The town’s tree maintenance contractor will be working on Seabrook Island Road for the next several days. During this time, there may be instances when Seabrook Island Road is reduced to a single lane and the bike path may be blocked. Please use caution while traveling between the SIPOA security gate and the traffic circle as workers and equipment may be present. All work is expected to be completed by March 1st.
Invitation for Sealed Bids
2008 Jeep Wrangler
The Town of Seabrook Island is soliciting sealed bids for the sale of the following surplus vehicle:
The vehicle is being sold as-is where-is with no representation express or implied. The vehicle may be viewed at Seabrook Island Town Hall during regular business hours (Monday-Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm). The minimum bid price is $500.00.
Sealed bids must be sent to the Town of Seabrook Island, Attn: Town Administrator, 2001 Seabrook Island Road, Seabrook Island, SC 29455. The envelope must be clearly marked “2008 Jeep Wrangler.” All bids must be submitted on an official Vehicle Bid Form, which may be obtained at Town Hall, by calling (843) 768-9121, or by clicking the link below.
The deadline to submit a bid is 2:00 pm on Friday, February 22, 2019. Bids will be opened at 2:30 pm on Friday, February 22, 2019 in the office of the Town Administrator. The winning bid is expected to be awarded by Town Council on Tuesday, February 26, 2019.
The Town of Seabrook Island reserves the right to reject any and all bids. The successful bidder will be required to take possession of the vehicle within seven (7) business days of the award. Cash or certified bank check is required to take immediate possession.
For more information, please contact Joseph Cronin, Town Administrator, by phone at (843) 768-9121 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
On January 10, 2019, Mayor Ron Ciancio administered the oath of office to Annie Smith-Jones, who was recently appointed by Town Council as the newest member of the Seabrook Island Utility Commission.
Ms. Smith-Jones replaces Jim Bannwart, who resigned his position in late 2018 upon moving outside the town limits. She will serve for the remainder of Mr. Bannwart's term, which will expire in November 2023. She joins fellow commissioners Tim Morawski and Lee Vancini, and is the first female commissioner in the SIUC's history,
2019 Tide Tables are now available at Seabrook Island Town Hall. Residents may stop by Town Hall during regular business hours (Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm) to pick up a free copy.
The 2019 Tide Tables may also viewed online at the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC) Website.
The 2019 Tide Tables are provided free of charge by SCDHEC’s Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management (OCRM).
On behalf of the Town of Seabrook Island, we would like to thank everyone who came out to our Christmas Drop-In on Monday, December 17th. The Christmas Drop-In is a longstanding tradition at Town Hall and, as always, it was wonderful to see so many of our friends and neighbors at this year’s event.
Once again, the Town of Seabrook Island held a toy drive in support of the Toys for Tots program. The Toys for Tots program was established in 1947 by the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve and has been managed by the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation since 1991. Each year, the program collects and distributes toys to children whose parents cannot afford to buy them gifts for Christmas. Since its founding in 1947, the Toys for Tots program has collected and distributed more than 500 million toys to children across the country.
Spearheaded in the early 2000’s by former Town Councilman Bob Ferguson and former Town Administrator Randy Pierce – both of whom served in the U.S. Marines Corps – the Town of Seabrook Island has supported the Toys for Tots program for nearly 20 years.
This year, our donation boxes were overflowing as residents donated more than 100 new, unwrapped toys between collection points at Town Hall and the Lake House. Following the Christmas Drop-In, members of town staff brought all of the toys to our local Toys for Tots office at Citadel Mall, where they will be sorted and delivered to children in the Charleston area.
We would like to thank our residents for their generosity, and for supporting this year’s toy drive.
We wish all of you a very Merry Christmas, and a safe, happy and healthy new year!
The National Weather Service is forecasting moderate to potentially heavy rainfall in the Charleston region on Saturday night (December 8th) and into Sunday morning (December 9th). Heavy rain and wind are expected to generate higher than normal tides, which have the potential to cause tidal flooding on Seabrook Island Road and other low lying areas. Rain is expected to taper off on Sunday afternoon.
The Post and Courier reports: "Northeast winds from 20 to 30 mph and gusts as high as 40 mph will accompany some 2 to 3 inches of rain." It is possible that Sunday's high tide may "peak above 8 feet - a height that can swamp low-lying streets, can undermine properties as well as exacerbate erosion." [Read the full article here]
While wintry condition are expected to blanket large parts of North and South Carolina this weekend, the current forecast does not anticipate any snow or ice in our area. High temperatures in the Charleston area are expected to reach the low to mid 50's on Saturday and Sunday.
High Tide Predictions (NOAA Kiawah Bridge)
Mayor Ron Ciancio and members of Seabrook Island Town Council wish to extend an invitation to all residents and property owners to attend the town's annual Christmas Drop-In. This year's event will take place on Monday, December 17th from 12:00 to 2:00 pm at Seabrook Island Town Hall (2001 Seabrook Island Road). Attendees will enjoy free food, refreshments and festive holiday music. This year's theme will be an "Ugly Christmas Sweater Party," so attendees are encouraged to wear their ugliest (or tackiest) holiday sweaters!
As in previous years, the town will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots. Donations may be dropped off at Town Hall during the Christmas Drop-In, or anytime between now and December 17th.
On behalf of the Town of Seabrook Island, we wish everyone a safe and happy holiday season.
The Town of Seabrook Island will host its FREE fall shredding event on Friday, October 12th, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. The event will be held in the parking lot adjacent to Seabrook Island Town Hall (2001 Seabrook Island Road), and will take place rain or shine.
Attendees are limited to (3) three boxes (copy paper box or smaller) or three bags (kitchen trash bag or smaller) per vehicle. There is no need to remove binders, binder clips, paper clips, staples, rubber bands, or CDs/DVDs prior to shredding.
Shredding services will be provided by Shred360.
The Town of Seabrook Island is sponsoring an FCC Licensing Class for anyone interested in obtaining an Amateur Radio Technician License. This is the entry level license which gives license holders privileges on all amateur frequencies above 50 Mhz.
When: October 24th & 25th
Where: Seabrook Island Town Hall
Cost: The class will be presented without charge by volunteers from the Charleston Amateur Radio Society (CARS). There is a $15 (cash) charge to take the exam.
Upon successfully completing the exam, attendees will be issued a license by the FCC.
Individuals who are interested in registering for the class and exam should email Max Willis (email@example.com).
For more information about Amateur Radio Technician licenses, please click here.
Planning Commission grants conditional approval for Kiawah Senior Living Facility encroachment permit
On Wed. October 3rd, the Seabrook Island Planning Commission considered a request from Atlantic Partners II, LLC (the "Applicant"), to grant an encroachment permit for a new driveway on Seabrook Island Road. The purpose of this encroachment permit request is to provide access to and from Seabrook Island Road for a proposed 200-unit senior living facility adjacent to the Freshfields Village Development.
The Planning Commission discussed this request on four separate occasions: July 18th, August 15th, September 26th and October 3rd. In addition, the applicants participated in a town-hosted public informational meeting on August 7th, which was held at the Seabrook Island Club and attended by more than 200 residents.
By a vote of 3-1, the Planning Commission approved the Applicant's request to grant an encroachment permit, subject to the following conditions:
At this time, the applicant may accept the conditions and move forward with the encroachment permit, appeal the Planning Commission’s decision to Seabrook Island Town Council for de novo review, or withdraw its request.
To view a copy of the full motion (with conditions), please click here.
To view the engineered drawings for the new driveway and off-site improvements to Seabrook Island Road, please click here.