Category: Isle Of Palms City Council

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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Nov 02 2017

Isle Of Palms Council Candidates Discuss Issues In Public Forum

By Katy Calloway, The Island Eye News Editor The League of Women Voters along with The Island Eye News hosted the eleven candidates for IOP City Council in a question and answer forum last Thursday evening, Oct. 20 at the IOP Rec Center. Over 200 residents showed up to see and hear the candidates answer …

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Oct 31 2017

Carroll, Cronin Face Off In Mayor’s Forum

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Contributing Editor The two contenders for Isle of Palms mayor faced off in a candidates forum hosted by The League of Women Voters and Island Eye News on Tuesday, Oct. 17. Incumbent Dick Cronin is seeking his third term as mayor, and councilmember Jimmy Carroll, who has served one …

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Oct 30 2017

Citizens Question Value Of Marina Revitalisation Project

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Contributing Editor About a hundred Isle of Palms citizens turned out for the first hour of the community meeting on the proposed “Marina Enhancement and Community Revitalization Project,” held on Oct. 12. The question of whether to take on a $5.5 million bond to finance the project is on …

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Oct 27 2017

Letter To The Editor: Marina Improvement Not A Frivolous Expense

Dear Editor, The Marina needs to be improved. This is not a frivolous expense. If we are going to apply the “when the next hurricane hits” mentality, please use the same logic with regard to the accident-waiting-to-happen at the Marina. It’s unlikely money is going to get cheaper to borrow; it’s also unlikely that the …

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