CITY OF COLUMBIA
CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION MINUTES
June 6, 2001
9:00 AM - City Council Conference Room
2nd Floor City Hall - 1737 Main Street
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The Columbia City Council met for a Work Session, Wednesday, June 6, 2001, in the Council Conference Room.  Mayor Robert D. Coble called the meeting to order at 9:10 a.m.  Council members present were:  The Honorable E. W. Cromartie, The Honorable Francenia B. Heizer, The Honorable Jim Papadea, The Honorable Anne M. Sinclair, The Honorable Hamilton Osborne, Jr.  Also attending were Ms. Leona Plaugh, City Manager and Ms. Peggy S. Breeland, City Clerk.

1.     ROLL CALL

2.     REVIEW CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA

Ms. Leona Plaugh reviewed the regular agenda with Council.  Ms. Plaugh add Item 12.
 

3.     CITY COUNCIL DISCUSSION

 A. Boarded House Policy

Council received a legal briefing in executive session regarding the proposed boarded up house policy.

4.    CITY COUNCIL MEETING 10:00 A.M.

City Council adjourned to the Council Chambers at 10:05 a.m.

5.    CITY COUNCIL DISCUSSION/ACTION

A. Economic Development Mission to Germany (Sept. 29 - Oct. 5, 2001- $15,300
Economic Development Contingency Fund

This item was held over, no action was taken.

B. Stormwater Utility - Water Bill Notice

After a brief discussion, City Council asked that this item be placed on the June 27, 2001 council agenda.

C. Inferno Ice Hockey Parking Request

This item was held over, no action was taken.
 

D. Review of Proposed Schedule for North Main Street Cooridor Study/Street
Improvements
 
This item was held over, no action was taken.

E. Amateur Athletic Union Request - Up to 10 players at a cost of $383.00 per
player*

Upon motion by Mayor Coble, seconded by Mr. Cromartie, Council unanimously approved the request in the amount of 50% of the $4000.00 request for support of the Boys Amateur Athletic Union.

*This item was moved to the regular city council agenda.

6. Legal Briefing/Contracts

Upon motion by Mayor Coble, seconded by Mr. Cromartie, Council unanimously voted to go into executive session at 9:45 a.m. to receive a legal briefing regarding Memorial Park, Proposed Bill Board Ordinance, and a personnel matter.

7. Items for Council Approval*

1. Request Demolition of the Vogue Building

Upon motion by Ms. Heizer, seconded by Mayor Coble, Council unanimously voted to approve request to approve a purchase order in the amount of $27,500.00 for demolition of a one-story portion of the Vogue Building in order to allow Mainstream to begin their demolition of the adjacent Tapp=s Building.

2. Request UniverSoul Circus - Fee Schedule

Upon motion by Mr. Cromartie, seconded by Mayor Coble, Council unanimously voted to approve a fee schedule of $9500.00 for their use of the CanalSide property for a total of eight (8) days (June 27 through July 1, 2001).

*The above two items were added to the work session agenda.

8. Executive Session

Upon motion by Mayor Coble, seconded Mr. Cromartie, Council voted unanimously to go into executive session at 11:25 a.m. to receive a legal briefing regarding legal claims proposed by the Wagonner Sisters.

The meeting adjourned at 12:10 p.m.

Respectfully submitted by,
 
 
 

Peggy S. Breeland,
City Clerk