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Category: Kiawah Town Council

The unofficial minutes of Kiawah's monthly Town Council.

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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Aug 20 2010

Kiawah Town Council – August 3, 2010

Ordinance 2010-05: Dog leash law Before voting on the second reading of ordinance 2010-05, which allows owners to unleash their pets from November 1 – March 15 along most of the beach area (except critical habitat areas) during daylight hours as long as they’re under voice command, Mayor Wert read from two emails formally objecting …

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Aug 06 2010

Life on Little Bear

PROVIDED BY THE KIAWAH CONSERVANCY Described by a leading conservation easement attorney as “one of the most important conservation easement across the country,” Little Bear Island consists of 151 acres of undeveloped land and forms the most eastern tip of Kiawah Island. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and the Stono Inlet and is …

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Jun 11 2010

Kiawah Town Council – June 1, 2010

2010/2011 Budget passes second reading Mayor William Wert stated that there were no substantive changes made to the budget since last reading. The Council approved second reading unanimously. GFOA – CAFR Financial Award Mayor Wert was happy to announce that the Town, under the guidance of Treasurer Ken Gunnells, received the Certificate of Achievement for …

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May 18 2010

Kiawah Town Council – May 4, 2010

Before going into the business of Council, Mayor Wert asked for a moment of silence for Sid Williams and Earl Carrara, two Kiawah citizens who recently passed away. The mayor asked that everyone take the moment to offer their hopes and prayers to the families. First reading of the 2010/2011 budget In response to a …

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