Administrator’s Report of Council Actions
Call to Order
– Kit Smith
– Jim Tuten
Agenda – Adopted as Published.
July 17, 2001 – Motion failed, the minutes were not approved.
Report of County
of newly transferred Public Information Officer – Stephanie Snowden introduced
Edith Caudle as the County’s newest Public Information Officer.
- Point of
Personal Privelidge (Livingston) – Council Member Livingston informed
Council that he had received on behalf of County Council a certificate of
appreciation from the Columbia Urban League.
- SYSCO Sewer
Line Condemnation – Council authorized the County Administrator to proceed
with the necessary condemnation of property for the SYSCO Sewer Line. Action:
Legal/ Administration/ Utilities
Subdivision Update – The County Administrator informed Council that DHEC
had rescinded the moratorium on digging in the Pinebrook Subdivision because
no hazardous materials were found.
1. Report Of
Development And Services Committee
Amendment: Extension of Interim Zoning & Land Development – First
reading approval given to an ordinance amendment extending the interim zoning
and land development ordinance for an additional two years. Action:
- Award of
Contract: Entrance Road for SYSCO – approval given to the award of contract
in the amount of $262,273 to Lanier Construction for the construction of an
entrance road for SYSCO. Action: Procurement/Public Works
- Letter of
Support: Cedarwood Apartments Rehabilitation – approval given to a letter
of support to Regency Development for the rehabilitation of Cedarwood Apartments.
2. Report of
Administration and Finance Committee
Promissory Note – Approval given to the issuance of a promissory note
to Richland County Public Library in the amount of $1,200,000. Action:
Amendment: Contractor Exemption – First reading approval given to an amendment
to the business licensing ordinance deleting the exemption for contractors.
Action: Legal/Planning/ Administration
College Bonds – First reading approval given to the issuance of bonds
in the amount of $32,000,000 by Benedict College. Action: Administration
Second Reading Item
- Local Option
Sales Tax Ordinance – the item was deferred until the July 30, 2001 Council
– One person spoke.
– Council Member Livingston informed Council that he intended to make
a motion to rescind the vote on the billboard moratorium and requested an
opinion from Legal as to whether the item needed to go to the Planning Commission
prior to being considered by County Council.