29 results for kathryn casey

Aug 19 2015

Isle Of Palms Tackles Noise Ordinance

By Kathryn Casey, Island Eye News Staff Report Over the past year, some Isle of Palms residents have been complaining to city council about the noise levels on the island, emanating from both restaurants and bars, and residences. Some residents have expressed a desire that the city enact a stronger noise ordinance, others that the …

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Jul 23 2015

After Eight Years, Emily Dziuban Leaves Isle Of Palms

By Viraj Naik for Island Eye News Emily Dziuban, assistant to the island’s City Administrator Linda Tucker, as well as coordinator of the city’s website, is an example of one of the strong cogs in the wheel of city government that helps the city run smoothly every day. Sadly, Dziuban has decided to leave her …

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Jul 20 2015

IOP Parking Plan Receives Approval From SCDOT, Again

By Kathryn Casey, Island Eye News Staff Writer After revising the concept for the plan for summer parking on the Island, the Isle of Palms has received approval from SCDOT for its parking plan concept C. “When we [Carrol, Buchannon, Loftus & Ward] were elected 4 years ago we made it our goal to make …

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Jul 01 2015

Isle Of Palms Bans Plastic Bags

By Kathryn Casey, Island Eye News Staff Writer At its June 23 council meeting, the Isle of Palms became the first city in South Carolina to ban the distribution of single-use plastic bags by retailers to consumers. Members of the Isle of Palms community expressed hope that this will be a first step toward protecting …

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Jun 17 2015

Parking And Congestion Prove Hard To Solve

By Kathryn Casey for Island Eye News After receiving complaints about the right-of-way parking at the beginning of the Public Safety meeting on June 2 at 9:30 a.m., the Isle of Palms Public Safety Committee made many decisions regarding the coming parking plan. William O’Hanahan said that people who park in the right-of-way park too …

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May 22 2015

New Isle Of Palms Water And Sewer Plant Up And Running

By Kathryn Casey, Island Eye News Staff Writer This month marks the six month anniversary of the opening of the new Forest Trails Wastewater Treatment Facility on the Isle of Palms. After retiring and demolishing the old plant, that was built in 1966, the new plant has been fully operational since November of 2014, and …

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May 11 2015

If At First You Don’t Succeed, Try Concept C

By Kathryn Casey, Island Eye News Staff Reporter After nine years of discussions and many false starts, the Isle of Palms City Council has, once again, changed its mind about the managed beach parking plan. Now the city is moving forward with a completely new concept. This overhaul came about during the Ways and Means …

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May 05 2015

Isle Of Palms Considers Plastic Bag Ban

By Kathryn Casey, Island Eye News Staff Reporter Last week, the City of Isle of Palms was presented with a unique opportunity for a South Carolina municipality. Kathy Kent spoke for a group of concerned citizens to propose to City Council that the Isle of Palms become the first city in the state to ban single use …

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Apr 23 2015

Morgan Creek Grill To Begin Sound Tests This Month

By Kathryn Casey, Island Eye News Staff Writer Those pining for the sound to be turned back on at Morgan Creek Grill will have to wait a little longer. The Grill has been granted permission by the City of Isle of Palms to conduct a test period for a new sound stage and system designed …

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Apr 22 2015

Isle Of Palms Moves Forward With Golf Cart Parking

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Editor While the island-wide solution to parking problems is still being worked out, the City of Isle of Palms is moving forward with implementing at least one of the ideas that came out of the many parking discussions over the last 12 to 18 months. Golf carts are getting …

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