Category: Isle Of Palms City Council

Jun 07 2018

Isle Of Palms Mayors Message: June 2018

SUMMER IS FINALLY HERE We have a couple of construction projects in the works that will affect traffic and create potential travel delays. The Phase II Drainage project has crossed on to Palm Blvd., which means that the contractor will be installing drainage infrastructure on Palm Blvd. between 45th and 52nd Aves. Due to the …

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May 27 2018

Desirée Fragoso appointed IOP interim city administrator, effective June 1

Linda Lovvorn Tucker becomes city administrator emeritus, departs Oct. 8 By Jennifer Tuohy – Island Eye News Contributing Editor The City of Isle of Palms has appointed a new interim city administrator. Desiree Fragoso, assistant city administrator since 2015, assumes day to day management of the city on June 1. Linda Lovvorn Tucker, city administrator for …

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May 09 2018

Isle Of Palms Mayor’s Message: May 2018

  Summer is upon us, which means citizens from the tri-county area will soon be flocking the city’s pristine shores. As an effort to encourage daytime visitors to park in the Front Beach commercial district and to support local businesses, city council recently approved changes to the parking fee structure in the city’s parking lots, …

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Apr 20 2018

Letter To The Editor: Parking Not Up To Standard

 Dear Editor, The picture associated with this letter shows cars parked at Battery Thompson and behind the Post Office. The parking is mostly for Commercial District customers. Both areas are zoned “Residential” and should not be used for general parking. The town started allowing parking at the Battery Thompson site several years ago without going …

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Apr 13 2018

Isle Of Palms City Council Meeting: March 2018

By Emma Woodham, Staff Writer for The Island Eye News Only a handful of seats were left in the council chambers by the time the regularly scheduled Isle of Palms City Council meeting began. Year-round managed beach parking was the topic that most residents present were concerned with. Following the invocation and pledge of allegiance, …

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Apr 12 2018

Isle Of Palms Mayor’s Message: April 2018

The City of Isle of Palms will soon lose two key department heads in its staff leadership. Chief of Police Thomas Buckhannon will retire effective April 14 after 37 years of service to the City. City Administrator Linda Lovvorn Tucker, the City’s first female City Administrator, has announced her resignation effective October 8, 2018 after …

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Mar 26 2018

Isle Of Palms Resignations

Submitted by City of Isle of Palms The City of Isle of Palms announces two vacancies in its staff leadership.  Chief of Police Thomas Buckhannon has retired effective April 14th following 37 years of service with the City.  City Administrator Linda Lovvorn Tucker has announced her resignation effective October 8, 2018.  “The City appreciates the …

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Mar 07 2018

Letter To The Editor: In Response To Kinghorn

Dear Editor, Teddy, neither I, nor any of my friends or neighbors I have spoken with, have asked for a refund of our taxes. What we are asking is for you to take your head out of whatever hole you keep it in and work on the problems we face every day. Some examples are …

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Feb 16 2018

Full House At Isle Of Palms Public Forum

By Emma Woodham, Staff Writer for Island Eye News Over 160 Isle of Palms residents turned out for the Isle of Palms Public Forum on Thursday, Feb. 1, for what Mayor Jimmy Carroll said he felt was a great success. Questions about ordinance amendments regarding sewer lines, coyotes, traffic and parking, and transparency of local …

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Feb 14 2018

Septic, Sewer Amendments Delayed

By Emma Woodham, Staff Writer for Island Eye News Sewer and septic are two words that have been the subject of many discussions around Isle of Palms for the last few weeks, particularly related to some proposed changes City Council is considering. According to Mayor Jimmy Carroll, the proposed amendments to City Ordinance 2017-09 have …

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