Category: Kiawah Town Council

The unofficial minutes of Kiawah's monthly Town Council.

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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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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Nov 17 2016

Kiawah Town Council Report: November 2016

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer The October meeting of the Town of Kiawah Island (TOKI) town council was cancelled four days prior to the arrival of hurricane Matthew. The two month break made for a busy, daunting look to November’s meeting agenda. All five members of town council confirmed their attendance by …

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Sep 21 2016

Kiawah Island Town Council Meeting: September 2016

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer Roll call was taken, and all council members confirmed their attendance for September’s meeting of the Town of Kiawah Island. The meeting was preceded by a public hearing on controversial ordinance 2016- 04, a measure to re-zone town hall for residential development (R3). There had only been …

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Sep 13 2016

World Affairs Council Of Charleston To Examine Brexit

Staff Reports for The Island Connection Two foreign policy experts will discuss Great Britain’s vote to leave the European Union and its potential impact on the U.S. in Charleston on Oct. 3. The talk, to be held at the Citadel Alumni Center, kicks off the World Affairs Council of Charleston’s 2016-17 season. Samuel Wells, a …

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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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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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