CITY OF COLUMBIA
CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION MINUTES
March 06, 2002
9:00 AM - City Council Conference Room
2nd Floor City Hall - 1737 Main Street
 

The City of Columbia City Council  met in a Work Session on Wednesday, March 06, 2002, in the City Hall Council Conference Room, 1737 Main Street, Columbia, South Carolina.  Mayor Robert D. Coble called the meeting to order at 9:10 a.m.  Council members present were The Honorable E.W. Cromartie, II, The Honorable Francenia B. Heizer, The Honorable Jim Papadea, The Honorable Anne M. Sinclair, The Honorable Hamilton Osborne, Jr. and The Honorable Sam Davis.  Also attending were Ms. Leona K. Plaugh, City Manager and Ms. Erika D. Moore, Deputy City Clerk.

REVIEW COUNCIL AGENDA

The City Manager reviewed the Regular Meeting agenda with the Mayor and Council.

STAFF BRIEFINGS

1. City Youth Programs and Initiatives - Mr. Archie Maddox

Mr. Archie Maddox, Commission on Children and Youth Executive Director, presented the  Youth Summer Work Opportunity Program.

Ms. Sinclair requested that the City Manager and staff look at ways to make summer jobs more equitable throughout the city.

$ Mayor Coble adjourned the Work Session at 10:00 a.m. to convene the Regular Council Meeting in Council Chambers.

$ At the adjournment of the Regular Council Meeting (11:45 a.m.), Council voted unanimously to go into Executive Session before reconvening the Work Session.

CITY COUNCIL DISCUSSION / ACTION

TRAFFIC ISSUES

2. Intersection of Wheat Street and Sims Avenue
This item was held over, no action was taken.

3. Rosewood Neighborhood Traffic Control
This item was held over, no action was taken.

4. West Buchanan Drive - Multi-Way Stop Requests
This item was held over, no action was taken.

5. Devereaux Road Traffic Control
This item was held over, no action was taken.
 
 

 
6. Glengarry Drive
This item was held over, no action was taken.

7. Greenlawn Road
This item was held over, no action was taken.

8. Gadsden Street Pedestrian Crossing
This item was held over, no action was taken.

9. Oak Street Between Haskell Avenue and Taylor Street - Proposed Closure
This item was held over, no action was taken.

APPOINTMENTS

10. Arts Task Force
This item was held over, no action was taken.

11. Accommodations Tax Committee
This item was held over, no action was taken.

$ Mr. Papadea left the meeting.

$ Mr. Osborne left the meeting.

$ Mayor Coble reconvened the Work Session at 1:55 p.m.

12. **Palmetto Classic

Upon motion by Mayor Coble, seconded by Mr. Cromartie, Council voted unanimously to approve funding for the Palmetto Classic in the amount of $30,000 through Community Promotions, with $15,000 being disbursed this year and $15,000 being disbursed next year.  Mr. Papadea and Mr. Osborne were not present for the vote.

LEGAL BRIEFINGS

13. *Procurement Briefing - Mr. Richard Gergel, Esquire
This item was discussed in Executive Session, no action was taken.

14. *SCANA
This item was discussed in Executive Session, no action was taken.  Mr. Osborne did not participate in SCANA discussions do to a conflict of interest.

Mayor Coble adjourned the Work Session at 1:58 p.m.
 

Respectfully submitted by:
 

Erika D. Moore
Deputy City Clerk
CITY OF COLUMBIA
CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION MINUTES
March 06, 2002
9:00 AM - City Council Conference Room
2nd Floor City Hall - 1737 Main Street
 

The City of Columbia City Council  met in a Work Session on Wednesday, March 06, 2002, in the City Hall Council Conference Room, 1737 Main Street, Columbia, South Carolina.  Mayor Robert D. Coble called the meeting to order at 9:10 a.m.  Council members present were The Honorable E.W. Cromartie, II, The Honorable Francenia B. Heizer, The Honorable Jim Papadea, The Honorable Anne M. Sinclair, The Honorable Hamilton Osborne, Jr. and The Honorable Sam Davis.  Also attending were Ms. Leona K. Plaugh, City Manager and Ms. Erika D. Moore, Deputy City Clerk.

REVIEW COUNCIL AGENDA

The City Manager reviewed the Regular Meeting agenda with the Mayor and Council.

STAFF BRIEFINGS

1. City Youth Programs and Initiatives - Mr. Archie Maddox

Mr. Archie Maddox, Commission on Children and Youth Executive Director, presented the  Youth Summer Work Opportunity Program.

Ms. Sinclair requested that the City Manager and staff look at ways to make summer jobs more equitable throughout the city.

$ Mayor Coble adjourned the Work Session at 10:00 a.m. to convene the Regular Council Meeting in Council Chambers.

$ At the adjournment of the Regular Council Meeting (11:45 a.m.), Council voted unanimously to go into Executive Session before reconvening the Work Session.

CITY COUNCIL DISCUSSION / ACTION

TRAFFIC ISSUES

2. Intersection of Wheat Street and Sims Avenue
This item was held over, no action was taken.

3. Rosewood Neighborhood Traffic Control
This item was held over, no action was taken.

4. West Buchanan Drive - Multi-Way Stop Requests
This item was held over, no action was taken.

5. Devereaux Road Traffic Control
This item was held over, no action was taken.
 
 

 
6. Glengarry Drive
This item was held over, no action was taken.

7. Greenlawn Road
This item was held over, no action was taken.

8. Gadsden Street Pedestrian Crossing
This item was held over, no action was taken.

9. Oak Street Between Haskell Avenue and Taylor Street - Proposed Closure
This item was held over, no action was taken.

APPOINTMENTS

10. Arts Task Force
This item was held over, no action was taken.

11. Accommodations Tax Committee
This item was held over, no action was taken.

$ Mr. Papadea left the meeting.

$ Mr. Osborne left the meeting.

$ Mayor Coble reconvened the Work Session at 1:55 p.m.

12. **Palmetto Classic

Upon motion by Mayor Coble, seconded by Mr. Cromartie, Council voted unanimously to approve funding for the Palmetto Classic in the amount of $30,000 through Community Promotions, with $15,000 being disbursed this year and $15,000 being disbursed next year.  Mr. Papadea and Mr. Osborne were not present for the vote.

LEGAL BRIEFINGS

13. *Procurement Briefing - Mr. Richard Gergel, Esquire
This item was discussed in Executive Session, no action was taken.

14. *SCANA
This item was discussed in Executive Session, no action was taken.  Mr. Osborne did not participate in SCANA discussions do to a conflict of interest.

Mayor Coble adjourned the Work Session at 1:58 p.m.
 

Respectfully submitted by:
 

Erika D. Moore
Deputy City Clerk