County Council June General Session 6-15-15

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FINAL AGENDA

 

 

SPARTANBURG COUNTY COUNCIL

EXECUTIVE SESSION

MONDAY, JUNE 15, 2015

3:00 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 two (2) contractual matters.

III. Adjourn


SPARTANBURG COUNTY COUNCIL

GENERAL SESSION

MONDAY, JUNE 15, 2015

4:00 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. Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission

B. Appalachian Council of Governments

C. Board of Assessment Appeals

D. Building Code Board of Appeals and Adjustments

E. Disabilities and Special Needs Board

F. Downtown Airport Advisory Board

G. Employee Grievance Committee

H. Hobbysville Fire District Board

I. Landrum Fire and Rescue District

J. Piedmont Community Actions, Inc. Board of Trustees

IV. Appointment of a Citizens Advisory Committee to study discharging of firearms in densely populated areas. (Chairman Horton to appoint committee)

V. Adjourn


AGENDA

ECONOMIC RECRUITMENT AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

SPARTANBURG COUNTY COUNCIL

MONDAY, JUNE 15, 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 and approving (1) development of a Joint County Industrial and Business Park pursuant to Section 4-1-170 of the Code of Laws of South Carolina 1976, as amended, in conjunction with Cherokee County (the “Park”), such park to be, at the time of its initial development, geographically located in Cherokee County and to include certain property owned and/or operated by the Timken Company, a company previously identified as Project Paper or one of more of its affiliates or other related companies; (2) the execution and delivery of a written park agreement with Cherokee County as to the requirement of payments of fee in lieu of ad valorem taxes with respect to park property and the sharing of the revenues and expenses of the park; (3) the distribution of revenues from the park within Spartanburg County; and (4) other matters related thereto. (Mr. Carter Smith, Economic Futures Group, and Mr. Tushar Chikhliker, Nexsen Pruet, 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. (Berrang, Inc.; Mairec Precious Metals U.S., Inc.; and Rite Aid of Georgia, Inc. and Flatwood Farms I, LLC) – (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, JUNE 15, 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, JUNE 15, 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. Discuss 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 a Resolution to adopt various County Fee Schedules so as to establish the amount of certain fees in Spartanburg County. (Katherine O’Neill, County Administrator, to present) - (Action Requested: Adopt Resolution)

C. Receive information and take desired action in reference to a request from the Sheriff’s Office to reclassify a position. (Sheriff Chuck Wright to present) – (Action Requested: Approve reclassification request)

D. Receive information and take desired action in reference to a request from the Detention Center to reclassify two Medical Technician positions. (Major Neal Urch, Director of Jail Operations, to present) – (Action Requested: Approve reclassification request)

E. Receive updated financial data and personnel vacancy report.

III. Other

 

 

IV. Adjourn


AGENDA

LIVABILITY COMMITTEE

SPARTANBURG COUNTY COUNCIL

MONDAY, JUNE 15, 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. Partners for Active Living Trails Master Plan Update. (Ms. Laura Ringo, Executive Director, Partners for Active Living, to present)

B. Receive information and take desired action in reference to an Uncodified Ordinance to grant a Right-Of-Way Easement for installing utilities at Holston Creek Park to Duke Energy Carolinas. (Mr. Mike Nation, Senior Project Manager, to present) – (Action Requested: Render first reading to Ordinance)

III. Other

 

 

IV. Adjourn

 

 

 


AGENDA

PUBLIC SAFETY and JUDICIARY COMMITTEE

SPARTANBURG COUNTY COUNCIL

MONDAY, JUNE 15, 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 Sheriff’s Office Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) for a new Livescan machine. (Captain Mark Barry, Sheriff’s Office, to present) – (Action Requested: Approval of submittal of grant application)

B. Receive information regarding activities of Building Codes Department.

 

 

III. Other

 

 

IV. Adjourn

AGENDA

LAND USE COMMITTEE

SPARTANBURG COUNTY COUNCIL

MONDAY, JUNE 15, 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

 

 

V. Adjourn

 

 


 

AGENDA

PUBLIC WORKS, BUILDINGS & GROUNDS COMMITTEE

SPARTANBURG COUNTY COUNCIL

MONDAY, JUNE 15, 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 and take desired action in reference to the Public Works Infrastructure Fund. (Mr. Jim Hipp, Deputy County Administrator, to present) – (Action Requested: Adopt Policies and Procedures)

B. Receive information regarding activities of Public Works Department.

 

 

III. Other

 

 

IV. Adjourn

 

 

 


 

MAIN AGENDA

County Council Meeting

MONDAY, JUNE 15, 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 honoring and recognizing Shannon D. Dotson for his dedicated service to our Country, his exemplary achievement as a firefighter, and his heroic efforts of assisting a fellow citizen in a time of need.

B. Resolution congratulating and recognizing Chief Ron Nordenbrock for thirty-three years of dedicated service to the Poplar Springs Fire Department and Spartanburg County Community.

 

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

4. Conduct Public Hearings Pertaining to the Following:

A. To consider an Ordinance authorizing a fee-in-lieu of taxes and infrastructure credit arrangement between the County, Rite Aid of Georgia, Inc. and Flatwood Farms I, LLC; concerning certain industrial facilities (the “Project”), which includes certain property or interests therein, pursuant to Title 12, Chapter 44 and Title 4, Chapters 1 and 29 of the Code of Laws of South Carolina 1976, as amended (the “Act”).

B. To consider 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.

C. To consider an Ordinance authorizing the execution and delivery of a FILOT (Fee In Lieu Of Tax Agreement) and infrastructure credit arrangement between the County and Mairec Precious Metals U.S., Inc. concerning certain industrial facilities (the “Project”), which include certain property or interests therein, pursuant to Title 12, Chapter 44 and Title 4, Chapters 1 and 29 of the Code of Laws of South Carolina 1976, as amended (the “Act”).

D. To consider 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)

E. 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, July 11, 2015 and Saturday, July 25, 2015 for a drag race at 1792 Dragway Road, Greer.

5. Committee Reports:

(Committee Meetings to be held at 4:00 p.m.)

ECONOMIC RECRUITMENT and DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

Hon. David Britt, Chairman

A. Receive information and take desired action in reference to an Ordinance authorizing and approving (1) development of a Joint County Industrial and Business Park pursuant to Section 4-1-170 of the Code of Laws of South Carolina 1976, as amended, in conjunction with Cherokee County (the “Park”), such park to be, at the time of its initial development, geographically located in Cherokee County and to include certain property owned and/or operated by the Timken Company, a company previously identified as Project Paper or one of more of its affiliates or other related companies; (2) the execution and delivery of a written park agreement with Cherokee County as to the requirement of payments of fee in lieu of ad valorem taxes with respect to park property and the sharing of the revenues and expenses of the park; (3) the distribution of revenues from the park within Spartanburg County; and (4) other matters related thereto. (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. (Berrang, Inc.; Mairec Precious Metals U.S., Inc.; and Rite Aid of Georgia, Inc. and Flatwood Farms I, LLC)(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. Discuss 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 a Resolution to adopt various County Fee Schedules so as to establish the amount of certain fees in Spartanburg County. (Action Requested: Adopt Resolution)

C. Receive information and take desired action in reference to a request from the Sheriff’s Office to reclassify a position. (Action Requested: Approve reclassification request)

D. Receive information and take desired action in reference to a request from the Detention Center to reclassify two Medical Technician positions. (Action Requested: Approve reclassification request)

E. Receive updated financial data and personnel vacancy report.

LIVABILITY COMMITTEE - Hon. Jane Hall, Chairman

 

A. Partners for Active Living Trails Master Plan Update.

B. Receive information and take desired action in reference to an Uncodified Ordinance to grant a Right-Of-Way Easement for installing utilities at Holston Creek Park to Duke Energy Carolinas. (Action Requested: Render first reading to Ordinance)

PUBLIC SAFETY AND JUDICIARY COMMITTEE

Hon. Michael Brown, Chairman

 

A. Receive information and take desired action in reference to a Sheriff’s Office Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) for a new Livescan machine. (Action Requested: Approval of submittal of grant application)

B. 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. Receive information and take desired action in reference to the Public Works Infrastructure Fund. (Action Requested: Adopt Policies and Procedures)

B. Receive information regarding activities of Public Works Department.

 

 

6. Public Comment Period

7. Old Business:

A. Render third 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 third 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.

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

D. Render second reading 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.

E. Render second reading 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.

F. Render second reading 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 (Mairec Precious Metals U.S., Inc. (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.

G. Render second reading to an Ordinance to amend the agreement for development for Joint County Industrial/Business Park dated as of July 2, 2001 by and between Spartanburg County and Cherokee County, South Carolina, and other matters relating thereto. (Project Evergreen)

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, July 11, 2015 and Saturday, July 25, 2015 for a drag race 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: May 18, 2015 (Regular Meeting)

12. Adjourn

 


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