Category: Sullivans Island Town Council

Jul 25 2013

Sewer Issue Causes Stink on Sullivan’s Island

By Hannah Dockery The tug of war battle between the Town of Sullivan’s Island and several of its residents continues. For the last decade, the Town has been working on a long-range capital plan that would cover vast improvements to the water and sewer facilities by upgrading the sewage system and reducing inflow and infiltration. …

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Jul 24 2013

Message from the Mayor

By Mike Perkis, Mayor of Sullivan’s Island Editor’s note: Mike Perkis, Mayor of Sullivan’s Island, will be contributing to the Island Eye News in his monthly column, “Message from the Mayor.” Columns by Perkis will run every other issue. In an effort to keep our Sullivan’s Island residents informed, the Island Eye News has provided …

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Jun 24 2013

Trading Places

On Tuesday, June 18, one Mayor stepped down as a new Mayor stepped forward. After 34 years of public service to the Town of Sullivan’s Island, Carl Smith called his last meeting to order before swearing in recent elect Mike Perkis. Perkis proceeded to swear in newly elected members Susan Middaugh and Chauncey Clark, along …

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Jun 07 2013

Sullivan’s Island Council Discusses Rezoning

By Hannah Dockery Even though the election is over and concerns over the school have died down a bit, the May 8 Sullivan’s Island Town Council meeting was not without excitement. Members of the island packed the trailer to express concern over the Planning Commission’s recent study that would consider rezoning several properties, including the …

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May 31 2013

Letter To The Editor: Town Council Selling Out Residents As Part Of Its Plan To Sell Town Hall.

Dear Editor, At its May 8th meeting, the Sullivan’s Island Planning Commission did something this island has not contemplated in more than fifteen years—propose rezoning single-family residential properties to multi-family. At the request of Town Council, the Planning Commission has prepared what it is calling an “overlay” that would rezone at least 9 historic properties …

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May 30 2013

Single Stream Recycling Rolling this Way

By Hannah Dockery Residents of Sullivan’s Island, be on the lookout! Charleston County all-in-one single stream recycling bins will be arriving on the island around the second week in June. Town Administrator Andy Benke, along with Councilman Pat O’Neil, worked relentlessly with County officials to bring the bright blue bins to the Town, which makes …

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May 29 2013

Pedaling for Progress

By Hannah Dockery Bright and early on Saturday morning, Isle of Palms Mayor Dick Cronin joined nearly 40 other bikers to participate in a segmented bike ride as a part of National Bike Month. Morning rides took place on May 18 as members of our island communities departed from the Isle of Palms Marina to …

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May 16 2013

Letter To The Editor: Certified SI Election Results

Dear Editor, Congratulations to SI Mayor-Elect Mike Perkis, who won a narrow victory over Mayor Carl Smith in the election on May 7. The final numbers are very revealing: Mike Perkis received 459 votes out of 905 total votes cast. There were a total of 446 write-in votes in the mayoral election, of which 430 …

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May 16 2013

Letter To The Editor: Congratulations to SI Citizens, the New Mayor and Town Council!

Dear Editor, Sullivan’s Island Citizens are to be commended for the strong turn out at the polls Tuesday. I would like to personally thank each of the 889 residents that voted and made Tuesday such a success. We do care about the island and it shows. Without any reservations, I would like to extend my …

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May 14 2013

New Dog Hours in Effect

Summer Hours for dogs on the beaches of Sullivan’s Island are now in effect through September 30. Off-leash hours run from 5 a.m. – 10 a.m. On-leash hours run from 6 p.m. – 5 a.m. No dogs are allowed on the beach between the hours of 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sullivan’s Island residents, take …

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