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August 23, August 21 Council Meeting Highlights Town Council met on August 21.  

      Mayor and Council passed a resolution celebrating the 100th birthday of James Island resident Ercelle Moore Chillis.

      Council held a public hearing regarding the proposed rezoning of the Bright Property on Dills Bluff Road to Planned Development.  

     Council approved a contract with Atlantic Business Continuity Services to review and update the Town's Emergency Plan.    It also approved a contract with VC3 to update the Town's Information Technology Services.  The Town will be moving to a cloud-based service.

      Council made appointments to the Planning Commission.  Ed Lohr was reappointed and Ed Steers appointed to four year terms.   Lyndy Palmer was appointed to complete the remainder of Garrett Milliken's term.   

      Council also made appointments to the Board of Zoning Appeals.    Chairman Sim Parrish and Roy Smith were both reappointed to four year terms.

      Council elected Garrett Milliken to chair its Environment and Beautification Committee.   Council elected Josh Stokes to chair its Children's Committee and also elected him to chair its Business Development Committee.

      Council defeated 3 to 2 a resolution from Councilman Milliken to create a Tree Advisory Commission.    Councilmen Blank and Stokes joined Mayor Woolsey in opposition.   Councilman Mullinax voted with Councilman Milliken in favor.

      Council passed a municipal agreement with Charleston County to pave Ben Road.   The paving project should begin this coming spring.

      Council passed second reading of an amendment to the Zoning and Subdivision Regulation Ordinance allowing the Tree Fund to be used to plant trees on James Island rather than solely within the jurisdiction of the Town.

      Council passed 4 to 1 first reading of a  rezoning of the Bright Property on Dills Bluff Road to a Planned Development which includes 30 single family homes and several areas of common space.   The proposed use for single family homes and the overall density of 3 units per acre is consistent with the existing zoning.  Councilmen Blank, Stokes, and Mullinax joined Mayor Woolsey in voting in favor.   Councilman Milliken opposed the rezoning.   Second reading is scheduled for the September meeting. August 15, Town Council Public Hearing on August 21, 2014

The Town of James Island Town Council will hold a Public Hearing on a zoning map amendment (re-zoning) request on Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 7:00pm in the Council Chambers. The applicant is proposing to rezone property located at 1054 & 0 Dills Bluff Road from the Low-Density Suburban Residential (RSL) District to the Planned Development (PD-101) Zoning District for a single family development consisting of 30 homes and 4 community open space areas. Copies of the proposed Preserve at Dills Bluff Planning Development Guidelines are available for the public to review Monday-Friday during normal business hours. Please call Town Hall at 795-4141 with any questions.

Link to Town Council Agenda and attachments is here.

August 5, Riverland Drive CMP Community Meeting on August 18th

The Riverland Drive Corridor Management Plan Community Meeting has been scheduled for Monday, August 18th from 5:30 - 7:00pm at the Lowcounty Senior Center. The purpose of the meeting is to gain input on the draft CMP recommendations and proposed action projects. Please click on the link below to view the flyer with more details.

Riverland CMP Study Community Meeting, Aug. 18th


Swearing-in Ceremony Agenda
August 4, 2014
6:00 p.m.


Prayer and Pledge of Allegiance

Recognition of Dignitaries

Administer Oath of Office for Mayor and Town Council Members:
        Mayor Bill Woolsey
        Councilman Leonard Blank
        Councilman Garrett Milliken
        Councilman Darren "Troy" Mullinax
        Councilman Joshua P. Stokes



The Honorable Peter M. McCoy, Jr.
SC Representative, District #115 will perform the Swearing-in Ceremony

July 31, Mayor and Town Council Swearing in Ceremony

Mayor and Town Council Swearing in Ceremony on August 4, 2014.

The Town of James Island will hold a Swearing-in Ceremony for the candidates elected to the Town of James Island Council. The Ceremony will be held at the Town Hall, 1238-B Camp Road, James Island, SC on Monday, August 4, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. The Honorable Peter M. McCoy, Jr., SC Representative, District #115 will perform the Ceremony. The public is invited.

James Island Town Hall

1238-B Camp Road

P.O. Box 12240

James Island, SC 29412

Office: (843) 795-4141

Fax: (843) 795-4878

Email: info@jamesislandsc.us

Webmaster: Bill Woolsey

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