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Category: Isle Of Palms City Council

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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Dec 02 2017

Letter To The Editor: Truslow

Dear Editor, A first- term councilman, relatively new to the charms and challenges of Southern living, cavalierly attempted in a recent op-ed to minimalize the need for responsible community planning. He did so in the context of urging a vote in favor of the $5.5 million debt referendum (actually more than $8.7 million once nontransparent …

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Nov 30 2017

Letter To The Editor: Fair And Equal Treatment

Dear Editor, The Island Eye News did an outstanding job covering the public meetings concerning the candidates and the marina referendum on IOP. Also, the two issues with questions and answers “In their own words” were informative and helpful to the voters. So the Oct. 27 final edition before the election Letters to the Editor …

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Nov 22 2017

Ferencz To Run For Isle Of Palms Open Council Seat

By Sandy Ferencz for Island Eye News At the time I withdrew from running for an IOP City Council seat, my husband was in the midst of quarterly medical procedures at the Mayo Clinic. This had to be my top priority, along with supporting fresh new candidates in the race. With Jimmy Carroll as our …

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Nov 08 2017

Carroll Wins, Marina Bond Fails

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Contributing Editor Photos by Mic Smith Photography LLC It’s all change for the City of Isle of Palms government as incumbent mayor Dick Cronin and two incumbent council members, Barbara Bergwerf and Patrick Harrington, are out following an election held Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017. Based on unofficial results posted …

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Nov 07 2017

Carroll Wins, Marina Loses

It’s all change for the City of Isle of Palms government as incumbent mayor Dick Cronin and two incumbent council members, Barbara Bergwerf and Patrick Harrington, are out following an election held Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017. Based on unofficial results, Dick Cronin, who was running for his third consecutive term as mayor. lost to incumbent …

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