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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 ยง6-29-530. Copies of the documents to be considered are available for public inspection at the Town Hall.






Posted by Robin Sanders 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

First Reading on JIPSD Budget Tuesday, May 12 at 7 

The JIPSD Budget is up for first reading at the Commission Meeting on Tuesday, May 12 at 7:00 at Signal Point Road.

The current draft includes a property tax increase from 51.1 mills to 53.1 mills.   That is a 3.9% increase.

The draft budget includes pay increases for all JIPSD employees averaging 7.5%.   

The budget document forecasts property tax increases to 64.1 millls in 2020, a 25% increase over 5 years.

The possible sale of a portion of the Dills Bluff Property is on the agenda as well.   The Town has expressed interest in buying up to 2 acres of the property for a new Town Hall.   It is also a potential site for the new Charleston County library on James Island if the Commissioners are willing to sell.

The agenda for the meeting his here.

The JIPSD budget is voted upon by the JIPSD Commissioners.

Bill Woolsey, Mayor



Posted by Bill Monday, May 11, 2015 7:17:00 AM
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