Meetings for the Week of September 2nd 

 

Here is a look at the week of September 2, 2019:

Monday, Sept. 2, Labor Day.  Town Hall closed; reopens Tuesday, Sept. 3 @ 9 a.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 4: James Island Arts Committee meets at 6 p.m. at the Town Hall

Thursday, Sept. 5: Candidate Filing for Town November Election closes at 12:00 Noon

 

Town Hall is located at 1122 Dills Bluff Road, James Island. For further information, contact the Town Hall at (843) 795-4141.

Posted by Frances Friday, August 30, 2019 10:56:00 AM Categories: priority

NEWS RELEASE - HURRICANE DORIAN, Update #3, August 29, 2019 

The Town of James Island participated in a Tri-County Conference call at 12:30 p.m. with Charleston County. The Town of James Island continues to monitor the development of Hurricane and remains at OPCON 3.  Definition of OPCON levels:  http://www.charlestoncounty.org/departments/emergency-management/opcon.php

Here are some key issues:

• Hurricane Dorian continues to move northwest at just under 13 mph.

• The National Hurricane Center calls for Hurricane Dorian to turn west/northwestward towards the southeastern United States this weekend.

• Hurricane Dorian will continue to strengthen and will become a major hurricane.

• The National Weather Service forecast calls for an increased potential of moderate to major tidal flooding next week.

• It is still too early to determine the exact impacts Hurricane Dorian will have on the South Carolina Coastline.

• The Town of James Island advises that you make necessary preparations now to respond in the event Hurricane Dorian becomes a threat to South Carolina. We are likely to see coastal flooding and heavy rains as a result by the first to middle of next week.

The Town is not issuing sandbags at this time. However, we are readying supplies in case they are needed and will notify the public if and when sandbag operations begin.

If there has been disruption to utility service, please contact Dominion Energy Customer Service through the resources listed below:

Dominion Energy Customer Service: 1-866-366-4357

Down/Sparking Lines: 1-888-333-4465

Gas Leaks: 1-800-815-0083

Power Outage: 1-888-333-4465
Down Trees: Call 911

Non-emergency Public Safety concerns: Consolidated Dispatch – (843) 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/

Current Charleston County Hurricane Information: https://www.charlestoncounty.org/departments/emergency-management/index.php

Definition of OPCON levels:  http://www.charlestoncounty.org/departments/emergency-management/opcon.php

Download the Charleston County EMD App for the latest updates by searching CC EMD in your carrier’s app store.

                           

For updates, visit the Charleston County website or follow us on our social media platforms:

 Visit website: www.charlestoncounty.org

Updates on Hurricane Dorian will be released and posted to the webpage and social media as new information becomes available. Visit website: Town of James island: www.jamesislandsc.us for latest news releases.

 

 

 

 

 

Posted by Frances Thursday, August 29, 2019 3:38:00 PM Categories: priority

NEWS RELEASE - TROPICAL STORM DORIAN, UPDATE #2 

The Town of James Island continues to monitor the development of Tropical Storm Dorian.

Here are some key issues:

  • Tropical Storm Dorian is approximately 1,500 miles from the South Carolina coastline.
  • Tropical Storm Dorian is moving northwestward at just under 13 mph.
  • Tropical Storm Dorian will likely strengthen over the next 2 days, reaching hurricane strength.
  • It is still too early to determine what if any impacts Dorian will have on South Carolina.
  • The National Hurricane Center’s confidence in both the long term forecast track as well as the intensity forecast remains low.

The Town of James Island will continue to monitor Tropical Storm Dorian and highly advises that you do the same, making necessary preparations now to respond in the event Tropical Storm Dorian becomes a threat to South Carolina.

If there has been disruption to utility service, please contact Dominion Energy Customer Service through the resources listed below:

Dominion Energy Customer Service: 1-866-366-4357

Downed/Sparking Lines: 1-888-333-4465

Gas Leaks: 1-800-815-0083

Power Outage: 1-888-333-4465

Down Trees: Call 911

Current Charleston County Hurricane Information: https://www.charlestoncounty.org/departments/emergency-management/index.php

Definition of OPCON levels:  http://www.charlestoncounty.org/departments/emergency-management/opcon.php

Download the Charleston County EMD App for the latest updates by searching CC EMD in your carrier’s app store.

                        

For updates, visit the Charleston County website or follow us on our social media platforms:

 

Posted by Frances Wednesday, August 28, 2019 10:00:00 AM Categories: priority

NEWS RELEASE - TROPICAL STORM DORIAN , UPDATE #1 

NEWS RELEASE – TROPICAL STORM DORIAN

Update #1

August 26, 2019

The Town of James Island continues to monitor the development of Tropical Storm Dorian.

Here are some key issues:

  • Tropical Storm Dorian is approximately 2,000 miles SE of the South Carolina coastline.
  • Tropical Storm Dorian is moving westward at just over 14 mph.
  • Tropical Storm Dorian should turn west/northwestward today and then northwestward on Wednesday.
  • Tropical Storm Dorian is likely to strengthen over the next few days, possibly reaching hurricane strength by Tuesday as the storm passes over the eastern Caribbean Sea.
  • It is still too early to determine what if any impacts Dorian will have on South Carolina.
  • The Town of James island will continue to monitor Tropical Storm Dorian and advises that you do the same, making necessary preparations now to respond in the event Tropical Storm Dorian becomes a threat to South Carolina.

If there has been disruption to utility service, please contact Dominion Energy Customer Service through the resources listed below:

Dominion Energy Customer Service: 1-866-366-4357

Downed/Sparking Lines: 1-888-333-4465

Gas Leaks: 1-800-815-0083

Power Outage: 1-888-333-4465

Down Trees: Call 911

Current Charleston County Hurricane Information: https://www.charlestoncounty.org/departments/emergency-management/index.php

Definition of OPCON levels:  http://www.charlestoncounty.org/departments/emergency-management/opcon.php

Download the Charleston County EMD App for the latest updates by searching CC EMD in your carrier’s app store.

For updates, visit the Charleston County website or follow us on our social media platforms:

 

Posted by Frances Monday, August 26, 2019 12:08:00 PM Categories: priority

CORRECTION: Helping Hands Volunteers 

Helping Hands Volunteers please meet at Pinckney Park on Saturday, September 14 at 9 a.m. (not at Town Hall).

We apologize for the error in the location site.

 

 

Posted by Frances Friday, August 23, 2019 10:42:00 AM Categories: priority
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