Town Administrator's E-Brief


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

January 2019
Dear Mount Pleasant residents and business owners,
I hope your new year is off to a great start! We are busier than ever at Town Hall and around the community. 2019 is sure to be our best year yet. Please join us in celebrating Black History Month with events every week this coming month. And that's not all, we have several major campaigns under way including our "Be the Solution, not the Pollution" campaign aimed at making our town more environmentally-friendly. Businesses and citizens are asked to pitch in and help us be better tomorrow than we are today. For more information, keep reading below. 
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

Feb 2:  Black History Month event
Feb 4: Committees of Council meetings
Feb 6: Planning Commission Comp Plan Work Session 2
Feb 8:  Sock Hop
Feb 9:  Black History Month event
Feb 11:   Old Village Historic District Commission meeting
Feb 12: Town Council meeting 
Feb 14: Historical Commission meeting
Feb 14:  Culture Arts & Pride Commission meeting
Feb 16:  Black History month event
Feb 20: Planning Commission  meeting
Feb 23:  Black History month event
Feb 25: Construction Board of Adjustments meeting
Feb 25: BOZA meeting 
Feb 27: DRB 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:
  • (1) Board of Zoning Appeals
  • (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.
Be the Solution, Stop the Pollution
Be The Solution, Stop the Pollution
Be The Solution, Stop the Pollution

We invite all residents, businesses and visitors to Be the Solution, Stop the Pollution. View our latest PSA about the new Environmentally Friendly Packaging & Products Ordinance and visit us online to learn more. Drop us a line on social media and let us know how you are being part of the solution!

Black History Month Event Schedule

Upcoming Recreation Events


The new Summer 2019 InMotion Magazine is here! This issue is full of exciting summer camps to sign up for, sports to play, classes to take, and articles about some of our favorite people! Pick up your copy at any of our facilities or check it out online now here.
February 8: 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.
February 15: Dive-In Movie (Lady and the Tramp) |6:30 - 8:00 p.m. | Park West Pool | Free!
Join us for a free dive-in movie showing of Lady and the Tramp at the Park West pool! 
February 25: Summer Camp Registration | 8 AM | ONLINE & IN PERSON
Summer camp registration opens Monday, February 25th at 8:00 a.m.! Register online or in person at the R.L. Jones Center, Park West Recreation Complex, or G.M. Darby Building. Registration is ongoing and ends when camps fill up. Stay tuned to our Facebook event page and our Facebook page for summer camp tips, updates, highlights, and more! And don't forget to check out our Summer InMotion Magazine for the full list of summer camps and offerings.  
March 2: Jim Ryckman Senior Basketball Tournament | 9 AM | Park West Gym
The Mount Pleasant Recreation Department is calling all senior basketball players, ages 50 and up, to sign up 3-player teams for the Jim Ryckman 3 vs. 3 Senior Basketball Tournament on Saturday, March 2, 2019. Don't wait until it's too late! Registration closes February 23.
Register online here.
The Mount Pleasant Recreation Department is now hiring summer camp counselors! View all of our available jobs and apply here today!
Government Outreach Activities
Town Administrator's Mobile Office Hours

Join our Town Administrator for some coffee and conversation at the next Mobile Office Hours event on February 19, 2019  from 7:30 - 8:30 am at Saveurs Du Monde Cafe (1960 Long Grove Dr.). 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.
Applications Due!
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. Application due February 1st.

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. Application due February 1st.

Mount Pleasant Farmers Market Applications
Interested farmers and food vendors are encouraged to submit applications for the 2019 Town of Mount Pleasant Farmers Market.Applications can be found online at The market season runs April 2 through Sept. 24 and includes approximately 40 vendor spaces.Applications are due February 2nd.

Produced by the Town of Mount Pleasant Community & Government Affairs Office
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Mount Pleasant, SC 29464