Administrator’s Report of Council Actions
Call to Order
– Kit Smith
– Jim Tuten
Chair – Elected Kit Smith to serve as Chair during 2001.
Vice-Chair – Elected Greg Pearce to serve as Vice-Chair during 2001.
Seats – Council Members selected their seats.
Agenda – Adopted with change of removing 2b from second reading items, and
the addition of citizen’s input following the adoption of the agenda.
– One citizen spoke.
Report of County
Attorney for Executive Session Items
vs. Richland County – Reported that is item is a legal briefing to be
held in executive session.
Report of County
Center Advisory Committee – Announced that the meeting scheduled for January
8th at 10:00 am has been rescheduled for January 22nd
at 10:00 am.
of Public Hearings – Public hearings were held for the following items:
Full-Time Grant Position for Staff Attorney
in Southeast High Speed Rail Study
Amendment: Township Renovations
Authorizing an Expenditure for the USC Arena
- a. Legal:
Paid Absence for Voting – Third reading approval given to an ordinance
amendment that adds general election day as a day on which County employees
are granted a two-hour paid leave of absence to vote. Action: Legal/Human
- CASA: Full-Time
Grant Position Staff Attorney – Third reading approval of an ordinance
amending the FY 2000/01 budget to add one full-time grant position for a staff
attorney. Action: Casa/Human Resources
in Southeast High Speed Rail Study – Third reading approval of a budget
amendment in the amount of $7,500 to help fund an economic impact study to
convince Congress and Amtrak to consider the Southeast as the next area for
high speed rail travel. Action: Finance/Administration
Authorizing an Expenditure for the USC Arena - Third reading approval
of transfer of $2,500,000 in tourism development fees from the County to the
University of South Carolina to assist with construction. Action: Finance
Center: Privatization of Medical Services – Second reading approval to
a budget amendment to add $308,689.00 from undesignated, unreserved funds
to the Detention Center’s medical budget to cover the unbudgeted amount of
this contract with Prison Health Services. Info: Detention Center/Procurement
Vacating Richland County’s Property Interest in Robertson Creek Road – Approved
Resolution relinquishing the County’s interest, and removing the road from
the County maintenance system. Action: Legal
1. Third Reading
Amendment: Township Renovations – Deferred until next Council Meeting
in order for a funding strategy to be completed. Info: Administration
2. Report of
Administration and Finance Committee
Carolina Economic Development Alliance: Old/New Agreements – Deferred
to next Council Meeting. Info: Legal/Administration
3. Report of
Rules and Appointments Committee (Deferred from 12/19/00 Council Meeting)
to the Planning Commission – Appointed Larry M. McBride. Action: Clerk
Input – One citizen spoke.
6. Motion Period/Announcements
- Legal Briefing:
McClanahan vs. Richland County – Received as information.
- Brill –
Reminded Council of community meeting on January 4th at 7:00
pm at the Rebohoth Baptist Church for the purpose of discussing the Kahn Development.