SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Monday, April 6, 2020) – The Summerville Town Council standing committee meetings scheduled for Monday, April 6, 2020, have been postponed to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 9, before the regular scheduled monthly council meeting at 6 p.m. Council members and staff will meet 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 the meeting by clicking the ‘live streaming’ link on the homepage of the Town’s website. Public comments for posted agenda items will be accepted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org through 4:30 p.m. Thursday.
All other Town meetings for April can be watched through the links below.
The Town will hold public hearings required for the Planning Commission and BZA. The public will have the capability to comment during the meetings by typing in their comments. The public is welcome to submit comments prior to the meeting by emailing email@example.com or calling (843) 851-4214.
These decisions were made in the best interest of public health and out of an abundance of caution in helping to prevent transmission of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Council declared a State of Emergency in the town of Summerville to take effect through 11:59 p.m. Thursday, April 9. The vote was made at a special called council meeting on Thursday, March 19. It temporarily suspends normal operating procedures of Council and authorizes the Town Administrator and Mayor to develop and enact a plan to ensure the continuity in the delivery of government services during the COVID-19 emergency.
All Town offices are closed to the public. Services for permitting, planning, zoning, business licensing, code enforcement, and general requests are available online through the CitizenServe portal or by phone.
All Town spring sports programs have been postponed.
The Town advises the public to take precautions issued by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the World Health Organization.
For more information on Town services, visit www.summervillesc.gov or call the appropriate department.