Shipyard News

An Update from Deputy Town Manager Josh Gruber 9/22/2020

An Update from Deputy Town Manager Josh Gruber 9/22/2020 View the Video Update at https://youtu.be/bfmVRNsg4q4 Good afternoon Hilton Head Islanders and Guests, Here’s an update on what’s happening around Town: Protecting Our Beach Dunes and Dune Fencing King tides and wind from passing off-shore storms are leading to higher than normal wave uprush effects on our beach this week. In other words, the wind and tides are pushing more water onto our beaches. On Monday, the high tide reached up to and, in some cases over, the incipient foredunes that are delineated by the sand fencing on our beach. The sand …

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Monthly Owner Updates

Monthly Owner Updates Thank you to The League of Women Voters for their event at the Beach Club yesterday. There was a great turnout. We appreciate their help in getting residents registered to vote. We will also have a food truck (The Naked Dog) coming tomorrow, September 11th from 11am-4pm, in the Welcome Center parking lot for you to enjoy. The menu is attached below. We have noticed an increasing number of owners parking cars on the landscaped areas of their yards. This is not permitted in the Shipyard Covenants, as it states that cars need to be in the driveway, garage or …

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Weekly Update 9-4-20

We just wanted to give you a few updates and reminders as you head into the holiday weekend! The Welcome Center will be closed on Monday, September 7th in observance of Labor Day. However, the dispatch/visitor’s lane will be open from 8am-4pm that day. If you need any assistance, please call security at 843-785-4776. The League of Women Voters (a non-partisan organization) will be at the Beach Club this Wednesday, September 9th from 10 am-noon. They will be there to help with voter registration or any mail-in and absentee ballot requests you may have.   Once again it is time for our Employee Appreciation Week. …

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The Month Ahead-September 2020

The Month Ahead-September 2020 Courtesy of Your POA Management Team Happy Monday! As it turned out, we were made aware of a fair amount of information to share with you right after The Anchor went out last week. However, it is our goal to keep you in the loop. So please make note of the following, and reach out to us with any questions/comments. Recently some owners received notification that the Town Planning Commission was reviewing options for workforce housing in areas of Hilton Head. David Ames, the Town Councilman for Shipyard, attended a recent Executive Committee meeting and gave some background on …

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COVID-19 Reminders

Even though tourist season seems to be slowing down, we want to ensure that we work to keep you, the owners, and your guests safe. While there may be less traffic and beachgoers, the virus is still very much among us. Even with Hilton Head and Bluffton having enacted mask-wearing requirements, the Safety and Emergency Preparedness Committee urged us to provide you with the latest information showing the value of wearing a face covering. Data Analysis by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC) shows: Those jurisdictions within South Carolina with mask requirements have seen an overall …

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Tropical Storm Isaias Alert

Good morning, everyone! The latest storm information from Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, Tom Dunn, is attached. Chief Alexander suggests that all owners take heed of the pending storm conditions, stay tuned to local news outlets, try to stay indoors as much as possible and to secure any outdoor equipment to avoid property damage. As you may have already noticed, surf is very rough at the beach and the wind has already picked up in that area. The Shipyard Welcome Center will close at noon to provide personnel time to get to their homes safely before the storm’s projected arrival time of …

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Tropical Storm Isaias

Tropical Storm Isaias expected to impact Beaufort County starting tomorrow afternoon, Monday. Starting tomorrow afternoon, Monday, August 3, 2020, and throughout tomorrow night, Tropical Storm Isaias is expected to bring heavy rain, potentially damaging winds and flooding to Beaufort County. As of 2:00 p.m. today, Sunday, the National Weather Service’s National Hurricane Center is reporting Isaias to be located 370 miles south-southeast of Savannah, moving north-northwest at 9 mph with maximum sustained winds of 65 mph. Updates from the National Hurricane Center can be accessed here: https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/ Due to the storm, Beaufort County is under a riptide warning and strong currents …

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Hurricane Isaias Alert

Hurricane Isaias Alert National Hurricane Center At 1100 AM, the center of Hurricane Isaias was located by an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft and Bahamas radar near latitude 24.7 North, longitude 77.9 West. Isaias is moving toward the northwest near 12 mph (19 km/h). A general northwestward motion with some decrease in forward speed is expected for the next day or so, followed by a north-northwestward motion by late Sunday. On the forecast track, the center of Isaias will move over northern Andros Island during the next few hours and move near or over Grand Bahama Island in the Northwestern …

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Weekly Owner Updates 7/17/20

Welcome Center Hours Welcome Center hours are currently Monday- Friday 8 am-1 pm and Saturday from 8 am-11 am. There are no office hours on Sundays at this time. If you need assistance after hours, please contact the security gate. Also, only TWO guests are allowed in the Welcome Center at a time. Only those receiving a service will be allowed inside, as we are trying to keep the traffic volume low. If you have any questions please call 843-785-3310, ext.1000. State Infrastructure Bank Approves $120 Million Grant for U.S. 278 Corridor Improvement Project The South Carolina Transportation Infrastructure Bank …

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MASKS MANDATORY STARTING 7.1.20

MASKS MANDATORY STARTING TOMORROW On June 29, 2020,  Hilton Head Island Town Council adopted Emergency Ordinance 2020-14 requiring individuals to wear face coverings in commercial business establishments in the municipal limits of the Town of Hilton Head Island effective 11:59 pm on June 30, 2020. The ordinance says face coverings or masks are defined as “a cloth or other type of masking device that covers the nose and mouth, and remains in place without use of the wearer’s hands.” According to the ordinance, any person entering a commercial business establishment which includes but not limited to, grocery stores, restaurants, lobbies …

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