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Tybee Island, GA 31328
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• Tybee Island City Hall • PO box 2749  403 Butler Ave • Tybee Island, Ga 31328-2749 •
 
(912) 786-4573 • Fax: (912) 786-5737   
• Business Hours • M-F: 7:30am - 5pm •
• 2014 Holidays: • May 26 • July 4 • Sept 1 • Nov 11 • Nov 27 - 28 • Dec 24 - 25 •


Mayor's Message

  Welcome to the City of Tybee Island’s public website. This site is intended to provide timely and accurate information to our citizens and other interested individuals. We have invested a lot of time and energy into the development of this site and are very proud of all that it has to offer.

One of the fundamental goals of government at every level is open and transparent governance. “Cityoftybee.org” affords the City the opportunity to make our municipal government even more accessible to its citizens. As always, if you cannot find an answer to your question or concern on-line, feel free to use the "Directory"  link to get in touch with someone at City Hall. And please be reminded that Mayor’s Night In takes place the second Tuesday of each month from 6 PM until 8 PM. Feel free to drop by and see me if you have some new ideas, a question, a complaint, or just want to stop by and chat. Thanks for visiting our new website!


Council Highlights

The City Council meeting agenda, minutes, and schedule of upcoming meetings can all be accessed from the navigation menu to the left. Move your cursor over the City Officials menu item, then as the choices pop up, move to City Council, and finally, select the items you'd like to view. You can also click the links below:


The Mayor and Council of Tybee Island are considering applicants for volunteer positions on committees and commissions as listed below. Click the associated link for more information about each position: 
  • Beach Task Force: Several openings on the BTF remain to be filled for the upcoming term. Anyone seeking an appointment on the Beach Task Force should contact the City Clerk for more information and to apply.
  • Community Resource Committee: To serve three year terms (qualifications are listed in the full notice - click here). Please submit your resume to the City Clerk's office at City Hall - appointments will continue by Council until vacancies are filled.
  • Tybee Island's Main Street Program has one remaining vacancy in its Board of Directors. To find out more details about the program and vacancies, please visit the Tybee Island Main Street page and the Main Street Program Board vacancies article.


Announcing: Meeting Videos Available for Online Viewing
 
For those of you without Comcast to view Council Meetings live, we now have Council Meetings via Video-on-Demand. Council Meetings will be uploaded to http://cityoftybee.pegcentral.com. As the uploading process can take several hours, we plan on having each meeting available the morning following - sorry, no live streaming! Planning Commission meetings will also be uploaded there, as well as selected content from our cable access broadcast schedule. If you have a favorite program you'd like to see in the VOD library, please drop us an email at feedback@cityoftybee.org.
 


Island News

CURRENT MOON

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 The Beach is a Fun Place, But You Still Need to be Aware of Conditions!
 
The beach is a fun way to spend the day when the weather is warm. However, being safe at the beach depends on YOU! Be aware of your surroundings, of conditions in the water, of the commands of the lifeguards, and of the signs and flags put there to help protect you!
  • Warning flags give a quick look at current conditions in the water.
  • Venturing out on the sand bar south of Tybee toward Little Tybee is fraught with danger, both for you and for the rescue time that will come to get you! Please do not go out on the sand bar.
  • On the north end, the large ships passing through the Savannah River channel have significant wakes that are dangerous for small children and that will wash up on the shore to carry your belongings away! Please stay well back from the immediate water line when you set up on this beach.
  • Rip tides may occur on windy days with a lot of wave action. Watch for areas that look frothy or smoother than the nearby waters, as they may represent a rip. Remember, do not try to swim toward shore in a rip current, but swim parallel to the shore until you are free from the rip, then turn toward land.
  • Tybee beach cross-overs are tested for nearby water quality weekly; if problems are found, that area will be tested daily. Water quality signage is posted at each crossover! Please review these signs before you go over to the beach! 

Click one of the thumbnails below to view the full size picture.

 
 
 


Surprised by a Water Shutoff? Check our Twitter Feed Above!
 
When there are quick changing situations, such as an emergency water main repair, the time necessary to prepare, upload, and publish a post here on the web is long enough that the event would probably be over by the time you could see it here on our home page. For that reason, notifications about such transient events are typically posted to our Twitter account. Even if you don't use Twitter, you can check the contents of our feed on the Twitter scroll in the "Island Events" section on our home page. If your water suddenly stops flowing, check the feed above to see if we've posted a notice. We may not always be able to let you know the expected time of repair, but most of the time, the shutoff notification will be there.


Doing Business with the City

To apply to be on the City's approved vendor list, please download, complete and return the Vendor Application Form. Any currently open RFPs will be displayed below.

The City of Tybee Island has the following RFPs out for bid. Click the RFP number to access each request, or click here to see them all:

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This Week on Tybee
A summary of the next seven days’ events selected from our City Calendar.

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