CITY OF COLUMBIA CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
WEDNESDAY, February 2, 2000
10:00 am, City Council Chambers
Columbia City Hall
1737 Main Street

The City of Columbia City Council met Wednesday, February 2, 2000, at 10:00 a.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers, 1737 Main Street, Columbia, South Carolina.  Mayor Robert D. Coble called the meeting to order at 10:05 a.m.  Council members present were:  The Honorable E. W. Cromartie, The Honorable Francenia B. Heizer, The Honorable Anne M. Sinclair, and The Honorable Hamilton Osborne, Jr.  Also attending were Mr. Michael A. Bierman, City Manager and Ms. Vivian A. Krigline, City Clerk.

I. ROLL CALL AND APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Council members present for Roll Call:  The Honorable E. W. Cromartie, The Honorable Anne M. Sinclair, and The Honorable Hamilton Osborne, Jr., and Mayor Robert D. Coble.  Note:  Ms. Heizer arrived at the meeting at 10:10 a.m.

Upon motion by Mr. Cromartie, seconded by Mr. Papadea, Council unanimously approved the Minutes from the January 12 and 19, 2000 meetings.

II. PRESENTATIONS

A. CITY OF COLUMBIA 1999 EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR

Mr. James Entzminger, II, Firefighter with the Fire Suppression Division, was recognized as the City of Columbia’s 1999 Employee of the Year.  Mr. Entzminger was the July 1999 Employee of the Month and has been employed with the City since April 1996.

B. COMMISSION ON CHILDREN & YOUTH - RECOGNITION OF YOUTH BOARD

Mr. Archie Maddox, Jr., Director of the Commission on Children & Youth introduced  the Youth Board members of the Commission on Children and Youth.
 
III. CONSENT AGENDA

Upon motion by Mr. Papadea, seconded by Ms. Sinclair, Council unanimously voted to approve the Consent Agenda as presented.

A. ORDINANCES - SECOND READING

1. Ordinance No. 2000-010 - Authorizing Sale of 2132 Adams Grove, Richland County TMS #11503-06-24 to W. A. Tompkins.

Council gave  second reading approval to authorize the sale of 2132 Adams Grove to W. A. Tompkins.  The sales price is $8,400.00.  First reading approval was given on January 26, 2000.

B. CONSIDERATION OF BIDS.

 1. Council approved the request to contract for Hauling Soil from Lee Road to the City Landfill, by the low bidder, LaBarrier and Sons for a cost of $30,576.00. (Bid No. 00048-99-00)

2. Council approved the request to purchase Body Armor Vests for the Police Department from Lawmen’s Supply for a cost of $15,823.50, using the S. C. State Contract.

3. Council approved the request to purchase a Backhoe for the Forestry Division from S. C. Tractor & Equipment Company, for a total cost of $39,742.00, using the S. C. State Contract.

4. Council approved the request to purchase a 3/4 Ton Pickup Truck for the Water Distribution Division from Pulliam Motor Company for a total cost of $16,061.60, using the S. C. State Contract.

5. Council approved the request to purchase Inventory Software, Barcode Labels Printer and two Scanners for the Police Property Room from J. E. Pipe Company, Inc., for a total cost of $12,209.40.

The request is to purchase the equipment from J. E. Pipe Company, as they were the only company meeting all the requirements needed by the Police Department.

6. Council approved the request to purchase two ½ Ton Pickup Trucks from Benson Chrysler-Plymouth Dodge for a cost of $26,201.76, using the S. C. State Vehicle Contract.

7. Council approved the request to purchase Computers and Network Server for the Inspections Division from Gateway 2000 for a cost of $15,975.75, using the S. C. State Contract.

8. Council approved the request to purchase Computers and a Network Server for the Police Department from Gateway 2000 for a cost of $24,722.25, using the S. C. State Contract.

9. Council approved the request to purchase an Integrated Report Package for the Communication Center as an extension of the Motorola Telephone System for a cost of $10,762.50.

IV. ORDINANCES

A. FIRST READING

Upon motion by Mr. Cromartie, seconded by Mr. Papadea, Council unanimously voted to approve Items 1 through 5 on a single motion.

1. Ordinance No. 2000-004 - Annexing Parcels on North and South Sides of Buckner Road known as Richland County TMS #09316-02-02, 03 and 04 and 09316-03-05  and Parcel B adjacent to 09316-03-05

 Council gave first reading approval to annex parcels on Buckner Road.  The property is commercial and will retain the current C-3 zoning upon annexation.  The property is located in Council District 1.

2. Ordinance No. 2000-006 - Annexing 6910 Welborn Road, Richland County TMS #19203-03-05

Council gave first reading approval to annex 6910 Welborn Road.  The property is used for rental residential purposes, and will retain the current RS-1 zoning classification.  The property is located in Council District 4.

3. Ordinance No. 2000-007 - Annexing Lot 5, Block D4, Woodcreek Farms known as portion of Richland County TMS #28800

Council gave first reading approval to annex Lot 5, Block D4, Woodcreek Farms.  The property is residential and will retain the current zoning classification of PUD-R.  The property is located in Council District 4.

4. Ordinance No. 2000-008 - Annexing 4 Fishing Point, Lot 10, Block D4, Woodcreek Farms, known as portion of Richland County TMS #28800

Council gave first reading approval to annex 4 Fishing Point.  The property is residential and will retain the current zoning classification of PUD-R.  The property is located in Council District 4.

5. Ordinance no. 2000-009 - Annexing 100 Beaver Lake Drive, Lot 3, Block D4, Woodcreek Farms, known as portion of Richland County TMS #28800

Council gave first reading approval to annex 100 Beaver Lake Drive.  The property is residential and will retain the current zoning classification of PUD-R.  The property is located in Council District 4.

V.  APPOINTMENTS

A.  HOUSING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENTS AND APPEALS

This item was held over.

B.  RIVERBANKS PARK COMMISSION

This item was held over.

C.  MINI GRANT COMMITTEE

This item was held over.

D. COMMERCIAL REVOLVING LOAN FUND REVIEW BOARD

The Commercial Revolving Loan Fund Review Board’s current term has expired.  Council is asked to make the following reappointments for a two year term:  Mr. Leon Howard, Ms. Thomasena Reynolds, and Dr. Leo Richardson.  Two additional appointments need to be made:  Commercial Bank Representative and an Attorney.  The terms of Ms. Becky Airheart and Ms. Barbara Barton have expired.
 Upon motion by Mr. Cromartie, seconded by Mr. Papadea, Council unanimously approved the reappointment of Mr. Leon Howard to the Commercial Revolving Loan Fund Review Board for a two year term.

E. KEEP AMERICA BEAUTIFUL OF THE MIDLANDS

This item was held over.

F. ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS

Council is asked to reappoint the following members of the Zoning Board of Appeals for a five year term:

Ms. Elise Martin for a term to expire September 7, 2004
Mr. Jim Harrison for a term to expire January 1, 2005
Mr. Marshall Kibler for a term to expire January 1, 2005
Mr. Paul Wade for a term to expire January 1, 2005

Upon motion by Mr. Cromartie, seconded by Mr. Papadea, Council unanimously voted to reappoint Ms. Elise Martin to the Zoning Board of Appeals for a term to expire September 7, 2004.

G. COMMISSION ON CHILDREN AND YOUTH

This item was held over.

Mr. Osborne stated that the terms of the Columbia Development Corporation will expire soon and should be placed on a future agenda for consideration.

VI. RESOLUTIONS & AGREEMENTS

A. Agreement for Project #W461(94)-7/8; Proposed Water Main to Serve The State Agriculture Laboratory Building

Upon motion by Mr. Papadea, seconded by Ms. Heizer, Council unanimously approved an agreement with G. H. Smith Construction, Inc. to construct a water main to serve the State Agriculture Laboratory Building.  The cost of the contract is $95,270.00  The water main will run from Senate at Huger to Gist at Gervais Streets.

VII. APPEARANCE OF PUBLIC HAVING BUSINESS WITH CITY COUNCIL

No one appeared before Council at this time.

Council returned to executive session at 10:50 a.m.

Submitted by:
Vivian A. Krigline
City Clerk
 
 


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