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Category: IOP Election

Buckhannon 2017 Announcement

By Ryan Buckhannon for Island Eye News I am pleased and honored to announce my candidacy for Isle of Palms City Council. I previously served on city council but decided to take some time off to focus on getting my triplet boys through high school and off to college. Now, that they all have started …

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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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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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Withdrawal

By Elizabeth Campsen for Island Eye News Fellow Isle of Palms residents, Since filing to run for a seat on the Isle of Palms City Council, I have realized that while my heart truly wants to serve the residents of the Isle of Palms as a councilmember, my head knows that the time constraints at …

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John Moye Announces Candidacy For Isle Of Palms City Council

by John Moye for Island Eye News From my first-ever job at the Red & White to catching my first-ever wave at 25th Ave. to playing free Pac-Man at the old Rec Center, I knew early in my childhood that the island was special. However, only recently have I come to fully embrace and appreciate …

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Mike Loftus Seeks Isle Of Palms City Council Reelection After Hiatus

by Mike Loftus for Island Eye News I am excited to announce that I am running for Isle of Palms City Council. I was fortunate to previously serve two terms on City Council from 2008 – 2015 and prior to that, served three years on the IOP Planning Commission. I did not run for reelection …

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Elizabeth Campsen Announces Isle Of Palms City Council Campaign

by Elizabeth Campsen for Island Eye News As a lifelong Lowcountry resident married to a native islander, I have been blessed to call the South Carolina coast and Isle of Palms home. I consider living here a unique privilege. I enjoy being involved in my community and all that the island offers. I am a …

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Incumbent Barbara Bergwerf Announces Run For Third Isle Of Palms Council Term

By Barbara Bergwerf for Island Eye News I want to thank the citizens of Isle of Palms for allowing me to serve the city for the past eight years. It has been a privilege, a challenge and a pleasure. My husband, Ben, and I have been on the island for 17 years. During that time …

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$5.5 Million Marina Project On Ballot For November 7 Election

By Jennifer Tuohy, Island Eye News Contributing Editor Just over 20 years ago, the City of Isle of Palms asked its citizens if it should purchase the Wild Dunes Yacht Harbor Marina to “ensure public access to the water.” The 5-acre site was slated to be developed into a 21 home, private marina. The answer …

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Crowded Field In Isle Of Palms City Council Elections

Staff Report for Island Eye News Twelve candidates have announced their intention to run for one of four seats on Isle of Palms’ City Council this November. There will also be a contested mayoral election with current council member Jimmy Carroll running against Mayor Dick Cronin. Council members Marty Bettelli and Sandy Ferencz have decided …

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