Tag: IOP

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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Jan 31 2019

Isle Of Palms Mayor’s Message: February 2019

I hope and wish that everyone had a great holiday season and brought in 2019 with optimism. The Isle of Palms started 2018 with a new Council that is aware of our challenges and remains committed to forward thinking. The City has begun working on the FY20 budget process earlier than ever. The Ways and …

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Jan 30 2019

BREAKING NEWS: Interim Isle Of Palms Police Chief To Retire In May

By Mimi Wood for Island Eye News Isle of Palms Interim Police Chief Kimberly Usry announced last evening that she will be retiring from the IOP PD, effective 5/15/19.  Chief Usry cited familial reasons for her seemingly sudden announcement.  “My father is terminally ill, and I have to put family first. My mother is going …

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Jan 24 2019

Letter To The Editor: Passports At Isle Of Palms Post Office

Those of us who live on the IOP find it difficult to buy stamps, mail a package or special postage required item, reclaim hold mail, or do any other post office business these days because our post office is now a passport center for greater Charleston. The lines, many days, are very long and we …

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Jan 03 2019

Isle Of Palms Faces Budget Issues Head On

By Katy Calloway, The Island Eye News Managing Editor The December 18 special meeting of the Isle of Palms Ways & Means Committee was enlightening to say the least. “Eyes wide open,” is the mantra of several City leaders in regards to the income and expense reports that they spent nearly 2 hours discussing. The …

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Dec 26 2018

City Of Isle Of Palms Public Notice

By Marie Copeland for Island Eye News All City Offices will be CLOSED on Monday, Dec. 24 and Tuesday Dec. 25 in observance of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Garbage pickup schedule will be as follows: Wednesday, Dec. 26 – Breach Inlet through 30th Ave Thursday, Dec. 27 – 31st through 57th Ave All City …

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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 11 2018

Holiday Street Festival On Isle Of Palms

Staff Report for The Island Eye News Photos courtesy IOP Rec Center staff Isle of Palms ushered the holidays in, island style at its annual Front Beach Holiday Street Festival, which featured local entertainment, restaurants, carnival rides, holiday shopping and a visit from the Jolly Old Elf himself. The free event, sponsored by the City …

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Dec 07 2018

Isle Of Palms Mayor’s Message: December 2018

It is the most wonderful time of the year. It’s the season of celebrations and the season of giving. The City experienced unprecedented tidal flooding Thanksgiving holiday weekend due to a combination of a king tide, a nor’easter and a full moon. Unfortunately, the experts say that tidal flooding will happen more frequently due to …

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