Category Archive: Isle Of Palms City Council

Jan 06 2016

Isle Of Palms Celebrates Its Birthday With A ‘History Month’

By Karrie Ferrell for Island Eye News January 12, 1953 is the birthday of the City of Isle of Palms and in efforts to celebrate and share the history of the island, two special nights of island history are scheduled on: Wednesday, Jan. 20 at 5:30 p.m.., Tommy Hartnett and Wendy Nilsen will talk about …

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Jan 04 2016

A Year In Review 2015

Take a walk down memory lane with The Island Eye News as we look back on the highs (and some lows) of an eventful year. From battling the threat of offshore drilling, debating three parking plans and surviving thousand year rains, to electing a new council and mayor for Sullivan’s and enacting a groundbreaking ban …

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Dec 08 2015

IOP Council Discusses Sewer, Moves Ahead With Parking Plan

By Jake Lucas, Island Eye News Staff Writer Isle of Palms is officially on its way to getting a radically new parking system for the busy summer months. At the Nov. 17, 2015 meeting, council passed the second reading of an ordinance that creates distinctive residential and beach parking zones for four months out of …

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Nov 09 2015

Isle Of Palms Parking Plan Finally In Place

By Jake Lucas, Island Eye News Staff Writer The Isle of Palms city council unanimously passed the first reading of the latest plan to radically change parking on the island at its monthly meeting last Thursday. Beginning 2016, from May 15 to Sept. 15, the ordinance will make most of the island’s street parking only …

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Oct 07 2015

New Isle Of Palms Council Looks To Future

By Jake Lucas, Island Eye News Staff Writer Photos by Steve Rosmilia The bimonthly meeting of the Isle of Palms exchange club was supposed to be an opportunity for members of the club and their guests to meet the candidates for city council. By the time the meeting got underway, however, there were no candidates. …

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Sep 22 2015

No Election On Isle Of Palms This Year

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Editor The City of Isle of Palms’ Nov. 3 election will not take place, following no write-in candidates stepping up to file and create competition for seats on the City’s council and Water and Sewer Commission. When there are an equal number of candidates to vacancies the City is …

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Sep 10 2015

Live Music Returns To Morgan Creek Grill

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Editor Following a 10 month moratorium imposed on The Morgan Creek Grill on Isle of Palms, outdoor live music returned the weekend of September 4, 2015. Last November, following complaints from nearby residents, the City of Isle of Palms put a stop to the amplified live music being performed …

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Aug 27 2015

Isle Of Palms Heads Toward Uncontested Election

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Editor The 12 p.m. deadline for filing for a seat on Isle of Palms’ City Council passed on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015 with just four petitions submitted. Incumbents Jimmy Ward and Jimmy Carroll are stepping up to serve another 4 years, while current councilmembers Michael Loftus and Ryan Buckhannon …

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Aug 27 2015

Isle Of Palms Son And Peace Corps Volunteer Returns From Guatemala

By Viraj Naik for Island Eye News Growing up in South Carolina it’s not often one has the opportunity to broaden his or her horizons in a rich new environment and culture. Luckily one resident of the Isle of Palms found a way. Jimmy Carroll III, the first-born son of IOP councilmember Jimmy Carroll, joined …

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Aug 19 2015

Isle Of Palms Tackles Noise Ordinance

By Kathryn Casey, Island Eye News Staff Report Over the past year, some Isle of Palms residents have been complaining to city council about the noise levels on the island, emanating from both restaurants and bars, and residences. Some residents have expressed a desire that the city enact a stronger noise ordinance, others that the …

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