County Council May General Session 5-18-15

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FINAL AGENDA

 

 

SPARTANBURG COUNTY COUNCIL

EXECUTIVE SESSION

MONDAY, MAY 18, 2015

2:30 P.M.

CONFERENCE ROOM TWO

COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE BUILDING

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

 

 

II. Executive Session to discuss four (4) legal matters and one (1) contractual matter.

III. Adjourn


SPARTANBURG COUNTY COUNCIL

GENERAL SESSION

MONDAY, MAY 18, 2015

3:30 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. Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission

C. Appalachian Council of Governments

D. Board of Assessment Appeals

E. Building Code Board of Appeals and Adjustments

F. Downtown Airport Advisory Board

G. Employee Grievance Committee

H. Hobbysville Fire District Board

I. Piedmont Community Actions, Inc. Board of Trustees

IV. Receive information and take desired action in reference to an Ordinance to amend and restate Ordinance 557 (as amended by 649; O-01-22; O-07-08; O-07-32; and O-11-16) which creates a body politic and corporate to be known as the Spartanburg County Health Services District with board members appointed by County Council for flexibility in meeting competitive challenges in the operation of the hospital established pursuant to Act No. 773 of 1973 of the General Assembly as amended by Ordinance No. 469 of 1991 and with respect to health care facilities in Spartanburg County. (County Administrator Katherine O’Neill to present) – (Action Requested: Render first reading to Ordinance)

V. Receive information and take desired action in reference to the 2016 Presidential Preference Primaries. (Mr. Henry Laye, Director, Spartanburg County Voter Registration and Elections, to present)

VI. Adjourn


AGENDA

ECONOMIC RECRUITMENT AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

SPARTANBURG COUNTY COUNCIL

MONDAY, MAY 18, 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 pursuant to Chapter 44 of Title 12, South Carolina Code of Laws, 1976, as amended, the execution and delivery of a fee agreement between Spartanburg County, South Carolina, Rite Aid of Georgia, Inc. and Flatwood Farms I, LLC; the application of an infrastructure credit to fee-in-lieu of tax payments;; and matters relating thereto. (Mr. Carter Smith, Economic Futures Group, and Mr. George Wolfe, Nelson Mullins, to present) – (Action Requested: Render first reading to Ordinance)

B. Receive information and take desired action in reference to a Resolution authorizing the execution and delivery of an Inducement Agreement by and Between Spartanburg County, South Carolina and Berrang, Inc.; whereby under certain conditions, Spartanburg County will provide a Special Source Credit to Berrang, Inc. (Mr. Carter Smith, Economic Futures Group, and Mr. Seph Wunder, Haynsworh Sinkler Boyd, to present) – (Action Requested: Adopt Resolution)

C. Receive information and take desired action in reference to an Ordinance authorizing the execution and delivery of a Special Source Credit Agreement between Spartanburg County, South Carolina and Berrang, Inc.; and other matters relating thereto including, without limitation, authorization of a Special Source Credit. (Mr. Carter Smith, Economic Futures Group, and Mr. Seph Wunder, Haynsworh Sinkler Boyd, to present) – (Action Requested: Render first reading to Ordinance)

D. Receive information and take desired action in reference to a Resolution authorizing, under certain conditions, the execution and delivery by Spartanburg County, South Carolina of a fee in lieu of taxes agreement with Project Kickoff with respect to an industrial project in the County whereby the project would be subject to payment of certain fees in lieu of taxes, and whereby Project Kickoff will be provided certain credits against fee payments in reimbursement of investment in related qualified infrastructure; and providing for related matters. (Mr. Carter Smith, Economic Futures Group, and Mr. Seph Wunder, Haynsworh Sinkler Boyd, to present) – (Action Requested: Adopt Resolution)

E. Receive information and take desired action in reference to an Ordinance authorizing the execution and delivery of a FILOT (Fee In Lieu Of Tax Agreement) by and between Spartanburg County, South Carolina and (Project Kickoff) 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. (Mr. Carter Smith, Economic Futures Group, and Mr. Seph Wunder, Haynsworh Sinkler Boyd, to present) – (Action Requested: Render first reading to Ordinance)

F. Receive information and take desired action in reference to an Ordinance to amend the agreement for development for Joint County Industrial/Business Park dated as of June 25, 2001 by and between Spartanburg County and Cherokee County, South Carolina, and other matters relating thereto. (Project Evergreen) - (Mr. Carter Smith, Economic Futures Group, and Mr. Seph Wunder, Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, to present) – (Action Requested: Render first reading to Ordinance)

III. Other

IV. Adjourn


AGENDA

PUBLIC HEALTH and HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE

SPARTANBURG COUNTY COUNCIL

MONDAY, MAY 18, 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, MAY 18, 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 the Accommodations Tax Advisory Committee Recommendations for Fiscal Year 2016. (Mr. Bill Mayrose, Accommodations Tax Advisory Committee Chairman, to present)

B. Receive information and take desired action in reference to restructuring of staff in the Auditor’s Office. (Honorable Sharon West, County Auditor, to present) – (Action Requested: Approval of restructuring of staff)

C. Receive updated financial data and personnel vacancy report.

III. Other

 

 

IV. Adjourn


AGENDA

LIVABILITY COMMITTEE

SPARTANBURG COUNTY COUNCIL

MONDAY, MAY 18, 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 as information the activities of the Parks Department.

 

III. Other

 

 

IV. Adjourn

 

 

 


AGENDA

PUBLIC SAFETY and JUDICIARY COMMITTEE

SPARTANBURG COUNTY COUNCIL

MONDAY, MAY 18, 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. Introduction of the new Poplar Springs Fire Chief. (Former Chief Ron Nordenbrock to provide introduction)

B. Receive information and take desired action in reference to a VAWA (Violence Against Women Act) Grant. (Mr. Murray Glenn, Office Administrator, Solicitor’s Office, to present) – (Action Requested: Approve submittal of grant application)

C. Receive information and take desired action in reference to a 2015 LEMPG (Local Emergency Management Performance Grant). (Mr. Doug Bryson, Coordinator, Spartanburg County Office of Emergency Management, IAEM Region 4 President, to present) – (Action Requested: Approve submittal of grant application)

D. Receive information and take desired action in reference to authorizing the Commission of Christopher Aaron Wyatt, Animal Control Officer, as a Spartanburg County Code Enforcement Officer. (Action Requested: Authorize Commission)

E. Receive information and take desired action in reference to the Greenville County Animal Services Contract. (County Administrator Katherine O’Neill to present) – (Action Requested: Approve contract and authorize County Administrator to execute)

F. Receive information regarding activities of Building Codes Department.

 

 

III. Other

 

 

IV. Adjourn

AGENDA

LAND USE COMMITTEE

SPARTANBURG COUNTY COUNCIL

MONDAY, MAY 18, 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. Update for Area Performance Planning. (Mr. Bob Harkrader, Planning Department Director, to present)

B. Receive Planning Department Reports on Development Activity.

 

 

III. Other

 

 

IV. Adjourn

 

 


 

AGENDA

PUBLIC WORKS, BUILDINGS & GROUNDS COMMITTEE

SPARTANBURG COUNTY COUNCIL

MONDAY, MAY 18, 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. Receive information regarding activities of Public Works Department.

 

 

III. Other

 

 

IV. Adjourn

 

 

 


 

SPARTANBURG COUNTY COUNCIL

MONDAY, MAY 18, 2015

5:00 P.M.

CONFERENCE ROOM TWO

COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE BUILDING

 

 

 

Reception with Graduates of the Spartanburg County Citizens’ Academy.

 


MAIN AGENDA

County Council Meeting

MONDAY, MAY 18, 2015, 5:30 P.M.

COUNCIL CHAMBERS, ADMINISTRATION BUILDING, SPARTANBURG, SC

 

 

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

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

Presentation of ColorsSpartanburg County Sheriff’s Office Rifle Drill Team led by Captain Allen Freeman

Pledge of Allegiance

2. Presentations:

A. Re-presentation of the SCEDA (South Carolina Economic Developers Association) Distinguished Service Award to Carter Smith. (Representative from the SCEDA Board to present)

B. Resolution congratulating and recognizing Hunter Jolley for being named the South Carolina Education Association’s Teacher of the Month for February 2015 and being named as a finalist for the 2015 South Carolina Teacher of the Year.

C. Recognition of Graduates of Spartanburg County Citizens’ Academy

 

 

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

4. Conduct Public Hearings Pertaining to the Following:

A. To consider an Ordinance to develop a Joint County Industrial and Business Park in conjunction with Cherokee County, South Carolina to be geographically located in Spartanburg County, South Carolina and established pursuant to South Carolina Code of Laws of 1976 §4-1-170, et sequitur, as amended; to provide for and authorize execution and delivery of a written agreement with Cherokee County regarding the park; to provide for and authorize execution and delivery of an Intergovernmental Agreement with the City of Spartanburg regarding the park; and other matters related thereto.

B. To consider a Budget Ordinance relating to the fiscal affairs of Spartanburg County making appropriations therefore, levying taxes for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015 and ending June 30, 2016; to provide for budget control of said appropriation by the Spartanburg County Council.

C. To consider a Budget Ordinance to establish Capital Project Budgets for the 2015-2016 Budget Year of the Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan.

D. 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, June 13, 2015 and Saturday, June 27, 2015 for a drag race at 1792 Dragway Road, Greer.

E. To consider an Application for Special Public Event Exclusion from the Noise Ordinance requested by Boiling Springs Ale House from 7:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 11, 2015 and from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 20, 2015 for live music outside at 2220 Boiling Springs Road, Boiling Springs.

5. Committee Reports:

(Committee Meetings to be held at 3:30 p.m.)

ECONOMIC RECRUITMENT and DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

Hon. David Britt, Chairman

A. Receive information and take desired action in reference to the an Ordinance authorizing pursuant to Chapter 44 of Title 12, South Carolina Code of Laws, 1976, as amended, the execution and delivery of a fee agreement between Spartanburg County, South Carolina, Rite Aid of Georgia, Inc. and Flatwood Farms I, LLC; the application of an infrastructure credit to fee-in-lieu of tax payments;; and matters relating thereto. (Action Requested: Render first reading to Ordinance)

B. Receive information and take desired action in reference to a Resolution authorizing the execution and delivery of an Inducement Agreement by and Between Spartanburg County, South Carolina and Berrang, Inc.; whereby under certain conditions, Spartanburg County will provide a Special Source Credit to Berrang, Inc. (Action Requested: Adopt Resolution)

C. Receive information and take desired action in reference to an Ordinance authorizing the execution and delivery of a Special Source Credit Agreement between Spartanburg County, South Carolina and Berrang, Inc.; and other matters relating thereto including, without limitation, authorization of a Special Source Credit. (Action Requested: Render first reading to Ordinance)

D. Receive information and take desired action in reference to a Resolution authorizing, under certain conditions, the execution and delivery by Spartanburg County, South Carolina of a fee in lieu of taxes agreement with Project Kickoff with respect to an industrial project in the County whereby the project would be subject to payment of certain fees in lieu of taxes, and whereby Project Kickoff will be provided certain credits against fee payments in reimbursement of investment in related qualified infrastructure; and providing for related matters. (Action Requested: Adopt Resolution)

E. Receive information and take desired action in reference to an Ordinance authorizing the execution and delivery of a FILOT (Fee In Lieu Of Tax Agreement) by and between Spartanburg County, South Carolina and (Project Kickoff) 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. (Action Requested: Render first reading to Ordinance)

F. Receive information and take desired action in reference to an Ordinance to amend the agreement for development for Joint County Industrial/Business Park dated as of June 25, 2001 by and between Spartanburg County and Cherokee County, South Carolina, and other matters relating thereto. (Project Evergreen) (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 the Accommodations Tax Advisory Committee Recommendations for Fiscal Year 2016.

B. Receive information and take desired action in reference to restructuring of staff in the Auditor’s Office. (Action Requested: Approval of restructuring of staff)

C. Receive updated financial data and personnel vacancy report.

LIVABILITY COMMITTEE - Hon. Jane Hall, Chairman

 

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

PUBLIC SAFETY AND JUDICIARY COMMITTEE

Hon. Michael Brown, Chairman

 

A. Introduction of the new Poplar Springs Fire Chief.

B. Receive information and take desired action in reference to a VAWA (Violence Against Women Act) Grant. (Action Requested: Approve submittal of grant application)

C. Receive information and take desired action in reference to a 2015 LEMPG (Local Emergency Management Performance Grant). (Action Requested: Approve submittal of grant application)

D. Receive information and take desired action in reference to authorizing the Commission of Christopher Aaron Wyatt, Animal Control Officer, as a Spartanburg County Code Enforcement Officer. (Action Requested: Authorize Commission)

E. Receive information and take desired action in reference to the Greenville County Animal Services Contract. (County Administrator Katherine O’Neill to present) – (Action Requested: Approve contract and authorize County Administrator to execute)

F. Receive information regarding activities of Building Codes Department.

LAND USE COMMITTEE - Hon. Jeff Horton, Chairman

 

A. Update for Area Performance Planning.

B. Receive Planning Department Reports on Development Activity.

 

 

PUBLIC WORKS, BUILDINGS and GROUNDS COMMITTEE

Hon. Roger Nutt, Chairman

 

A. Receive information regarding activities of Public Works Department.

 

 

6. Public Comment Period

7. Old Business:

A. Render second reading to an Ordinance to amend Chapter 2, Article V, Division 2 of the Spartanburg County Code of Ordinances relative to the Spartanburg Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission to provide for a change in the name of the commission which better encompasses all elements of services and treatment provided to the residents of Spartanburg County.

B. Render second reading to an Ordinance to develop a Joint County Industrial and Business Park in conjunction with Cherokee County, South Carolina to be geographically located in Spartanburg County, South Carolina and established pursuant to South Carolina Code of Laws of 1976 §4-1-170, et sequitur, as amended; to provide for and authorize execution and delivery of a written agreement with Cherokee County regarding the park; to provide for and authorize execution and delivery of an Intergovernmental Agreement with the City of Spartanburg regarding the park; and other matters related thereto.

C. Render second reading to a Budget Ordinance relating to the fiscal affairs of Spartanburg County making appropriations therefore, levying taxes for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015 and ending June 30, 2016; to provide for budget control of said appropriation by the Spartanburg County Council.

D. Render second reading to a Budget Ordinance to establish Capital Project Budgets for the 2015-2016 Budget Year of the Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan.

8. New Business:

A. 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, June 13, 2015 and Saturday, June 27, 2015 for a drag race at 1792 Dragway Road, Greer.

B. Consider an Application for Special Public Event Exclusion from the Noise Ordinance requested by Boiling Springs Ale House from 7:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 11, 2015 and from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 20, 2015 for live music outside at 2220 Boiling Springs Road, Boiling Springs.

 

 

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: April 20, 2015 (Regular Meeting)

May 4, 2015 (Special Meeting)

12. Adjourn

 


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