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16 May Certificates for Young Leaders

In the final weeks of school before summer, I am making rounds to the nine middle schools to present certificates to the Young Leaders of Beaufort Program students. This morning, I visited Robert Smalls International Academy where I presented to Front Row – Brianna Glover, Brendan Moore, Jonathan Garcia;  Back Row – Mayor Keyserling, Nicole Holloman, Tajanna White. Ms. Holloman is the Principal and is holding a copy of the book The Pink Dolphin which I wrote with then 8 year old Thomas McDemott and 83 year old Bill Dula.  My charge was for...

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16 May Masking tape makes cool shoes

While visiting Robert Smalls International Academy this morning, I saw shoes displayed in the hallway.  When I looked closer, I realized they were fabricated by students using masking tape. I could not resist the following photos. ...

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16 May Response to letters about Boundary Street

Response to Dr. Henry's Letter: Boundary Street plan unworkable Dear Dr. Henry: I understand your concern and the inconvenience you may face going to and from your clinic on Boundary Street.  For that I am sorry, but I also see the brighter picture of a completed redo of the Gateway to Beaufort. For ten years, over the course of three city councils and two mayors,  the City of Beaufort has been planning the Boundary Street Redevelopment Project. The project is currently about 20 percent complete. From the beginning, there were numerous public planning events to which...

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City Of Beaufort SC

16 May City of Beaufort-Town of Port Royal Joint Municipal Planning Commission will hold a workshop on Wednesday, May 18

CITY OF BEAUFORT DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICES 1911 Boundary Street BEAUFORT, SOUTH CAROLINA 29902 (843) 525-7011 FAX (843) 986-5606 www.cityofbeaufort.org NOTICE OF WORKSHOP CITY OF BEAUFORT--TOWN OF PORT ROYAL JOINT MUNICIPAL PLANNING COMMISSION The City of Beaufort--Town of Port Royal Joint Municipal Planning Commission will hold a workshop on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 4:30 P.M. in the first floor conference room in Beaufort City Hall, 1911 Boundary Street, Beaufort, to review the draft Beaufort Development Code. Note: If you have special needs due to a physical challenge, please call (843) 525-7011 for additional information. For more information,...

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Beaufort County Library

16 May On Your Mark, Get Set…For Summer Reading at Library Branches

NEWS RELEASE   May 16, 2016   On Your Mark, Get Set…For Summer Reading at Library Branches   The Beaufort County Library System branches are gearing up for the kick off of the 2016 Summer Reading Program, On Your Mark, Get Set…Read!  Children and teens earn points by reading and attending events at the library. Participants receive prizes as points are accumulated, with exciting grand prizes offered.   Library branches have a variety of exciting events lined up such as magicians, jugglers, meet-and-greet with local athletic champions, live music, active storytelling, and more.   Registration begins system-wide on Saturday, June...

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City Of Beaufort SC

16 May City Council Agenda Worksession and Special Regular Meeting – May 17

CITY OF BEAUFORT 1911 BOUNDARY STREET BEAUFORT MUNICIPAL COMPLEX BEAUFORT, SOUTH CAROLINA 29902 (843) 525-7070 CITY COUNCIL AGENDA WORKSESSION AND SPECIAL REGULAR MEETING May 17, 2016 NOTE: IF YOU HAVE SPECIAL NEEDS DUE TO A PHYSICAL CHALLENGE, PLEASE CALL IVETTE BURGESS 525-7070 FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION STATEMENT OF MEDIA NOTIFICATION "In accordance with South Carolina Code of Laws, 1976, Section 30-4-80(d), as amended, all local media was duly notified of the time, date, place and agenda of this meeting." WORKSESSION - PLANNING CONFERENCE ROOM, 1ST FLOOR I. CALL TO ORDER 5:00 P.M. Mayor Billy Keyserling II. PRESENTATIONS A. FY 2017 Budget – Public Works and...

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16 May Historic Preservation Symposium Celebrating 20th Anniversary of Bluffton’s Historic Designation

Historic Preservation Symposium Celebrating 20th Anniversary of Bluffton’s Historic Designation   The Town of Bluffton is hosting its inaugural historic preservation symposium, Thursday, May 19th at 5: 30 p.m. at Town Hall.  The symposium, “The Bluffton Historic District: This Place Matters,” will bring together historic preservation organizations, residents, students, business owners and Town leaders to discuss the importance of preservation. This symposium is a celebration of the 20th anniversary of the designation of the Bluffton Historic District to the National Register of Historic Places.  In conjunction with Bluffton’s celebration, this event also honors...

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City Of Beaufort SC

16 May Neighborhood Associations Meeting Wednesday, May 18 at 10:00 AM

Agenda Meeting of Neighborhood Associations Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 10:00 A.M. First Floor Conference Room, Beaufort City Hall 1911 Boundary Street I. Introductions II. News from City Staff and Strategic Partners a. Waste Pro—Lamar Taylor; ltaylor@cityofbeaufort.org b. Landscaping--Lamar Taylor; ltaylor@cityofbeaufort.org i. The Greenery—Chris Newnham; ChrisNewnham@thegreeneryinc.com ii. Southern Palmetto Landscape c. Public Works--Lamar Taylor; ltaylor@cityofbeaufort.org d. Park Beaufort--Alice Wallace alwallace@spplus.com e. Chamber of Commerce--Jason Ruhf; jasonr@beaufortsc.org f. Fire--Chief Reece Bertholf; rbertfholf@cityofbeaufort.org g. Police--Chief Matt Clancy; mclancy@cityofbeaufort.org h. Building Codes--Bruce Skipper; bskipper@safebuilt.com i. Code Enforcement--Captain Tim Ogden; togden@cityofbeaufort.org j. Beaufort Housing Authority--Angela Childers; achilders@beaufortha.com k. Planning--Libby Anderson; landerson@cityofbeaufort.org III. News from Neighborhood Associations and Guests a. Battery Point b. Battery Shores c. The Bluff d....

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Bill Prokop

16 May City Manager’s Report – May 10

The following is a summary of City Manager Bill Prokop’s Report to City Council last week. CITY MANAGER'S COMMENTS                                                                                                                               MAY 10TH, 2016   Tonight we are using a new format to present to you our budget request for the 2017-18 fiscal year. We have developed a standard format for each department and it will clearly show you their requested expenses as well as the agreed budget amount that we are bringing forward. In addition, it shows their departments accomplishments, their biggest needs, their goals for the upcoming year, and lastly they will address any...

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Parris Island Golf

16 May Dogs Help Prevent Military Suicide Deaths

Dogs Help Prevent Military Suicide Deaths Needed: More Assistance Dogs for Veterans with Disabilities FRIDAY, MAY 20 play golf, or sponsor, at the Legends of Parris Island Course . Shotgun, scramble Tee time at 1330. Great prizes, contests, silent auction and 100% proceeds goes to helping military members with Post-Traumatic Stress get an Assictance Dog. Come meet our dogs at both events! SATURDAY, MAY 21: Golf Fundraiser and Family/Dog Scavenger Hunt Raises Money for Assistance Dogs May 21, 2016 9am -12 noon $10/dog (humans free)   Beaufort, SC, May 10, 2016: Calling all family-owned Dogs...

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