Category Archive: Council and Civic News

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

Jun 08 2017

Seabrook Island Town Council Report May 22 2017

By Gregg Bragg , The Island Connection Staff Writer The agenda for the May 22 assembly of Seabrook Island Town Council looked shorter than recentiterations. This concision breathed life into the long whispered and elusive goal of the 30-minute council meeting. Mayor Ciancio would have to circle back to approve two sets of meeting minutes, …

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May 10 2017

Seabrook Island Town Council Discusses FEMA Reimbursement

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer The mayor wondered aloud if the agenda for Seabrook Island’s April 24 town council meeting had been posted in accordance with the South Carolina Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Faye Albritton assured him it had, and council got right to work approving two sets of meeting minutes; …

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Apr 14 2017

Seabrook Island Town Council Mourns The Loss Of Former Mayor Terry Ahern

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer Flags at half-staff on the approach to town hall cast a shadow on brilliant weather for Seabrook’s town council (SITC) meeting on March 28th. Mayor Ciancio confirmed the news struck at Seabrook’s heart, and announced the passing of former mayor Terry Ahern the previous weekend. Shoulders sagged …

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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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Mar 15 2017

Seabrook Island Town Council Addresses Hurricane Matthew Reimbursement

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer Seabrook residents began gathering at town hall an hour earlier than the normally scheduled town council meeting. Congressman Sanford’s office sent a representative to meet with residents in the conference room on February 28. The one on one meetings were as quiet as the public hearing held …

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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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Feb 02 2017

Seabrook Island Town Council Has Cause To Celebrate

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer The Town of Seabrook Island Town Council (SITC) meeting began with a jolt on January 24, 2017. Conversations hummed amongst a large group of attendees until the gavel fell. True to form, clerk Faye Allbritton confirmed meeting notices had been filed in accordance with the Freedom of …

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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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Jan 04 2017

Seabrook Island Town Council Wraps Up 2016

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer Those hoping for a shorter Seabrook Island town council meeting during the holiday season grew apprehensive upon being handed a very busy looking agenda. The gathering got an early start with the mayor announcing the opening of public comments on Seabrook’s 2017 budget. Mayor Ciancio didn’t wait …

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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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