Town Clerk

The Municipal Clerk's Office serves as the technical, administrative liaison for all official actions between the Town Council and Mayor, as provided by state law and town code.

Town Clerk. At the first regular meeting of the council following the inauguration meeting, the council shall appoint an officer to be known as the town clerk, who shall hold office at the pleasure of the council or until a successor is duly appointed and qualified.

  • The town clerk shall perform the following duties:
    • Give notice to the members of the council of regular and special meetings of the council;
    • Attend all meetings of the council, keep minutes of the proceedings of the council, and maintain the minutes in a book to be known as "The Minutes of the Meetings of the Town Council of the Town of Kiawah Island, South Carolina";
    • Have custody of the seal of the town; and
    • Schedule the use of public buildings.
  • The town clerk shall act as secretary for the mayor and council. As such, the town clerk must have sound secretarial skills.
  • The town clerk shall handle other clerical duties as required by the mayor or council.
  • The town clerk shall perform such other duties as may be required by the council.