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Posted on: October 10, 2019

Public Meeting to Discuss Meddin Drive One-Way and Pedestrian Traffic Plans


Using recent feedback from residents, the City has developed more specific plans to address traffic and pedestrian safety concerns on Meddin Drive.

When: Thursday, Nov. 21st, from 7-8:30 PM

Where: The Guard House

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Tybee Island's new Hotel Motel tax rate


The City of Tybee Island, through local legislation of the General Assembly,ordinance and resolution is implementing a new Hotel Motel tax rate of 7% effective on occupancies commencing January 1,2020 & thereafter. Please plan accordingly.

This affects...

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

Previously unprotected crossovers will remain covered for remaining season

After discussions between representatives of DNR and DPW, and in the interests of better protections should there be another hurricane during the season, the following changes will be made to the dune system until the end of November.

Gulick Street Crossin...

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Emergency Management
Posted on: August 28, 2019

New "text-to-join" feature, just in time for active hurricane season

Text "JOIN TYBEEINFO" to 30890

Text “Join tybeeinfo” to 30890 to be included. Outbound TybeeInfo texts will come from 91972.

On silent from 10PM to 7AM, otherwise notifications will be sent for:

  • Coastal Flood Advisory
  • Coastal Flood Statement
  • Coastal Flood Watch
  • Coastal F...
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Posted on: August 22, 2019

Qualifying Candidates & Election Schedule


Update 9/24/2019

Upcoming Candidate Forums from the Council Chambers/Courtroom will be broadcast live on Channel 7 and also will be inserted into the rebroadcast schedule. We try to make videos available at least once overnight, one morning, one afternoon,...

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Additional Info... Announcements
Posted on: June 25, 2019

Water Supply Line Replacements East of Butler Ave

Picture of an old, leaky water pipe

Updated April 3, 2019: This spring and summer through September, aging water supply lines on streets east of Butler will be replaced. The intended, approximate schedule is shown below. Emergency repairs or other, more urgent duties may cause W&S staff...

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

Sea Turtle Nesting Season



17 Nests - No hatchings

There are seven species of sea turtles, and all are considered threatened or endangered. Loggerheads (Caretta caretta), and leatherbacks (Dermochelys coriacea) are the main two species that nest on Tybee and Littl...

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

Construction Begins for new Marine Science Center Site on Tybee Island

TIMSC Elevation


Construction Begins for new Marine Science Center Site on Tybee Island

Tybee Island, Ga. – (January 14, 2018) Effective immediately, the City of Tybee Island will begin construction...

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