Hilton Head Island enjoys a wonderful synergy between tourism and residential interests. This drives progress that benefits everyone. But that balance is delicate and could swing too far in either direction.
For example, it appears to me that recent plans for the Coligny area and other secretive plans might be an early warning sign of an imbalance between the influence of commercial and residential interests.
How could this happen?
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Given these possibilities, wouldn't it make sense to have a group focus and lobby for residents' interests? That could provide balance, given the presence of well-organized and politically-connected folks lobbying for their own goals. Think about it.
Steven M. Baer