Beaufort News

Meetings for the week of April 25, 2011

MONDAY

Beaufort county

Finance Committee: 2:30 p.m.; executive conference room, administration building, 100 Ribaut Road, Beaufort

Agenda: Fire districts' budget proposals for fiscal year 2012; accommodations and hospitality tax distribution recommendations for 2011; review of third-quarter financial metrics; consideration of contracts for EMS billing and building-code software

On the Web: www.bcgov.net

County Council: 4 p.m.; council chambers, administration building, 100 Ribaut Road, Beaufort

Agenda: Proposed purchase of the Beaufort Commerce Park and motion to refer the matter back to committee for review of two appraisals; redistricting criteria and target dates, demonstration of software; authorizing the county to use eminent domain to acquire 2.19 acres owned by "heirs of Tom Brown" on Martin Luther King Drive to provide access to the new St. Helena library

On the Web: www.bcgov.net

Town of Hilton Head Island

Planning Commission Rules Subcommittee: 4 p.m.; council chambers, Town Hall, 1 Town Center Court

Agenda: Amend rules on town-appointed committees

On the Web: www.hiltonheadislandsc.gov

TUESDAY

Beaufort County

Public Facilities Committee: 4:30 p.m.; executive conference room, administration building, 100 Ribaut Road, Beaufort

Agenda: S.C. Aeronautics Commission grant offer for Hilton Head Island Airport; construction of bathrooms and a second multi-purpose field at Lady's Island Community Park; contract for Buckwalter Regional Park soccer field addition

On the Web: www.bcgov.net

CITY OF BEAUFORT

City Council: 5 p.m., City Hall, 1911 Boundary St.

Agenda: Discussions on Riverview Charter School resolution and appointments for city representation on stormwater utility board and Lowcountry Council of Governments; public hearing on rezoning 804 Wilmington St. from general commercial to general residential district; second readings on rezoning 1004 Duke St. from general residential to neighborhood commercial district and allowing entertainment uses in residential zoning districts; first reading on budget amendment to fund purchase of police vehicles; resolution authorizing finance director Mack Cook to co-sign on all account of the city; public assembly/parade request from Tabernacle Baptist Church for May 28; resolution forming city of Beaufort and town of Port Royal joint committee regarding future joint fire department; request letter from the Gullah Festival regarding annual event; request for waiver of noise ordinance from Main Street Beaufort, USA for A Taste of Beaufort event

On the Web: www.cityofbeaufort.org

Town of Bluffton

Development Review Committee: 11 a.m.; Town Hall, 20 Bridge St.

Agenda: Review of a major subdivision in the Old Town Bluffton Historic District at 85 Calhoun St.

On the Web: www.townofbluffton.sc.gov

Town of Hilton Head Island

Design Review Board: 1:15 p.m.; council chambers, Town Hall, 1 Town Center Court

Agenda: Alterations to First Presbyterian Church

On the Web: www.hiltonheadislandsc.gov

Town of Yemassee

Town Council: 6:30 p.m., council chambers, Town Hall, 101 Town Circle

Agenda: Membership organization; discussion of bylaws

On the Web: www.yemassee.net

WEDNESDAY

Beaufort County

Council budget workshop with elected officials: 4:30 p.m.; council chambers, administration building, 100 Ribaut Road, Beaufort

Agenda: Budget proposals for the 2012 fiscal year from the offices of the sheriff, coroner, clerk of court, probate judge, magistrate judge, master in equity, treasurer and auditor

On the Web: www.bcgov.net

Town of Hilton Head Island

Planning and Development Standards Committee: 4 p.m.; Benjamin M. Racusin Council Chambers, Town Hall, 1 Town Center Court

Agenda: Consider approval of request from Ernest Marchetti, on behalf of Karen Watson, to change the zoning of two properties at No. 2 and No. 4 Marina Side Drive from low-density office use to commercial center; consider approval of proposed ordinance revising language to be consistent with the National Flood Insurance Program regulations

On the Web: www.hiltonheadislandsc.gov

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