Administrator’s Report of Council Actions
Call to Order
– Kit Smith
– Jim Tuten
Of Resolutions: Fema Training Participants, Mt. Weather, Virginia, April 2001
– Presented by Buddy Meetze and Greg Pearce.
Report of County
Attorney for Executive Session Items – Executive session items are as follows:
Matter (Meetze, Scott, Tillis, Tuten): Planning Department
Matter: Garbage Contract
Matter: Detention Center
Agenda – Adopted as submitted, with executive session scheduled after the
second citizen’s input.
– Several citizens one spoke.
Session: June 5, 2001 – Adopted as submitted.
Report of County
- FEMA Meeting
– The County Administrator announced that FEMA has cancelled its meeting
scheduled for June 20th concerning the final Congaree FIRM. Once
FEMA informs the County as to when the meeting will be rescheduled, Council
will be notified immediatedly.
Meeting – The County Administrator announced that DHEC is holding a community
meeting at the Summit Parkway Middle School on Wednesday, June 20th
at 7:00 pm to discuss the possible lewisite soil contamination issue in the
Hearings – Public hearings held for FY 2001-02 Budget Ordinance and FY 2001-02
- Bond for
Detention Center Expansion and Other Projects – Third 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. Action: Finance/Administration
Marion Turbeville, Stanley Baldwin, from RS-1 to PDD, Hazelwood Road – Third
reading given to this rezoning request. Info: Planning/Legal
Amendment: International Building Code – Second reading approval of an
ordinance amendment that replaces the 1997 building codes with the 2000 International
Building Code. Info: Planning/Legal
Amendment: Planning and Development Services – Second reading approval
given to this ordinance amendment that accompanies item c above that updates
and corrects various section headings and sections. Info: Planning/Legal
of Budget Amendment and Letter of Agreement for the USC Incubator Center –
Second reading approval to a budget amendment in the amount of $25,000 from
this fiscal year’s economic development fund to the Incubator. Action:
of Budget Amendment and Letter of Agreement for the SC Technology Alliance
– Second reading approval to a budget amendment in the amount of $125,000
from this fiscal year’s economic development fund to the Technology Alliance.
1. Second Reading
- FY 2001-02
Budget – Second reading approval to the County Budget Ordinance with the
Columbia Museum of Art appropriation from $400,000 to $415,000.
Salvation Army appropriation from $50,000 to $0, and redistributed $15,000
to the Columbia Museum of Art as shown in #1 above; and redistributed
$35,000 to EdVenture as shown in #5 below.
Columbia Urban League appropriation from $24,375 to $25,000.
- Added EdVenture
as a contractual agency with appropriation shown above in #2.
- Added Santee
Wateree Regional Transportation Authority as contractual agency with appropriation
- Added appropriation
of $306,650 to fund 2 Magistrate Judges and Bond Court.
- Added provision
for designated fund balance amount for Sheriff’s Department grant match
for COPS UHP (30 deputies), COPS MORE, and Mobile Data System in a total
amount of $525,000.
- Added Trustus
Theater appropriation of $25,000 from 2001-02 fiscal year and $25,000
from 2002-03 fiscal year, contingent upon availability of surplus funds
from accommodations taxes above and beyond the County’s threshold balance
amount of $100,000.
appropriation to Public Defender from $875,000 to $955,000.
Columbia Area Mental Heath Center appropriation by $88,949 for a total
Recreation Commission budget to $5,400,000.
- Set School
District One budget at $115,113,500.
- Set School
District Two budget at $48,179,946.
b. FY 2001-02
Millage Ordinance – Second reading approval of ordinance authorizing
the levying of ad valorem property taxes which, together with the prior
year’s carryover and inventory tax reimbursement will provide revenues in
the amount of $292,161,871.00 and any additional amount appropriated by
Richland County Council prior to July 1, 2001, for the operations of Richland
County Government during the period from July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2002.
Report Of Rules And Appointments Committee
of Vacancies on the Building Board of Adjustment – Received as information.
to the Midlands Regional Convention Center Authority – Appointments made
but later delayed due to one of the appointments needing to be in the
to the Richland Memorial Hospital Board – Appointed Mr. Richard T. Laughridge,
Ann Pringle Washington, and James H. Suddeth. Action: Clerk
to the Township Auditorium Board – Deferred.
Input – No one spoke.
Matter: Planning Department – Received as information.
Matter: Garbage Contract – Received as information.
Matter: Detention Center – Received as information.
Period/Announcements – None made.