes (ATAX) and business licenses. As …

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Jan 01 2014

A Look Back Before We Leap Forward: A Photographic Review Of 2013

Celebrate the dawn of 2014 with a celebration of 2013, as seen through the lens of The Island Connection photographer Ralph Secoy. Here are some of his favorite images from the events he covered on the Sea Islands and surrounding communities over the past 12 months.

Dec 24 2013

What You Need To Know About Flood Insurance

Staff Report for The Island Connection The Town of Seabrook Island recently held an informative meeting on the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform and Modernization Act of 2012, otherwise known as BW-12. Hosted by Martin P. Erbele, Assistant Floodplain Coordinator for Charleston County, the discussion involved issues that Seabrook and Kiawah Island homeowners should be aware …

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