Category Archive: Kiawah Town Council

The unofficial minutes of Kiawah's monthly Town Council.

Nov 23 2017

Beachfront Scraping Underway, Numerous Ordinances Approved On Kiawah Island

By Katy Calloway, Managing Editor for The Island Connection The November meeting of the Kiawah Town Council got underway without delay. Councilmember John Koach was pronounced absent and on vacation. The minutes from the previous month’s meeting were approved unanimously and Mayor Weaver began with his comments. He updated the audience on the beach scraping …

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Nov 22 2017

Indictment Issued To Former Town Of Kiawah Island Employees

By Gregg Bragg, Senior Staff Writer for The Island Connection The announcement from the United States Attorney’s Office on Tuesday Nov. 14 was straightforward and simple. “Former Town of Kiawah Officials Indicted for Wire Fraud,” read the banner, followed by, “Tumiko Rucker, age 42, of Johns Island, S.C., and Harrison Kenneth Gunnells, age 59, of …

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Oct 26 2017

New Ordinances Proposed For Kiawah Island

By Katy Calloway, The Island Connection Editor The Oct. 3 meeting of the Town of Kiawah opened with an air of anticipation as it was announced that the meeting was live and in color for the test of the new broadcast system. Subsequent meetings will be streamed on-line and archived on the TOKI website. After …

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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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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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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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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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Feb 17 2017

World Affairs Council of Charleston Addresses Putin’s Russia

Staff Report for Island Connection The World Affairs Council of Charleston presents ‘Vladimir Putin’s Russia – big problems at home; aggressive posture and success abroad. What does Putin seek, and can we work with him?’ on Feb. 28 at 5:15 p.m. The talk, one of 6 in its annual series, will be given by Dr. Stephen …

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Jan 19 2017

Mayor Weaver Introduces New Council

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer The January 10, 2017 meeting of Town of Kiawah Island (TOKI) was called to order a little early. Mayor Weaver broke with tradition by making his comments at the start of the meeting, in part to explain some tweaks to the agenda. He thanked everyone for “the …

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