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Category: Seabrook Town Council

The unofficial minutes of Seabrook's monthly Town Council.

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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Mar 04 2015

Seabrook Island Club Announces 2015 Membership Promotions

By Lisa Miller for The Island Connection Last year the Seabrook Island Club ran a very successful membership promotion that expired on October 31. A number of Seabrook property owners, both Club members and non-members, have since expressed regret that they failed to take advantage of the promotion and wished they had done so. As …

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Jan 14 2015

Seabrook Island Council Meeting, December 2014

By Gregg Bragg, Island Connection Staff Writer The last meeting of the Seabrook Town Council for 2014 was held Dec. 16, the middle of December (instead of the usual last Tuesday of the month) because of an ordinance Council recently passed, allowing them to schedule their own meetings. As a consequence, the empowered Council decided …

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Dec 23 2014

Seabrook Island Town Council, November 18, 2014

Staff Report for The Island Connection After the pledge of allegiance, Mayor Ahearn called the Nov. 18, 2014, Town Council meeting to order at 2:30 p.m. Councilmen Ciancio, Gregg, Romano and Turner, Town Administrator Pierce, Town Clerk Allbritton and several guests attended the meeting. Mayor Ahearn abstained from the vote on the October Town Council …

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Sep 29 2014

Living In Paradise

By Marylyn Haspell, The Island Connection Staff Writer The abundance of wildlife that characterizes Seabrook and Kiawah Islands—and the challenges that go along with it—was the focus of the first annual Living with Wildlife Forum, sponsored by the Seabrook Island Environmental Committee on September 16. The results of a recently conducted survey on residents’ attitudes …

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