Category: Kiawah Town Council

The unofficial minutes of Kiawah's monthly Town Council.

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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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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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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Mar 29 2016

Kiawah Island Community Association’s 2016 Annual Meeting

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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Mar 24 2016

Kiawah Property Owners Group Donates $46,500 To Kiawah Conservancy As Its Final Act

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer Camelot rarely saw weather as nice as Kiawah did on March 15, 2016, and the Kiawah Conservancy seldom gets the sort of surprise it received during its annual meeting on that same day. Representatives of the Kiawah Property Owners Group met the Kiawah Conservancy board at The …

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Mar 24 2016

Atlantic Saved From Offshore Oil Drilling

By Jennifer Tuohy, The Island Connection Editor On March 15, 2016 the Obama administration reversed its decision to end a 30 year ban on drilling for oil off the southeastern Atlantic coast. A draft proposal released by the Bureau of Ocean and Energy Management in January 2015 included a plan for a five-year lease starting …

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Mar 10 2016

Kiawah Town Council Meeting: March 2016

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer The gavel tapped for order at exactly 2 p.m. to start the March 1 meeting of Kiawah’s town council. There were two sets of meeting minutes. Ratification of the first was deferred while the second set was approved with changes opening the door to the first round …

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Mar 09 2016

Rucker, Gunnells Received $81,400 More In Excess Pay, Report Finds

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer The Town of Kiawah Island held a special meeting March 4, 2016 to present the findings of the second financial audit of the town’s finances, following allegations of financial improprieties against its former treasurer and administrator. The meeting began in short order with Mayor Lipuma setting the …

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Feb 25 2016

Kiawah Town Council Report, February 9, 2016

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer Kiawah town council’s Feb. 9, 2016 meeting began on time-ish. The room was full and the agenda was, too. It included four sets of minutes for approval, which usually doesn’t take too long. Two of the meeting minutes were approved seconds after parliamentary obligations were satisfied. The …

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Jan 13 2016

Town Of Kiawah January 2016 Council Meeting Report

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer The handout for the Kiawah town council’s January meeting was thin, spawning pre-meeting hopes of new records for brevity. Listed on the agenda were approvals of four sets of minutes, three items of seemingly routine new business and an executive session. Parliamentary obligations and approval of minutes …

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