Category: Council and Civic News

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

Jan 25 2010

Chisolm annexation issue to be brought before Hollywood Town Council

Provided by the Concerned Citizens for the Sea Islands Last Thursday, January 14, the Town of Hollywood Planning Commission voted against this annexation and PUD request from Canal Land and Timber Co – 118 acres on Chisolm Road, Johns Island. Nevertheless, Canal Land and Timber is bringing it before the full Town Council at today’s …

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Jan 23 2010

Kiawah Town Council – January 5, 2009

Second reading of ordinance 2009-11: business license ordinance amendment Council unanimously voted to approve ordinance 2009-11, which amends the rate table for the various classifications of businesses as described in section 4-323 of the Town Code. Copies of the new rate table are available at Town Hall. Affirmation of the 2009 Ordinances As the Town …

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Jan 23 2010

Johns Island Council meeting – January 7, 2009

Johns Island Council met at 6:30pm in order to allow guest speaker, Congressman Leon Stavrinakis, more time to conduct a casual question and answer period with local residents. Zoning and site design requests around the island Following up on a request to the City’s Site Design Committee to remove 17 grand trees (the request was …

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Jan 11 2010

Seabrook Town Council – December 15, 2009

Financials “It has been pointed out to me that we’re one of the few councils that report on our financials, but that’s a problem for other councils,” smiled Mayor Holtz as he opened the December Seabrook Island Council meeting. For the eleven months ending on November 30, 2009, the Town has exceeded the budget for …

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Dec 12 2009

Seabrook Town Council – November 24, 2009

A public hearing for Ordinances 2009-08 and 2009-09 was held at 2:25 before the Town Council meeting. As there were no comments, the public hearing was closed at 2:30pm. Financials For the ten months ending on October 31, 2009, Mayor Holtz reported that revenues are $732,302.69, which is $53,607.54 better than budgeted, but still $183,176.61 …

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Dec 12 2009

Kiawah Town Council – December 1, 2009

In reading the attendance roll for the day’s meeting, Mayor Wert noted that Councilman Burnaford was still in California visiting family and that Town Administrator Tumiko Rucker is recovering from surgery and will return to work by mid-December. Arts Council recognizes Lenni Freeburg Councilman Charles Lipuma announced that Arts Council charter member Lenni Freeburg will …

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Nov 30 2009

Seabrook Town Council – October 27, 2009

A public hearing was held for ordinance 2009-06: to adopt the 2010 budget for Seabrook Island, and ordinance 2009-07: emergency powers of the Mayor, at 2:25pm before the Town Council meeting. As there were no comments, the hearing was closed. Minutes of last meeting There was only one correction to last month’s meeting minutes, which …

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Nov 30 2009

Kiawah Town Council – November 3, 2009

Public hearing: second reading for ordinance 2209-10 A public hearing was held for the second reading of ordinance 2009-10: Health and Sanitation, at 1:30pm before the 2pm Council meeting. A few residents arrived to speak at the meeting, all of them thanking the Town and Councilman McHugh for working with them on the issue. “Speaking …

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Oct 15 2009

Kiawah Town Council – October 6, 2009

Before the official meeting of the Town Council, a public hearing was held for Ordinance 2009-09: Amendments to the 2009/2010 Budget. As there were no comments, the public hearing was closed. Proclamation of National American Indian Heritage Month Mayor Wert announced that, at the behest of the Daughters of the American Revolution and their representative …

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Oct 06 2009

Seabrook Town Council – September 22, 2009

A public hearing was held at 2:25pm on Ordinance 2009-05 for the rezoning of two parcels in Jenkins Point Plantation. As there were no comments, the public hearing was closed. Financials Mayor McNulty noted before reading the financials that neither the $400,000 plus loan to the Utility Commission, nor the rebate that will be sent …

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