Category: Sullivans Island Town Council

May 01 2013

Letter To The Editor: Perkis Rebuttal

Dear Editor and James E. Marianski, I am in receipt of your letter and as you might imagine, disagree with your contentions. The six Council members supporting the rebuilding of SIES remain confident that the court will ultimately decide in favor of the Town that no referendum is required. Mike Perkis  

May 01 2013

Letter To The Editor: To Mike Perkis

Dear Editor, and Mr. Mike Perkis, Sullivan’s Island Councilman & Mayoral Candidate, As we all now know Charleston County School Board has the flexibility and the capability to support schools of any size. We also now know the Charleston County School Board redistricting plan, although in a holding pattern, only has just over 200 students …

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May 01 2013

Letter To The Editor: Let Sullivan’s Island Vote

Dear Editor, As Council Member and current candidate for Mayor of Sullivan’s Island, Mike Perkis stated after Judge Dennis’ ruling, “the Town did not expect to win its motion to dismiss the Plaintiffs’ case.” They apparently knew it was a long shot. For all taxpayers, that’s a truly unfortunate and very expensive attitude to take …

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May 01 2013

Letter To The Editor: War

Dear Editor, I moved to Sullivan’s Island ten years ago. Carl Smith has been the Mayor on Sullivan’s Island for the past eight years. There has been a constant war on this small island since Carl Smith has been Mayor. The residents of Sullivan’s Island have endured the war over the accreted land, the war …

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May 01 2013

Letter To The Editor: Mike Perkis Support

Dear Editor, We enthusiastically support Mike Perkis for mayor of Sullivan’s Island. He has shown steadfast leadership in his 8 years on Town Council. During this time, Mike has championed accountability, transparency, accessibility, and clear communication. He answers questions directly and consistently. He is available by email, phone, and in person. He communicates significant changes …

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May 01 2013

Letter To The Editor: Holding a Vote, Having a Voice

Dear Editor, What irony! Judge Markley Dennis ruled in favor of the Sullivan’s Island petitioners on March 8, but the Sullivan’s Island Town Council still refuses to hold a vote as required by the petition—all the while putting up signs asking residents to vote for THEM in the upcoming election! In other words, give Town …

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Apr 19 2013

Letter to the Editor: Winchester

Dear Editor, I read with interest Karen Coste’s letter about writing-in Carl Smith for Mayor in the upcoming Sullivan’s Island election. Good luck, Karen! It seems that at the last Town Council meeting, it was announced that Mayoral write-in candidates would NOT be counted, and that Mr. Perkis is already the winner. This obviously concerns me, …

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Apr 19 2013

Letter to the Editor: Holl

Dear Editor, There has been much spirited debate about the new SIES in these pages over the past months to which I would like to add the following thoughts. I support the new school that is being built yet I signed the petition on asking for a vote on a smaller school – and I …

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Apr 18 2013

Town Council Candidates Address Pertinent Island Issues

In an effort to inform our readers of the five Town Council candidates positions on very important island issues, the Island Eye News released a questionnaire to each candidate. The six questions are found below, followed by each candidates response. Answers were printed verbatim. What is the character of Sullivan’s Island and how would you …

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Apr 16 2013

The Write Answer

Despite much uncertainty over the tabulation of write-in votes in the upcoming Sullivan’s Island Municipal Election, the SI Election Commission confirmed on April 15 that all votes, including absentee votes and write-in votes, will indeed by counted. The State of South Carolina Code of Laws states in section 7-13-190 that if only one person has …

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