Tag: Government

Dec 22 2018

Fort Sumter National Monument And Charles Pinckney National Historic Site Accessible To Public During Government Shutdown

By Paula Ogden-Muse for Island Eye News During the shutdown of the federal government due to the lapse of appropriations, Fort Sumter National Monument, including Fort Moultrie, Fort Moultrie Visitor Center, Liberty Square Visitor Education Center, and Charles Pinckney National Historic Site will remain as accessible as possible while following all applicable laws and procedures. Park …

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Aug 31 2018

Tales Of Sullivan’s Island Past

By Susan Middaugh for The Island Eye News What was the government of Sullivan’s Island like before we had a Town Council and Mayor? When was Sullivan’s Island forced to prepare for a nuclear missile attack? Where did islanders go to enjoy an evening of roller skating? How did the IOP connector almost not get …

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May 23 2018

Sullivan’s Island Mayor’s Message: May 2018

Dear Island Neighbors, Well, it looks like our entry to summer will be marked with a bit of traffic hassle thanks to the Wando I-526 bridge closure caused by cable failure. (I wonder how many confused folks called Comcast to complain?) But right here on the Island, there’s a lot going on these days, so …

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Oct 19 2017

OpEd: Chicken Little Roosts On Isle Of Palms After Irma

By Ted Kinghorn for The Island Eye News Here’s the latest from some regarding our IOP city budget and spending. “The sky is falling!” What would we do if we had another Hugo? Some will recommend modest budget cuts, but of course we all know that such symbolic savings would have no tangible value related …

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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 25 2017

Ralph Piening Runs For A Isle Of Palms City Council Seat

By Ralph Piening for Island Eye News It is with excitement that I announce I am running for a seat on the IOP city council. My wife and I have lived at 246 Forest Trail for 18 years and we want to make sure the island maintains its residential character and city council always puts …

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Sep 23 2017

Isle Of Palms City Council Candidate Justin Miklas

By Justin Miklas for Island Eye News Professional Background Justin Miklas, Executive Vice President and Partner at Clear Impact, is an international government performance management expert. Justin consults, trains, and speaks on topics related to government performance and the use of data to create measurable community improvement. He has worked with federal, state, and local …

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Aug 16 2017

Susan Hill Smith Runs For Isle Of Palms Council

By Susan Hill Smith for Island Eye News After living on Isle of Palms for nearly 23 years, Susan Hill Smith has filed for election to City Council committed to promote quality of life for residents and families. “By design, this island provides us with an idyllic place to live and raise children at the …

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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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Jul 31 2015

Isle Of Palm’s Harrington Graduates MASC

By Casey Fields for Island Eye News Councilmember Patrick Harrington from the City of Isle of Palms graduated from the Municipal Elected Officials Institute of Government on July 17. Graduates received their certificates during the Municipal Association of South Carolina’s Annual Meeting. Established in 1986, the Institute is a program of the Municipal Association of …

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