Town Administrator's E-Brief


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

February 2020
Dear Mount Pleasant residents and business owners,
I am pleased to provide you with this month's E-brief, full of the latest news and events from the Town of Mount Pleasant. Staff is working hard to develop the 2020/2021 Annual Budget, which Town Council will be reviewing over the next couple of months. I encourage you to follow along the budget process by joining us at upcoming meetings, listening to our podcast or reading our minutes online. 

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

March 2: Committees of Council Meetings
March 3: Committees of Council meetings
March 5: Mount Pleasant Way Public meeting
March 5:  ATAC meetings 
March 9:  Historic District Preservation Commission
March 10: Town Council meeting
March 11: Culture, Arts, and Pride Commission
March 12: Historical Commission
March 14:  24th Annual Art Fest
March 18: Planning Commission
March 19: Youth Council meeting
March 25: Design Review Board
March 30: BOZA 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
Apply today to serve on one of Mount Pleasant's volunteer boards or commissions. Vacancies on the following boards/commissions exist:
  • ATAC - 1 Lodging seat
  • Planning Commission - 1 Seat
  • Historic District Preservation Commission - 1 Seat (must reside in the Old Village Historic District)
  • Construction Board of Adjustments - 2 Seats
  • CAP - 3 Seats
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.
Help Us Design the Mount Pleasant Way
Join Us for Art Fest 2020 on March 14

Local music, dance and visual art studios offer stunning performances by some of the area's most talented individuals and groups. 
March 14, 2020
11:00 - 3:00 PM
Mount Pleasant Towne Centre
1218 Belk Drive
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
Check the event page HERE for more details.
Local Businesses Are Town Proud

Mount Pleasant's Town Proud program helps residents, visitors, and business owners identify local businesses that are rooted here and make our coastal community so unique and resilient by diversifying our economy. By recognizing these businesses, we celebrate and promote the character, flavor and culture of this place we call home. Interested in learning more? Click HERE
Upcoming Recreation Events

February 28: Fri-Yay Function: Cannonballs & Kickflips | All ages | 6-8:30 p.m. | R.L. Jones Center | FREE!
  • Join us for the most epic R.L. Jones Center Crossover Event ever: Our Skate Park After Dark begins at 6:00 PM (make sure to bring helmets, elbow pads, and knee pads to participate). There will be demos, a taco truck, and great music! For family members who are more interested in swimming, our Dive-In Family Fun Night will be showing a movie in the Jones Center Pool at 6:30 p.m.
  • Both events are absolutely FREE and all ages!
March 2: Summer Camp Registration opens for Mount Pleasant Residents!
If you've not switched over to our new system, make sure you stop by to a registration location PRIOR to March 2 to get set up!

March 7: 25th Annual Jim Ryckman Tournament | Ages 50+ | 8:45 a.m. - 3 p.m. | Town Hall Gym
  • 3 vs. 3, half court games for men 50+! Join us for the 25th Anniversary of his beloved tournament!
March 13: Sock Hop | Grades 4-5 | 5:30-8 p.m. | Park West Gym |$6/person
  • MPRD staff will chaperone while the kids dance the night away to the DJ's music! Concessions will be available for purchase.
  • Advanced registration only - none will be taken at the door. (Activity #116641-06)
March 14: Art Fest | All ages |11 a.m. - 3 p.m. | Mount Pleasant Towne Center | FREE!
  • This event showcases a diverse array of local and regional artistic talent. Free admission, parking, and activities!

Government Outreach Activities
Town Administrator's Mobile Office Hours

Each month, the Town Administrator, Eric DeMoura, 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 website or call (843) 884 - 8517.

This month's event will be held on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 from 7:30 - 8:30 am at Saveur Du Monde Cafe at Belle Station (Off Long Point Road).

Rain Barrels and Their Many Benefits

Rain barrels are a great way to save water and money. The collected water can later be used around your home for gardening and other chores. Harvesting rainwater also helps reduce runoff and flooding on your property and in your neighborhood. Learn more about the benefits of rain barrels and how to install your own by clicking HERE.
Produced by the Town of Mount Pleasant Community & Government Affairs Office
Town of Mount Pleasant | 843-884-8517 |
100 Ann Edwards Lane
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464