Copyright 2023 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, The City of North Myrtle Beach Parks & Recreation Department is looking for some great volunteers to help coach fall sports. The North Myrtle Beach City Council held a Special Called Meeting at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, August 29, 2022. The post was recently held by Bob Cavanaugh, who. Of the ten, two are considered strong conservatives who will work for residents and the small business community. One of North Myrtle Beachs fallen heroes was honored today with a bridge dedication ceremony. Former SC governor, Trump ally Nikki Haley coming to Myrtle Beach as she runs for president, 8 things we learned from the Tyler Doyle 911 calls, Alex Murdaugh sentenced to life in prison for murders of wife, son in June 2021, Alex Murdaughs attorneys say theyll appeal double-murder conviction, Person shot inside business in Forestbrook area leads to related death investigation. More than eight-inches of rain fell in a 24-hour period. I follow the citys actions closely, but I was shocked at the surprise increase in the cost of our new Public Safety Headquarters, he continued. The North Myrtle Beach City Council will meet on Monday, September 19, at 7 p.m. at City Hall. 1101 NORTH OAK STREET, MYRTLE BEACH, SC 29577. In 2017, Fletcher created the Facebook group, North Augusta 20/20. State officials North Myrtle Beach will have a special election on Tuesday to fill a council seat left vacant by former Councilman Bob Cavanaugh. All rights reserved. Everyone is invited to enjoy a free movie featuring SOUL (PG) on Friday, June 10 at McLean Park in North Myrtle Beach. Candidates competing for seats include Marilyn Hatley and Wayne Troutman for mayor, Nikki Fontana and Jolene Real-time updates and all local stories you want right in the palm of your hand. Alston is accused of opening fire on NMB Police Officers as they tried to serve an outstanding warrant. Thomas: Storm water drainage and outfall enhancements are a top priority for me. Read more'Johnny on the spot': Stevie Huff recognized as North Augusta Citizen of the Year, Cashless is Read moreGreenJackets going cashless for 2023 baseball season; policy goes into effect March 7, No. UPDATE: Renovations at Cherry Grove Park & Boat Ramp Continue, Paid Parking to Start April 30 Renovations at the Cherry Grove Park & Boat Ramp are coming together. The special election is to fill an at-large city council seat. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Education: Master's in Public Safety, Minor in Education, University of South Carolina. The City of North Myrtle Beach welcomed its first female Chief of Police and introduced its newest Associate Judge. The City of North Myrtle Beach moved to OPCON 2 at 9 a.m. today. "Im now part of the political scene here in North Myrtle Beach," Troutman said. According to the vote tallies, none of the candidates received 50% of the total votes cast, plus one. Having been taxi driver for many years the traffic situation in North Myrtle needs upgrading. Those two candidates are Bob Lucas and Trey Skidmore. He said the city has challenges with beach parking, golf cart usage and development. Vote Tallies for Candidates Dr. Elizabeth Conley - 80 William Davis - 59 Robert. We will buy additional land to create more public parking spaces, and we will continue to expand our already generous beach access program for handicapped Access. Preparations for a maintenance dredge in the Cherry Grove area of the City of North Myrtle Beach are underway. Council then mad the decision to experiment with paid parking at our ocean front lots (off front parking continues to be free). The End of Watch Ride to Remember will stop at the Public Safety Building in North Myrtle Beach on Wednesday morning at 8 a.m. A beautiful Live Oak dubbed The Million Dollar Tree is named North Myrtle Beachs Tree of the Month for July 2022. The North Myrtle Beach City Council met in a regularly scheduled meeting on February 20, 2023, at 7 p.m. The revue from the paid parking will be used to assist in acquiring additional parking. SODA (Stop Off-Shore Drilling in the Atlantic) has done a good job of this but the public needs to become more informed about the potential threats that off-shore drilling development has and how it could impair our way of life on the Grand Strand. According to the current, North Myrtle Beach ordinance, people are not allowed to leave items on the beach between the hours of 7 p.m. and 8 a.m. As a councilman for NMB, expanding public is a priority. Skidmore, a self-employed contractor, will retain the seat he won during a special election in March to replace Bob Cavanaugh, who stepped down to spend more time with family. 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It also hosts artisans and ready to eat foods. Incumbent Nikki Fontana won reelection with 2,504 votes to real estate broker Jolene Puffer's 2,119 votes. Registration for parking is underway in North Myrtle Beach for residents and non-resident property owners. Motorized vehicles are not permitted on the Citys beaches. Mishoe said he does have ideas for the city, including banning single use plastic, but he just wants to represent the people, which he said he now has time to do. Thomas: One our areas greatest attractions is our hometown feel. North Myrtle Beach is a city in Horry County, South Carolina. , Post and Courier, an Evening Post Publishing Newspaper Group. Code of Ordinances. Now their throwing more money at a problem your elected officials has created like hiring a law firm to help with some expensive parking study instead of getting local businesses and the public involved. You have permission to edit this article. Why he is running: Jeffers said he has an educational and business background that could be useful for the planning and growth of the city. Nicole Fontana received 2,496 votes over Jolene Puffer's. Troutman said his goals are to focus on infrastructure, to control growth, and to address safety issues on Little River Neck Road. The current Police Chief, Tommy Dennis, will be taking on the role of Associate Judge. All rights reserved. Dont think people are happy with the way they are governed. He also mentioned that the city needs to start work on controlling the citys growth and providing services to keep up with it. He noted the Tidewater community, which he said only has one way in and one way out. racist or sexually-oriented language. The city will become the 15th community in South Carolina to require businesses to eliminate the use of single-use plastic bags to help reduce pollution. Jackie Hatley, Gregg Smith and Mike Lowder are all defending. She also said she understands tourism is a big economic factor, but she is concerned about protecting the people that live in the city and wants to focus more on them. By expanding pedestrian pathways and bike trails will make our town more user friendly as we continue to grow. Former planning commissioner Bubba Collins will take over Terry White's seat with 3,013 votes to business owner Norfleet Jone's 1,798 votes. The North Myrtle Beach City Council will hold a Special Called Meeting at 1:30 p.m. on June 29, 2022. The North Myrtle Beach City Council will meet on Monday, February 20, at 7 p.m. at City Hall. Christian Boschult He said as the area develops, the city needs to ensure there is enough parking for everyone. These city leaders continue to dodge accountability. Here are the winners: Marilyn Hatley has won reelection with 3,539 votes to challenger Wayne Troutman's 1,481. After this week's NMB candidate forum, questions continue about exactly where North Myrtle Beach City Council Candidate Trey Skidmore currently lives. 1 NORTH Read more'This is what we wanted': North Augusta girls win Class AAAA crown for 5th time, var html = new Date().getFullYear(); Note: Since 2007, the City of North Myrtle Beach has not allowed any business to set up rented beach wares on the public beach. The North Myrtle Beach Municipal Election Commission will certify the election on March 4 at City Hall. Listed below in alphabetical order are the North Myrtle Beach residents who filed as candidates in the March 2, 2021, Special Election for one member-at-large seat on the North Myrtle Beach City Council. Our work is all about building the future for our families.". MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) - The polls are just a few days away from opening and one of the biggest area races is the race to fill three seats on the Myrtle Beach City Council. Ramey: Replace existing clogged filter systems. Leaders in the City of North Myrtle Beach are taking efforts to protect beaches and waterways. Answers have not been edited for grammar but some were shortened for space. She is concerned about cutbacks, which she said could reduce a lot of residents incomes. "I just appreciate and I thank everyone who went out and voted for me and I promise you I will continue to work to the best of my ability to serve as your mayor and lead your city. Why he is running: Halpin is concerned about the citys development. Baldwin: We will buy additional land to create more public parking spaces, and we will continue to expand our already generous beach access program for handicapped Access. Richard Fletcher announces write-in candidacy for North Augusta City Council, CSRA native named new Ambassador of the Year at N.A. Our paid parking program has helped us end the chaos once associated with oceanfront parking and it also encourages parking space turnover, allowing more people to park and enjoy time at the beach. Crews will be moving a house from the 700 block of North Ocean Boulevard in City limits to a lot off SC 90 in Horry County. A good example: We have a number of shopping hubs with very contemporary offerings and looks, and we have places like Main Street where an earlier North Myrtle Beach still thrives. The board is set to certify the election on Thursday. I serve on this council to help the community. Margaritaville properties coming to North Myrtle Beach and Myrtle Beach, Sign up for our newsletters or manage your list, Conway leaders give initial approval to city's first 'conservation subdivision', Where will they go? Copyright 2021 WMBF. She'll continue her service as mayor, a position she's held for 20 years. The City of North Myrtle Beach is holding a City Council Workshop at City Hall on Wednesday, March 8, for a 1:30 p.m. workshop. City of North Myrtle Beach to hold runoff election for city council seat, 3 hurt in crash involving motorcycle near Surfside Beach, FULL LIST: City announces road closures for Myrtle Beach Marathon, Nikki Haley making campaign stop in Myrtle Beach, S.C. lawmakers call for impeachment inquiry after comptroller generals $3.5B error, SD Senate committee defeats petition signature requirement bill, email@example.com - (843) 839-9623. Then, they will meet on Nov. 4 to certify the election. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2022. The North Myrtle Beach City Council will hold a Special Called Meeting at 1:30 p.m. on August 22, 2022. While we have seen our city grow over the years we have been able to maintain the family-oriented image in which I grew up. Reach Christian by email or through Twitter and Facebook with the handle @ChrisHBoschult. Elizabeth covers politics, government and business in North Augusta. The city had 18,790 residents as of 2020, according to the United States Census Bureau. Bill Davis ran against him to try and take over the seat for the next four-year term. The mayor is a straight shooter and very transparent. The entire North Myrtle Beach city council has refused to return phone calls, emails and texts for several days. Volunteers will march the American Flag, the South Carolina Flag, the POW/MIA flag, and Purple Heart Flag more than eight miles on the sandy beaches of North Myrtle Beach. North Myrtle Beach is one of the best run cities in America. There are four council seats to fill. The filing period ended Thursday at noon. Platform: Nichols said he is focused on representing North Myrtle Beachs entire population and improving the citys communication with residents. Mike Mishoe North Myrtle Beach City Council Candidate, Former SC governor, Trump ally Nikki Haley coming to Myrtle Beach as she runs for president, Tyler Doyle 911 tapes reveal what happened the afternoon his boat sank while duck hunting, When is spring bike week 2023 happening in Myrtle Beach? Read moreCSRA native named new Ambassador of the Year at N.A. He is a native of North Augusta and in 2016 co-founded the preservation group, Historic North Augusta. What can the city do to continue to improve parking and handicap access to the beach? They are raising money for Camp Happy Days, a charity group that provides support services to children with cancer. Subscribe. The city is currently working with the Army Corp of Engineers for approval to install non slip beach access mats from the end of the wooded access ramps which will provide easier travel through soft sand. A breakdown of those top salaries show the top earners as:. I have no agenda other than serve the people of North Myrtle Beach. The Barefoot Swing Bridge is operating under normal conditions at this time. The North Myrtle Beach City Council will meet on Monday, June 20, at 7 p.m. at City Hall. Heres how you can contact them. The North Myrtle Beach City Council held a Special Called Meeting on June 13, 2022. Polling locations and precincts will be open from 7:00 am until 7:00 pm. Bill. Platform: Jeffers repeated his concerns about the citys growth and beach parking. Renovations at the Cherry Grove Park & Boat Ramp are coming together. Also, identifying obsolete commercial businesses and buildings and replace with new construction or renovation is a good start to the ongoing commercial growth. The City Council serves as the governing body for the City of North Myrtle Beach. Last week the candidates held a forum over Zoom for citizens to get to know them. Facebook page: Mike Mishoe North Myrtle Beach City Council Candidate. Why he is running: Ramey said he has wanted to be on city council for some time. Real-time updates and all local stories you want right in the palm of your hand. The federal government plans to spend more than $13 million to conduct the periodic nourishment of the City of North Myrtle Beach Coastal Storm Risk Management (CSRM) project. NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) - Ten people are vying for a spot on North Myrtle Beach's city council. Hopefully, electing new leadership will provide better ideas and accountability. NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) Trey Skidmore defeated Ron Nichols Tuesday for an at-large North Myrtle Beach City Council seat. Synchronize our light system will go long way to avoiding clogged intersections like at Main St. and Barefoot Landing. Gordon Best. Folks from across the country will converge in North Myrtle Beach to commemorate the life of fallen officer Sgt. A swearing-in ceremony will be at City Hall at 3 p.m. These are just a few ideas. Trey Skidmore with 3,380 votes defeated Bill Davis, who brought in 1,399. Ten candidates will be on the ballot when North Myrtle Beach voters go to the polls on Tuesday to choose a new at-large council member. Richardson: Plans are currently being worked to improve the drainage and ongoing evaluation of the plan should continue. Be Truthful. He said roads are swamped during the summer months and there is not enough parking. Departments. Arrests of homeless in Myrtle Beach rise as housing options decrease, Loris country artist highlights his father's career in award-winning music video, First female North Myrtle Beach police chief says faith makes her fearless, Buildings along Main Street in Loris are transforming into a movie studio.