Category Archive: Council and Civic News

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

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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Dec 09 2016

Craig Weaver elected Mayor of Kiawah Island

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer The Town of Kiawah Island held its mayoral and council election on Dec. 6, 2016. Only the mayor’s race was contested. Thirty percent of residents turned out to cast their votes (compared to fifty percent in November’s general election) with a total of 531 votes cast in …

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Aug 27 2016

Kiawah Island Town Council Narrowly Approves Controversial Rezoning

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer Kiawah Island boasted perfect weather conditions on Aug. 2. It was way too nice outside to be in, but inside is where the Town of Kiawah Island holds its meetings, and this one got off to an early start. Two related zoning ordinances had progressed to the …

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Aug 11 2016

Seabrook Island Town Council Report: July 2016

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer They say records are made to be broken. Town clerk, Faye Allbritton hinted at a short Seabrook Island Town Council agenda for July, and it would prove prophetic. The meeting began on time and ended in 35 minutes, besting the previous record by two minutes. Mayor Ciancio …

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Jun 16 2016

Kiawah Island Town Council Meeting, June 2016

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer The Town of Kiawah Island set what may well have been a record at its June 7, 2016 meeting, clocking in at three hours and forty minutes. This is going to take a minute, so fasten your safety belts and keep your hands inside the ride at …

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Jun 05 2016

Seabrook Island Town Council Report, May 24, 2016

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer Those arriving 5 minutes early to the May 24 meeting of Seabrook Island Town Council were treated to a pair of public hearings. Ordinance 2016-05, a measure to rezone 2531 High Hammock Rd for conservation received no comments nor did Ordinance 2016- 06. The second measure provided …

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May 07 2016

Seabrook Island Town Council Report, April 2016

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer Mayor Ciancio looked over the top edge of reading glasses to check the clock, quickly did it again, and then a third time, anticipating the start to the April meeting of Seabrook Island Town Council. He began the meeting with a grin and got right to business. …

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Apr 25 2016

Town Of Kiawah Island April 2016 Council Meeting Report

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer The pledge began at 2:04p.m. on April 7 and the extra few minutes would come in handy after what would end up being a three hour meeting. Those familiar with pop culture icon Gilligan’s Island know tiny ships can get tossed in the time it took for …

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Apr 07 2016

Seabrook Island March, 2016 Town Council Report

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer Eager silence filled Seabrook Island town council chambers as the mayor toed the starting line, one eye on the clock’s sweep hand. Opening procedures were given the “go ahead” by clerk Faye Allbritton and three sets of minutes were ratified as quickly as they were mentioned. Anticipation …

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Mar 29 2016

Kiawah Island Community Association’s 2016 Annual Meeting

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By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer The Kiawah Island Community Association broke with tradition earlier in March. Results of its board elections were announced in advance of the annual meeting for the first time, allowing candidates the option of attending the meeting in the wake of the first contested election in years. David …

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