Mayor's Update 10/28/2020

Mayor Hellyer’s Daily Update

October 28, 2020

  • South Carolina Cases: 165,477**    
  • South Carolina Deaths 3,634**                              
  • Horry County Cases: 11,551 ** denotes results (10/28/2020 at 1:32 PM)

Our Regular Town Council Meeting was held last night. Among the agenda items were:

  • First reading of an ordinance to modify Chapter 17 allowing the designation of “Garden Center” in the C-1 and C-2 Districts.  This ordinance was passed to allow a new business considering a Garden Center on a section of the property belonging to the Hudson Flea Market.  The vote passed 7-0.
  • First reading of an ordinance to modify Chapter 17 to allow limited encroachment on the property setback for landings, ramps, lifts, and elevators in accordance with the American Disabilities Act requirements.  The vote passed 7-0
  • Report from the parking committee.  The results were that we are not going to charge for beach access parking for golf carts at this time and that we will be sending out a letter to business owners in the C-2 district requesting that business owners not park on Surfside Drive.
  • We also passed a resolution to enforce workplace safety. This resolution was put in place to be consistent with best-practices and help keep down our Town’s insurance rates.


Don’t forget to come by the Surfside Beach Halloween Car Show.  This event is sponsored by the town and set up by the Myrtle Beach Car Club. Each year money is raised for various charities.  Last year $11,550 was raised and given to seven charities a total of $1,650 each.  Precautions are being taken to ensure social-distancing.  Please wear a mask. We will be using the Pier parking lot for this event.


**Free** Friday, October 30th - COVID-19 Testing
DHEC - Wild Water and Wheels 

Pop-up (special event)
10/23 Friday: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Appointment Needed: No
Referral Needed: No
Pediatric Testing Available: Yes – All  ****This may be the last day for this event******


Interviews for the Town Administrator position will be held this Friday, October 30, 2020.




Be Safe…. Wear a Mask … Thank You … Mayor Bob Hellyer 

Posted by Sheri 10/28/2020