6/27/2019

July Issue of Digest Now Available

Inside this issue of Digest, the KICA board of directors asks you to participate in the association’s strategic planning. Complete the community survey for your voice to be heard. The July Digest also includes a look at Kiawah’s water management strategies, including a new forward-thinking way of looking at the island’s surface water.

Find out about fitness options at The Sandcastle, 4th of July events and more.

Read the July issue of Digest today!


5/30/2019

Balancing Security and Convenience in June Digest

“As most of you know, 2019 has been a year devoted to a number of technology enhancements in our Security Department. We’re in the implementation phase of our most visible change, KICA’s new gate access system.”

— COO Jimmy Bailey

Read Jimmy Bailey’s letter to members and find out about all that’s happening around the island this June, including a look at the low speed vehicle study, Kiawah Cares About Education fundraiser, local farmers markets and more.

Read the June Issue of Digest now.


4/29/2019

Wildlife on Kiawah – May Digest

It’s hard to imagine a trip to the island without seeing wildlife — a blue heron, a yellow-bellied slider or an alligator. Maybe a bobcat, if you’re really lucky. Kiawah’s wildlife is part of what makes the island so special. In this issue of Digest, learn to be alligator aware during their mating season and learn to keep sea turtles safe during nesting season.

Take part in a Southern tradition by signing up for a shuttle trip to a Charleston church tea room. Sample ham biscuits, pimento cheese and don’t miss the Huguenot torte. Shuttle trips are May 1-3, with KICA COO Jimmy Bailey attending on Thursday, May 2.

Read the May Digest.


3/29/2019

Arts in April and More in Kiawah Island Digest

April means arts on Kiawah! In this issue, read the results of the 2019 Directors’ Election and learn more about two of the artists showing at the upcoming Lowcountry Art and Artisan Showcase at The Sandcastle.

Other fun April events include the Kiawah Island Art and House Tour, the annual KICA plant sale and many holiday happenings.

Read the April 2019 Digest now.


2/26/2019

The March Issue of Digest Is Now Available

The board of directors is considering a new conveyance policy. Read about the policy and visit the website to read the policy in full. Cast your vote today in the 2019 Directors Election — voting is underway through March 8.

Find all this plus a look at charitable events you can take part in, island happenings and more in this month’s Digest!

Read the March 2019 Digest now.


2/7/2019

February Digest Available Now

The February issue of Digest invites you to come out to the 2019 Meet the Candidates event Thursday, Feb. 21 at The Sandcastle. Learn about Kiawah Cares’ incredible success with a humanitarian campaign that brought out our members’ generous spirit.

This issue also includes information about association finances and upcoming events.

Read the February 2019 Digest now.


1/3/2019

Learn About the Candidates for the Board in January Digest

Learn about the candidates for the KICA Board of Directors in their own words, and look forward to a new year on Kiawah with COO Jimmy Bailey.

This issue of Digest also includes information about the annual assessment statements and upcoming events.

Read the January 2019 Digest now.


12/3/2018

Through a Member’s Eyes – A Holiday to Remember in the December Digest

A first holiday on Kiawah takes a wintery turn for a member, leaving her with warm memories. Read one member’s account of 2018’s surprise snowfall in “A Winter Wonderland.”

This issue of Digest also includes a look at the recently-approved 2019 budget and upcoming events.

View 2018’s last issue of Digest now!


10/23/2018

Learn about KICA’s Budgeting Process in the November Digest

Every November, the Kiawah Island Community Association releases its budget for the following year. The budget is the result of months of work, with each department adding both routine items and anticipated needs. This includes any significant capital requirement which impacts the association reserves. The tentative budget is reviewed by KICA’s member-comprised Finance Committee, and put before the board of directors for approval at the November meeting.

View the November issue of Digest to read more about budgeting, as well as a KICA Core Services article about the Administrative Department.


5/29/2018

Complete a Brief Poll on KICA Major Repairs and Maintenance

In January, Digest launched the first in a series of articles and surveys on the core services provided by KICA. While big projects such as the Sandcastle renovation are exciting, execution of a set of basic responsibilities is the backbone of the community. The purpose of this series is to inform, but also to gain broad-based feedback from our members via brief surveys.

The June Digest featured the third article in this series, focusing on Major Repairs and Maintenance. Read the article online.

As with the first two articles in the series about Security and Safety and Land and Lakes, KICA asks members to take a moment to answer a few questions regarding KICA’s Major Repairs and Maintenance.

Please complete this brief poll online and help KICA continue to plan for the future and better serve its members.