Administator's Report of Council Actions
Call to Order
- Paul Livingston
Chair - Kit Smith elected as Chair of County Council.
Vice-Chair - Greg Pearce elected as Vice-Chair of County Council.
Seats - Council selected seats according to seniority and alphabetical order.
Called Meeting: December 20, 1999 - Approved as submitted.
- Adopted with the addition of a Point of Personal Privilege by Paul Livingston.
Point of Personal
Privilege - Paul Livingston thanked Council Members for their support during
his tenure as Chair and commended Council for its accomplishments. He also thanked
his wife for her support.
Certificates - none given.
Report of County
- Y2K - The County
Administrator commended County staff, especially the Information Technology
Department, for a job well done in preparing for the year 2000.
- SCANA Donation
- The County Administrator announced that SCANA has provided the County with
a check for $150,000 for assistance with funding the Siemens Diesel Technology
Inc.ís road improvements, and thanked SCANA for their generosity and willingness
to contribute to the Countyís economic development efforts.
- Eau Claire Health
Center/Palmetto Health Alliance - The County Administrator updated
Council on his negotiations with these two organizations. Points of agreement
between the Eau Claire Health Center and Palmetto Health Alliance have been
developed, and will be presented to the Allianceís Board on January
- FEMA Appeal
Process - The County Administrator is working with FEMA to organize a round
table discussion on the flood map appeal process. The meeting will be held
on either January 24th or 26th. Details will be forthcoming.
- Council Retreat
- FEMA has offered to make a presentation during Councilís Retreat if Council
is interested. The Administrator requested Council to give him direction as
to whether Council wants FEMA at the Retreat.
- Eastover Magistrateís
Office - The County Administrator announced that the County closed on the
property today. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be scheduled in the near future.
- Employee Grievance
- Council approved the Administratorís recommendation. Action: ADMINISTRATION/HUMAN
for Solid Waste Collection - The Procurement Director gave a status report
on all solid waste collection contracts. The County Administrator reported
that because the proposed sub-contractor for area 7 meets all County requirements,
he will authorize Cloud Sanitationís request to sub-contract with Johnsonís
Garbage Service. Council received this report as information and referred
the issue of service complaints concerning Cloud Sanitation to the D&S
Report of County
Attorney for Executive Session Matters - No executive session necessary.
- Budget Amendment
for Vehicle Tax Relief - Third reading approval and public hearing
given for an ordinance amending the FY 99-00 General Fund Budget to add $20,160.00
from undesignated, unreserved General Fund Balance to provide additional funding
needed to re-program the Auditorís Office computer system to comply with the
new state car tax credit legislation. Action: FINANCE/AUDITOR/PROCUREMENT
2. Second Reading
- 99-047MA, Gerald
Steele, from RU to C-3, Dutch Fork Road - Deferred until County Attorney reviews
allegations contained in lawsuit filed by residents dealing with public notification
of this rezoning request. Info: PLANNING/LEGAL
Input - no one spoke.
4. Motion Period
Scott - Made
motion to direct the County Administrator to schedule a meeting with interested
Council Members and Tarmac to discuss rerouting the truck traffic away from
the Olympia Mills.
Meetze - Motion
made to refer to the D&S Committee the issue of the recent apartment fires
and whether inspections need to be tightened in order to prevent further incidents.