By Al Dozier The Irmo Town Council handed out some big money Tuesday in appreciation of employee loyalty and in recognition of the work performed by the Greater Irmo Chamber of Commerce. Irmo employees will receive a $1,500 Christmas bonus this year in appreciation for their loyalty during the pandemicContinue Reading

Mayor Barry Walker told the town council at their workshop on Tuesday, Oct. 5 that the Broad River Road lane widening project is back on thanks to negotiations with Richland County Council. The widening will create 5 lanes from Royal Tower Rd. to the fork at Broad River and DutchContinue Reading

“ARPA funds are on the way,” declared Mayor Barry A. Walker at the Tuesday, September 21 Irmo Town Council meeting. The 2.5 million dollars the town will receive is a portion of the American Rescue Plan Act that became effective back in March. It allows counties, cities and municipalities toContinue Reading

By Al Dozier The Irmo Town Council Tuesday gave final reading approval to an ordinance that establishes safety regulations for swimming pools located in residential areas of the town. The measure will require pool owners to have swimming pools fenced so they won’t be entered by outsiders who could faceContinue Reading

By Al Dozier The Irmo Town Council Tuesday gave final reading to an ordinance adopting the proposed 2021-2022 budget totaling $7,250,491. Mayor Barry Walker noted the budget funds a “world class” police department and town hall and does not impose millage on Irmo residents. The town is also expected toContinue Reading

By Al Dozier Businesses in Irmo did well throughout the pandemic, according to a survey conducted by the Irmo Chamber of Commerce, the town of Irmo and the Irmo Future Growth Corporation. Irmo Mayor Barry Walker was pleased with the survey, which showed some businesses actually reporting growth during theContinue Reading

By Al Dozier The Irmo Town Council gave first reading approval at the May 18 council meeting to a proposed operating and capital budget of $7,250,491. Council members were in agreement the budget reflected proper expenditures, with nearly half of the allocations going to law enforcement. Irmo does not imposeContinue Reading