February Agenda 2015

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FINAL AGENDA

SPARTANBURG COUNTY COUNCIL

EXECUTIVE SESSION

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2015

3:45 P.M.

CONFERENCE ROOM TWO

COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE BUILDING

I. Call to Order………………………………Honorable Jeff Horton, Chairman

 

 

II. Executive Session to discuss two (2) legal matters, three (3) contractual matters, and one (1) economic development matter.

III. Adjourn


SPARTANBURG COUNTY COUNCIL

GENERAL SESSION

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2015

4:30 P.M.

COUNCIL CHAMBERS

COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE BUILDING

I. Call to Order………………………………Honorable Jeff Horton, Chairman

II. Items requiring a vote following Executive Session.

III. Receive information and take desired action regarding various Boards and

Commissions:

A. Accommodations Tax Advisory Committee

B. Board of Assessment Appeals

C. Building Code Board of Appeals and Adjustments

D. Cross Anchor Community Fire Service Area

E. Domestic Violence Board

F. Employee Grievance Committee

G. Enoree Fire District Board

H. Hobbysville Fire District Board

I. Lakewood Hills Special Tax District

J. Piedmont Community Actions, Inc. Board of Trustees

K. Twin Lakes Special Tax District Board

L. Una Community Fire Service Area Board

IV. Mr. Steve Pelissier, Executive Director of Appalachian Council of Governments, to appear to provide the Annual Report of Appalachian Council of Governments Services to Spartanburg County.

V. Adjourn


AGENDA

ECONOMIC RECRUITMENT AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

SPARTANBURG COUNTY COUNCIL

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2015

COUNCIL CHAMBERS

COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE BUILDING

I. Call to Order- Hon. David Britt, Chairman

Hon. Michael Brown, Member

Hon. Roger Nutt, Member

II. Matters before Committee:

A. Receive information and take desired action in reference to an Ordinance authorizing the execution and delivery of a Fee in Lieu of Tax Agreement by and between Spartanburg County, South Carolina and Kobelco Construction Machinery (U.S.A.), Inc. with respect to certain economic development property in the County, whereby such property will be subject to certain payments in lieu of taxes, including the provision of certain Special Source Credits; and other matters related thereto. (Carter Smith, Economic Futures Group, to present) – (Action Requested: Render first reading to Ordinance)

B. Receive information and take desired action in reference to an Ordinance to Amend the Agreement for Development for Joint County Industrial Park by and between Spartanburg County and Cherokee County, South Carolina, so as to include Additional Property in Spartanburg County as part of the Joint County Industrial Park, and other Matters relating thereto. (Kobelco Construction Machinery (U.S.A.), Inc. and Toray Carbon Fibers America, Inc.) - (Carter Smith, Economic Futures Group, to present) – (Action Requested:  Render first reading to Ordinance)

III. Other

IV. Adjourn


AGENDA

PUBLIC HEALTH and HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE

SPARTANBURG COUNTY COUNCIL

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2015

COUNCIL CHAMBERS

COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE BUILDING

I. Call to Order - Hon. Justin Bradley, Chairman

Hon. Michael Brown, Member

Hon. Bob Walker, Member

 

 

II. Matters before Committee:

 

No items scheduled.

III. Other

 

IV. Adjourn

 

 


AGENDA

PERSONNEL and FINANCE COMMITTEE

SPARTANBURG COUNTY COUNCIL

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2015

COUNCIL CHAMBERS

COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE BUILDING

 

 

I. Call to Order- Hon. Bob Walker, Chairman

Hon. Jeff Horton, Member

Hon. Jane Hall, Member

II. Matters before Committee:

A. Receive information and take desired action in reference to a Resolution authorizing the Master Lease Agreement in the principal amount of not exceeding $3,826,514 relating to the financing of equipment for public purposes; authorizing the execution and delivery of various documents; and other matters relating thereto. (Brad Love, Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, to present) – (Action Requested: Adopt Resolution)

B. Receive information and take desired action in reference to Victim Counselor position title change. (Tony Bell, Human Resource Director, to present) – (Action Requested: Approve title changes)

C. Receive updated financial data and personnel vacancy report.

III. Other

 

 

IV. Adjourn


AGENDA

LIVABILITY COMMITTEE

SPARTANBURG COUNTY COUNCIL

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2015

COUNCIL CHAMBERS

COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE BUILDING

 

 

I. Call to Order- Hon. Jane Hall, Chairman

Hon. David Britt, Member

Hon. Michael Brown, Member

 

 

II. Matters before Committee:

 

A. Receive information and take desired action relating to a partnership with Partners for Active Living (PAL) to support the development of a unified trail system name, branding and logo. (Jim Campbell, Interim Director of Parks and Recreation, to present) – (Action Requested: Endorse partnership and authorize requested funding)

B. Receive as information the activities of the Parks Department.

 

III. Other

 

 

IV. Adjourn

 

 

 


AGENDA

PUBLIC SAFETY and JUDICIARY COMMITTEE

SPARTANBURG COUNTY COUNCIL

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2015

COUNCIL CHAMBERS

COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE BUILDING

 

I. Call to Order- Hon. Michael Brown, Chairman

Hon. Roger Nutt, Member

Hon. Bob Walker, Member

 

II. Matters before Committee:

 

A. Receive information and take desired action in reference to a request from the Spartanburg Elite Track and Field Team to solicit funds from motorists on Saturday, February 21, 2015, March 14, 2015, and April 11, 2015 between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to collect funds at the entrance to Peachwood Centre Drive (between McDonalds and Sports Academy) and on the other side of Warren H. Abernathy Highway (between Taco Bell and Applebees). (George McCarroll Jr., Head Coach/President of the Spartanburg Elite Track and Field Team, to present) – (Action Requested: Approval of request)

B. Receive information and take desired action regarding a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between USC Upstate and Spartanburg County (911) for the provision of emergency communications services. (Mike Flynn, Communications Director, to present) – (Action Requested: Authorize County Administrator to enter into MOU)

C. Receive information and take desired action regarding a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Charleston County and Spartanburg County (911) for the provision of standby emergency communications services. (Mike Flynn, Communications Director, to present) – (Action Requested: Authorize County Administrator to enter into MOU)

D. Receive information and take desired action in reference to the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (SCAAP) grant request. (Major Neal Urch, Director of Jail Operations, to present) – (Action Requested: Approve submission of the grant application)

E. Receive information regarding activities of Building Codes Department.

 

III. Other

IV. Adjourn

AGENDA

LAND USE COMMITTEE

SPARTANBURG COUNTY COUNCIL

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2015

COUNCIL CHAMBERS

COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE BUILDING

 

I. Call to Order- Hon. Jeff Horton, Chairman

Hon. Jane Hall, Member

Hon. Justin Bradley, Member

 

II. Matters before Committee

A. Receive Planning Department Reports on Development Activity.

 

 

III. Other

 

 

IV. Adjourn

 

 


 

AGENDA

PUBLIC WORKS, BUILDINGS & GROUNDS COMMITTEE

SPARTANBURG COUNTY COUNCIL

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2015

COUNCIL CHAMBERS

COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE BUILDING

 

 

I. Call to Order- Hon. Roger Nutt, Chairman

Hon. David Britt, Member

Hon. Justin Bradley, Member

 

 

II. Matters before Committee:

 

A. Update on the Household Hazardous Materials and the Prescription Drug Take-Back program. (Shelley Robbins, Upstate Forever, to present)

B. Receive information regarding activities of Public Works Department.

 

 

III. Other

 

 

IV. Adjourn

 

 


MAIN AGENDA

County Council Meeting

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2015, 5:30 P.M.

COUNCIL CHAMBERS, ADMINISTRATION BUILDING, SPARTANBURG, SC

 

 

1. Call to Order.................…................…....... Honorable Jeff Horton, Chairman

Invocation……………………………………………... Chaplain Amos Durham

Pledge of Allegiance

2. Presentations:

A. Resolution declaring March 11, 2015, as Spartanburg County’s PrepareAthon! and Community Tornado Drill. (Doug Bryson, SC CEM, Coordinator, Spartanburg County Office of Emergency Management, IAEM Region 4 President, to receive)

 

 

3. Employee Recognition…………...… Katherine O’Neill, County Administrator

4. Conduct Public Hearings Pertaining to the Following:

 

A. To consider an Application for Special Public Event Exclusion from the Noise Ordinance requested by Rachel T. Hudson from 3:00 p.m. until 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 21, 2015 for a Child’s Birthday Party with a live band at 310 Calvery Road, Inman.

B. To consider an Application for Special Public Event Exclusion from the Noise Ordinance requested by Greer Dragway from 4:00 p.m. until midnight on Saturday, March 7, 2015 and Saturday, March 21, 2015 for a live band at 1792 Dragway Road, Greer.

 

 

5. Committee Reports:

(Committee Meetings to be held at 4:30 p.m.)

ECONOMIC RECRUITMENT and DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

Hon. David Britt, Chairman

 

A. Receive information and take desired action in reference to an Ordinance authorizing the execution and delivery of a Fee in Lieu of Tax Agreement by and between Spartanburg County, South Carolina and Kobelco Construction Machinery (U.S.A.), Inc. with respect to certain economic development property in the County, whereby such property will be subject to certain payments in lieu of taxes including the provision of certain Special Source Credits; and other matters related thereto. (Carter Smith, Economic Futures Group, to present) – (Action Requested: Render first reading to Ordinance)

B. Receive information and take desired action in reference to an Ordinance to Amend the Agreement for Development for Joint County Industrial Park by and between Spartanburg County and Cherokee County, South Carolina, so as to include Additional Property in Spartanburg County as part of the Joint County Industrial Park, and other Matters relating thereto. (Kobelco Construction Machinery (U.S.A.), Inc. and Toray Carbon Fibers America, Inc.) - (Carter Smith, Economic Futures Group, to present) – (Action Requested:  Render first reading to Ordinance)

PUBLIC HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE

Hon. Justin Bradley, Chairman

No items scheduled.

 

PERSONNEL and FINANCE COMMITTEE - Hon. Bob Walker, Chairman

 

A. Receive information and take desired action in reference to a Resolution authorizing the Master Lease Agreement in the principal amount of not exceeding $3,826,514 relating to the financing of equipment for public purposes; authorizing the execution and delivery of various documents; and other matters relating thereto. (Action Requested: Adopt Resolution)

B. Receive information and take desired action in reference to Victim Counselor position title change. (Action Requested: Approve title changes)

C. Receive updated financial data and personnel vacancy report.

LIVABILITY COMMITTEE - Hon. Jane Hall, Chairman

 

A. Receive information and take desired action relating to a partnership with Partners for Active Living (PAL) to support the development of a unified trail system name, branding and logo. (Jim Campbell, Interim Director of Parks and Recreation, to present) – (Action Requested: Endorse partnership and authorize requested funding)

B. Receive as information the activities of the Parks Department.

PUBLIC SAFETY AND JUDICIARY COMMITTEE

Hon. Michael Brown, Chairman

 

A. Receive information and take desired action in reference to a request from the Spartanburg Elite Track and Field Team to solicit funds from motorists on Saturday, February 21, 2015, March 14, 2015, and April 11, 2015 between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to collect funds at the entrance to Peachwood Centre Drive (between McDonalds and Sports Academy) and on the other side of Warren H. Abernathy Highway (between Taco Bell and Applebees). (Action Requested: Approval of request)

B. Receive information and take desired action regarding a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between USC Upstate and Spartanburg County (911) for the provision of emergency communications services. (Mike Flynn, Communications Director, to present) – (Action Requested: Authorize County Administrator to enter into MOU)

C. Receive information and take desired action regarding a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Charleston County and Spartanburg County (911) for the provision of standby emergency communications services. (Mike Flynn, Communications Director, to present) – (Action Requested: Authorize County Administrator to enter into MOU)

D. Receive information and take desired action in reference to the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (SCAAP) grant request. (Major Neal Urch, Director of Jail Operations, to present) – (Action Requested: Approve submission of the grant application)

E. Receive information regarding activities of Building Codes Department.

 

 

LAND USE COMMITTEE - Hon. Jeff Horton, Chairman

 

A. Receive Planning Department Reports on Development Activity.

 

 

PUBLIC WORKS, BUILDINGS and GROUNDS COMMITTEE

Hon. Roger Nutt, Chairman

 

A. Update on the Household Hazardous Materials and the Prescription Drug Take-Back program.

B. Receive information regarding activities of Public Works Department.

 

 

6. Public Comment Period

7. Old Business:

A. Render third reading to an Uncodified Ordinance to grant a Utility Easement to Broad River Electric Cooperative to install an electrical transformer to serve facilities associated with the expansion of Va-du-Mar McMillan Park.

B. Render third reading to an Ordinance to develop a Jointly Owned and Operated Industrial and Business Park (The Recon Group, Inc., known as Project Big Ben) in conjunction with Cherokee County, such Industrial and Business Park to include property initially located in Cherokee County and established pursuant to Sec. 4-1-170 of the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, as amended, to provide for a written agreement with Cherokee County to provide for the expenses of the park, the percentage of revenue application, and the distribution of fees in lieu of ad valorem taxation; and other matters related thereto.

8. New Business:

A. To consider an Application for Special Public Event Exclusion from the Noise Ordinance requested by Rachel T. Hudson from 3:00 p.m. until 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 21, 2015 for a Child’s Birthday Party with a live band at 310 Calvery Road, Inman.

B. To consider an Application for Special Public Event Exclusion from the Noise Ordinance requested by Greer Dragway from 4:00 p.m. until midnight on Saturday, March 7, 2015 and Saturday, March 21, 2015 for a live band at 1792 Dragway Road, Greer.

 

 

9. Reading and approval of resolutions, ordinances, agreements, petitions, and other documents for the financing of certain industrial facilities through the issuance of Spartanburg County, industrial development or similar bonds or notes, or Fee-In-Lieu of Tax (FILOT) agreements.

 

 

10. Miscellaneous Council/Administrative Matters and Budget Amendment Resolutions.

 

A. Budget Amendment Resolutions if needed.

General Fund

Road Maintenance Fee Fund

Storm Water Management Fund

Solid Waste Management Fund

Fleet Services Fund

Forfeited Gambling Fund

Alcohol & Drug Abuse Fund

Drug Enforcement Fund

Special Revenue Fund

Facilities Maintenance Fund

Sheriff Federal Sharing Fund

Public Defender 7th Circuit Fund

Community Development Fund

Methane Fund

Detention Facility Fund

C/P Roads State Grants

911 Phone System Fund

Information Technologies Fund

Spartanburg Parks Fund

Hospitality Tax Fund

Insurance Fund

Victim Assistance Fund

Workforce Investment Board Fund

CIP Fund

Technical College Fund

Charles Lea Center Fund

Library System Fund

Debt Service Fund

 

11. Approval of Minutes: January 26, 2015 (Special Meeting)

12. Adjourn

 

VISION

Spartanburg County’s vision is to be a preferred destination for individuals, families and businesses to live, learn, play and invest.

MISSION

Spartanburg County provides a foundation for a superior quality of life for residents, unlimited opportunities for business, and an exceptional learning environment for education through purposeful planning, investment, and use of resources.

 


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