Special Committee on Short-Term Rentals
The Special Committee on Short-Term Rentals is a special committee of the town which was established by resolution of Town Council on January 4, 2024.
The Special Committee on Short-Term Rentals consists of not fewer than five and not more than nine members. One member of Town Council is appointed by the Mayor to serve as chair of the committee. The remaining members are nominated by the Mayor and appointed by a majority vote of Town Council. The remaining members are drawn from a diverse group of interests including, but not limited: to owner(s) and/or manager(s) of duly permitted short-term rental units operating within the town; full-time resident(s) and/or property owner(s) of the town who do not own or manage a short-term rental unit within the town; licensed real estate agent(s) and/or broker(s) licensed to operate within the town; and such other interests or professions deemed appropriate by Town Council. Unless extended by subsequent resolution of Town Council, all members shall serve for a fixed term expiring on June 30, 2024.
The purpose of the Special Committee on Short-Term Rentals is to bring together stakeholders from a variety of interests to study short-term rental activities and trends within the town and to recommend, no later than June 30, 2024, a comprehensive set of policy proposals that address a range of issues including, but not limited to, the following:
The Special Committee on Short-Term Rentals shall meet on such dates and times as are scheduled by the chair or a majority of the committee's membership. All meetings shall be held at Town Hall, unless otherwise advertised, and shall be open to the public.
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Councilman Darryl May *
Debra Lehman *
Ted Johnson *
Tracey Kirchoff *
Nancy Buck *
Oliver Sever *
* Full-time resident of Seabrook Island