Hilton Head Island – Our Future Engagement

From the microcosm of the Think Tank environment, the visioning process moves out in the next phase of engagement into the wider Hilton Head Island community. For the overall Hilton Head Island – Our Future visioning process to be successful, it is essential that there is broad engagement across Hilton Head Island. Citizens from across Hilton Head Island will be able to attend and participate in community engagement sessions throughout August, September and October 2017.

The Think Tank workshop group will be invited to reconvene in October 2017 to work further on the Visioning process. This will be followed by additional focus group sessions with community members to further validate the engagement process results and reports.
Based on the information gathered from the compilation of all reports, engagement results and analyses, Future iQ will work closely with the Hilton Head Island – Our Future Vision Project Management Team to synthesize the information in order to generate an initiative and priority project matrix. These initiatives and priorities will be produced in the form of a prioritization matrix and will provide the basis for the Implementation Action Plan to be presented as part of the final Strategic Roadmap.

The Implementation Plan will recommend an immediate course of action to implement the Community Vision. The Implementation Plan will provide 3 and 5-year goals including achievable milestones to facilitate program creation. There will be a drawing together of the implementation action plan with all reports and results of research, engagement, and analysis into an initial draft of the 3 and 5-year Strategic Roadmap. The Roadmap will identify:

  • Community Vision
  • Goals & Objectives
  • Strategies & Tactics
  • Implementation Measures
  • Anticipated Outcomes

Please take part in our Engagement Workshops!

You’re invited to help shape your Town’s future by taking part in an upcoming engagement workshop. These workshops are part of the Town of Hilton Head Island’s long term visioning process, Our Future, which will help create an inclusive vision and roadmap for the Island for the next 10 to 20 years.

There will be 20-30 individual workshops held between August and October. The first set of workshops have already taken place and more events for October will be added soon. Stay tuned!

Thursday, October 19

University of South Carolina Beaufort
University of South Carolina Beaufort, Bluffton campus
1:40 – 3:15pm
Session designed for college students. Advance registration required.

First Baptist Church of Hilton Head Island, Youth Building
100 South Forest Beach Drive
5:00 – 7:00pm
Parking in the back.

Friday, October 20

Hilton Head High School
9:00 – 11:00am
Session designed for high school students. Advance registration with Hilton Head High School required.

Town Hall, Benjamin M. Racusin Council Chambers
One Town Center Court
12:30 – 2:30pm

FISH Seafood & Raw Bar
1 N Forest Beach Dr.
5:00 – 7:00pm

Saturday, October 21

Providence Presbyterian
11:00am – 1:00pm
Se están programando más eventos en español. Por favor, consulte el sitio web.

Central Oak Grove Baptist Church
161 Mathews Dr.
2:00 – 4:00pm

Central Oak Grove Baptist Church
161 Mathews Dr.
5:00 – 7:00pm

Monday, October 23

Hilton Head Area Association of Realtors
9:00 – 11:00am
Session designed for real estate professionals. Advance registration required to accommodate space.

First Presbyterian Church
540 William Hilton Parkway
1:00 – 3:00pm

Tuesday, October 24

Sea Pines, Community Center
71 Lighthouse Road Suite # 120
9:00 – 11:00am

Palmetto Electric, Community Room
111 Mathews Dr.
1:00 – 3:00pm
Parking in the back.

Shelter Cove Community Park – Pavilion
40 Shelter Cove Ln
5:00 – 7:00pm

Wednesday, October 25

Fishcamp On Broad Creek
11 Simmons Rd
9:00 – 11:00am

Our Future is also planning workshops to be facilitated in Spanish. One of those workshops is scheduled for Saturday, October 21st from 11am – 1pm at Providence Presbyterian Church, and more will be scheduled in the coming months.


More Information

For more information, and to engage in further discussion regarding the Hilton Head Island – Our Future project, please contact:

Emily Sparks, Project Lead
Town of Hilton Head Island
Phone: 843.341.4683