Council Highlights

Election of Mayor Pro Tempore Councilwoman Smith was elected as Mayor Pro Tempore Consent Agenda

City Council passed the consent agenda including previous meetings minutes and the following items:

Purchase of two (2) Dodge Durango AWD V6 Pursuit SUVs for the Police Department in...Read more
Presentation of Audit Results Mr. Justin Kiddy of McKay Kiddy gave a brief overview of the City’s FY20 audited financial statements. The City has received a “clean” opinion for the year ending June 30, 2020. The City’s assets exceed their liabilities by approximately $33M. The City has a bond...Read more
Standing Committees City Council approved repairs to the roof of the Public Works building in an amount not to exceed $23,000 to address condensation issues and prevent damage. City Council also approved increasing provision for Builder’s Risk insurance for the marina dock rehabilitation project by...Read more
Standing Committees City Council approved the purchase of a new Records Management System, and a new four wheel drive pickup truck for the Police Department. City Council also approved the award of a contract in the amount of $4,304,008 to Salmon's Dredging for the marina dock rehabilitation...Read more
Standing Committees Council approved a proposal from Thomas & Hutton for a conceptual study of the Waterway Boulevard path to evaluate the feasibility of elevating the path. City Council approved a sponsorship request from the South Carolina Aquarium for the Turtle Trek 5k in the amount of $7,...Read more
May 26, 2020 Standing Committees Council approved a proposal from The College of Charleston's Riley Center for Livable Communities in the amount of $15,000 to assist the City in developing a Strategic Plan. This is the first time Strategic Plan for the City and will be a working document that will...Read more
Standing Committees Council awarded a contract in the amount of $25,000 for the July 4th fireworks show. The City hired the same vendor from the last 4 years. Council approved a five (5) year extension to the JLG Enterprise contract for beach garbage and recycling collection services. This vendor...Read more
Standing Committees The Council meeting began with the nominations for, and election of, the Mayor Pro Tem by the members of Council. Jimmy Ward was elected. Council heard a presentation of the FY19 audited statements by Chris Kerr of McKay Kiddy, through the process of the audit the FY19 financial...Read more
City Council approved a recommendation from the Accomodations Tax committee to award a sponsorship in the amount of $6,000.00 for the IOP Turtle Hatchling Scavenger Hunt. This is part of a partnership between the City, the Exchange Club, and the Turtle Team to educate the public about the role sea...Read more