Category Archive: Isle Of Palms City Council

Sep 12 2017

$5.5 Million Marina Project On Ballot For November 7 Election

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Contributing Editor Just over 20 years ago, the City of Isle of Palms asked its citizens if it should purchase the Wild Dunes Yacht Harbor Marina to “ensure public access to the water.” The 5-acre site was slated to be developed into a 21 home, private marina. The answer …

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Aug 02 2017

Isle Of Palms City Council: July 18, 2017

By Meredith Poston, Island Eye News Staff Writer The July Isle of Palms City Council meeting began with discussion of the upcoming City sponsored farmers market, which begins on Thursday, Aug 31, at 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the county park. Parking for citizens and residents of the island will be available free of …

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Jul 07 2017

Isle Of Palms City Council Report For June 20, 2017

By Meredith Poston, The Island Eye Staff Writer The June 20 Isle of Palms City Council monthly meeting opened with Mayor Dick Cronin speaking of the City’s intent to open a Farmer’s market. Mayor Cronin explained that the idea is still in the works; the County Park will serve a major role in the market …

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Jun 08 2017

May 23 2017 Isle Of Palms City Council Report

By Katy Calloway, Managing Editor for Island Eye News The May 23, Isle Of Palms City Council meeting began with a public hearing on the FY 18 budget. City administrator Linda Lovvorn Tucker, went over the proposed budget, applauding the new process used this year that she hopes will continue in the future. Major highlights …

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May 11 2017

Isle Of Palm Town Council Says No To Bravo Show

By Mimi Wood, Island Eye News Staff Writer No small wonder the IOP City Council meeting opened to a full house on April 25; Ways and Means was chock-full of hot topics. Citizens opined for well over an hour, immediately following Mayor Dick Cronin’s recognition of the IOP Police Force and their recently acquired Meritorious …

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Mar 30 2017

Isle Of Palms Council To Scrutinize Marina Costs

By Susan Hill Smith, Island Eye News Staff Writer Refined estimates of the latest Isle of Palms Marina redevelopment plans put the price tag at $6.4 million – $2.3 million more than the last time potential costs were given to the public. Yet, City Council has not finished scrutinizing the plans, which are still in …

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Mar 20 2017

Isle Of Palms Council Considers City Administrator’s Evaluation

By Susan Hill Smith for The Island Eye News Isle of Palms City Administrator Linda Tucker scored well on her annual evaluation from City Council with one council member making a point to say that he thought she deserved even higher marks. Overall, Tucker received a 4.29 out of a possible 5 based on input …

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Dec 23 2016

Isle Of Palms City Council Correction

Coverage of Isle of Palms City Council in the Dec. 2 issue of Island Eye News incorrectly stated the amount of a contract for drainage improvements analysis on Sand Dollar Court. The amount of the contract, awarded to Civil Site Engineering, is $2,500. The article also misstated the location of potential sand borrow sites that …

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Dec 16 2016

Isle Of Palms City Council Pushes On With Public Works Improvements

By Susan Hill Smith, Island Eye News Staff Writer Isle of Palms City Council is moving forward with improvements to the city’s Public Works site on the island with a vote at council’s Dec. 6 meeting to award a $756,000 contract to Hitt Contracting for the work. The improvements are needed to bring the site …

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Nov 16 2016

Isle Of Palms Tweaks Parking Plan For 2017

By Susan Hill Smith, Island Eye News Staff Writer With the city’s 2016 beach parking overhaul in its rear-view mirror, Isle of Palms City Council is already moving forward with adjustments for the 2017 season. Council held a special meeting to consider parking issues Nov. 1, 2016 two weeks after a public forum at the …

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