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Hilton Head Island Mayor & Town Council Swearing-in Ceremony Set for Tuesday, December 6

December 2, 2022

The Town of Hilton Head Island will welcome its new mayor, Alan Perry, and newly elected Town Council members at next week's Town Council meeting.

The swearing-in ceremony will take place at 3 pm, Tuesday, December 6, in the Benjamin M. Racusin Council Chambers at Town Hall, 1 Town Center Court.  The Honorable Drew Laughlin, a Beaufort County magistrate judge and former Hilton Head Island mayor, will conduct the ceremony.

Perry will be seated along with the three other council members elected in November - Patsy Brison, who is representing Ward 2; Steve Alfred, who is representing Ward 5; and Tamara Becker, who was reelected to represent Ward 4. Their terms of office run from December 2022 to December 2026.

Immediately following the meeting, a small reception will be held to honor the newly sworn-in members of Town Council.

The swearing-in ceremony and the meeting can be viewed on the Town's Public Meetings Facebook Page, the Beaufort County Channel and Spectrum Channel 1304. For more information or to view an agenda of the meeting, visit

Carolyn Grant, Communications Director