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Notice of History Committee Meeting 

The Town of James Island History Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 4, 2022 @ 6:00 p.m. at the James Island Arts & Cultural Center, located at 1248 Camp Road, James Island. Please see the meeting agenda for items of discussion. 

Meeting Agenda 

Posted by Frances Monday, October 3, 2022 11:24:00 AM Categories: priority

Hurricane Ian Follow up: What to do with sandbags 

This is a reminder to keep your sandbags. We are not out of the hurricane season and they can be used if there are icy conditions this winter.

Please do not return them to Town Hall. We hope everyone continues to be safe during this hurricane season.

 

  

Posted by Frances Monday, October 3, 2022 10:04:00 AM Categories: priority

Town of James Island Hurricane Ian: News Release #5 

September 30, 2022

 

The Town of James Island remains at OPCON 1 until the storm has completely passed our area.  Please remember that it is not safe to venture out until flood waters have receded and winds have slowed; emergency vehicles may not be able to assist you.  Town staff will perform windshield assessments of our neighborhoods as soon as it is safe to do so this afternoon.

 

Normal Town operations are closed, however, residents and businesses can call Town Hall if they need to reach us at any time over the weekend at 843-795-4141.  Please call 911 if you have an emergency.  Regular Town operations are expected to resume on Monday, October 3, 2022.

 

Helpful Information:

-The Charleston County Citizens Information Line is now open.  Call 843-746-3900, or 843-746-3909 for Spanish speaking assistance.

-Power outages can be reported to Dominion Energy by calling 888-333-4465 or visit this webpage to report online: Report Outage or Emergency | South Carolina | Dominion Energy.  According to the outage maps, we estimate roughly 1,000 residents are without power.

-Downed trees blocking roads: call 911.

-Town Hall phone number: 843-795-4141

 

Posted by Frances Friday, September 30, 2022 2:44:00 PM Categories: priority

Town of James Island Hurricane Ian: News Release #4 

September 29, 2022

News Release #4: Hurricane Ian

The Charleston area is under a hurricane warning and a storm surge warning.  Prepare for tropical conditions beginning this afternoon and lasting into Saturday, having the most significant wind and rain throughout the day Friday.  Moderate to major flooding is expected during periods of excessive rainfall and high tides.  At this time, storm surge heights are predicted at 4-7 feet.

The Town of James Island has moved to OPCON 1 at 2:00 pm today, Thursday, September 29, 2022. This means that normal Town operations have ceased, however, residents and businesses can call Town Hall if they need to reach us at any time over the weekend at 843-795-4141.  Please call 911 if you have an emergency.  Regular Town operations are expected to resume on Monday, October 3, 2022.

Storm Preparation Information:

-All sand has been used; there are no more sandbag operations at Town Hall.

-The Charleston County Citizens Information Line is now open.  Call 843-746-3900, or 843-746-3909 for Spanish speaking assistance.

-Charleston County shelters are now open at Dunston Elementary and a pet shelter at 3841 Leeds Avenue.  Visit this webpage for information: Hurricane Info | Emergency Management Department (charlestoncounty.org)

-Buses will transport folks from marked hurricane evacuation signs on the island to these shelters.  Check the webpage above for more information.

-Power outages can be reported to Dominion Energy by calling 888-333-4465 or visit this webpage to report online: Report Outage or Emergency | South Carolina | Dominion Energy

-Downed trees blocking roads: call 911.

-Town Hall phone number: 843-795-4141

 

Posted by Frances Thursday, September 29, 2022 3:19:00 PM Categories: priority

Town of James Island: Hurricane Ian Release #3 

September 28, 2022

News Release #3: Hurricane Ian

The Charleston area is now under a tropical storm warning, a storm surge warning, and a hurricane watch.  At this time, the track of the storm is still fluctuating, but we can expect tropical conditions beginning Thursday afternoon and lasting into Saturday, having the most significant wind and rain throughout the day Friday.  Moderate to major flooding is expected during periods of excessive rainfall and high tides. 

The Town of James Island will move to OPCON 2 beginning at 4:00 pm today, Wednesday, September 28, 2022. This means that staff is currently working towards an elevated level of preparedness, and we will cease normal Town operations starting at 5:00 pm today.  Regular Town operations are expected to resume on Monday, October 3, 2022.

Storm Preparation Information:

-Sandbags will be available at Town Hall (1122 Dills Bluff Rd) until 6:00 pm today and tomorrow beginning at 8:00 am.

-The Citizens Information Line is now open.  843-746-3900, or 843-746-3909 for Spanish speaking assistance.

-Charleston County will open a shelter on Thursday at 12:00 pm at Dunston Elementary and a pet shelter at 3841 Leeds Avenue on Thursday at 8:00 am.  Visit this webpage for information: Hurricane Info | Emergency Management Department (charlestoncounty.org)

-Buses will transport folks from marked hurricane evacuation signs on the island to these shelters.  Check the webpage above for more information.

-Power outages can be reported to Dominion Energy by calling 888-333-4465 or visit this webpage to report online: Report Outage or Emergency | South Carolina | Dominion Energy

 

 

Posted by Frances Thursday, September 29, 2022 8:13:00 AM Categories: priority
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