By Al Dozier Local citizens responding to a survey asking about new bus stops say it would have a negative effect on the town, according to a review of responses. “Half the people say it’s a bad idea,” Councilman Erik Sickinger said at Tuesday’s Town Council Workshop.  Some say theContinue Reading

By Al Dozier Fines are going up for parking violations in Irmo. The Irmo council Tuesday approved a new set of fines that are much higher than those imposed by the former code set up decades ago. Some parking tickets that could be paid for around $25 have now goneContinue Reading

By Al Dozier Irmo Council members and Mayor Barry Walker Sr. butted heads at January 18’s meeting over disclosure of the names of businesses and how much they received in the distribution of some $250,000 in relief funds. Walker said he has signed a non-disclosure agreement seeking the information butContinue Reading

By Al Dozier The Irmo Town Council Tuesday gave unanimous final approval to the purchase on nearly 10 acres of land adjacent to the Community Park, nearly doubling the size of the popular site on Eastview Drive It didn’t come cheap. The purchase price was $450,000, plus $5,000 in closingContinue Reading

The Town of Irmo welcomed Councilman Bill Danielson and Dr. Barb Waldman to council chambers to serve their terms on Tuesday, December 7. Danielson was elected to the council in 2019 to fill the seat vacated by Barry A. Walker Sr. after he was elected mayor. Danielson was the topContinue Reading

By Al Dozier The Irmo Town Council approved a contract at the November 16 council meeting with Hybrid Engineering for design work on the Rawls Creek Park. The council approved Hybrid’s bid of $127,110 for the initial development of the planned skate park, dog park and community garden that hasContinue Reading

By Al Dozier The Irmo Town Council is considering a land purchase that would double the size of the Community Park of Irmo. But the town would have to pay out a lot of money. The seller of the 10-acre tract adjacent to the popular park is asking $500,000. TheContinue Reading

Waldman secures second seat William O. ‘Bill’ Danielson received the most votes in Tuesday’s Irmo Town Council election to retain his re-election bid for town council. Danielson finished first with 443 votes while newcomer Dr. Barb Waldman had 402 votes and also took a seat on the council. Two otherContinue Reading