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Town of Sullivan's Island

Administration Department



The Administration Department is charged with the supervision of Town operations.  Under the supervision of the Town Administrator, the Administration Department executes policies set by the Mayor and Town Council,  manages Town personnel matters, resident services and fiscal matters.
The Administration Department manages vendors contracted to provide various municipal services, handles official Town communications, assists with the procurement of goods and services for all departments, writes and administers Town grants, handles risk management of Town assets, develops and implements the Town’s budget, collects revenues, issues various licenses and permits, serves as accounts payable for all Town departments, handles the record keeping and preservation of all Town ordinances, official records and historic documents, handles payroll, personnel benefits and human resource matters, performs the legal and judicial functions for the Town and handles all matters related to municipal court.  This department is charged with the management of Town investments (Special Revenue Fund), as well as the General Fund, Water Fund and Sewer Fund.  The Administration Department serves as the primary point of contact for Island residents and visitors, although the Town of Sullivan’s Island utilizes the services of the Mount Pleasant Visitor’s Center.


The Administration Department is comprised of seven (7) full-time and three (3) part time employees.  Staff includes the Town Administrator, Deputy Administrator/Comptroller, Asst. to Town Administrator, Town Clerk,  Town Attorney, Municipal Judge, Clerk of Court, one clerk for billing/accounting, one clerk for water billing, permitting and general administration, and one receptionist. Building Department, although a separate department for budgeting purposes, are located within the same offices, and work seamlessly, with the Administration Department. Building Department staff include four (4) full-time employees:  Director of Planning & Zoning/Zoning Administrator, Building Official, Building Inspector Trainee and Business License & Permit Technician. More information regarding Building Department activity below. 
Some of the many resident services provided by Administration Staff:
 Garbage Collection - Suburban Disposal (vendor)

Licensing & Permits

Special Event Requests 

Public Communications

Communications & Community Outreach (Click-MASC Award Info)

Bids and Procurement Information (RFP's & RFQ's)  

Town Financial/Budget Information


Administration Department Staff (as of 2/21/2018):             


    ANDY BENKE - Town Administrator (843) 883-5726 or abenke@sullivansisland-sc.com

    JASON BLANTON- Depty Administrator/Comptroller (843) 883-5751 or jblanton@sullivansisland-sc.com

    LISA DARROW- Asst. to Town Admin/Human Resources/Risk Mgmt/Communications (843) 883-5744 

                                  or ldarrow@sullivansisland-sc.com

    KATE STITH - Receptionist/Gen Admin Customer Service (843) 883-5743 

                                            or kstith@sullivansisland-sc.com

    COURTNEY LILES - Town Clerk/Licensing (843) 883-5730 or cliles@sullivansisland-sc.com

    PAMELA OTTO- Clerk of Court (843) 883-5734 or potto@sullivansisland-sc.com

    MARY POOLE - Water Billing/Gen Customer Service  (843) 883-5733 or mpoole@sullivansisland-sc.com

    BRIDGET WELCH- Accounting Clerk (843) 883-5729 or bwelch@sullivansisland-sc.com



Also in Town Hall - Building Department:

Building Department Staff (as of 10/15/2018):   

   JOE HENDERSON - Planning & Zoning Director/Zoning Administrator

      (843) 883-5731 or jhenderson@sullivansisland-sc.com

   RANDY ROBINSON - Chief Building Official

    (843) 883-5732 or rrobinson@sullivansisland-sc.com

  MAX WURTHMANN - Building Inspector Trainee

    (843) 883-5725 or mwurthmann@sullivansisland-sc.com


 JESSI GRESS - Permit Tech/Business Licenses (843)-5727 or jgress@sullivansisland-sc.com


 Town Hall is located at on the first/main floor of the Town Hall/Police Station facility at 2056 Middle Street (between the Fire Station and J. Marshall Stith Park).  Parking lot is located at rear of facility, accessible off of Station 20 1/2 Street.





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Pursuant to South Carolina Freedom of Information Act, the Town of Sullivan’s Island (“Town”) will provide copies of public records in its custody unless the records are exempt from disclosure under S.C. Code of Laws §30-4-40. All Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) requests should be directed to:

Town of Sullivan’s Island

ATTN:Courtney Liles, Town Clerk

Post Office Box 427

Sullivan’s Island, SC 29482

Email: cliles@sullivansisland-sc.com

Town FOIA Policy, Fee Schedule and Application Form: CLICK HERE

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