Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Goose Creek City Council and Economic Development Advisory Committee meet Thursday to discuss future of economic development in city.
The City of Goose Creek has entered a new era, according to the mayor. "This is an important time our city's history," Mayor Michael Heitzler said. He called it the post-TIF (Tax Increment Financing) era, since the city has paid off its debt. City Council will meet with the Economic Development Advisory Committee to address economic development. The meeting is 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the city's police department at the municipal center on N. Goose Creek Boulevard. Heitzler said Thursday's meeting will help the city develop a strategic, step-by-step plan. The committee was first formed in 1994 to deal with the turmoil following the Navy Base closure. The committee is seeking "guidance and direction" from city council, according to Heitzler…
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Crews will begin working on the project in May.
Saturday, April 27, 2013
All types of food vendors needed for Sounds of Summer series.
City of Goose Creek needs food vendors for its Sounds of Summer series May 24-June 28. All types of food vendors are needed for this event. Interested vendors should complete an application. Applications are available on the City’s website at www.cityofgoosecreek.com. For more information, call Barbara Nimocks at 569-4242. This free concert series is held at Crowfield Golf Club.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Family membership available as low as $200; Pool opens May 18.
The City of Goose Creek recreation department operates the city pool located at Crowfield Golf Club. Membership is available to all residents of Goose Creek. The pool opens May 18 and will remain open until Sept. 15. A family membership is $200. An individual membership is $50. A day pass is $5 per person. Children 4 years old and younger are admitted free. A nonresident family can purchase a membership for $400. Memberships are only sold at the Community Center, 519A North Goose Creek Blvd. Here are pool hours of operation: May Saturdays & Sundays only noon-6 pm June-July-August Monday-Saturday 11 am-8 pm Sundays noon-6 pm September Saturdays & Sunday only noon- 6pm
Monday, April 15, 2013
Casey Community Center program watches the kids for as little as $15.
Babysitters don't come cheap, but Friday night Goose Creek parents can have a night out without spending a lot of money on child care. Casey Community Center is offering Parents' Night Out 6-10 p.m. Friday, April 19. The program is available for children 4 years old and older. Cost for city residents is $15 for the first child and $10 for each sibling. Not a resident? You can still take advantage of this opportunity, just pay a little more. Cost is $17 for the first child and $12 for each sibling. For more information, contact the Casey Center, 569-4242.
Friday, April 12, 2013
Does your band rock? City of Goose Creek seeking bands for its summer concert series.
Update 11 a.m. April 15: Bands have been picked! Stay tuned to find out who's playing at the concert series later this month. Original story: Looking for gigs to play? City of Goose Creek is seeking bands for its summer concert series and other events. The summer concert series begins May 24, and is 6-9 p.m. every Friday through June 28 at Crowfield Golf Club. If you'd like your band to be considered, submit a CD demo or audio link to Barbara Nimrocks at the Casey Community Center or firstname.lastname@example.org. The Sounds of Summer Concert series is free and features local bands. Food vendors are on site.
Monday, April 8, 2013
More than 30 vendors will be available at this Goose Creek Recreation Department event.
Mark your calendars for April 13 for the return of the semi-annual Giant Goose Creek Yard Sale. This popular event is held 8 a.m.-noon Saturday on the front lawn of the Casey Community Center on Old Moncks Corner Road. The Giant Yard Sale is sponsored by the Goose Creek Recreation Department and has been held each spring and fall for more than 25 years. On hand will be more than 30 vendors selling their wares. For more information call the Casey Center at 572-1321 or the Community Center at 569-4242 or visit www.goosecreekrecreation.com.
Saturday, April 6, 2013
Resurfacing work will begin this month.
Goose Creek City Council meetings 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Goose Creek City Council will have a public hearing, and second and final reading on an ordinance that will reestablish hours for commercial sanitation pickup. Council meets 7 p.m. Monday at the municipal complex on North Goose Creek Boulevard. The original ordinance restricting hours was inadvertantly removed in 2009. Last month, council gave unanimous approval to first reading of this ordinance. Other items on the agenda include: See attached agenda for more.
Saturday, March 30, 2013
City planning commission meets 6:30 p.m. Tuesday to discuss ordinance.
The City of Goose Creek planning commission meets 6:30 p.m. Tuesday to discuss revising the city's land use buffer ordinance.