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Meetings and Cancellations for the Week of March 16 

 

Town Council will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, March 19 @ 7:00 p.m. Please see meeting packet posted here. This meeting will be held at the Town Hall, 1122 Dills Bluff Road, James Island. 

Notice of meeting cancellations: 

Board of Zoning Appeals, 

James Island Arts Committee

James Island Pride Council

James Island Neighborhood Council 

 

Further information may be obtained by calling the Town Hall, (843) 795-4141. 

 

 

 

Posted by Frances Monday, March 16, 2020 4:24:00 PM Categories: priority

BZA Meeting Cancelled 

 

Board of Zoning Appeals scheduled for Tuesday, March 17 at 7:00 p.m. has been cancelled. There are no cases to be heard before the Board.

 

 

Posted by Frances Monday, March 16, 2020 10:14:00 AM Categories: priority

COVID-19 

News Release #3
 

Governor McMaster held a news conference today and has temporarily closed all schools thru March 31st. Charleston County School District will be offering a drive-thru "Grab & Go" Style Meal Service consisting of breakfast and lunch for students at 15 sites within the District. The site on James Island is Harborview Elementary School. The meal service will operate between the hours of 11 am - 1 pm Monday - Friday. For more information and a full list of meal sites and information on further updates on distance learning, please visit www.ccsdschools.com 

 

The Town urges residents to head the advice of Gov. McMaster and practice social distancing, especially staying away, or refraining from organizing, gatherings of more than 100 people. 

 

Those with questions about COVID-19 can call the DHEC Care Line at 1-855-472-3432. Staff is answering calls Monday – Friday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

 

If you are experiencing symptoms, MUSC is offering free drive-thru testing at the West Ashley Citadel Mall. Please complete the information on MUSC telehealth to get an appointment before going to the drive-thru. MUSC Tele-health: https://campaigns.muschealth.org/virtual-care/index.html   

  

The Town of James Island recommends citizens follow the guidelines from the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

 

DHEC Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) homepage: https://www.scdhec.gov/health/infectious-diseases/viruses/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19

 

CDC Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) homepage: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html

 

 

Here are recommendations from the CDC and DHEC:

 

  • Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available use alcohol based sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
  • Practice social distancing of 6 ft.
  • Avoid contact with sick people
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
  • Stay at home when you are sick
  • Cough into your elbow; cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue then throw it in the trash
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using regular household cleaning spray or wipe. 

 

Town Offices will be open for normal operations tomorrow, Monday, March 16th. The Town remains vigilant in monitoring Coronavirus/COVID-19 and its continuing impact on our region by making every effort to educate our staff and the public.  Updates will be released and posted to the Town's website at www.jamesislandsc.us, the Town's social media platforms, and distributed to our email distribution list. Send an email to info@jamesislandsc.us to subscribe to our weekly meeting notifications and news releases. 

 

 

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www.jamesislandsc.us
1122 Dills Bluff Rd. (843) 795-4141
Posted by Ashley Sunday, March 15, 2020 8:30:00 PM Categories: priority

Notice of Town Council Meeting 

The James Island Town Council will meet for its regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, March 19 @7:00 p.m. In conjunction with this meeting, Town Council will hold a Public Hearing and Second Reading on a proposed amendment to the Town's Zoning and Land Use Development Regulations, 153.093, Folly Road Corridor Overlay District - Adding Vehicle Sales as a Prohibited Use.  

The meeting packet can be found here. Should further information be needed, please call the Town Hall, 843 795-4141.

The Town Hall is located at 1122 Dills Bluff Road, James Island, SC  29412.

 

 

 

Posted by Frances Friday, March 13, 2020 4:17:00 PM Categories: priority

Press Release #2: Coronavirus/COVID-19 

March 13, 2020

The Town of James Island participated in a Tri-County Conference call this morning at 9:00 a.m. with Charleston County and health officials about Coronavirus/COVID-19.

Here are recommendations from the CDC and DHEC:

  • Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available use alcohol based sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
  • Practice social distancing of 6 ft.
  • Avoid contact with sick people
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
  • Stay at home when you are sick
  • Cough into your elbow; cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue then throw it in the trash
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using regular household cleaning spray or wipe.

Those with questions about COVID-19 can call the DHEC Care Line at 1-855-472-3432. Staff is answering calls Monday – Friday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

If you are experiencing symptoms, MUSC is offering free drive-thru testing at the West Ashley Citadel Mall. Please complete the information on MUSC tele-health to get an appointment before going to the drive-thru. MUSC Tele-health: https://campaigns.muschealth.org/virtual-care/index.html   

School closings will be a statewide decision.

 The Town of James Island recommends citizens follow the guidelines from the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

DHEC Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) homepage: https://www.scdhec.gov/health/infectious-diseases/viruses/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19

CDC Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) homepage: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html

The Town remains vigilant in monitoring Coronavirus/COVID-19 and its potential impact on our region by making every effort to educate our staff and the public.  Updates will be released and posted to the webpage and social media as new information becomes available. Visit our website at www.jamesislandsc.us for the latest news releases and on FaceBook.

 

Posted by Frances Friday, March 13, 2020 2:45:00 PM Categories: priority
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