Category: Kiawah Town Council

The unofficial minutes of Kiawah's monthly Town Council.

Apr 14 2011

Kiawah Town Council – April 5, 2011

Why CERT? Jack Reagan of the new Kiawah Community Emergency Response Team, or CERT, gave a brief presentation to the Council on the purpose and structure of the program. Reagan explained that, while CERT began in the 1990s, it was made a part of President Bush’s Citizen Corps in 2003. Today, there are 1635 programs …

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Feb 18 2011

Kiawah Town Council – February 1, 2011

Special recognition of Leo and Carol Fishman “This is a fun and pleasurable thing we do, recognizing people who have served our community well over the past five, ten or fifteen years,” said Mayor Orban as he welcomed Carol and Leo Fishman to the front of the room. After more than twenty years combined service …

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Jan 21 2011

Kiawah Town Council – January 4, 2011

After Town Clerk Lakesha Shannon finished reading the roll call, newly-elected Mayor Orban looked to the audience and announced, “Ladies and gentlemen, your new Council for 2011.” The room burst into applause. Special presentation of Kiawah land grant deed “About a month ago, Mr. John Marker called me about this land grant he found as …

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Dec 16 2010

Orban new Mayor of Kiawah by write-in vote

by Kristin Hackler It may not have been a surprise to some Kiawah Islanders, but as 7:30 rolled around on the evening of Tuesday, December 7, former Kiawah Councilman Steven Orban was amazed to see that he had received more than 300 write-in votes, making him the new Mayor of Kiawah Island. “I thought I …

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Dec 16 2010

Kiawah Town Council – December 7, 2010

Second town biologist to stay with Town Although the issue of whether or not to continue to employ a second town biologist was not originally included on the day’s agenda, a motion was made to add it soon after discussions began. Mayor William Wert gave a brief history on the issue, noting that the cost …

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Nov 12 2010

Kiawah Town Council – November 2, 2010

Public hearing: for the updated Comprehensive Plan Resident and Kiawah council candidate Greg Vanderwerker was the only one to comment during the public hearing on the updated Comprehensive Plan for the Town of Kiawah Island, and while he thanked the Planning Commission for all of their hard work, he noted that the County, when doing …

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Oct 29 2010

Kiawah Island municipal elections

Every two years, the Town of Kiawah Island elects four council members and a mayor to serve as their voice, not only to the other island entities, but to the county, state and nation, as well. As we build up to the elections on Tuesday, December 7, The Island Connection will present more in-depth discussions …

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Oct 15 2010

Kiawah Town Council: October 5, 2010

Development Agreement Approved Despite a citizen’s presentation by Kiawah resident Wendy Kulick asking for a delay on second reading of the Kiawah Island Golf Resort/Town of Kiawah Island Development Agreement ordinance, and a request by Councilman Charles Lipuma to delay reading until October 19 when Councilman Steve Orban would be in town for the vote, …

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Sep 17 2010

Kiawah Town Council – September 7, 2010

Clearing up pet restraint ordinance language In response to several requests, the Kiawah Council clarified the language in ordinance 2010-05: control of pets, to read as follows: “Owners may unleash their pets year round (in those areas designated as “Dog Use Areas” …) if the pets are controlled by voice command. This provision applies only …

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Aug 20 2010

Kiawah development agreement up for public praise and scrutiny

By Meredith Powell The Town of Kiawah has been busy negotiating with the Kiawah Island Golf Resort since 2005 in order to prepare a new development agreement, appropriately named the TOKI/KIGR Development Agreement. Though the documents are now available to the public for viewing online, Council officials also wanted citizens’ direct input. Public information session …

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