NOTICE OF SEPTEMBER 20 TOWN COUNCIL MEETING 

The Town of James Island Council will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. This meeting will be held at the Town Hall, 1122 Dills Bluff Road. A public hearing will be held in conjunction with the meeting on a proposed change to the Town of James Island Zoning and Land Development Regulations Ordinance, including adding additional requirements/conditions for parking lots in CN, (Neighborhood Commercial), OG (General Office), and OR (Residential Office), Section 153.157. The agenda and meeting packet can be found here. For further information, please contact the Town Hall at (843) 795-4141. 

Posted by Frances Tuesday, September 18, 2018 4:30:00 PM Categories: priority

NOTICE OF BZA POSTPONEMENT 

Please note that the BZA Hearings scheduled for Tuesday, September 18, 2018 have been postponed one week until the following Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 7pm due to the uncertainty of the weather conditions this week and into the weekend. Please contact the Town of James Island Planning Department for more information.

These cases include: 

  1. BZAS-7-18-016

       TMS #425-16-00-126

Special Exception request for the placement of a Gasoline Service Station in the Community Commercial (CC) Zoning District at 1233 Camp Road

  1. BZAV-7-18-019

       TMS #425-16-00-126

Variance request for the removal of a grand tree (20”+26”+34” DBH Live Oak) for the placement of a Gasoline Service Station in the Community Commercial (CC) Zoning District at 1233 Camp Road

  1. BZAV-7-18-020

TMS #425-16-00-126

Variance request for the reduction of the required 25’ Land Use Buffer and the required 20’ Right-of-Way Buffer to 5’ for the placement of a Gasoline Service Station in the Community Commercial (CC) Zoning District at 1233 Camp Road

 

 

Posted by Frances Monday, September 17, 2018 4:05:00 PM Categories: priority

Meetings for the Week of September 17, 2018 

The following meetings of the Town of James Island will be held during the week of September 17, 2018:

 

Wednesday, September 19 @ 6:00 p.m., James Island Arts Council

Thursday, September 20 @ 5:30 p..m. James Island Pride Committee

Thursday, September 20 @ 7:00 p.m. James Island Town Council Meeting. In conjunction with the Town Council meeting, a public hearing will be held on a proposed change to the Town's Zoning and Land Use Regulations Ordinance (ZLDR) to include adding additional requirements/conditions for parking lots in CN, (Neighborhood Commercial) OG, (General Office) and OR (Residential Office) Zoning Districts, Section 153.157. The meeting agenda can be found here. 

Please note that the new address for the Town Hall is 1122 Dills Bluff Road, James Island. For further information, please contact the Town Hall, 843 795-4141.

Posted by Frances Monday, September 17, 2018 3:00:00 PM Categories: priority

News Release #11 

TROPICAL STORM FLORENCE

The Town of James Island is closely monitoring Tropical Storm Florence and has returned to OPCON level 5 and will resume normal operations Monday morning at 9 am.

The Town participated in an Emergency Management call today with Charleston County and State emergency officials. The evacuation order has been lifted for Charleston, Dorchester and Berkeley Counties. Tropical Storm Florence is centered about 50 miles north-northeast of Charleston and will continue to move very slowly to the west and weaken through this afternoon. Some tropical storm force winds will still be possible, mainly across the Charleston-Tri-county region, especially within stronger rain bands. Conditions will gradually improve tonight.

 

There has been minimal damage across the area. However, residents are able to enter any damage the may have received directly at www.charlestoncounty.org and there is a banner with that link on the homepage.

 

Sandbag operations have ceased. The Town issued 12,000 sandbags since Saturday.

 

The Charleston County Citizen Hotline is still open but will cease when Charleston County returns to OPCON level 5 (normal operations). That number is 843-746-3900.

 

Below are some other important numbers to have during an event:

 

Red Cross: 1-800-RED CROSS.

Report derelict boats/watercraft to Coast Guard:  843-740-7050

Downed Trees: Call 911

Downed Power lines and Power Outages: SCE&G - 1-888-333-4465

Gas Leaks: SCE&G - 1-800-815-0083

Non-emergency Public Safety concerns Consolidated Dispatch - 743-7200

Here are other important links with helpful information before, during and after an event:

South Carolina Emergency Management Division - http://www.scemd.org/

FEMA website for Citizen Preparedness http://www.ready.gov/

FEMA https://www.fema.gov/

National Weather Service Charleston Office http://www.weather.gov/chs/

Pet Friendly Hotels http://www.pet-friendly-hotels.net/

The Town of James Island will continue to monitor the forecast of Tropical Storm Florence and will provide updates as they become available.

 

Posted by Ashley Saturday, September 15, 2018 12:39:00 PM Categories: priority

News Release #10 

HURRICANE FLORENCE

 

The Town of James Island is closely monitoring Hurricane Florence and is currently operating at OPCON level 1.  

The Town participated in an Emergency Management call today with Charleston County and State emergency officials. However, the Governor has not yet lifted the mandatory evacuation order and made a decision on re-entry. Please continue to be guarded. There is still a 20% change of tropical storm force winds for our area and localized flooding.

 

Please note that bus pickup stops for James Island to take to open shelters has ceased and two shelters outside of Charleston County are open at this time including Flower Towne Elementary, 20 King Charles Circle, Summerville and Newington Elementary at 10 King Charles Circle, Summerville.

 

Sandbag operations have ceased. The Town issued 12,000 sandbags since Saturday.

 

The Charleston County Citizen Hotline is open. That number is 843-746-3900.

 

Below are some other important numbers to have during an event:

 

Red Cross: 1-800-RED CROSS.

Report derelict boats/watercraft to Coast Guard:  843-740-7050

Downed Trees: Call 911

Downed Power lines and Power Outages: SCE&G - 1-888-333-4465

Gas Leaks: SCE&G - 1-800-815-0083

Non-emergency Public Safety concerns Consolidated Dispatch - 743-7200

Here are other important links with helpful information before, during and after an event:

South Carolina Emergency Management Division - http://www.scemd.org/

FEMA website for Citizen Preparedness http://www.ready.gov/

FEMA https://www.fema.gov/

National Weather Service Charleston Office http://www.weather.gov/chs/

Pet Friendly Hotels http://www.pet-friendly-hotels.net/

The Town of James Island will continue to monitor the forecast of Hurricane Florence and will provide updates as they become available.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Posted by Ashley Friday, September 14, 2018 12:49:00 PM Categories: general james island, hurricane, florence priority
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