Category: Kiawah Town Council

The unofficial minutes of Kiawah's monthly Town Council.

Feb 13 2012

Notes From Kiawah Town Council Meeting February 7, 2012

By Kevin O’Haire   Beach Walkovers Prove To Be Hot Topic At its monthly meeting held Tuesday, the Kiawah Town Council took up the testy issue of an amendment to the municipal code concerning the regulation of beach or “dune” walkovers. The item appeared on the meeting agenda as a First Reading of the proposed …

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Feb 13 2012

Kiawah Halts Pursuit to Purchase Island Utility

By Jacob Flannick The Town of Kiawah brought an end Feb. 7 to negotiations on purchasing the island’s utility system from Kiawah Development Partners (KDP), a private company running the island-wide water and sewer service. The Town’s official announcement earlier this month during a Town Council meeting prompted by a letter received by the Town …

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Jan 19 2012

Kiawah Island Town Council- January 10, 2012

By Kevin O’Haire The Meeting was convened promptly at 2.00 p.m. The Roll was called and all Members reported present. The Minutes from the Meeting held on December 6, 2011 were then offered for approval. With two minor amendments, the Minutes were approved unanimously. There were no citizens’ comments or presentations. Old Business: A. There …

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Nov 25 2011

County Greenbelt Projects Taking Root on Kiawah

By Jacob Flannick The Town of Kiawah is preparing the island for a makeover. With a few small-scale renovation plans in the works, the Town is aiming to improve accessibility and revamp safety features throughout the island. The project, funded by a county grant, encompasses three focus areas: Furnishing the island’s parkway with handrails and …

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Nov 11 2011

Recent Poll on Kiawah Suggests New Utility Ownership

By Jacob Flannick The Town of Kiawah is working to resolve ownership of the island’s water and sewer utility system, in an effort to fulfill residents’ recently polled requests. The Town held a state-required referendum on Oct. 25 toward pursuing utility ownership, after receiving a written request on Aug. 25 from Kiawah Development Partners (KDP), …

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May 13 2011

Kiawah Town Council – May 3, 2011

Public Hearing for Ordinances 2011-12 and 2011-11 Starting at 1:30 p.m., the Kiawah Council held a public hearing for two ordinances which would receive their second and final vote during the upcoming council meeting. Ordinance 2011-12 was addressed first, concerning the approval of the town’s 2011/12 budget. Several residents arrived to speak about the new …

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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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