Posted on: October 21, 2016

Late fees and shut-offs suspended after Hurricane Matthew

Late fees for utility bills will not be charged on October nor November billings. Water shut-offs are suspended during this time as well. Nor will late fees be charged on hotel-motel taxes for the same time period.

Posted on: October 21, 2016

Private road clearing operations

At the October 20th special council meeting, the City Council authorized the City Manager to request permission from FEMA to clean up the private streets on Tybee as part of the Matthew debris removal. FEMA has so far only authorized clean up along public...Read on...

Posted on: October 21, 2016

Letter from Buddy Carter

October 19, 2016 - As Hurricane Matthew response efforts continue, I want to share new information important for you and your community. Please share the information with your family and friends who may find it useful.

Direct Federal Assistance Now Ava...Read on...

Posted on: October 14, 2016

Repairs and permitting update!

Mayor Buelterman and the City Council voted at the special meeting of October 20th, 2016, to waive the fees for non-structural roof and siding repairs, as well as for tree removal for damaged and fallen trees, including dangerously leaning trees, the next...Read on...

Posted on: October 21, 2016

DPW Waste Transfer Station - Limited materials, limited hours

The waste transfer station at DPW will be open from 8:30am – 11:30am *daily* until November 10th for white goods, furniture, and construction trash due to Hurricane Matthew.
• Please note that yard waste, including tree limbs and trunks, will not be acc...Read on...

Posted on: October 19, 2016

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Businesses and Residents in Georgia Affected by Hurricane Matthew

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Businesses and Residents
in Georgia Affected by Hurricane Matthew

WASHINGTON – U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet issued the following statement after the announcement of the Presid...Read on...

Posted on: October 18, 2016

Chatham County receives FEMA Individual Assistance Declaration

Matthew Aid Process

News Release
For Immediate ReleaseChatham County Board of Commissioners
124 Bull Street, Savannah, GA 31401

Chatham County receives FEMA Individual Assistance Declaration

Savannah, GA – (October 18, 2016) The Federal ...Read on...

FEMA's guide to help after a disaster
Posted on: October 13, 2016

North Beach Parking closed; NBG Open - updated

Due to the volume of debris and the limited property for conducting debris management and the weight of the trucks and equipment, the city’s emergency debris removal company will be set up in two of our public parking lots for the next 2 to 4 weeks. This ...Read on...

Posted on: August 30, 2016

It's Hurricane Season - Be Ready!

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Sign up for notifications via email, text, or telephone, for any of several different types of events including utility outages, weather events, road closures, evacuations, and National Weather Service alerts. Also, there are many articles to help you pre...Read on...

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Posted on: October 24, 2016

US 80 Emergency Shoulder Repairs after Hurricane Matthew

Hwy 80 at Ft Pulaski

WHEN: Monday, October 24 continuing until further notice.
WHERE: US 80/SR 26 near Fort Pulaski Road in Chatham County. WHAT: Contractors for Georgia DOT will utilized lane closures on US 80/SR 26 near Fort Pulaski Road for a...Read on...

Posted on: October 21, 2016

We must all perform mosquito control!

mosquito life cycle graphic

Although the Aedes aegypti mosquito - that's the infamous species bringing the Zika virus to Florida - doesn't appear in Georgia right now, but the Asian tiger mosquito, less infamous - does carry Zika. 25 cases of Zika have been reported in Georgia! Chat...Read on...

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Posted on: October 21, 2016

Tybee's "New" Post Office Opens

mobile post office

Regular postal office hours will commence on Monday, Oct 24, and will remain in place until repairs have been made inside the building to allow normal operations to resume. Happy days!

Posted on: October 17, 2016

Caution advised when contracting for repair or debris removal

During emergencies and disasters such as hurricanes, flooding events and tornadoes, communities experience a flood of home repair and tree removal contractors which are NOT registered with the city proving that they have a business license to do said work...Read on...

Posted on: September 16, 2016

Election information

Important Election Dates

Sept 27, 2016: Voter Registration Open House at Voter Registration Office, 1117 Eisenhower Dr, Suite E
Oct 11, 2016: Voter registration deadlineOct. 17 - Nov. 4: Early in-person voting @Voter Reg Ofc *or* Islands Library
Nov 8, 2016: General election ...Read on...

Election info from Chatham Board of Elections...
Posted on: March 9, 2016

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 As the uploading process can take several hours, we plan on having ea...Read on...

Council Meetings Live
Posted on: October 28, 2011

Website Personalization Now Available!

By clicking “Log In” on the MyDashboard bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyDashboard. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that they’d like to see...Read on...