So far, the Greenbelt Program has protected 21,170 acres of land in Charleston County. $96 million has been awarded and $1.9 million remains for urban projects only. The program is funded by the Transportation Sales Tax, which was approved in a county-wide referendum on Nov. 2, 2004.
GAB - Tuesday, October 17th 2017
Park Opens - Town of James Island’s Pinckney Park Ribbon Cutting
The Town of James Island celebrated the grand opening of their Pinckney Park Greenbelt property on June 10th. The 7+ acre park was purchased with funds from the town’s Urban Greenbelt allocation. Located at 461 Fort Johnson Road, the town has completed the first phase of development which includes a children’s playground, walking trail and new parking area. Additional park amenities will include more walking trails, creek access, picnic shelters, and an outdoor classroom/amphitheater. For more information on Pinckney Park, please visit the Town’s website (http://www.jamesislandsc.us/pinckney-park).