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Category: Council and Civic News

News reports on island Council meetings, as well as updates on Civic and Municipal decisions and events.

Jan 11 2010

Seabrook Town Council – December 15, 2009

Financials “It has been pointed out to me that we’re one of the few councils that report on our financials, but that’s a problem for other councils,” smiled Mayor Holtz as he opened the December Seabrook Island Council meeting. For the eleven months ending on November 30, 2009, the Town has exceeded the budget for …

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Dec 12 2009

Seabrook Town Council – November 24, 2009

A public hearing for Ordinances 2009-08 and 2009-09 was held at 2:25 before the Town Council meeting. As there were no comments, the public hearing was closed at 2:30pm. Financials For the ten months ending on October 31, 2009, Mayor Holtz reported that revenues are $732,302.69, which is $53,607.54 better than budgeted, but still $183,176.61 …

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Dec 12 2009

Kiawah Town Council – December 1, 2009

In reading the attendance roll for the day’s meeting, Mayor Wert noted that Councilman Burnaford was still in California visiting family and that Town Administrator Tumiko Rucker is recovering from surgery and will return to work by mid-December. Arts Council recognizes Lenni Freeburg Councilman Charles Lipuma announced that Arts Council charter member Lenni Freeburg will …

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Nov 30 2009

Seabrook Town Council – October 27, 2009

A public hearing was held for ordinance 2009-06: to adopt the 2010 budget for Seabrook Island, and ordinance 2009-07: emergency powers of the Mayor, at 2:25pm before the Town Council meeting. As there were no comments, the hearing was closed. Minutes of last meeting There was only one correction to last month’s meeting minutes, which …

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Nov 30 2009

Kiawah Town Council – November 3, 2009

Public hearing: second reading for ordinance 2209-10 A public hearing was held for the second reading of ordinance 2009-10: Health and Sanitation, at 1:30pm before the 2pm Council meeting. A few residents arrived to speak at the meeting, all of them thanking the Town and Councilman McHugh for working with them on the issue. “Speaking …

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Oct 15 2009

Kiawah Town Council – October 6, 2009

Before the official meeting of the Town Council, a public hearing was held for Ordinance 2009-09: Amendments to the 2009/2010 Budget. As there were no comments, the public hearing was closed. Proclamation of National American Indian Heritage Month Mayor Wert announced that, at the behest of the Daughters of the American Revolution and their representative …

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Oct 06 2009

Seabrook Town Council – September 22, 2009

A public hearing was held at 2:25pm on Ordinance 2009-05 for the rezoning of two parcels in Jenkins Point Plantation. As there were no comments, the public hearing was closed. Financials Mayor McNulty noted before reading the financials that neither the $400,000 plus loan to the Utility Commission, nor the rebate that will be sent …

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Sep 17 2009

Kiawah Town Council – September 1, 2009

Second reading: Ordinance 2009-06: Control of Pets The second reading of the ordinance was seconded with only one comment which came from Councilman Orban, who pointed out that the words “and under voice command” should be included under the “dogs off leash” area on the diagram which maps out the on leash/off leash areas of …

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Sep 05 2009

Seabrook Town Council – August 25, 2009

Financials “There’s not an awful lot to talk about,” said Mayor McNulty as he read through this month’s financial report. Revenues for this year-to-date are $587,470.46, which is $118,892.97, or 17%, less than this same time last year. However, it’s better by $54,509.38 than budgeted. “Business licenses, local option and investments are all down,” said …

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Aug 21 2009

Kiawah Town Council – August 4, 2009

The meeting of the Kiawah Town Council was preceded by two public hearings. The first meeting was held at 1pm for Ordinance 2009-06: relating to the control of pets. The second meeting was held at 1:30pm for Ordinance 2009-07: amendments to Health and Sanitation. There was no comment for the Control for Pets ordinance at …

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