Update from Town Manager 4/3/2020

Please take a moment to view a video update from Town Manager Steve Riley for April 3, 2020. https://youtu.be/o1qGOnFqGFM Stay informed: Website – https://hiltonheadislandsc.gov Twitter – http://twitter.com/TownofHHI Facebook – http://facebook.com/TownofHiltonHeadIslandSC YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/c/TownofHiltonHeadIslandSC For more information visit https://hiltonheadislandsc.gov/publicsafety/coronavirus/

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A Message From David Ames

I have been asked by many, what does shelter in place entail. I’ll offer my advice in a minute, but first, I want to share my response to a constituent’s appeal to “shut the town down.” “Americans, nurtured in individualism and personal freedom respond to crisis management In very different ways than say, China. Yours and my first and best line of defense is our personal behavior and the choices we make based on facts. Each individual can choose to react quickly to new information, whereas, our town government’s procedures and federal and state constitutional protection of individual and property …

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Update from Town Manager 4/1/20

A Video Update from Town Manager Steve Riley 3/31/2020 Please take a moment to view a video update from Town Manager Steve Riley for March 31, 2020. https://youtu.be/ITBrC7cGyco Stay informed: Website – https://hiltonheadislandsc.gov Twitter – http://twitter.com/TownofHHI Facebook – http://facebook.com/TownofHiltonHeadIslandSC YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/c/TownofHiltonHeadIslandSC For more information visit https://hiltonheadislandsc.gov/publicsafety/coronavirus/

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Coronavirus Update

As you know the coronavirus cases in South Carolina have taken a dramatic turn upward. Yesterday, the Governor of South Carolina and the Hilton Head Island Town Council took executive actions to curtail that upward curve on COVID-19 contagion. 1.The Governor previously mandated that anyone visiting from New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, or New Orleans must self quarantine for 14 days to protect the residents of South Carolina and promote a culture of infections control. If you rent your Shipyard property, you are to ensure that your renters follow the Governor’s mandate. 2. On March 30, 2020, the South Carolina Governor, Henry McMaster, closed …

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Public Health Advisory

Public Health Advisory from the Town of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina March 28, 2020 – The Town Council is vitally concerned about the health and safety of our residents and visitors. At this time of extraordinary emergency arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, public health and safety is forefront in our actions. The Town of Hilton Head Island is issuing this advisory to all residents and visitors on Hilton Head Island. We urge all residents and visitors to take these matters seriously, and to comply with this Advisory: (A) The Governor’s Executive Order of March 27, 2020, requires any person who …

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Local Government Emergency Powers

Statement Regarding Local Government Emergency Powers from the Town of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina March 28, 2020 – In the past week, the Governor, the Attorney General and the Sheriff of Beaufort County have issued statements regarding local ordinances adopted in response to COVID-19 emergency, including ordinances imposing stay in place requirements or those banning the short term rental of property. The Town and our fellow communities of Bluffton, Beaufort and Port Royal, have adopted Resolutions urging the Governor to use his emergency powers to order a statewide shelter in place. What the Governor and Attorney General have said is …

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Gathering Notice & Restaurant List

We just wanted to update you on a few things that are happening this weekend. The Welcome Center is CLOSED until further notice. If you are in need of a guest pass please call either gate: Parkway 843-758-4776 or Pope 843-785-3776. We also wanted to send out an updated list of restaurants that are open for you to enjoy this weekend. We will continue to update this list and send it out periodically as things evolve. Also, we are not charging the delivery fees for restaurants or pharmacies during this time. Thank you for continuing to support local when you …

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POA Response to COVID-19

We wanted to assure you that we are doing everything we can to keep the property operating as normally as possible, including ensuring that you and the staff stay safe. To reduce contact for the staff, contractors are being directed to the Dispatch/Visitor’s Lane, not the Welcome Center where we continue to have our core staff working. We are encouraging owners to refrain from coming to the Welcome Center unless there is an emergency, so please use the phone or email for questions or passes. We have also eliminated owner gatherings at the Beach Club. The Sonesta is still operational, but there …

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Special Notice Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Please see the attached article regarding three recently confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Beaufort County area. https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.wsav.com/news/coronavirus/dhec-announces-6-new-covid-19-cases-3-in-beaufort-county/amp/ Also, please use the following link to view Governor McMaster’s COVID-19 address at 4pm: https://linkprotect.cudasvc.com/url?a=https%3a%2f%2fwww.scetv.org%2fcoronavirus&c=E,1,PvyaEa6ZHc7lknecGhePgJhCat1o75fHHwwgUgtllBGlE02hCcUB_4GW5HwxAj9rJkXWIX4WZMMLcLi_BtouGVCo55_TP2-Vd3jOtvJbeoR1_gd02A,,&typo=1 In keeping with recommendations to maintain social distancing as much as possible, please note that we will implement temporary guidelines for the Welcome Center and Beach Club effective immediately. Please make every effort to request passes via the website (www.Shipyardhhi.com), email (passes@shipyardhhi.com), or via telephone (843-785-4776 or 843-785-3310 ext. 1000). We ask that you not visit either facility unless it is absolutely necessary. If you must visit, please use …

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Owners Only Events Amid COVID-19

Dear Shipyard owners, Your safety is our #1 concern. As per the suggestion of local, state, and federal officials, the POA is postponing all Owners Only events. This will begin with the Owners Only scheduled for Monday, March 16th. We will continue to monitor recommendations of officials regarding social distancing amid COVID-19, and reschedule POA events as soon as we can. Thanks for understanding. Your POA Management Team

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