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Community Input Sought for Mid-Island Initiative Area Study

October 20, 2021

As park planning begins on the Town-owned Mid-Island Tract, the Town of Hilton Head Island is seeking community input on the needs and opportunities for the area around the 103-acre parcel in the center of the Island.

MKSK, the lead consultant for Mid-Island Initiative Area Study, and other project consultants hired by the Town will use the input gathered to prepare a redevelopment strategy for the area, which is comprised of a mix of old and new commercial developments, industrial uses, residential neighborhoods, the Hilton Head Island airport, Town-owned parklands and conservation areas, and significant cultural resources including Union Cemetery and St. James Baptist Church.

Residents can provide input by completing a survey and by attending an upcoming Open Park Day at the Mid-Island Tract, bordered by William Hilton Parkway, Dillion Road and Union Cemetery Road.

Open Park Day will be held on Tuesday, October 26, 2021, from 2 to 6 pm at the Mid-Island Tract. The drop-in event will provide an opportunity for community residents to engage with the Town’s consultants to provide input regarding the initiative area. Event visitors may park in a temporary parking area that is located at the property’s Union Cemetery Road entrance.

To access the survey, visit It will be open through November 12, 2021.

For more information, contact Jennifer Ray, Capital Program Manager, at 843-341-4665 or

Carolyn Grant, Communications Director