The Springdale Splash Pad is open everyday from 10 am to 8 pm! Also, just a reminder, there is no charge and although we do welcome them, we do not reserve park shelters for parties or other events.
As many of you know, Chief Cornett will soon be leaving Springdale to begin his tenure as the Chief of Police for the City of Isle of Palms. We are excited for Chief Cornett and his family as they begin this new adventure. Chief Cornett has done amazing things for the Town of Springdale and we will miss him. We are so grateful for his hard work and dedication and we know that he will exemplify the same integrity at the City of Isle of Palms.
Andrew “Bear” Richbourg has been appointed as the Incoming Chief of Police of the Springdale Police Department. Chief Richbourg will assume leadership of the department on May 24th, 2019. We are looking forward to the future of the Springdale Police Department under the leadership of Chief Richbourg.
There will be a drop-in honoring Chief Cornett on Friday, May 24, 2019 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Town Hall. Please use this as a time to bid farewell to Chief Cornett and thank him for his service to the Town of Springdale. Chief Richbourg will be in attendance and this is a great opportunity to meet him as well. Light refreshments will be served.
Planning is in full swing for our Springdale Summerfest & Golf Cart Parade! REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR THE GOLF CART PARADE! Swing by Town Hall and complete your registration soon before all of the spots are gone! This event will be held on June 29, 2019. Food, entertainment and activities will be centrally located in Springdale Park. There is a summer theme for the Golf Cart Parade. We expect this event to be a big hit and we hope to have a great turn-out! Everyone is invited and entry is free!!! You can contact Town Hall at 803-794-0408 for updates and information or connect with us on our Facebook page – Town Of Springdale, SC.
Just a heads up that the Daddy and Me 5K will be held on June 15, 2019. The starting time for this event is 8:00 a.m. and there will be “Dadlympics” (Olympic-type activities for the dads) immediately following the race. This event will include food, family fun, a DJ, dancing and awards for the 5K and “Dadlympics”. The registration fee is $25.00 and includes a T-Shirt. There is an option to register for $10.00 if you do not wish to obtain a bib and be timed. You can register at www.serveandconnect.net/daddy-me-5k/ or at www.strictlyrunning.com/gpuilreg-8l.asp?uRaceld=3205. Proceeds of this event benefit the Midlands Fatherhood Coalition, a nonprofit organization focused on engaging fathers in the positive support of their children. There are sponsorship opportunities available through May 31st. A sponsorship for the 5K would be a great way to promote and market your business! If you are interested in sponsorship, please contact the Police Department at 803-796-3160 for more information. Sponsorship packets and flyers are available at the Police Department as well.
The park and splash pad have been full of happy children and families! We are so excited that everyone is able to enjoy free family fun right here in Springdale! Parking for the splash pad is designated on Lee Circle, right in front of the park fence. Overflow parking is available at the old Jewelry Warehouse building right beside Town Hall. Please refrain from parking behind Town Hall, in front of the Police Department.
The sun is out and with temperatures reaching the 90’s, the risk of heat related illnesses is increasing. Please be aware that while no one is exempt from the impact of heat related illnesses, the elderly, young children and disabled individuals are at an increased risk of being affected. As a community, let’s keep an eye out for the health and safety of our family, friends and neighbors.
Tickets for the CMRTA’S COMET bus are available for purchase at Town Hall as well as an informational pamphlet that outlines the routes and services of the COMET.
Just a reminder – On March 5th, 2019, the Springdale Town Council passed Ordinance 0-19-03, an Ordinance providing for a Local Hospitality Tax on the Sales of Prepared Meals and Beverages in Establishments in the Town of Springdale. Establishments in the Town that sell prepared meals and beverages were required to begin collecting the 2% Local Hospitality Tax starting on May 1, 2019. The first remittance will be due by June 20th, 2019 which will cover the period of May 1, 2019 – May 31, 2019. The town will use these funds for tourism-related activities and improvements. The Town of Springdale appreciates all of our local businesses and what they contribute to the quality of life in our town. If you have any questions regarding the Local Hospitality Tax, please contact Municipal Clerk, Leeann Eden at 803-794-0408.
Town Hall will be closed on Monday, May 27th in observance of Memorial Day. We must never forget the sacrifices and efforts our veterans have made and we can’t forget that freedom comes with a price. The Town of Springdale honors the heroes who have made the ultimate sacrifice.
The Town of Springdale’s next Council Meeting will be held on June 4th, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.
There will be no garbage collection on Monday, May 27th. Garbage collection is scheduled as follows:
- Tuesday May 28th- household garbage
- Wednesday May 29th- recycling
- Thursday May 30th- yard debris
Please mark your calendars accordingly.
I hope you all have a great week!
Mayor Michael Bishop
2019 Town Calendar