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Joint Press Release

Joint Property Acquisition - Town of Hilton Head Island and Beaufort County

Release Date: January 17, 2012

Contact Information:
Stephen G. Riley, ICMA-CM , Town Manager, (843)341-4700, Fax: (843)842-7728
Gary Kubic , Beaufort County Administrator, (843)255-2027

The Town of Hilton Head Island today announced the acquisition of a parcel of land from 217 Beach City Road, LLC totaling 1.79 acres for a total expenditure of $257,760.00. The parcel is located along Beach City Road and is adjacent to other Town-owned property (Fish Haul Creek Park). Beaufort County has agreed to contribute one half of this amount. The Town's portion will come from the Town's 2010 Bond Issue.

The 1.79 acres is zoned WMU, Waterfront Mixed-Use, which would have allowed 15,383 square feet of commercial development, generating 532 PM peak-hour driving trips.

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