Administrator’s Report Of Council Actions
Call to Order
– Greg Pearce
– Jim Tuten
Report of County
Attorney for Executive Session Items – No executive session items.
Agenda – Adopted with the addition of Ordinance Amendment: Planning &
Development Services; the deletion of Billboard Ordinance; and identification
of rezoning request 01-51MA as a consent item.
– No one spoke.
Session: May 15, 2001 – Adopted as submitted.
Public Hearing: May 22, 2001 – Adopted as submitted.
Presentation – Certificates for graduating citizens presented by the County
Administrator and Council Members Joan Brady and Paul Livingston.
Report of County
Administrator – No report given.
Public Hearings – Public hearings held for Sysco: Water and Sewer; Blue
Cross/Blue Shield; Bond for Detention Center:Expansion and other Projects; and
Approval of JEDA Bonds for Heathwood Hall Episcopal School.
Marion Turbeville, Stanley Baldwin, from RS-1 to PDD, Hazelwood Road – Second
reading given to this rezoning request. Info: Planning/Legal
- Lake Carolina
Development Agreement – First reading approval given to this ordinance
authorizing the execution of a development agreement for Lake Carolina.
Amendment: International Building Code – First reading approval of an
ordinance amendment that replaces the 1997 building codes with the 2000 International
Building Code. Info: Planning/Legal
of Bonds and Study for the Airport – Directed staff to begin the process
of selecting a consultant to conduct an airport study to be reported on in
three months and completed at the end of the calendar year. Additionally,
approved the necessary funding from the current airport revenues to conduct
the study. Action: Administration/Procurement
Amendment: Planning and Development Services – First reading approval
given to this ordinance amendment that accompanies item c above that updates
and corrects various section headings and sections. Info: Planning/Legal
Office: Funds for Mailing Tax Bills – Approved the purchase of 534,000
pre-printed tax notices required for property tax billing from Data-Tec in
the amount of $54,763.38. Action: Auditor/Procurement
Services Purchase Orders – Approved the purchase orders/contracts with
the City of Columbia in the amount of $74,000; Motorola in the amount of $45,000;
SCANA in the amount of $117,000; and Carolina Occupational in the amount of
$37,000. Approved the purchase of five ambulance chassis from Covenant
Distributers in the amount of $137,500. Approved the contract renewal to Professional
Fabrication in the amount of $53,808 for remounting ambulance vehicles.
Action: Emergency Services/Procurement
Technology Project and Contract – Authorized staff to negotiate and award
a contract for quality assurance services performed on the parcel data conversion
project in an amount not to exceed $250,000. Action: Information Technology/Procurement
1. Third Reading
- SYSCO: Water
and Sewer – Third reading approval given to this budget amendment in an
amount not to exceed $165,000 from the Economic Development Fund designated
within the General Fund for the water and sewer connection to SYSCO. Action:
- b. Water
Line Relocation for Blue Cross/Blue Shield – Third reading approval of
an ordinance authorizing a deed to the City of Columbia for water line relocation.
2. Second Reading
- Bond for
Detention Center Expansion and Other Projects – Second reading approval
given to an ordinance authorizing the issuance and sale of general obligation
bonds in the principal amount not to exceed $20,600,000 for the Detention
Center expansion and other projects. Info: Finance/Administration
Approval Of Resolution
And Public Hearing
of JEDA Bonds for Heathwood Hall Episcopal School – Approved Resolution
in support of JEDA bonds for expansion of Heathwood Hall in the aggregate
principal amount not exceeding $14,000,000. Action: Administration
4. Report Of
Rules And Appointments Committee
of Vacancies on the Accommodations Tax Advisory Board – Received as
of Vacancies on the Central Midlands Council of Governments Board – Received
of Vacancies on the Community Relations Council – Received as information.
of Vacancies on the Employee Grievance Committee – Received as information.
of Vacancies on the Library Board – Received as information.
of Vacancies on the Performing Arts Center Board – Received as information.
of Vacancy on the Richland Memorial Hospital Board – Received as information.
to the Convention Center/Township Agreement Board – Deferred.
5. Report Of
Economic Development Committee
of Budget Amendment and Letter of Agreement for the USC Incubator Center –
Approved Letter of Agreement and gave first reading approval to a budget
amendment in the amount of $25,000 from this fiscal year’s economic development
fund to the Incubator. Action: Administration
of Budget Amendment and Letter of Agreement for the SC Technology Alliance
– Approved Letter of Agreement and gave first reading approval to a budget
amendment in the amount of $125,000 from this fiscal year’s economic development
fund to the Technology Alliance.
Requesting the City of Forest Acres Support of the Verizon Wireless Expansion
– Approved Resolution agreeing to absorb the cost to the Town of Forest
Acres incurred through the Multi-County Business Park expansion to be given
to Verizon. Action: Administration
Input – No one spoke.
7. Motion Period/Announcements
– Moved to approve a Resolution commending Richland Northeast High School
for winning the 4A State Championship. Placed without reference on the next
Council agenda. Action: Clerk Of Council
- Mizzell –
Moved to approve a Resolution commending Mr. Barry Mizzell for the award
of 4A Coach of the Year. Placed without reference on the next Council
agenda. Action: Clerk Of Council
- Smith – Gave
notice that a list of amendments to the County budget will be distributed
to Council this week.