Category Archive: Sullivans Island Town Council

Jan 04 2017

Sullivan’s Island Council Plans For The Future

By Amy Mercer, Editor for Island Eye News The final town council meeting for 2016 took place on Tuesday, Dec. 20. Councilmembers unanimously approved all 5 action items. Mayor O’Neil started off by offering a public acknowledgement of appreciation for the Thanksgiving luncheon that was provided to the staff by a group of residents. The …

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Oct 05 2016

Sullivan’s Island Town Council Meeting Report: September 20, 2016

By Alysha Duff, Island Eye News Staff Writer The Sullivan’s Island Town Council meeting on Sept. 20, 2016 began with an unusually solemn ambience as Councilmember Mark Howard led a moment of silence followed by words of remembrance for island native Mary Grace Grisillo. Grisillo was a resident on Sullivan’s Island for 94 years and …

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Aug 27 2016

Sullivan’s Island Town Council Restricts Station 26 Boat Landing To Small Watercraft

By Susan Hill Smith, Island Eye News Staff Writer Photos by Steve Rosamilia The town of Sullivan’s Island spent around $20,000 this summer to rehabilitate the battered boat landing at Station 26. When it re-opens in coming weeks, the landing will be protected by a new measure that suspends launches that involve motorized boats and …

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Aug 25 2016

August 2016 Message And Trivia From The Mayor Of Sullivan’s Island

Dear Island Neighbors, I hope you have had a happy and healthy summer. Of course, for school families, by the time this appears, summer will have come to a screeching halt nearly two weeks ago and is now no doubt only a dim memory. But now we eagerly anticipate the start of college football season, …

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Jun 20 2016

Encroachments On Right Of Way Present Safety Concerns

By Mimi Wood, Island Eye News Staff Writer Did you know that nearly every property on Isle of Palms and Sullivan’s has a South Carolina Right Of Way easement? Do you know what that means? In the simplest of terms, it means the state owns a portion of your front yard. Which begs the question, …

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May 19 2016

Message From The Mayor Of Sullivan’s Island: May 2016

Dear Island Neighbors, I hope you are enjoying the lovely Spring. Of course our thoughts run quickly to beach season, which seems to begin earlier each year and is already upon us. We have more and more Tri-County neighbors each year who, like us, appreciate the Island, and it’s difficult for them (and us) to …

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Apr 25 2016

Message From The Mayor Of Sullivan’s Island: April 2016

Dear Island Residents, CUE UP PHARRELL WILLIAMS! Coastal Living magazine selected ten coastal towns for their annual “Happiest Seaside Town in America” competition. Guess who wound up in the Top Ten? The magazine held a competition on its website among those ten towns. Without any orchestrated effort on our part, we wound up in the …

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Mar 24 2016

Atlantic Saved From Offshore Oil Drilling

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Editor On March 15, 2016 the Obama administration reversed its decision to end a 30 year ban on drilling for oil off the southeastern Atlantic coast. A draft proposal released by the Bureau of Ocean and Energy Management in January 2015 included a plan for a five-year lease starting …

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Mar 15 2016

Mayors On Wheels

By Bridget Johnson for Island Eye News East Cooper Meals on Wheels is partnering with local elected officials to promote the 14th annual March for Meals – a month-long, nationwide celebration of Meal on Wheels and the homebound neighbors who rely on its vital safety net. During “Community Champions Week,” March 21 to 25 Isle …

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