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Category: Sullivans Island Town Council

Feb 17 2016

Islands Consider Coyote Conundrum

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Editor Three years ago coyotes started making their presence known on Sullivan’s Island. They were generally spotted at dusk roaming streets, or before dawn prowling through backyards. At first, interaction was minimal, other than a noticeable depletion of the local rat population and no more road kill. At the …

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Feb 17 2016

Co-Existing With Coyotes

How To Protect Your Pets From Coyotes Coyotes are most active between November/December and March/April, when they are mating and breeding. During this time they are less tolerant of people and pets in open space and parks. Always supervise your pet outside, especially at dawn and dusk. Cat owners should recognize that the only way …

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Feb 11 2016

Sullivan’s Island Moves Toward Compromise On Accreted Land

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Editor Sullivan’s Island Town Council looks to be close to a compromise on the issue of what should and should not be in the transition zone between the maritime forest on the accreted land and the homes adjacent to the forest. Council has been considering two plans, one put …

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Jan 29 2016

Sullivan’s Island Town Council Report, January 2016

By Jennifer Tuohy, The Island Eye News Editor Sullivan’s Island Town Council met January 19, 2016. Public comments: Resident Scott Hansen spoke to council about the recent death of his dog, who was killed by coyotes on his property. He pleaded with council to “take immediate action and put a plan into place to eradicate …

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Jan 07 2016

Have Your Name Set In Cement

Staff Report for Island Eye News Want to have your name go down in the history of Sullivan’s Island? Well here’s your chance. The Town of Sullivan’s Island has launched an opportunity to purchase a commemorative brick for placement at the new Town Hall and Police Station. Bricks are either 4” x 4” at $150 …

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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 18 2015

Message From The Mayor Of Sullivan’s Island: December 2015

Dear Island Neighbors, I hope you and your families are having a very happy holiday season. By the time this appears Hanukkah will have ended, and Christmas will be right around the corner. And then there’s New Year’s Day. This column has a gift giving idea, information about Town Hall closings, reminders about Christmas fire …

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Dec 07 2015

Sullivan’s Island November 2015 Town Council Meeting Report

by Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Editor The November Sullivan’s Island town council meeting ended with some good news for the town. “The Town of Sullivan’s Island learned late last week that Judge Mikell R. Scarborough issued an order granting the town’s motion for summary judgement in the Accreted Land litigation case,” a statement from …

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Dec 04 2015

Maritime Forest Fire Risk Discussed At Special Council Meeting

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Editor Two weeks after a judge ruled that wildlife in the maritime forest does not pose an immediate threat to residents, a few dozen residents gathered at Sullivan’s Island Town Hall to hear what type of threat wildfire might pose. Drake Carroll, a South Carolina Forestry Commission Firewise Coordinator, …

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Dec 04 2015

Risk Summary Report 2015