Community Assistance Grants 

Now Accepting Applications

The Town of James Island is inviting local non-profits to apply for Community Assistance funding. The Town seeks to support organizations that provide beneficial services for the James Island Community as a whole.

For Fiscal Year 2015/2016, the deadline to apply is Sept. 30th. Applicants are invited to the Town Council meeting on Oct. 15th to present their requests. Awards will be made at the November 19th Council meeting. Grant awards typically range between $500 and $2,000.

Please click here for the Program Application and Guidelines.

Posted by Ashley Thursday, August 20, 2015 11:22:00 AM

August 20, 2015 Town Council Meeting 

Town Council will meet on Thursday, August 20th at 7:00 p.m. for its regularly scheduled meeting. Please click here for items of discussion on the agenda. To view the entire meeting packet, please click on the Residents tab or the meeting calendar.

Posted by Frances Friday, August 14, 2015 4:58:00 PM

Town Closed on Pinckney Park Property 

The Town of James Island closed on the purchase of Pinckney Park Thursday.   On behalf of all James Islanders, I want to thank Mr. Jerome Harris for providing this opportunity for everyone to enjoy the beauty of the land that has been in the Pinckney family for so many years.    The funds for the $890,000 purchase come from the Town’s urban allocation of the Charleston County Greenbelt Fund. I want to thank the staff at Charleston County Greenbelt as well as County Council.   I especially want to thank Councilman Joe Qualey for asking for the return of the Town’s Greenbelt allocation after our reincorporation in 2012.

We are very excited about the potential for this new Park.  Please visit the Park at our open house on Sunday, August 23 from 1 to 5.  Pinckney Park is at 461 Fort Johnson Road.  Also, come to our public workshop and give your input about how the Park will be used on Thursday, August 27 at 5:30 at Town Hall.

Mayor Bill Woolsey



Posted by Bill Thursday, August 13, 2015 4:35:00 PM

Open House for Pinckney Park and Public Workshop 

The Town of James Island is pleased to announce the purchase of Pinckney Park, a beautiful 7 acre site located at 461 Fort Johnson Road. Pinckney Park was purchased with Greenbelt Funds and offers a great view of the marsh with majestic trees and easy access. Please plan to drop by Pinckney Park for an Open House on Sunday, August 23rd between 1-5 p.m. You will have a chance to tour the park so please wear appropriate shoes.

Following the Open House, the Town is hosting a public workshop on Thursday, August 27 at 5:30  p.m. at Town Hall. This workshop will be a chance to receive community input and involvement on what our residents would like to see at the park. This information will help the Town select the most qualified firm to help design and implement an overall plan for Pinckney Park.  We look forward to you joining us.

Open House  / Public Workshop Flyer

Posted by Frances Wednesday, August 12, 2015 2:34:00 PM

School Supply Drive This Week 

The Town is working with First Baptist Church on a School Supply Drive.    We need the supplies by Friday, August 14.  Please bring them to Town Hall.

We are asking for donations of school supplies: new book bags, wide ruled and college ruled paper, pencils, pens and mechanical pencils, large and small erasers, pencil boxes, pencil pouches, colored pencils, markers, highlighters, rulers, pencil sharpeners, index cards, crayons, dry erase markers, glue sticks, composition books, safety scissors, 3-ring binders, notebook tab dividers and pocket folders.   Please see flyer for more information.

Posted by Bill Monday, August 10, 2015 5:23:00 PM
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