Shipyard News

An Update from Town Manager Steve Riley 4/27/2020

An Update from Town Manager Steve Riley 4/27/2020 View a Video Update from Town Manger Steve Riley at https://youtu.be/5lfyWcHWgZc Good afternoon Hilton Head Islanders, Many of you want to know our next move as we continue dealing with the impact of the coronavirus on our lives and our economy. You’ve probably noticed an uptick in traffic as businesses have started to reopen. As we wait on direction from Governor Henry McMaster and our Town Council, please continue to support your and your family’s health and the health of the overall community by staying home, wearing your masks, practicing social distancing and …

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Shipyard Operations Update for the Week of 4/20/20

Shipyard Operations Update for the Week of 4/20/20 Courtesy of Your Management Team Keeping You in the Loop Good morning. We hope this message finds you well. The security team is fully staffed, and working in accordance with official guidelines regarding social distancing and personal protection equipment (PPE). Administrative staff has been doing a combination of functioning on skeleton crew in the Welcome Center and teleworking, while slowly working toward resuming a normal office schedule. As always, we are still here for you via telephone or email (see below). Pass Requests: passes@shipyardhhi.com or communications@shipyardhhi.com or (843) 785-3310. All calls are currently …

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An Update from Town Manager Steve Riley 4/20/2020

An Update from Town Manager Steve Riley 4/20/2020 View a Video Update from Town Manger Steve Riley at https://youtu.be/yBRWDjfwHso Good afternoon Hilton Head Islanders, I hope everyone had an enjoyable weekend. I want to thank those of you who are continuing to follow health recommendations for staying safe and social distancing. Those are important, especially as we consider what our new normal lives will look like over the coming weeks. Here are community updates for you: Public Beach Accesses and Parks Governor McMaster today issued an executive order, removing restrictions on public beach access points to the state’s beaches, public piers, …

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Town of Hilton Head Island Installs Its First HAWK Signal to Improve Pedestrian Safety

Town of Hilton Head Island Installs Its First HAWK Signal to Improve Pedestrian Safety April 17, 2020 – To improve pedestrian safety, the Town of Hilton Head Island has installed its first pedestrian hybrid beacon, known as a “HAWK” (High- Intensity Activated Crosswalk), at the pedestrian crosswalk by the Coligny Beach parking lot on South Forest Beach Drive. The HAWK, which will be activated on Monday, April 20, is part of roadway improvements in the Coligny Beach area and will help pedestrians cross the road more safely from Coligny Beach parking lot and pathways to a new pathway that goes to Coligny …

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An Update from Town Manager Steve Riley 4/15/2020

An Update from Town Manager Steve Riley 4/15/2020 View a Video Update from Town Manger Steve Riley at https://youtu.be/gbjEIiZtlLU Good afternoon Hilton Head Islanders, Today would normally be Tax Day and RBC Heritage Pro-Am Day, but we’re not in normal times. Since early March, we’ve been dealing with the coronavirus crisis and our state is still not at its peak with cases. Based on data from SC Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC), here is what COVID-19 by the numbers looks like for us as of April 15th: 3,656 positive cases of the coronavirus in South Carolina. 205 positive cases …

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An Update from Town Manager Steve Riley 4/13/2020

An Update from Town Manager Steve Riley 4/13/2020 View a Video Update from Town Manger Steve Riley at https://youtu.be/qhLNCGELDzs Good afternoon Hilton Head Islanders, I’d first like to extend my thoughts and prayers to our neighbors in Hampton County and other communities across the country impacted by storms and tornadoes that swept through our area on Sunday evening. This is very disheartening news, especially as we continue to deal with the coronavirus crisis. This is indeed a very stressful time. We can all use some good news and ideas on how to be safe and happy at home. Most of us …

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Shipyard Operations Update for the Week of 4/13/2020

Shipyard Operations Update for the Week of 4/13/20 Courtesy of Your Management Team Keeping You in the Loop Good morning. As you may be aware, administrative staff is still working on a skeleton crew, but mainly performing all functions via Telework as per social distancing guidelines. Security is fully staffed at this time, and we sincerely hope that we are able to stay fully operational amid this pandemic. However, we remain here for you via email or telephone: Pass Requests: passes@shipyardhhi.com or communications@shipyardhhi.com or (843) 785-3310. All calls are currently forwarded to mobile emergency phones and will be answered Monday-Friday from 8am-4pm. After …

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Hilton Head Island Town Council Adopts Governor’s Order Impacting Short-Term Rentals

April 10, 2020 – Due to overwhelming public concern, the Hilton Head Island Town Council today repealed an emergency ordinance it passed earlier this week and adopted Governor Henry McMaster’s previously issued executive order prohibiting short-term rentals during the COVID-19 crisis. The Governor’s executive order 2020-19, signed into effect on Friday, April 3, directed owners of short-term rentals and other lodging accommodations from making or accepting new reservations from people traveling from areas the Centers for Disease Control has identified as places where COVID-19 transmission is widespread, including the states of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. The Governor’s order defines …

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Shipyard Operations Update for the Week of 4/6/20

Courtesy of Your Management Team Good morning. As you may be aware, administrative staff is working on a skeleton crew, but mainly performing all functions via Telework as per social distancing guidelines. However, we are still here for you via email or telephone: Pass Requests-passes@shipyardhhi.com or communications@shipyardhhi.com or (843) 785-3310. All calls are currently forwarded to mobile emergency phones and will be answered Monday-Friday from 8am-4pm. After those hours, or on weekends, please call (843) 785-4776 (Parkway) or (843) 785-3776 (Pope). Administrative Concerns/Questions- Sally Warren – swarren@shipyardhhi.com Meredith Elmore – melmore@shipyardhhi.com Security Concerns/Questions- Lawrence Alexander – lalexander@shipyardhhi.com Kyle Tavino – ktavino@shipyardhhi.com …

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An Update from Town Manger Steve Riley 4/8/2020

View a Video Update from Town Manager Steve Riley at https://youtu.be/XjzRaXJvs2o Here are the latest updates on COVID-19 response in our community: Coronavirus Cases As of today, 174 positive cases of the coronavirus have been reported for Beaufort County, according to the latest data from the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control. The number of cases has climbed to 2,552 across the state. You can check out the number of cases in Hilton Head Island zip codes by visiting the coronavirus hub page on our website at hiltonheadislandsc.gov. Hospital Update Hilton Head Hospital CEO Jeremy Clark provided Town Council with an update …

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