McCoy files Annexation Legislation 

Representative Peter McCoy filed new annexation legislation last week in Columbia.   He explained, “This bill modifies legal contiguity in a way that will allow people who were left out of the Town in 2012 to be included.”   House Bill 4203 applies when a municipality is entirely located within a special purpose district that has an elected governing body.   If the bill passes, then any property that would be contiguous to the municipality but for a break in the contiguity of the special purpose district would be legally contiguous with the municipality.    Existing annexation law could then be applied.   Mayor Bill Woolsey stated, “All James Islanders owe Representative McCoy thanks for his work on this issue.   Once this bill is signed into law, we can start putting together a petition drive and annexation election.  The Town can be reunited.”   Representative McCoy believes that the bill has a good chance in the House this year and hopes that the South Carolina Senate will consider it early next year.

Posted by Bill Saturday, May 23, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Charleston County 9-1-1 Consolidated Center Presentation 

at James Island Neighborhood Council Meeting

During the presentation there will be discussion of the Charleston County Consolidated 9-1-1 Center's history, consolidation partners, some basic numbers, employment & training, accreditation, calls processing, how you can be prepared to call 9-1-1; 9-1-1 challenges, Smart911, Citizen Alert Notification System and Text to 9-1-1.

Smart911 is a new service that will help you when you call 9-1-1. Once you've signed up, 9-1-1 call takers will be provided important information that will help them to address your emergency. This information, including photos, medical issues and current location can help Police, Fire, and EMS locate and help you.

Citizen Alert Notification System is a powerful tool that allows Charleston County to quickly send mass notifications that keeps everyone informed before, during, and after any emergency incidents.

This presentation will be held at the Town of James Island Town Hall, 1238-B Camp Road, at 7:00 p.m. on May 28th.

At this meeting, you will be able to register for free and create a safety profile, which is private and secure.

Sasha Vagas-Fimiani

Charleston County 9-1-1- Consolidated Center

Posted by Frances Thursday, May 21, 2015 3:58:00 PM

Notice of Public Hearing on a Comprehensive Plan for the Town of James Island 





Notice of Public Hearing on a Comprehensive Plan for the Town of James Island


The Town of James Island, South Carolina will hold a public hearing at 7:00 p.m. on June 18, 2015 at the Town Hall, located at 1238-B Camp Road, on the elements of the Comprehensive Plan recommended by the Planning Commission for adoption by Town Council pursuant to S.C. Code §6-29-530. Copies of the documents to be considered are available for public inspection at the Town Hall.






Posted by Robin Monday, May 18, 2015 10:18:00 AM

May 21 Town Council Meeting 

Town Council will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, May 21 at 7:00 p.m.

Please click on agenda link for the agenda meeting packet.

Posted by Frances Friday, May 15, 2015 4:08:00 PM

Groundbreaking for Ben Road 

On Thursday, May 14th, The Town of James Island hosted a Groundbreaking ceremony for Ben Road. The Charleston County Transportation Sales Tax Program, with matching funds provided by the Town of James Island, is improving Ben Road with a pervious asphalt pavement surface. Construction begins on Monday, May 18th.


Posted by Ashley Thursday, May 14, 2015 3:39:00 PM
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