Administrator’s Report of Council Actions
January 16, 2001
Call to Order
– Kit Smith
– Jim Tuten
Agenda – Adopted with the addition of reconsideration of January 2, 2001
minutes pertaining to the election of Vice-Chair.
– One citizen spoke.
Session, December 19, 2000 – Adopted as submitted.
Session, January 2, 2001 – Moved to item 5.
Report of County
Attorney for Executive Session Items - No items for executive session.
Report Of County
Retreat – Reported that his staff is working to polish the goal statements
created by Council and will bring them to Council for approval in the near
- County participation
in Giving Tree for William S. Hall Psychiatric Institute – Mr. Starnes
of the William S. Hall Institute thanked County employees for participating
in the Giving Tree, providing Christmas gifts for patients at the Institute.
- Final Report
on Genesis Cable – Milton Pope informed Council that a third party technical
review of the Genesis cable system found the system to be satisfactory, and
therefore, staff recommends approval of a transfer of control from Genesis
to Adelphia. Council will be presented with a Resolution to that effect.
of Personal Privilege – Recognized a student from his district who is here
observing the Council Meeting.
of Public Hearings – A public hearing was held for the following item:
Center: Privatization of Medical Services
Court: Alternative Method for Selecting Grand Jurors – Second reading
approval given to an ordinance amendment that authorizes the use of the "Alternative
Method of Selecting and Impaneling Grand Juries" under section 14-7-1960 of
the State Code of Laws which limits the term of service of any individual
Grand Juror to a twelve month period. Info: Clerk Of Court
1. Third Reading
Center: Privatization of Medical Services – Third 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
a contract with Prison Health Services. Action: Detention Center/Procurement
- Budget Amendment:
Township Renovations (deferred from 1/2/01 Council Meeting) – Third reading
approval to a budget amendment for Township renovations in the amount of $1,030,000
to include roof replacement, authorized a bond refund for certain specified
debt and include in refund the Township renovations in order to reimburse
fund balance, and directed staff to negotiate with the City the terms of cost-sharing
for the Township. Action: Administration/Finance
of a Resolution to Appoint and Commission Tonie Carlotta Pringle as a Code
Enforcement Officer for the proper security, general welfare, and convenience
of Richland County – Approved. Action: Clerk Of Council/Planning
3. Report of
Administration and Finance Committee (Deferred from 1/2/01 Council Meeting)
Carolina Economic Development Alliance: Old/New Agreements – Deferred
to next Council Meeting. Info: Legal/Administration
of Rules and Appointments Committee
to the Lexington/Richland Alcohol and Drug Abuse Council – Appointed Ms.
Kimberly A. Kennedy and Mr. Benjamin Spry. Action: Clerk Of Council
of January 2, 2001 Council Minutes – Approved reconsideration of the election
of Vice-Chair contained in the minutes, voted unanimously to elect Greg Pearce
as Vice-Chair, and approved minutes as amended.
Input – One citizen spoke.
7. Motion Period/Announcements
- Smith –
Announced that she provided Council Members information about an economic
development conference in Washington, D.C., and encourages Council Members
- Smith – Gave
notice that she will introduce an ordinance dealing with support of the arts
for Council’s consideration.