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Town Hall will close on Friday, May 27th at 2pm in observance of Memorial Day. Town Hall will re-open on Tuesday, May 31st at 8am. All essential first responder services will remain fully staffed. Regular trash pickup will occur on Wednesday, June 1st and Saturday, June 4th. Bulk pickup, yard debris and recycling will be collected on Thursday, June 2nd.  

Attention Residents! 
In September 2022 several seats on various Boards and Commissions will expire. Residents are encouraged to participate in the community through a three-year commitment to one of the various Boards or Commission. Click here to view available seats and applications. For further information on the function of each Board or Commission contact Andy Benke abenke@sullivansisland.sc.gov; Joe Henderson jhenderson@sullivansisland.sc.gov or Charles Drayton cdrayton@sullivansisland.sc.gov.

Government

                                                                                                                              Town Seal

The Town of Sullivan’s Island was officially incorporated under the laws of South Carolina on June 16, 1975. The Town of Sullivan’s Island is governed by an elected Mayor and six elected Council Members. Terms for Mayor and Council Members are four years. 

The Mayor and Council are charged with creating and maintaining the Code of Ordinances, the local Law of the Town, approving the Town’s annual budget, setting goals and policies and awarding Town contracts.


The Town Council meets, at minimum, two times per month. Regular Council meetings are held on the third Tuesday of the month and Council Workshops are held on the first Monday of the month. Council is divided into smaller committees which generally meet once per month to discuss specific matters related to those committees. 

Meet Town Council