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Posted on: April 4, 2020

A Tybee Island Police Officer Tests Positive for Coronavirus

On Saturday April 4th The City of Tybee Island received confirmation that one of our police officers has tested positive for coronavirus. First and foremost our thoughts and prayers are with this officer and we hope for a speedy recovery. We have been coo...

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Posted on: April 4, 2020

Mayors Session's Update 4/3/2020

Mayor Session’s video update regarding Governor Kemp’s Executive Order effective 4/3/2020, 6PM...

https://www.facebook.com/shirley.sessions.1/videos/10222981366868837/ 

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Posted on: April 4, 2020

Governor’s Shelter in Place Order: What it Means for Tybee

Governor Kemp has issued a Shelter in Place executive order that supersedes all local ordinances City Council had put in place to protect Tybee Island from the coronavirus. Many people have asked how this order impacts specific measures we had im...

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Posted on: April 4, 2020

Mayor's Statement on Beaches Reopening

As the Pentagon ordered 100,000 body bags to store the corpses of Americans killed by the Coronavirus, Governor Brian Kemp dictated that Georgia beaches must reopen, and declared any decision makers who refused to follow these orders would face prison and...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Governor's Shelter in Place Executive Order & FAQ

Governor Kemp has issued an executive order providing guidance for citizens and businesses to Shelter in Place during the COVID-19 public health crisis. You can read the order and FAQ by clicking on the links below.

Shelter in Place Executive Order

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Beware of COVID-19 Scams on Tybee

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Please be aware of COVID-19 related scams targeted at Tybee Island residents. No department with the city is soliciting funds for any type of equipment or supplies. Nor have we been contacted by any organization about raising funds on our behalf. If you r...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Emergency Declaration and Ordinance Updated to Address STVRs

Tybee Updates Emergency Declaration and Ordinance to Address STVRs

The Tybee Island City Council met Thursday afternoon to update its Emergency Declaration and Ordinance to address restaurant alcohol sales and short term vacation rentals (STVRs). ...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

2020-14, Emergency Declaration and Ordinance

2020-14, Emergency Declaration and Ordinance

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Virtual Q & A with City Manager

Join City Manager Shawn Gillen Thursday, April 2, 7 p.m., for a Virtual Q & A on ZOOM.com

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us04web.zoom.us/j/662494652?pwd=RGVhNWJnUEp6MGZFVlJpZXl0Vmlhdz09

Meeting ID: 662 494 652

Password: 128377

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Amended Packet, Special Meeting of City Council

Amended Packet, Special Meeting of City Council

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Packet, Special City Council Meeting, April 2, 2020

Attached is the packet for the upcoming Special City Council Meeting, April 2, 2020, 3:30PM. Audio Only

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

COVID-19 Planning Resources

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The SAGIS team at the Chatham County-Savannah Metropolitan Planning Commission created this site to support planning and response to the ongoing public health emergency related to COVID-19.  The site will be updated with useful resources as they ...
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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Tybee YMCA a meal site for children & teens

The Tybee YMCA is a site for breakfast & lunch for all school-age children and teens under 18 years of age. Meals will be distributed Monday- Friday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in front of the old school building. This is a grab-n-go service.

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Rising TYde Food Distribution Schedule

The Rising TYde Food Pantry will hold drive-by food distributions April 2 and April 9, from 6-7 p.m in the YMCA (old school) parking lot. Other April dates maybe added as needed. Residents are asked to remain in their cars while the groceries are loaded i...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Tybee Mayor Orders Closure of Non-Essential Businesses

While there still are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Tybee Island, escalating cases statewide have prompted Tybee Island mayor Shirley Sessions to order the closure of all non-essential businesses on the Island, effective 12:01 a.m. March 28 to 12:01 a...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Liquor Tax Due to City by March 31st

Tax returns are now due for the City of Tybee Island Liquor by the Drink tax. Even though late fees have been waived temporarily by City Council, this tax still must be paid to avoid loss of vendors compensation. A return must be filed even if no tax is d...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Tybee Restaurants Must Move to Take Out/Delivery Service Only

March 24, 2020

Hello Tybee Neighbors and Friends,As the world struggles to contain the spread of the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19), every community around the world is being called upon to take unprecedented safety measures. Tybee is no exception.While we ...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Curbside Recycling Ends April 1st

On April 1, 2020, Atlantic Waste will end curbside recycling pick-up on Tybee Island. Because of this, the City is requesting that residents participate in a voluntary recycling drop-off program.

There are four locations where residents may drop off their ...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Please Stay off the Dunes

Please Stay off the Dunes

The City of Tybee Island has gained international attention recently for efforts to shore up its coastal environment, making it more resilient to flooding and storm damage. In recent months, the city has expanded its coastline by ...

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Posted on: March 22, 2020

Sunday Update from Mayor Sessions

March 22, 2020

Greetings Tybee Neighbors and Friends,

Thank you to every one working hard to keep our island safe and healthy. From our businesses closing early and adjusting operations, to the residents who are hunkered down at home, please know your sacri...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Mayor's Letter to Citizens

Greetings Neighbors and Friends of Tybee Island,

I want to assure you that our staff and council members are working diligently to address our city’s daily needs, while at the same time taking necessary precautions to keep us all safe from COVID-...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Highway 80 is Still Open To Traffic

While Tybee Island’s beaches and city parking lots closed Friday morning (March 20), Highway 80 remains open at this time.

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Emergency Directive Closing Tybee Island Beaches

Tybee Island Mayor Shirley Sessions signed an emergency directive today closing Tybee Island Beaches and parking lots as well as banning the public consumption of alcohol citywide. The order took effect Friday,  March 20, at 9 a.m. The emergency ...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Tybee Closes Beaches and Bans Open Alcohol Consumption

To ensure everyone’s safety, the City of Tybee Island has moved to close its beaches and ban the open consumption of alcohol city wide. These restrictions will take effect Friday, March 20, at 10:00 AM.

While there have been no identified COVID-1...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

March 24 Presidential Primary Postponed

In light of recent developments regarding the new coronavirus, COVID-19, Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger has chosen to postpone Georgia’s March 24 Presidential Preference Primary to coincide with the May 19 General Primary. All votes alrea...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

UPDATED: City Closures & Cancellations -Week of 3/16/2020

Please note the following updates for the City of Tybee Island for the week of March 16. We will keep you updated as more information is available.

***At this time no confirmed cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) have been found on Tybee Island. Two city emplo...

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

CITY OF TYBEE STATEMENT ON CORONAVIRUS

March 5, 2020

While the risk of contracting Coronavirus (COVID-19) remains low for the general public, the City of Tybee has begun collaborating with the Chatham Emergency Management Agency (CEMA) to closely monitor the outbreak. Furthermore, Tybee Island ...

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Tybee Island SPLOST Funding Request

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PRESS RELEASE: For Immediate Release   

Contact: Shawn Gillen, City Manage

 (912) 472-5070

sgillen@cityoftybee.org

Tybee Island SPLOST Funding Request

 

The Chatham County Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax 7 referendum w...

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