Tag: council

Feb 15 2019

Isle of Palms City Council Meeting: January 23

By Katy Calloway, The Island Eye News Managing Editor Mayor Jimmy Carroll enthusiastically welcomed the crowd to the first City Council meeting of 2019 and was off to a positive and optimistic start with a heartfelt prayer followed by the pledge of allegiance. The first order of business was to elect a Mayor Pro Tem. …

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Feb 01 2019

Sullivan’s Island Town Council Meeting: January 15, 2019

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Eye News Staff Writer There was little by way of preamble to the Jan. 15 meeting of the Sullivan’s Island Town Council. Attendance was back to pre-holiday levels. Mayor Patrick O’Neil dispatched parliamentary procedures, and reviewed the rules for making citizen’s comments. He said remarks should be addressed to Council …

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Jan 18 2019

Sullivan’s Island Town Council Meeting: Tuesday, December 17, 2018

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Eye News Staff Writer A skinny agenda and sparse crowd marked the final Sullivan’s Island Town Council assembly of 2018, held on Dec. 17. ‘Twas the meeting before Christmas, and Mayor Patrick O’Neil was ready with stacks of blue tins containing cookies, which he distributed to staff. Ribbed about the …

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Dec 22 2018

Isle Of Palms City Council Meeting: November 2, 2018

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Eye News Staff Writer Mayor Jimmy Carroll warned of a long November meeting at the conclusion of the previous month’s Isle of Palms City Council assembly. True to his estimate, the meeting of Nov. 27 at lasted nearly 2 hours. Parliamentary obligations were dispatched, a summary of the previous month’s …

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Dec 18 2018

Cutting Trees Lands Former Isle Of Palms Council Candidate In Jail

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Eye News Staff Writer Photos provided by the IOP Building Dept. Isle of Palms City Councilmembers should have been tired after an hour long Ways & Means committee meeting, followed immediately by a two-hour long City Council meeting on Nov.20, but if they were it didn’t show. They went straight …

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Dec 06 2018

Sullivan’s Island Town Council Meeting: Tuesday, November 20, 2018

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Eye News Staff Writer The agenda for Town of Sullivan’s Island town council meetings is usually measured in hectares; both sides of an 8.5/14 sheet of paper. It was quite a bit shorter for the meeting at Town Hall on Nov. 20. However, the items on the smaller sheet were …

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Nov 30 2018

Letter To The Editor: Sullivan’s Island Town Council Likes Compromise – But How Much?

Dear Editor,  For years Sullivan’s Island Town Council has indeed successfully defended, in the South Carolina Courts, the Town’s right to protect and manage the Accreted Land Trust area – the Maritime Forest – for the benefit of all Sullivan’s Island residents. Now Town Council is bending over backwards in a compassionate attempt to implement …

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Nov 15 2018

Letter To The Editor: Town Council Likes Winner Take All

For years Sullivan’s Island Town Council has vigorously defended the accreted land including their latest “success” at the State Supreme Court regarding the Town’s right to control the land. Now that it has clarified that the Town controls the land, how about leading with compassion instead of continuing to drive conflict and complexity? There should …

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Nov 07 2018

Isle Of Palms City Council Meeting: Tuesday, October 23 2018

By Gregg Bragg, Island Eye News Staff Writer The gavel fell at the very tick of 6 p.m. for the Oct. 23, Isle of Palms City Council meeting. Council chambers were only half full of attendees in contrast to last month’s storm of participation. Mayor Jimmy Carroll welcomed everyone and quickly dispatched parliamentary obligations. There …

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Oct 26 2018

Sullivan’s Island Town Council Meeting: October 16, 2018

By Gregg Bragg, Island Eye News Staff Writer Calling attendance at the Oct. 16 Council meeting for the Town of Sullivan’s Island (TOSI) “robust” is probably an understatement. Residents streamed into council chambers well in advance of the scheduled start time, and standing room was the only option by the time the gavel fell at …

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