About The JIC
The Johns Island Council is a citizens group that serves as a liaison between island residents and the local government. Members include Johns Island residents, property owners, business owners, and a voting representative from Wadmalaw Island.
The Johns Island Council regularly communicates resident’s perspectives on transportation, facilities, and infrastructure projects. Its members also attend public hearings to express support for or concerns about specific development projects, zoning and environment ordinances, and other matters affecting island residents. The Johns Island Council also hosts presentations by civic groups, developers and municipal planners as well as forums for political candidates at its regular monthly meetings, (Johns Island Council does not endorse any political candidates, this forum is simply for informational purposes only). Johns Island Council provides school supplies for students within the Johns Island school district NO.9. Our monthly meetings are open to the pubic at the Berkeley Electric Cooperative on Main Road Johns Island at 7:00 p.m. on the first Thursday of every month.
Johns Island Council Mission Statement (“Charting Our Own Course”)
The mission of the Johns Island Council is to act as a central advisory organization in order to provide informational services for the public good while guiding responsible growth towards the preservation of Johns Island and to provide continued support for Johns Island residents to the best of our ability with community participation.
Johns Island Scholarship
The Johns Island Council offers scholarships for students of Johns Island and Wadmalaw residents. Contact the Johns Island Council for an application and qualification guidelines.