Town Administrator's E-Brief

 

From Town Administrator, Eric DeMoura           Town of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

April 2019
Dear Mount Pleasant residents and business owners,
 
Our annual Blessing of the Fleet and Seafood Festival is this coming weekend. It is a family favorite celebrating our local seafood industry. This year, the weekend has a new opening event with Mayor Haynie's inaugural Mayor's Music & Art Program on Friday afternoon at Town Hall. I invite each of you to attend, listen to some wonderful music, meet members of our Culture, Arts & Pride Commission and browse the new artwork on display at Town Hall. It will be a full and fun weekend.
 
There are several other upcoming meetings and events scheduled for the next month, so I invite you to sign up to our Notify Me module and stay updated on the latest Town news, projects, and events. For more information about all that is happening in the Town of Mount Pleasant, please visit us online, engage with us on Nextdoor, like us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter.

Best Regards,
 

 
Our Mission Statement
"To deliver superior performance in a manner that is distinctive and impactful to each person served and that establishes a standard for quality that endures for generations." 
In This Issue
Upcoming Events
April 26: Mayor's Music & Art Program
April 28: Blessing of the Fleet & Seafood Festival
May 1: Spring Carnival @ Alhambra Hall
May 6: Committees of Council Meetings
May 7: Farmers Market
May 8: Culture Arts & Pride Commission meeting
May 9: Historical Commission meeting 
May 13: OVHDC Meeting
May 14: Town Council meeting
May 14: Farmers Market
May 21: Farmers Market
May 21: Shem Creek Special Area Management Plan Public Meeting
May 22: Shem Creek Advisory Committee meeting
May 22: Planning Commission meeting
May 27: Construction Board of Adjustments meeting
May 27: BOZA meeting
May 28: Farmers Market Meeting
May 29: Design Review Board Meeting



 
Join Our Team- We're Hiring!
Apply today to join our team and help build the best community in the country. EOE
Volunteer Boards & Commissions Vacancies
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Apply today to serve on one of Mount Pleasant's volunteer boards or commissions. Vacancies on the following boards/commissions exist:
  • Planning Commission
  • Commercial Design Review Board
Click  HERE to learn more and to apply.
Street Sign Replacement Program
To meet Federal Highway Administration requirements, the Mount Pleasant Transportation and Public Services departments have partnered in a joint street sign replacement program. The capital improvement project will replace about 7,500 signs over the next five years. The Street Sign Replacement Program will include all street signs within the Town, with the exclusion of private roads and sideways. Existing signs will be removed if they are considered redundant or do not meet standards. Additional signs may be added where deemed applicable.
 Click HERE to learn more.
View the Latest on Transportation Projects!
Click  HERE for the latest on transportation projects throughout the Town of Mount Pleasant.

Be Informed!

Stay Engaged!
Public participation is at the heart of good government, but who has time to seek out information? Let us do this for you. Visit us online at www.tompsc.com and subscribe to our calendars, notifications, meetings, job openings, and more!
Contact Mayor Haynie and Town Council

Want to know more about Mayor Haynie and Town Council? Click on the links below to find out more information about job responsibilities, bios, and contact information. Mayor Haynie
E-brief Archives

Did you miss last month's Administrator's E-brief? You can find it here.
Mayor's Music & Art Program- April 26, 2019
Join Mayor Haynie and the Culture, Arts & Pride Commission for the inaugural Mayor's Music and Art event. All community members are invited to view the new artwork at Town Hall, meet the artists, listen to music by a local student, and learn more about the various art initiatives the CAP Commission is overseeing. Click HERE to learn more about the event and HERE to learn more about the Culture, Arts, and Pride Commission.

Town Releases 2018 Annual Report

Mayor Haynie and Town Council are pleased to present the 2018 Annual Report. The report highlights milestones, challenges, successes and accolades earned over the past year. View the full report HERE.
Shem Creek Study Advisory Committee Update
The Shem Creek Advisory Committee is a group of appointed citizens working with the support of a consultant with the mission to "Preserve, promote and protect the unique history, nature and economy of the Shem Creek Study Area." The group started meeting in December 2018 to develop a local special area management plan to accomplish their mission. The group held their first public input meeting on March 19, 2019 at Town Hall. If you missed the meeting, click HERE to view the progress on the plan and read the data and opportunity reports. The next public input meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at Town Hall from 5 - 7PM. Please attend and provide your input on this important plan.
Upcoming Recreation Events
The Town Hall Gym is open!
Our new 25,000 square foot state of the art facility is now complete! Stop by to enjoy open gym time or contact Diana Drake at ddrake@tompsc.com  to reserve one of our many private rooms or gyms.
 
May 1st: Spring Carnival |  3-5 PM | Alhambra Hall | Free!
Welcome the start of the spring season with fun games, a jump castle, face painting, pony rides, crafts and more! This awesome event is free and open to all ages.
 
May 13th: Middle School Cheerleading Registration Opens | Online | $50 resident/$80 non-resident
Come out and cheer for your middle school's football team! Registration opens May 13th at midnight and goes until June 6th or until the program reaches maximum capacity. If you have any questions, please contact Anne Selner at aselner@tompsc.com or 843-884-2528. Activity code: 116016.
 
May 17th: Family Fun Night | 6:30-8 PM | R.L. Jones Pool | Free!
Calling all friends and family for an opportunity for some swimming fun and relaxation! Floats and water toys are always great additions to this awesome event! Welcome to all ages and completely free of cost.

Government Outreach Activities
Mayor at the Market
Join Mayor Haynie at the weekly Farmers Market from 4 - 5 PM to discuss upcoming events, ask questions and more. Click HERE to check the weekly schedule.


Town Administrator's Mobile Office Hours
 

Join our Town Administrator for an informal meet & greet at the next Mobile Office Hours event on May 21, 2019  from 10:00 - 11:00 AM . The event location will be announced shortly.  Each month, the Town Administrator holds open office hours at various locations around the community. All citizens are invited to stop by and discuss items of interest to them.  No appointment necessary. For more information about this program, visit the Mobile Office Hours webpage or call (843) 884 - 8517.
Rain Barrel Benefits

Rain barrels are a great way to harvest rain water that falls on your property. This water can later be used around your home for gardening and other chores. Harvesting rain water not only helps reduce runoff and flooding on your property, but it can also save you money on your utility bill! The rain barrel sale is going on NOW. Click HERE to learn more about purchasing.

Learn more about the benefits of rain barrels and how to install your own HERE.

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Mount Pleasant, SC 29464