Tag: Citizens

Aug 29 2018

Sullivan’s Island Town Council Meeting: August 22, 2018

By Emma Woodham, The Island Eye News Staff Writer On Tuesday, Aug. 22, the Sullivan’s Island Town Council met for its regularly scheduled meeting. After the Pledge of Allegiance and the invocation, Mayor Pat O’Neil opened the floor to citizens’ comments. Norman Khoury, a resident of I’on Ave., addressed the proposed changes to the Maritime …

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Apr 25 2018

Soft Sand In Isle Of Palms Restored Beach Following Rain And Tide Event

Staff Report for Island Eye News The City of Isle of Palms has received reports from citizens of soft sand in the recently restored beach. In response to these concerns, the City has investigated conditions and worked with the City’s Coastal Engineering Firm.   Coastal Science & Engineering (CSE) assessed the situation this morning and reports …

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Mar 01 2018

Isle Of Palms Mayor’s Message: March 2018

Thank you to everyone who attended and participated in the first ever Isle of Palms Citizen Forums held on Feb. 1 and Feb. 8 at the Recreation Center. I am thrilled with the response from our citizens; over 200 people came to share their concerns and hopes for the beautiful island we are blessed to …

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Feb 08 2018

Isle Of Palms Citizens Speak Out On Elevation For Homes, New Sewer Regulations

By Emma Woodham, Staff Writer for Island Eye News Prior to the regularly scheduled meeting of the Isle of Palms City Council, a vote was called for the approval of the city administrator to execute certain, undisclosed settlement agreements as recommended by the City’s litigation attorneys. This would authorize the city administrator and litigation attorneys …

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Oct 30 2017

Citizens Question Value Of Marina Revitalisation Project

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Contributing Editor About a hundred Isle of Palms citizens turned out for the first hour of the community meeting on the proposed “Marina Enhancement and Community Revitalization Project,” held on Oct. 12. The question of whether to take on a $5.5 million bond to finance the project is on …

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Oct 03 2017

Isle Of Palms Election Cycle Full Of Potential

By Katy Calloway, Island Eye News Editor What has prompted 11 Isle of Palms citizens to step up and offer to serve their local government? Considering the last council election was uncontested, it could be current issues and a discontent with how things are being run that has stirred so many to heed the call …

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Sep 12 2017

$5.5 Million Marina Project On Ballot For November 7 Election

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Contributing Editor Just over 20 years ago, the City of Isle of Palms asked its citizens if it should purchase the Wild Dunes Yacht Harbor Marina to “ensure public access to the water.” The 5-acre site was slated to be developed into a 21 home, private marina. The answer …

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Sep 02 2017

League Of Women Voters Provides Info On Local Candidates

By Barbara Zia for The Island Eye News  Voting is the most powerful way to have citizens’ voices heard, and it is the core of our democracy. Voting’s a chance to stand up for what matters most to citizens and have an impact on the issues that affect them, their communities and their futures. Informed …

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Mar 06 2017

Op-Ed: Adapting to Rising Seas, Part II

By Richard Wildermann for The Island Eye News In the Feb. 17 edition of The Island Eye News, Mr. Wildermann discussed evidence of sea level rise, its causes, and efforts to slow its advance. In Part II, he explains how a few nations and communities are adapting to rising seas. How do we adapt? Convincing …

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Feb 21 2017

Op-Ed: Announcing Bid For Re-election

By Pat O’Neil for The Island Eye News On Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, I filed papers to run for re-election as Mayor of the Town of Sullivan’s Island. Two years ago, the citizens of the Island overwhelmingly chose me to serve the remainder of the term of our late Mayor Mike Perkis. I decided to …

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