CITY OF COLUMBIA CITY COUNCIL MINUTES
Work Session
WEDNESDAY, June 28, 2000

The City of Columbia City Council met for a work session, Wednesday, June 28, 2000, in the City Hall Council Conference Room, 1737 Main Street.  Mayor Robert D. Coble called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m. Council Members present were: The Honorable Francenia B. Heizer, The Honorable Jim Papadea, and The Honorable Sam Davis.  Also attending were Mr. Michael A. Bierman, City Manager and Ms. Peggy Breeland, City Clerk.
 

I. ORDINANCES - SECOND READING

1. City of Columbia Operating Budget for Fiscal Year 2000-2001 and Ordinance No. 2000-037; To Raise Revenue and Adopt the Budget for the City of Columbia, South Carolina for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2001.

Upon motion by Ms. Heizer, seconded by Mr. Davis, Council voted three (3) to one (1) to approve on second reading the City of Columbia Operating Budget for Fiscal Year 2000-2001 and Ordinance No. 2000-037; To Raise Revenue and Adopt the Budget for the City of Columbia, South Carolina for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2001. Voting aye were Ms. Heizer, Mr. Davis, and Mayor Coble.  Voting nay was Mr. Papadea.

B. Ordinance No. 2000-045 - Authorizing transfer of unopened “street” adjacent to Richland Street and property of Trinity Church known as Richland County TMS# 11509-10-21.

Upon motion by Mayor Coble, seconded by Mr. Papadea, Council voted unanimously to approve  on second reading, Ordinance No. 2000-045 - Authorizing transfer of unopened “street” adjacent to Richland Street and property of Trinity Church known as Richland County TMS# 11509-10-21.

C. Ordinance No. 2000-029 and Ordinance No. 2000-031 - Amending the 1998 Code of Ordinances of the City of Columbia, South Carolina, Chapter 17, Planning, Land Development and Zone, Article III, Zoning, Division 11, Sexually Oriented Business to amend Sec. 17-372, Definitions, Permittee and Licensee, Principal Business Purpose, Sexual Material or Merchandise, Adult Bookstore, and Adult Video Store; also to repeal Sec. 17-374, Sec.17-375, Sec. 17-376, Sec. 17-377, Sec. 17-378, Sec. 17-379, Sec. 17-380, Sec. 17-382(b) and Sec. 17-383.
 

 
Upon motion by Ms. Heizer, seconded by Mr. Papadea, Council voted unanimously to approve on second reading, Ordinance No. 2000-029 and Ordinance No. 2000-031 - Amending the 1998 Code of Ordinances of the City of Columbia, South Carolina, Chapter 17, Planning, Land Development and Zone, Article III, Zoning, Division 11, Sexually Oriented Business to amend Sec. 17-372, Definitions, Permittee and Licensee, Principal Business Purpose, Sexual Material or Merchandise, Adult Bookstore, and Adult Video Store; also to repeal Sec. 17-374, Sec.17-375, Sec. 17-376, Sec. 17-377, Sec. 17-378, Sec. 17-379, Sec. 17-380, Sec. 17-382(b) and Sec. 17-383.

II CONSIDERATION OF BIDS AND AGREEMENTS

A. Request to purchase plants for the Forestry & Beautication Division: Award contract to Appletree, Inc., the only vendor to quote on all plants and to hold the plants until shipping date required, for $21,272.64.

B. Request to purchase a trailer mounted air compressor for the Water Division: Award contract to Mitchell Distributing, the low bidder, for $11,546.85.

C. Request to purchase two -10 Ton Crane Trucks for the Water Division: Award contract to Oswley & Son, the low bidder, for $169,600.00.

D. Request to purchase furniture for Community Services: Award contract to Lorick Office Products, under State SC Contract for $26,297.78.

E. Request to purchase Computer Equipment and Software for the GIS System for Computer Services Division: Award contract to GIS Hardware & Software, a sole source procurement, for $12,710.25.

Upon Motion by Ms. Heizer, seconded by Mr. Papadea, Council voted unanimously to approve items II. A through E., on a single motion.

III  STREET CLOSINGS

1. Request from Kris M. O’Neill to close Pinewood Dr. at the intersections of S. Gregg Street and Fulton Street for their neighborhood block party, on Monday, July 3, 2000, between the hours of 6:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.  Contact Kris M. O’Neill.

Upon motion by Mr. Papadea, seconded by Mr. Davis, Council voted unanimously to approve the request from Kris M. O’Neill to close Pinewood Dr. at the intersections of S. Gregg Street and Fulton Street for their neighborhood block party, on Monday, July 3, 2000, between the hours of 6:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.  Contact Kris M. O’Neill.

 
2. Request from the University of South Carolina to close Lincoln Street during the construction of Greek housing.

Upon motion by Mayor Coble, seconded by Mr. Davis, Council voted unanimously to approve the request from the University of South Carolina to close Lincoln Street during the construction of Greek housing, subject to the City Manager’s approval after reviewing the University’s plan.

IV CORRECTION of MINUTES for FISCAL YEAR 1999 - 2000 Between July and October, 1999

1. Cultural Council request for funding in the amount of $20,000 to pay rent as previously approved but not noted in the minutes.

Upon motion by Ms. Heizer, seconded by Mayor Coble, Council voted unanimously to approve funding in the amount of $20,000 either from the reserves or the contingency fund for the Cultural Council’s rent.

Upon motion by Mayor Coble, seconded by Mr. Papadea, Council voted unanimously to go into executive session to discuss contractual and legal matters.

5. CONTRACTS

1. P. J. Noble & Associates and The Grant Group

Upon motion by Mayor Coble, seconded by Mr. Davis, Council voted unanimously to  authorize the City Manager to finalize a contract with P. J. Noble & Associates and the Grant Group to review the City’s procurement code and make recommendations related to the City’s Minority and Female Business Enterprise (MFBE).

Council adjourned into executive session.

The meeting adjourned at 11:15 a.m.

Respectfully submitted by:
 
 

Pamela J. Ferst, CPS
Acting City Clerk

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