SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Wednesday, July 8, 2020) – Summerville Town Council has passed an emergency ordinance requiring all Town Council, Committees, Boards, and Commission meetings to be held electronically through Thursday, August 13, 2020. The vote was made at an emergency special called council meeting on Tuesday, July 7. The decision was made in the best interest of public health and out of an abundance of caution in helping to reduce risk of exposure to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
The Town will host meetings through Zoom, a digital conferencing service that allows meetings to be broadcast on the Internet to devices such as computers, tablets, and phones. The public can watch meetings by clicking the ‘live streaming’ link on the homepage of the Town’s website.
Town Council will meet for its regular monthly council meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 9, via Zoom, not in Council Chambers. Residents can sign up for public comment one of two ways:
An ordinance passed on Monday, June 29 requires the public to wear face coverings in retail and foodservice establishments, effective through 11:59 p.m. Thursday, July 9, unless renewed or sooner terminated by Council.
The Annex Building and Town Hall are open with strict guidelines.
Services for permitting, planning, zoning, business licensing, code enforcement, and general requests are available online through the CitizenServe portal or by phone.
The Town advises the public to take precautions issued by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
For more information visit www.summervillesc.gov or call the appropriate department.