Category: Kiawah Town Council

The unofficial minutes of Kiawah's monthly Town Council.

Mar 24 2016

Kiawah Property Owners Group Donates $46,500 To Kiawah Conservancy As Its Final Act

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer Camelot rarely saw weather as nice as Kiawah did on March 15, 2016, and the Kiawah Conservancy seldom gets the sort of surprise it received during its annual meeting on that same day. Representatives of the Kiawah Property Owners Group met the Kiawah Conservancy board at The …

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Mar 24 2016

Atlantic Saved From Offshore Oil Drilling

By Jennifer Tuohy, The Island Connection Editor On March 15, 2016 the Obama administration reversed its decision to end a 30 year ban on drilling for oil off the southeastern Atlantic coast. A draft proposal released by the Bureau of Ocean and Energy Management in January 2015 included a plan for a five-year lease starting …

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Mar 10 2016

Kiawah Town Council Meeting: March 2016

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer The gavel tapped for order at exactly 2 p.m. to start the March 1 meeting of Kiawah’s town council. There were two sets of meeting minutes. Ratification of the first was deferred while the second set was approved with changes opening the door to the first round …

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Mar 09 2016

Rucker, Gunnells Received $81,400 More In Excess Pay, Report Finds

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer The Town of Kiawah Island held a special meeting March 4, 2016 to present the findings of the second financial audit of the town’s finances, following allegations of financial improprieties against its former treasurer and administrator. The meeting began in short order with Mayor Lipuma setting the …

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Feb 25 2016

Kiawah Town Council Report, February 9, 2016

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer Kiawah town council’s Feb. 9, 2016 meeting began on time-ish. The room was full and the agenda was, too. It included four sets of minutes for approval, which usually doesn’t take too long. Two of the meeting minutes were approved seconds after parliamentary obligations were satisfied. The …

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Jan 13 2016

Town Of Kiawah January 2016 Council Meeting Report

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer The handout for the Kiawah town council’s January meeting was thin, spawning pre-meeting hopes of new records for brevity. Listed on the agenda were approvals of four sets of minutes, three items of seemingly routine new business and an executive session. Parliamentary obligations and approval of minutes …

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Dec 10 2015

Correction: Town Of Kiawah Island November 2015 Council Meeting

In the Nov. 20, 2015 edition of The Island Connection, a report titled “Town Of Kiawah Island November 2015 Council Meeting” misstated the Town’s requirements for hiring a new treasurer. The report said municipal experience and a CPA designation had been “initially required by the Town.” The requirements listed by the Town in the TOKI …

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Dec 03 2015

Sea Islanders Seek Cooperation To Improve Roads

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer Almost forty days and forty nights after the collision of King Tides and torrential rains eliminated the intersection of Main Rd. and Hwy. 17, Johns Island residents met to discuss their roads. The Nov. 16 event at St. Johns High School was well timed, given the recent …

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Nov 23 2015

Town Of Kiawah Island November 2015 Council Meeting

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer Kiawah’s November town council meeting started quietly enough with a relatively spartan attendance compared to recent months. Parliamentary obligations were dispensed and minutes were approved when the agenda was abruptly amended to include room for the announcement that the town had hired a new treasurer. The motion …

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Nov 21 2015

Town Of Kiawah Island Hires Treasurer

Staff Report for The Island Connection The Town of Kiawah Island announced at the Tuesday, Nov. 3 Town Council meeting that it has hired Dorota Szubert as the Town Treasurer. Szubert was most recently the Accounting Manager for Kiawah Partners, Inc. since 2008. Szubert replaces Kenneth Gunnells who resigned in May, and was later accused …

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