Category: Council and Civic News

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

May 09 2019

Seabrook Island Town Council Meeting: April 23, 2019

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer Parliamentary obligations were dispatched with haste by Seabrook Island Town Council to open its April 23 meeting at Town Hall. The Town’s leadership seemed anxious to get to one of the most important parts of the day, and hop-scotched to a latter point on the agenda. …

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Apr 24 2019

Kiawah Island Town Council Meeting: April 2, 2019

By Katy Calloway, The Island Connection Managing Editor Kiawah Island Town Council convened April 2 with the Mayor and Councilmembers in high spirits. Minutes of the 2019 Strategic Planning Retreat, held January 23 and 24 were approved with no changes or comments, as well as the minutes from the last council meeting held March 5. …

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Apr 09 2019

Seabrook Island Town Council Meeting: March 26, 2019

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer The sound of small talk peppered Seabrook Council Chambers while a slate of public hearings passed without comment on March 26. Seabrook Island Town Council correctly anticipated the amount of feedback to expect on the transfer of several parcels to Seabrook’s Greenspace Conservancy. Ordinances 2019-01, 02, …

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Mar 15 2019

Seabrook Island Town Council Meeting: February 26, 2019

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer The Feb. 26 meeting of Seabrook Island Town Council was called to order promptly at 2:30 p.m. Town clerk/treasurer Faye Allbritton confirmed the Mayor’s assumption; the Town had complied with all legal requirements for the assembly, and elected officials got straight to work. Five sets of …

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Feb 14 2019

Seabrook Island Town Council Meeting: January 22

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer The New Year saw another public hearing during Seabrook Island Town Council’s (SITC) meeting on Jan. 22. There were no comments on Ordinance 2018-15, scheduled for its second reading and ratification later in the agenda. Mayor Ciancio then opened Council proceedings by confirming compliance with FOIA …

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Jan 31 2019

Kiawah Island Town Council Meeting: January 8, 2019

By Katy Calloway, The Island Connection Managing Editor The first Kiawah Town Council meeting of the New Year was called to order with new councilmembers, Maryanne Connelly, Dan Prickett and Klaus Said present and accounted for. Following the Pledge of Allegiance, Mayor Weaver described an unusual process for approving the minutes of the December 4 …

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Jan 17 2019

Seabrook Island Town Council Meeting: December 18, 2018

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer Public hearings were on the agenda for the Town of Seabrook Island Town Council meeting of Dec. 18. The assembly got a fifteen-minute jump on its usual 2:30 p.m. start time. SITC is calling for a 33.1% increase in revenues/expenditures for fiscal 2019, putting the budget …

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Dec 19 2018

Kiawah Island Town Council Meeting: December 4, 2018

By Katy Calloway, The Island Connection Managing Editor The last meeting of 2018 was brief and to the point. Mayor Weaver called the meeting to order, led the pledge of allegiance and the November meeting minutes were approved unanimously. The Mayor’s update was brief, noting that the election was taking place in the room next …

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Dec 06 2018

Seabrook Island Town Council Meeting: Tuesday, November 27, 2018

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer Seabrook residents were silent on Nov. 27. There were no questions or discussion initiated by attendees, after Town Council got an early start with public hearings on three ordinances; 2018- 10, 11, and 12 due for a second reading. Town Administrator Joe Cronin said ordinance 2018-10 …

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Nov 25 2018

Town Of Kiawah Island Elections: Candidates In Their Own Words

By Katy Calloway, Managing Editor for The Island Connection The Town of Kiawah Island will hold its municipal elections on Tuesday, Dec. 4. Fran Wermuth withdrew her bid for the Mayor’s seat on Nov. 14, which leaves just one candidate for Mayor and four Councilmember candidates, all uncontested in their respective races. Despite the competition, …

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