Town Administrator's E-Brief


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

December 2018
Dear Mount Pleasant residents and business owners,
Happy Holidays to all of our residents and businesses in the Town of Mount Pleasant. It has been another successful year in our community and we are grateful for all your support in continuing to make Mount Pleasant the best place to live and work. We are kicking off 2019 with a public input meeting on our Comprehensive Plan - the Town's 10-year guiding document. If you haven't been involved already, I encourage you to come out on January 23rd and provide your input on this important plan.
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

Jan 1: Town offices closed
Jan 3: Committees of Council meetings
Jan 8: Town Council meeting 
Jan 9: Planning Commission Comprehensive Plan Introduction meeting
Jan 10: Historical Commission meeting
Jan 11: Sock Hop
Jan 14: Old Village Historic District Commission meeting
Jan 23: Planning Commission Meeting
Jan 23: Comp Plan Town Hall meeting
Jan 28: Construction Board of Adjustments meeting
Jan 28: BOZA meeting 
Jan 30: DRB meeting
Jan 31: Town Council Retreat

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
Apply today to serve on one of Mount Pleasant's volunteer boards or commissions. Vacancies on the following boards/commissions exist:
  • (3) Commercial Design Review Board Vacancies [ Registered Landscape Architect; Professional Engineer/Licensed General Building Contractor; At-Large]
  • (1) Board of Zoning Appeals
  • (1) Historical Commission vacancy
  • (2) Old Village Historic District Commission Vacancies
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 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.
Holiday Greeting from Mayor Haynie and Town Council
Mount Pleasant Town Council Holiday Greeting - 2018
Mount Pleasant Town Council Holiday Greeting - 2018

Comprehensive Plan Town Hall Meeting

Comprehensive Plan Town Hall Meeting
January 23, 2019
5 - 7 PM
Mount Pleasant Town Hall
This public input opportunity on the Comprehensive Plan will be held as part of the regularly scheduled Planning Commission meeting. The Planning Commission will hear input from the public on the specifics of the draft 2018 Comprehensive Plan endorsed by the Plan Forum in December 2018. The draft plan is available online for public review in advance HERE.
Upcoming Recreation Events
New InMotion Magazine
The new Winter/Spring InMotion Magazine is here! This issue is full of exciting things to do, sports to play, classes to take, and articles about some of our favorite people! Check it out now HERE .
Register for lacrosse, softball, baseball, and soccer! Registration may be completed online at or in person Monday-Saturday at the R.L. Jones Center, or Monday-Friday at the GM Darby Building or Park West Programming Building. Questions? Give us a call at (843) 884-2528.
January 11: Sock Hop (Grades 4-5) | 5:30-8 PM | Park West Rec Complex Gym | $6/person
Grades 4-5 are invited to dance the night away at this popular MPRD event. MPRD staff will chaperone and a DJ will provide the music. Concessions will be available. Advance registration only (available for all seven sock hops). No registration taken at the sock hop. Register online now!
Mark your calendars for Summer Camp Registration
Summer camp registration will begin Monday, February 25, at 8:00 a.m. For more information, updates, and more, follow the Mount Pleasant Recreation Department on Facebook !
Thomasena Stokes- Marshall Senior Center Closed Jan. 15 - 18, 2019
The Senior Center will be closed Tuesday, January 15 - Friday, January 18th while new flooring and furniture is installed.
Government Outreach Activities
Town Administrator's Mobile Office Hours

The next Mobile Office Hours event will be on  January 22, 2019  from 10 -11 am at the Park West Program Building (1251 Park West Blvd.). 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.
Public Services Updates

Happy Holidays from the Public Service Department!

Mount Pleasant Public Services Christmas Music Video
Mount Pleasant Public Services Christmas Music Video


Memorial Waterfront Park Playground CLOSED until further notice
The playground at Memorial Waterfront Park will continue to be closed until further notice. The paint is not curing correctly due to the cold and wet weather conditions. The contractors have a plan on how to move forward and we will notify residents through social media when the project is complete and the playground is open.
Duffy Sports Field Complex Project
Electrical work will restart on December 27th and conclude in January. Drainage work will restart on January 7th and conclude before February.
Snee Farm Drainage improvement Project
On hold until the beginning of January
Applications Now Available
money_sign_sky.jpg Urban Entitlement Applications
The Request for Applications (RFA) for Charleston County's and the City of North Charleston's PY2019 Urban Entitlement funding is now available. Click HERE for more info.

Community Investment Applications
The Town of Mount Pleasant has released its new Community Investment application for FY 2020 (July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020.) Applications are due February 1, 2019. Click HERE for more info.
Produced by the Town of Mount Pleasant Community & Government Affairs Office
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Mount Pleasant, SC 29464