Category: Kiawah Town Council

The unofficial minutes of Kiawah's monthly Town Council.

Jul 16 2015

BREAKING NEWS: Former Kiawah Treasurer, Administrator received unauthorized payments of $125,000 from payroll, town funds

  Kiawah has contacted U.S. Attorney’s office after evidence of manipulated W2s, misuse of Town credit cards discovered Staff Report, Island Connection  At a special Town Council meeting on July 14, 2015 Kiawah mayor Charles Lipuma provided details of the results of the recent forensic audit prompted by allegations from a staff member of financial improprieties. These included …

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Jun 12 2015

Kiawah Island Gains A Talented Resident

Staff Report for The Island Connection Van McCollum and his wife are retiring to Kiawah Island from the City of Cumming, Georgia. Linda Heard, Executive Director of The Cumming Playhouse, wanted Kiawah to know that these are two very fine talented people and ones who will “benefit your community greatly.” “Your gain is certainly our …

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Jun 04 2015

Prepare For Disaster

Staff Report for The Island Connection The annual local “Disaster Awareness Day” sponsored by the towns of Kiawah Island and Seabrook Island will be held 11 June at the Seabrook Island Club. This event, open to all, combines an informational half-day program with displays by vendors and emergency service first responders. Lunch will be provided …

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Jun 03 2015

Movements And Shake Ups At Kiawah Town Council

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer The Town of Kiawah Island has undergone a substantial amount of upheaval this month. On May 5, 2015, during the Town Council meeting, Mayor Lipuma announced that Town Administrator Tumiko Rucker had submitted her resignation, effective at the end of June. She will assist in selecting a …

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May 20 2015

Kiawah Island Town Council Meeting, May, 2015

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer 2:05 p.m. on March 5, 2015 and the monthly town council meeting of the Town of Kiawah Island was up and running. Proceedings sputtered a bit as the minutes from an array of previous meetings were reviewed and approved unanimously. The exception was the result of the …

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May 07 2015

Prepare For Disaster

Staff Report for The Island Connection The annual local “Disaster Awareness Day” sponsored by the towns of Kiawah Island and Seabrook Island will be held  June 11 at the Seabrook Island Club. This event, open to all, combines an informational half-day program with displays by vendors and emergency service first responders. Lunch will be provided …

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May 07 2015

Sanford Switches Sides, Opposes Offshore Drilling, Testing

Staff Report for The Island Connection On April 27, U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford held a press conference at Shem Creek park in Mount Pleasant to announce his opposition to permits for seismic testing and offshore drilling in the waters off the coast of South Carolina. This announcement reversed his previous position on the matter. Among …

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Apr 23 2015

Town Of Kiawah Island Council Meeting, April 14, 2015

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer Two public hearings were scheduled for April 14, 2015 so things got started a little earlier than usual at Kiawah Town Hall. Ordinance 2015-05 was scheduled for 1:30 p.m., the measure amends the fiscal year budget for 2014-2015 (highlights include an additional $20,000 for legal fees, $15,000 …

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Mar 24 2015

Kiawah Town Council Meeting, March 2015

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Staff Writer Town Hall was nearly full of attendees for the March 10, 2015 meeting of Kiawah Town Council. Formalities, including three sets of meeting minutes were dispatched as efficiently as possible. With the path to Citizens Comments cleared, resident Wendy Kulick had some new questions and brought up …

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Mar 10 2015

Kiawah Island Offers Rosebank Farms $15,000 To Relocate By March 31

By Gregg Bragg, Island Connection Staff Writer During the Feb. 9 Town Council meeting of the Town of Kiawah Island, council discussed solutions for the relocation of Sidi Limehouse and his Rosebank Farm Stand, which are on the property the town bought to build its municipal campus. TOKI announced it had denied requests that Limehouse …

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