Lady’s Islanders: We Want Your Comments! The Lady’s Island Area Plan, an initiative of Beaufort County and the City of Beaufort, has been posted in draft form, and is available for public review on a special website, Lady’s Island Area Plan. The planning process, overseen by a ten-member steering committee drawn from the community and supported by planning staff […]
NEW REPORT OUTLINES COMMUNITY VISION FOR FUTURE OF LADY’S ISLAND * * * Sea Island Corridor Coalition, Coastal Conservation League release findings from Lady’s Island community development forum, citizen visioning sessions * * * FIVE PRINCIPLES FOR MANAGING GROWTH ON LADY’S ISLAND BEAUFORT SC, JUNE 28 – Lady’s Island residents are concerned that the
Last week a pick-up crashed on the Woods Bridge and knocked the bridge out for a day. As Port Royal Town Manager Van Willis likes to say: “When the Woods Bridge is down it’s chaos over here.” “Over here” is the Port Royal approach to the McTeer Bridge, the only way on and off the
At its March 24 meeting, the Northern Plan Implementation Committee heard an update on the County’s initiative to create a “Lady’s Island Area Plan.” As conceived, there was little new in this approach; the County proposed a review of past and existing plans and ideas for Lady’s Island, in an effort to guide future development.
The meeting at Lady’s Island Elementary was the first step in a process designed to engage the community in future development plans for the island, and communicate the community’s voice to city and county elected officials and staff. Due to the overflow crowd on Feb. 23, we were unable to do full justice to the
The colorful maps, crayons and candy at each cafeteria table hinted at an elementary exercise. But the hundreds of area residents who filled Lady’s Island Elementary School on Thursday took on a complicated subject. The community forum hosted by the Coastal Conservation League and grassroots Sea Island Corridor Coalition targeted the lofty goal of designing
Designing A Future For Lady’s island – postponed from Jan. 12 due a medical emergency – has now been rescheduled for Feb. 23. Arrangements are the same: Lady’s Island Elementary School on Chowan Creek Bluff, with check in beginning at 5:30 p.m. The event is expected to end at 8:30 p.m. Admission is free, and
The County – at long last – is toying with the idea of hiring a consultant to guide development of a Master Plan for Lady’s Island. This is not a simple task, and there are many different things to be considered. Critically important is the level of resident involvement. And the Sea Island Coalition told