Category Archive: Council and Civic News

News reports on island Council meetings, as well as updates on Civic and Municipal decisions and events.

Aug 15 2017

Kiawah Island Town Council Meeting, August 1 2017

By Katy Calloway, The Island Connection Editor The last Town Council Meeting in the current facility opened with an air of anticipation for the new Town Hall, which opened Monday Aug. 7. Mayor Weaver began the meeting with a proposed amendment to the agenda regarding item 6a. Approval of the Island Beach Services Franchise Amendment, …

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Aug 02 2017

Seabrook Island Town Council Report, July 25 2017

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer Seabrook Island Town Council (SITC) began its July meeting ahead of schedule to allow time for a public hearing. No one was there who didn’t have to be when the “hearing” began and there were no comments or objections to Ordinance 2017-02, an amendment to the Development …

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Jul 19 2017

Town Of Kiawah Island Council Report, July 11

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer The July council meeting for the Town of Kiawah Island (TOKI) began on the heels of a hearing to rezone parts of the island owned by the Kiawah Island Golf Resort (KIGR). Dignified, passionate debate, largely from residents of the Courtside Villa regime, suggested not everyone was …

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Jul 07 2017

Seabrook Island Town Council Report For June 26, 2017

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer Awkward silence in council chambers preceded the start of the June 26 meeting of Seabrook Island Town Council. Wandering eyes eventually landed on the clock, confirming there was just enough time to pillory this reporter for an assault on Seabrook’s “never ending candy bowl.” There were plenty …

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Jun 27 2017

Boy Scouts Of America Coastal Carolina Council Raises $55,000

By Arielle Alpino for The Island Connection The Boy Scouts of America Coastal Carolina Council held its annual Select Heath of SC Tenderfoot Golf Tournament on May 15 at Kiawah Island Club’s River Course. The 37th annual tournament raised $55,000 Boy Scouts in nine coastal, Lowcountry counties. In total, the proceeds will support 6,500 scouts …

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Jun 22 2017

Town Of Kiawah Island Council Meeting Report, June 6

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer Council for the Town of Kiawah Island was ready to meet on June 6. However, neither the town’s attorney, nor town administrator were. Both would miss the council meeting because each had a different meeting they had to attend. “I hope we don’t encounter any parliamentary conundrums …

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Jun 08 2017

Seabrook Island Town Council Report May 22 2017

By Gregg Bragg , The Island Connection Staff Writer The agenda for the May 22 assembly of Seabrook Island Town Council looked shorter than recentiterations. This concision breathed life into the long whispered and elusive goal of the 30-minute council meeting. Mayor Ciancio would have to circle back to approve two sets of meeting minutes, …

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May 10 2017

Seabrook Island Town Council Discusses FEMA Reimbursement

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer The mayor wondered aloud if the agenda for Seabrook Island’s April 24 town council meeting had been posted in accordance with the South Carolina Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Faye Albritton assured him it had, and council got right to work approving two sets of meeting minutes; …

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Apr 14 2017

Seabrook Island Town Council Mourns The Loss Of Former Mayor Terry Ahern

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer Flags at half-staff on the approach to town hall cast a shadow on brilliant weather for Seabrook’s town council (SITC) meeting on March 28th. Mayor Ciancio confirmed the news struck at Seabrook’s heart, and announced the passing of former mayor Terry Ahern the previous weekend. Shoulders sagged …

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Mar 16 2017

Kiawah Island Town Council Determined To Fix Boardwalks

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Reporter Last month’s town council meeting of the Town of Kiawah Island (TOKI) set a record for brevity, which faded into memory on March 7th as Mayor Craig Weaver cautioned. This month’s meeting headed in the other direction, though it didn’t quite match some of the most protracted …

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