Collins’ Letter to the Editor: Summerville is ‘on the move’

post_courierAs Summerville’s mayor, I presently am preparing for Town Council a balanced budget for the coming year.

While still working on the numbers for the 2016 budget, I looked back at what we (my council and I working together) have done over the past four years with our citizens’ tax dollars with no increase in taxes. Continue reading

Summerville Mayor Bill Collins Files for Re-Election

August 5, 2015
News Release – For Immediate Release

Summerville, SC – Summerville Mayor Bill Collins made the following statement today after officially filing for re-election. The election will be held on November 3rd of this year. Collins was originally elected in 2011:

“Today, I filed for re-election as Mayor because there’s more work to be done to make Summerville an even better place to live, work and raise a family. There are several important projects that will ease traffic congestion and help better plan for growth that I am committed to seeing through. It’s important that residents of Summerville have a Mayor committed to their quality of life.

I plan on running a grass roots campaign that is people powered and issues based. I look forward to talking with as many voters on an individual basis as possible over the next several months.”


Summerville Mayor Bill Collins to Seek Second Term

News Release – For Immediate Release

Collins: “There’s more work to be done to make Summerville an even better place to live”

(Summerville, SC) – Saying there’s more work to be done, Summerville Mayor Bill Collins announced today that he intends to seek re-election in the November city election.

Collins will complete his term as mayor in December 2015. Prior to serving as mayor he was publisher of The Summerville journal Scene for four decades.

“I would like to serve the citizens of Summerville for another term as mayor to finish several projects that will help make Summerville an even better place to live. First and foremost is getting the last leg of the Berlin Myers Parkway constructed. This will considerably ease traffic congestion. We also need to solidify plans and break ground for a new gateway into Summerville from the Sheep Island interchanges that will be built at Exit 197 on I-26. I have worked hard to get the funding in place for that $70 million plus project and hope to see construction begin in 2016,” Collins said. Continue reading