Category: Isle Of Palms City Council

Apr 12 2013

Loan Closet Celebrates One Year of Lending

By Diane Oltorik On April 1, the little Loan Closet in a corner of the medical supplies room of the Fire Department turned one year old! What was originally just a germ of an idea to help our residents and visitors has become an extremely viable service to the IOP. In the six months since …

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Apr 10 2013

Mayors Support Meals on Wheels

On March 20, Mayors from the Charleston area participated in “Mayors for Meals” day, and volunteered one of their mornings to help the needy in Charleston County. Across the country, 8.3 million seniors are threatened by hunger. Whether it is due to a fixed income, failing health or a number of other factors, our elderly …

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Apr 10 2013

Wounded Warriors Bike onto the Islands

On Thursday, March 14, Wounded Warriors arrived at the VFW on the Isle of Palms for a special dinner. Mayor Cronin made a special appearance to greet the bikers and welcome them to the island.   Photos by Barbara Bergwerf.  

Apr 05 2013

Random Acts of Kindness Welcomed on the Islands

On March 26, the Isle of Palms City Council discussed a City service that has caused quite a stir in recent weeks…kindness. One of the perks of living in a small Southern town is the willingness and readiness of neighbors, friends, and municipal services to lend a helping hand when needed. Both the town of …

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Apr 04 2013

IOP Parking Debate Kicks up Dust

By Hannah Dockery It’s an issue that never truly seems to go away: parking on the islands. As tourists season is underway, and driving on Palm Boulevard and Ocean gets more and more congested by the way, permanent island residents look to the Council to figure out ways to alleviate the growing parking problem that …

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Apr 03 2013

City Proposes Increase in Sand Scraping Events

By Hannah Dockery The Isle of Palms Council Chambers were cramped on Tuesday, March 12, as residents from the northern end of the island piled in Town Hall to hear a presentation on behalf of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management (OCRM). The issue is a familiar one: sand scraping and erosion. The City of Isle …

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Mar 07 2013

Plans for the Isle of Palms’ New Park

By Hannah Dockery It’s an often unnoticed patch of land off of Palm Boulevard. Situated between the Island Center and 20th Avenue rests a small 1.07-acre slice of trees and brush that resemble what the Isle of Palms must have looked like back before we discovered its beauty and moved in. The land, purchased by …

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Feb 07 2013

City of Isle of Palms To Hold Public Hearing On Live Oak Park

Provided by the City of Isle of Palms Public notice is hereby given that the Isle of Palms City Council will hold a public hearing concerning Live Oak Park on Tuesday, February 19 at 6:45 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers, located at 1207 Palm Boulevard. The City purchased Live Oak Park on December …

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Dec 17 2012

City of Isle of Palms 2013 Schedule of City Council Meetings

The following is a list of the dates of all regularly scheduled City Council meetings for 2013. Meetings are held at 7 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of the month in Council Chambers of City Hall located at 1207 Palm Boulevard. January 8**  January 22  February 26  March 26  April 23  May 28  June 25 …

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Jul 31 2012

Isle of Palms Holds Special Meeting with Charleston County to Discuss Greenbelt Funds

On Tuesday, July 24, Isle of Palms City Council unanimously passed a Resolution to apply for Greenbelt funding to purchase the property at the intersection of 18th Avenue and Palm Boulevard. Cathy Ruff, Director of the Charleston County Greenbelt Program, visited Council to discuss the funding. Greenbelt funds can be used to acquire land for: …

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