PGA Championship Notices
Solid Waste Service Change
Monday, May 17 – Friday, May 21 – All residential and regime solid waste collection will take place in the evenings, beginning at 7 p.m. Trash and recycling cans must be placed curbside to ensure collection. There will be no backdoor service or yard debris collection this week.

Commercial Access
To limit commercial traffic throughout the island during the PGA Championship on May 17-23, only essential commercial work and service providers will be permitted. Foodservice and fuel deliveries, home health care, house cleaning, pool maintenance, trash and delivery (UPS, FedEx, Amazon, US Postal) services will be authorized to access the island. Regular construction work, landscaping, routine repair work, non-essential deliveries, and household movers will not be permitted.

More information on operations here.
South Carolinians Aged 16 and Older Can Schedule COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Beginning March 31
On Friday, Governor McMaster and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced that beginning Wednesday, March 31, any South Carolina resident aged 16 or older can begin scheduling their appointment to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Find a vaccine provider near you here.

See the full announcement hereVisit SCDHEC’s website for full coronavirus data and stats and information regarding the vaccine.
Vote for Kiawah in Travel & Leisure’s 2021 World’s Best Awards
Kiawah Island is in the running for Travel & Leisure’s Best Island in the Continental US, and our very own Sanctuary Hotel is in the running for Best Charleston Hotel. Vote for our island by selecting South Carolina as a location you’ve visited, and choose to rate “Islands” and “Hotels.” Voting is open through May 10 here.
West Beach Notice
East West Partners is beginning to site prep and stage for their Parcel 13 Multifamily Development. At the time of the conditional approval for the Duneside Road and Southern Pines Lane connection, it was determined that the barricaded terminus would be relocated further west along Southern Pines Lane to prevent thru traffic from Beachwalker Drive to Duneside Road. If you have questions, please contact Planning Director John Taylor, Jr. at
Parkway Landscaping Installation & Bike Path Notice  
For the next two weeks, contractors will be present along the Kiawah Island Parkway between the main gate and the roundabout installing new landscaping as a part of the Kiawah Island Parkway Improvement Project. Residents should use caution on the roadway. The bike path from the main gate to Freshfields will remain open, but cyclists may experience intermittent delays.
Beach Leash Ordinance Seasonal Change
As a reminder, from March 16 - October 31, dogs must be on a leash at all times on the beach from the western Critical Habitat Area (near Beachwalker County Park) to the eastern boundary of the Beach Club. Electronic leashes are prohibited. View the pet restraint map here.

Dogs are never allowed in the dunes, and owners are responsible for cleaning up after their pets. Leash ordinances are enforced by Beach Patrol and Code Enforcement officers who are authorized to ticket offenders resulting in fines up to $465. Report non-compliance to Beach Patrol (843-518-2880).
Wildlife Reminders
Red Knots Study on Seabrook & Kiawah Islands
Two undergraduate researchers with the Senner Lab at the University of South Carolina are studying Red Knots on our beach. Students Maggie Pelton and Sara Padula are gathering data to determine how long the knots are staying on the island as well as how many knots are using Seabrook and Kiawah beaches. More

Alligator Breeding Season
The warmer weather of spring triggers breeding activity in alligators. Courtship begins in April and mating season continues through June. Living with alligators requires constant awareness, respect, and caution. More
Municipal Center Hours Changing May 1
Beginning May 1, the Municipal Center hours will change to 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. If you have questions, contact Town Administrator Stephanie Tillerson at
Solid Waste Notices
Community Shred Day - Wednesday, April 28 | 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Bring your documents for shredding to the Municipal Center front parking lot (4475 Betsy Kerrison Pkwy) for disposal. Staples do not need to be removed, but all metal clips must be removed. The Town provides complimentary shredding services for all Kiawah residents once a year. If you have questions, contact Julie Staradumsky at
Find a testing location here. Visit the Town's comprehensive webpage with resources on COVID-19 including updated statistics, DHEC reporting, and more.

The Town is operating under Ordinance 2021-03which requires face coverings and other emergency restrictions to address COVID-19 until December 31, 2021, or until the Governor allows the current State of Emergency to expirewhichever date comes first.
Upcoming Arts Council Virtual Concert

Saturday, April 10 | 7 p.m.
Virtual Location
Report ordinance violations to the 24-hour hotline at 843-259-2137 or through the online submittal form. Add the hotline to your contacts on your mobile phone so it's quickly accessible. 
Previously Mentioned
Committee Meetings
Construction Board of Appeals – April 1 | 10 a.m.
Arts and Cultural Events Council April 1 | 2 p.m.
Arts Council Board April 5 | 10 a.m.
Town Council April 6 | 2 p.m.
Public Works Committee April 12 | 10 a.m.
Public Safety Committee – April 14 | 11:30 a.m.
SATAX Committee April 14 | 1 p.m.
Board of Zoning Appeals – April 19 | 3 p.m.
Communications Workgroup – April 20 | 2 p.m.
CERT Team – April 21 | 3 p.m.
Ways and Means Committee – April 26 | 3 p.m.
Meeting Changes
  • Committees that conduct their meetings over video conferences will be live-streamed on the Town's YouTube channel.
  • Committees that conduct their meetings in-person where the public can attend will not be live-streamed.

Agendas are available here and will reference the location of the meeting. Meeting dates, times, and locations sometimes change. Before planning to attend a meeting, check our website.
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