Tag: Town

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 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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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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Oct 11 2018

Sullivan’s Island Town Council Meeting: September 25, 2018

By Gregg Bragg, Island Eye News Staff Writer The pledge was recited and prayers were offered to open the Sept. 25 meeting of the Town of Sullivan’s Island Town Council (TOSI). Credit/blame goes to Hurricane Florence for a week’s delay holding this month’s gathering, normally scheduled for the third Tuesday each month. The meeting was …

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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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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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Aug 03 2018

Sullivan’s Island Town Council Meeting: Tuesday, July 17

By Emma Woodham, Staff Writer For The Island Eye News The Town Council of Sullivan’s Island met for their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, July 17. All members of the council were present except for Town Administrator Andy Benke. Following the pledge of allegiance and the invocation, Mayor Pat O’Neil opened the floor to citizen’s …

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