Category: Isle Of Palms City Council

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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Feb 08 2018

Isle Of Palms Citizens Speak Out On Elevation For Homes, New Sewer Regulations

By Emma Woodham, Staff Writer for Island Eye News Prior to the regularly scheduled meeting of the Isle of Palms City Council, a vote was called for the approval of the city administrator to execute certain, undisclosed settlement agreements as recommended by the City’s litigation attorneys. This would authorize the city administrator and litigation attorneys …

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Feb 07 2018

Letter To The Editor: Support For Kelly

Dear Editor, I am supporting Wendy Kelly in the upcoming city council special election.  The election in November told us the voters wanted to “drain the swamp.”  They demanded new, fresh, bold ideas and Wendy is just the person to provide them.  She is a small business owner who has raised children on the island.  …

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Feb 07 2018

Letter To The Editor: Wendy Kelly For Isle Of Palms Council

Dear Editor, Wendy Kelly is a neighbor whom I’ve known for over 15 years. She is a bright talented woman who is a small business owner and a mother who has raised her daughters on IOP. With her experiential knowledge of the Island and her keen intellect she will make a wonderful addition to city …

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