Town to Host Two Free Shredding Events in 2023

Mark your calendars! The Town of Seabrook Island has announced the dates for two free shredding events in 2023:

  • Spring Shredding Event: Friday, April 14, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
  • Fall Shredding Event: Friday, October 6, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Both events will be held rain or shine and will take place in the parking lot adjacent to Seabrook Island Town Hall (2001 Seabrook Island Road).

Attendees will be limited to 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.

For more information, please call Town Hall at (843) 768-9121.

-Submitted by Joe Cronin, Town Administrator

TOSI Clips: Town Council Meeting January 24

A video of the January 24, 2023, Town Council meeting can be accessed online through the Town of Seabrook Island’s website. To view the 1 hour and 13 minute video, click here and select the video link under January 24, 2023.

If you have limited time and are just interested in a specific topic, select that item from the list below to watch that particular part of the meeting.

  • Public Hearing Items: None
  • Reports of Town Officers:
    • Mayor – John Gregg
    • Town Administrator – Joe Cronin
      • Update on MyGov Implementation
    • Town Clerk/Treasurer – Katharine Watkins
    • Town Attorney – Stephen Brown – No Report
    • Zoning Administrator – Tyler Newman
  • Ordinances for First Reading: None
  • Items for Information or Discussion: No Items
  • Council Comments – None

-Submitted by the Town of Seabrook Island

2023 Community Promotion Grant Applications Are Now Available

The Community Promotion Grant program was established by Seabrook Island Town Council in 2021 and is now in its third year of operation.

Community Promotion Grants are intended to provide financial support to eligible non-profit entities for programs and activities designed to benefit the Town of Seabrook Island by promoting and enhancing community wellness, cultural and historical awareness, environmental and wildlife conservation efforts and economic development; or which improve citizen participation, satisfaction and sense of place.

2023 Community Promotion Grant Program Summary

  • Total Funds Available in 2023: $7,500.00
  • Minimum Grant Amount: $250.00
  • Maximum Grant Amount: $1,500.00
  • To Apply: Grant applications will be accepted starting February 1, 2023. The first review of applications will take place on March 16, 2023. The deadline to be considered during the first review of applications is noon on March 9, 2023. Applications will continue to be accepted until the earlier of October 1, 2023, or upon the commitment of all available grant funding for 2023.

For more information about the Community Promotion Grant program, or to download a grant application form, please click here

–Submitted by the Town of Seabrook Island

Monday Jan 16 Is A State and Federal Holiday

Monday, January 16, 2023, is a state and federal holiday honoring the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. On this day, we remember his contributions to the nation and his role in the civil rights movement.

The US Post Office will be closed and there will be no mail delivery on Monday. Most banks, as well as some schools, will also be closed. In addition, the following will be opened/closed.

Town of Seabrook Island offices will be closed all day on Monday, January 16.

SIPOA offices will be closed all day on Monday, January 16. Note: there will still be trash and recycling pickup on Monday.

Post and Computer Center will remain open. FedEx and UPS will still be running.

Vincent’s Drug Store will remain open.

Harris Teeter will remain open.

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TOSI Clips: Town Council Work Session January 10

A video of the January 10, 2023, Town Council Meeting can be accessed online through the Town of Seabrook Island’s website. To view the 31 minute video, click here and select the video link under January 10, 2023.

If you have limited time and are just interested in a specific topic, select that item from the list below to watch that particular part of the meeting.

-Submitted by the Town of Seabrook Island

The Seabrooker January 2023

The January 2023 edition of The Seabrooker can be accessed online through the Town of Seabrook Island’s website.

Click here and select the January 2023 link to read the following columns:

  • From Town Hall – “Happy New Year Seabrookers!” page 1
  • SIPOA Election Candidates pages 8-9
  • COVAR Corner – “Communication and Staying Informed on Seabrook Island” page 10

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New Year’s Weekend Holiday Hours

Since 2023 New Year’s Day falls on Sunday this year, the federal government has designated Monday, January 2, 2023 a federal holiday. This means many banks and businesses will be closed on Monday, January 2, 2023.

SIPOA Offices will be open on Friday, December 30 with normal hours. They will be closed on Monday, January 2 and reopen Tuesday, January 3 with normal hours.

The Lake House will close at 5:00 pm on Saturday, December 31 although after-hours access is allowed for property owners and club members with amenity cards. They will reopen on Sunday, January 1 at 10:00 for guests.

Town of Seabrook Island Offices will be closed on Monday, January 2. They will reopen on Tuesday, January 3 with normal hours.

Harris Teeter will have normal hours during the weekend including Monday, January 2.

Vincent’s Drug Store will have normal hours during the weekend including Monay, January 2.

Post and Computer Center will be open from 9:00 am until noon on Saturday, December 31. They will be closed all day Sunday, January 1 and Monday, January 2. They will open with normal hours on Tuesday, January 3.

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Andell West (Charleston County Planning & Public Works Committee)

The Andell West (property behind Freshfields Village) re-zoning request is on the agenda for the Charleston County Planning and Public Works Committee meeting scheduled for 5:00 pm on January 12, 2023. An agenda for the meeting will be available from the Charleston County Government website (www.charlestoncounty.org) on the Friday, January 6, before the meeting. A file of the rezoning request is available from the Charleston County Government Website by clicking here.

-Submitted by John Gregg, Mayor, Town of Seabrook Island

TOSI 2023 Meeting Schedules

The 2023 meeting schedules for the Town of Seabrook Island are now available. Click here to access and download a one page, printable schedule for the following:

  • Town Council
  • Board of Zoning Appeals
  • Community Promotion & Engagement Committee
  • Environment & Wildlife Committee
  • Planning Commission
  • Public Safety Committee
  • Public Works Committee
  • Utility Commission

Meeting dates and times, as well as agendas, minutes, and videos can be found on the Town of Seabrook Island website under the Meetings tab.

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