South Carolina's next General Election will be held November 6, 2018.  Residents can access their sample ballot on   For your convenience, a  copy of the sample ballot is provided here

Polling Location
Kiawah residents (District 9) can vote in person from 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. at  the Municipal Center (4475 Betsy Kerrison Parkway). Photo ID is required.

Absentee Voting
All eligible voters have the opportunity to vote with an absentee ballot in the November 6 General Election and in the December 4 Municipal Election. Absentee ballots are available 30 days prior  to an election.  You may also vote absentee in person up until 5:00 p.m. on the day before the election.  For more information  call (843) 744-8683 or   click here 
Town of Kiawah Municipal Election Candidates Candidates
The Kiawah Island Municipal Election will take place Tuesday, December 4, 2018. This election marks the sixteenth administration of the Town of Kiawah Island, which was incorporated on September 13, 1988. The terms of this administration will expire December 2020. Below is the candidate roster.  Read the candidate biographies here 
Name                           Position Sought (*One to be elected ** Four to be elected)
Craig Weaver               Mayor *
Fran Wermuth            Mayor *
Maryanne Connelly    Council Member**
Dan Prickett                Council Member**
Klaus Said                    Council Member**
Christopher Widuch   Council Member**

Meet the Candidates Night:   Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the Sandcastle. Hear directly from Town Council and Mayoral candidates on important Town of Kiawah Island issues. Hosted by KICA. Wine and hors-d'oeuvres will be served. Submit questions at the meeting or in advance. RSVP and email questions to
Quarter 4 Town Notes PublishedTN
In this Issue:
  • Municipal Election & Candidate Biographies
  • Mayor's Corner
  • Town Council Quarter In Review
  • Planning and Zoning Moves In-House
  • St. Johns Fire District Board Vacancy
  • Kiawah Island Dolphin Education Program
  • 2018 Turtle Patrol Season Summary
  • Charitable Contribution Spotlight- Sea Island Water Wellness Mission
  • Flood Mitigation & Sea Level Rise Adaptation
  • Grow Native Kiawah & Online Native Plant Database

Read it here

Embankment Stabilization Project  embank
The Town has contracted to install erosion controls on the Kiawah Island Par kway on the embankment between the bridge and the recreational parking spots. Construction has begun and will continue through the next 2-3 weeks during daylight hours. T here will be traffic control flaggers in place and  sporadic traffic delays. Please allow yourself more time for travel.  Please use caution around this area of the parkway as there may be construction vehicles and workers present.  
Yard Debris Collection Reminders  yard
  • Yard debris is considered material such as limbs, twigs, branches, leaves, grass clippings, mulch, shrubs, and palm fronds.
  • Tree branches cannot be larger than 4" in diameter and no longer than 4' (the exception being palm fronds).
  • Loose material such as leaves, twigs, grass clippings must be placed in paper bags as required by the Charleston County Landfill.
  • Yard Debris is collected on Thursdays island wide and must be placed at the curb by 7:00 a.m. to ensure collection. In addition, Carolina Waste will not rake or clean areas where debris is placed.
  • Material from a property owner's home must only be placed at the curb of your property.
  •  It is illegal to place debris on an empty or undeveloped lot. Violators are subject to be fined.
  • Remember this service is for the removal of weekly yard debris that a homeowner would normally generate cleaning their yard. This service is not for yearly tree trimming or clearing of wooded areas or undeveloped lots.
GNGrow Native   is a community-wide effort to increase the use of native plants in landscaping projects across the island with an overall goal of improving wildlife habitat.  Using native plants in landscaping has a direct impact on the ecosystem. Check out all the benefits of growing native at   
In Case You Missed ItICYMI
Next Event  AC  
Charleston Symphony Orchestra 
Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.
East Beach Conference Center
No Tickets Required 

Public Works Committee -  (TBA)
Town Council Meeting - November 13, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.
Public Safety Committee - November 14, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.
Board of Zoning Appeals - November 19, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.
Environmental Committee - November 20, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.
Ways and Means Committee - November 27, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.
  * Meeting are subject to change