AGENDA

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Session Chair: Tim Goodwin, Chair, SC Beach Advocates 

1:00     Welcome: Mayor Dick Cronin, City of Isle of Palms

1:10     2016 State Legislative Session update & outlook for beaches: Senator George E. “Chip” Campsen, III, SC Senate

1:30     Preserving The Value of S.C. Beaches: The Future is Now

            Nicole Elko, Executive Director, SC Beach Advocates & Ray Rhodes, College of Charleston

2:00     2016 State Budget for Beach Nourishment

            Phil Gaines, S.C. State Park Service Director, SCPRT

 2:30     Shoreline Management on Isle of Palms

            Linda Lovvorn Tucker, City Administrator, Isle of Palms & Steven Traynum, Coastal Science & Engineering

 3:20     Updating beachfront jurisdiction baselines according to Senate Bill 139

             Elizabeth von Kolnitz, Chief, SC DHEC-OCRM

3:40     Working with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

            Diane Perkins, Chief of Planning and Environmental, USACE Charleston District

4:00     2016 SC Beach Preservation Updates Panel

Pawleys Island Sand Scraping

Mayor William L. Otis, Jr.

Andrew Giles, Coastal Science & Engineering

Town of Hilton Head Island 2016 Beach Renourishment Project:
Scott P. Liggett, P.E., Director of Public Projects & Facilities/Chief Engineer
Christopher G. Creed, P.E., D.CE, Vice President, Olsen Associates, Inc.

 5:00     Seabrook Island, An ASBPA 2016 Best Restored Beach: 

              Steve Hirsch, Director of Engineering, Seabrook Island Property Owners Assoc.
 
Thursday, December 8, 2016
Beach Preservation Collaborations


8:20     Updates on Beach Dependent Threatened and Endangered Species:

            Melissa Bimbi, Endangered Species Biologist, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

8:40     FEMA Remapping and Appeals Process:

            Fran Way, Senior Coastal Engineer, ATM & Heath Hansell, Coastal Engineer, ATM

9:00     Accreted Lands on South Carolina Barrier Islands: 

             Andy Benke, Administrator, Sullivan’s Island, & Tim Kana, Coastal Science & Engineering

9:20     Pooling Resources: How Communities in Dare County, NC are Working Together to Construct Locally Funded Beach Projects
            Ken Willson, Program Manager, CB&I
 
10:00   USACE Response to Hurricane Matthew in South Carolina: 

            Mike Hind, Chief of Emergency Mgmt., USACE Charleston District

            Wes Wilson, Project Manager, USACE Charleston District

10:20   Municipal Ordinances Related to Beach Management: Panel

            Moderator: Dan Burger, Director, Coastal Services Division, SC DHEC-OCRM
John Pedersen, City Manager, City of Myrtle Beach
Mayor Bill Otis, Pawleys Island
Scott P. Liggett, P.E., Director of Public Projects & Facilities/Chief Engineer
Linda Lovvorn Tucker, City Administrator, Isle of Palms

 11:30               Luncheon – Palmetto Hall
            Luncheon speaker:      Mike Mahaney, City Manager, City of North Myrtle Beach: 1 % Capital Sales Tax


1:00     Municipal A-Taxes: 2016 Update and Air B&Bs
            Melissa Carter, MASC

 1:20     Beachfront Homeowners Associations – Challenges of “Private” Beach Management
             Moderator: Bill Eiser, Eiser Coastal Consulting
Blanche Brown, General Manager, DeBordieu Colony Community Association
Will Connor, Director, Major Repairs and Replacements, Kiawah Island Community Association
Dave Kynoski, Chief Operating Officer, Wild Dunes Community Association
Steve Hirsch, Director of Engineering, Seabrook Island Property Owners Association

 2:20     Membership Meeting - SC Beach Advocates
            Moderator: Tim Goodwin, Chair & Mayor, City of Folly Beach

2:30                 Adjourn

 December 7-8, 2016


2016 Annual Meeting


Wild Dunes, Isle of Palms, SC

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