CITY OF COLUMBIA
CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION MINUTES
June 19, 2002
9:00 AM - City Council Conference Room
Council Chambers - 1737 Main Street

The City of Columbia City Council met in a Work Session on Wednesday, June 19, 2002, in the City Hall Council Chambers, 1737 Main Street, Columbia, South Carolina.  Mayor Robert D. Coble called the meeting to order at 9:20 a.m.  Council members present were The Honorable E. W. Cromartie, II, The Honorable Jim Papadea, The Honorable Hamilton Osborne, Jr. and The Honorable Sam Davis.  Absent were The Honorable Francenia B. Heizer and The Honorable Anne M. Sinclair.  Also present were Ms. Leona K. Plaugh, City Manager and Ms. Erika D. Moore, Deputy City Clerk.

REVIEW AGENDA

The City Manager reviewed the Public Hearing agenda items with the Mayor and members of Council.

$ Mr. Cromartie joined the meeting at 9:42 a.m.

CITY COUNCIL DISCUSSION / ACTION

1. Ordinance No.: 2002-054 - Granting encroachment to Shem Jordan and Susanne Jordan for Landscaping and construction, installation and maintenance of a brick wall with walk gate and columns, and stone paver driveway with brick curbing at 415 Shandon Street.

Upon motion by Mr. Papadea, seconded by Mr. Davis, Council voted unanimously to give first reading to Ordinance No.: 2002-054 - Granting encroachment to Shem Jordan and Susanne Jordan for landscaping and construction, installation and maintenance of a brick wall with walk gate and columns, and stone paver driveway with brick curbing at 415 Shandon Street.  (see Public Hearing Agenda)

2. Surface Lot Parking Charges - Mr. John D. Spade, Parking Services
This item was held over, no action was taken.

C.  Milton S. Eisenhower Foundation Grant Request - Commissioner Charles P. Austin

Upon motion by Mr. Osborne, seconded by Mr. Cromartie, Council voted unanimously to approve a grant request from the Milton S. Eisenhower Foundation in the amount of $5,000.00 from the Council Contingency Fund.

Mayor Coble convened the Work Session to the Public Hearing at 9:53 a.m.  (see Public Hearing minutes)

Mayor Coble reconvened the Work Session at 12:07 p.m.

LEGAL BRIEFINGS*

Upon motion by Mr. Papadea, seconded by Mr. Cromartie, Council voted unanimously to go into Executive Session at 12:07 p.m. to discuss Resolution No.: R-2002-023, Mainstream Group Lease Agreement, Forestry & Beautification Grand Tree Policy Legal Claim, a Personnel Matter and the SCANA Agreement.

D. *Resolution No.: R-2002-023 - Authorizing the City of Columbia Legal Department to commence an action against The Baltimore and Annapolis Railroad Company d/b/a Carolina Southern Railroad, the City of West Columbia, South Carolina, the County of Lexington, South Carolina, the South Carolina Department of Transportation and/or any other responsible person or entity - Mr. Ken Gaines
This item was discussed in Executive Session, no action was taken.

E. *Lease Agreement
This item was discussed in Executive Session, no action was taken.

Mayor Coble adjourned the meeting at 2:00 p.m.

Respectfully submitted by:
 
 

Erika D. Moore
Deputy City Clerk