CITY OF COLUMBIA CITY COUNCIL MINUTES
WEDNESDAY, September 20, 2000
 

The City of Columbia City Council will meet Wednesday, September 20, 2000, at 6:30 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers, at the Breed Leadership Center, Rooms 201-202 Columbia College, Columbia, South Carolina.  Mayor Coble called the meeting to order at 6:35 p.m.  Council members present were: The Honorable Anne M. Sinclair, The Honorable Jim Papadea, The Honorable Hamilton Osborne, Jr., and The Honorable Sam Davis.  Also attending were Mr. Michael Bierman, City Manager, and Ms. Peggy S. Breeland, City Clerk.

I. WELCOMING REMARKS

Mayor Coble opened the meeting at 6:30 p.m.  Mr. Davis, Council representative for Council District I, welcomed everyone to the meeting.  Mr. Davis opened the meeting for public comment.

Dr. James Rex, President of Columbia College, welcomed Council to the neighborhood.

II. ROLL CALL AND APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Council members present at roll call were The Honorable Anne M. Sinclair, The Honorable Hamilton Osborne, Jr., and The Honorable Sam Davis.  The Honorable Jim Papadea arrived at the meeting at 6:50 p.m.

Upon motion by Mr. Davis, seconded by Ms. Sinclair, Council unanimously approved the minutes from the July 12, July 19, July 26, August 2, August 9, and August 23 meetings.
 
III. CONSENT AGENDA

Upon motion by Mayor Coble, seconded by Ms. Sinclair, Council unanimously voted to approve the consent agenda as presented.

A. REZONING MAP AMENDMENTS - SECOND READING

1. #00-41 MA. Chellewood Subdivision (portion of Bellclave Subdiv.) - TMS
22715-01-01.  Annexation with rezoning from C-1 (County) to RS-1(City).

Council gave second reading approval to the request to rezone a portion of Belleclave Subdivision off Gills Crossing Road from C-1 to RS-1 to allow the construction of Phase 3C to Belleclave Lake Subdivision.  This phase will be known as Chellewood Subdivision.  First reading approval was given at the public hearing on September 13, 2000.

2. #00-35 MA. 7424 Garners Ferry Rd - TMS 16409-03-05; 16312-02-01
(outparcel/Lowes); rezone from D-1 to C-3.

 
Council gave second reading approval to  the request to rezone 7424 Garners Ferry Road from D-1 to C-3 in order to erect a restaurant (Chick-Fil-A) at this location.  First reading approval was given at the public hearing on September 13, 2000.
 

3. #00-38 MA.  1400 Block Wayne St., TMS 09009-10-01,03(p). rezone from
MU-Overlay to PUD-R.

Council gave second reading approval to the request to rezone the 1400 Block of Wayne Street from MU-Overlay to PUD-R to allow the development of 36-40 loft condominiums.  First reading approval was given at the public hearing on September 13, 2000.

4. #00-42 MA.  West side Hazelwood Road, TMS 19100-01-02p, 3,4,5; rezone rear
portion from RG-2 to RS-3.

Council gave second reading approval to the request to rezone the west side of Hazelwood Road from RG-2 to RS-3 to divide into 177 lots for single family dwellings.  First reading approval was given at the public hearing on September 13, 2000.

5. #00-42 MA.  3501 Moss Avenue - TMS 13801-07-16; rezone from RS-3 to
PUD-R.

Council gave second reading approval to the request to rezone 3501 Moss Avenue from RS-3 to PUD-R to allow the use of an existing garage apartment for the applicant’s marginally handicapped son.  First reading approval was given at the public hearing on September 13, 2000.

6. #00-44 MA.  Barhamville Rd. & Germany St. - TMS 11508-07-09(p); rezone
portion from RG-1 to RS-1.

Council gave second reading approval the request to rezone Barhamville Road and Germany Street from RG-1 to RS-1 to conform zoning to current and desired future use for home ownership.  First reading approval was given at the public hearing on September 13, 2000.
 

CONFIRM CURRENT ZONING CLASSIFICATION OF RECENTLY ANNEXED PROPERTIES WITH NO ZONING CHANGE.

Council gave seconding reading approval to confirm the zoning classifications of the following recently annexed properties.  First reading was given at the public hearing on September 13, 2000.

7. Approved second reading 6910 Welborn Road - TMS 19203-03-05; Confirm RS-1
zoning.
8. Approved second reading104 Beaver Lake Road (Lot 5, block D-4, Woodcreek),
TMS 28901-3-5; Confirm PUD-R zoning.
9. Approved second reading104 Beaver Lake Road 9Lot 5, Block D-4, Woodcreek),
TMS 28901-3-10, Confirm PUD-R zoning.
10. Approved second reading100 Beaver Lake Road (Lot 10, Block D-4, Woodcreek),
 
TMS 28901-3-10, Confirm PUD-R zoning.
11. Approved second reading 1.39 acres, Clement Road, TMS 09201-09-09, Confirm
RS-3 zoning.
12. Approved second reading 744 Lancaster St. (AKA 716 Laurel Hill Lane) - TMS
09106-21-02, Confirm RG-2 zoning.
13. Approved second reading  948 Custer Street, TMS 7305-06-02, Confirm RS-1
zoning.
14. Approved second reading 205 S. Marion Street, TMS 11305-14-11,  Confirm RG-1
zoning.
15. Approved second reading 117 Mossy Lane (Lot 7, Phase A9-1, Woodcreek), TMS
28800 portion, Confirm PUD-R zoning.
16. Approved second reading Garland St., Hemlock Rd. & Oakdale St., TMS 11206-06-
10; 20 ft. wide parcel around perimeter of 11206-01-02; 11206-6-01, 15 & 18; &
11202-08-02, Confirm M-1 zoning.
17. Approved second reading 103 Beaver Lake Road, TMS 28901-01-03, Confirm PUD-
R zoning.
18. Approved second reading Parcels on North & South sides of Buckner Road & Parcel
B, TMS 9316-02-02, 03, & 04; 9316-03-05 & adjacent to 9316-03-05, Confirm
M-1 zoning.
19. Approved second reading Parcel 11, Columbiana Station, TMS  02797-5-1, Confirm
C-3 zoning.
20. Approved second reading 821 Summit Avenue, TMS 9313-12-14, Confirm RG-1
zoning.
21. Approved second reading 307 Rosewood Drive, TMS 11208-01-06 & 07, Confirm
M-1 zoning.

IV. STREET CLOSINGS

Upon motion by Mr. Davis, seconded by Ms. Sinclair, Council unanimously voted to approve Items 1 thru 3.

1. Council approved the request from Palmetto Health Foundation to close Sumter
Street blocked from Taylor Street to Washington Street, for The 2000 First Ladies’
Walk for Life....Steps Against Breast Cancer, on Saturday, October 7, 2000,
between the hours of 6:00 a.m. through Noon (12:00 p.m.).

2. Council approved the request from Hyatt Park Elementary School to block Lorick
Avenue from the traffic light on N. Main to the end of the school’s driveway, for the
annual Writing Kick Off Day, on Monday, October 16, 2000, between the hours of
9:00 a.m. through 10:00 a.m.

3. Council approved the request from the Koger Center for the Arts to close the 800
block of Park Street for school bus parking during performances on Friday, October
12, 2000 and Friday, March 16, 2001, between the hours of 9:30 a.m. through 11:00
a.m. and request the cancellation of previously approved dates of October 12th and
March15th, 2000.

V. CONSIDERATION OF BIDS AND AGREEMENTS

Upon motion by Mr. Davis, seconded by Ms. Sinclair, Council unanimously voted to approve Items 1 thru 23.

 
1. Council approved the request to purchase Cisco Router, Firewall, and
Accessories for E-Mail System for the Police Department.  Award contract to
Premier Systems Integrators, under S.C. State Contract, for $15,295.90.

2. Council approved the request to obtain Catering Services for Employee
Appreciation Day for Public Service Administration.  Award contract to Seawell’s
Food Caterers, the low bidder, for $10,080.00.

3. Council approved the request to purchase Three - 1500 GPM Pumpers for the City
Fire Department.  Award contract to Spartan Fire Apparatus, the low bidder, for
$753,108.00.

4. Council approved the request to purchase a 1500 GPM Pumpers for the County Fire
Services.   Award contract to Spartan Fire Apparatus, the low bidder, for
$233,963.00.

5. Council approved the request  to purchase a 1500 GPM Water Ranker for County
Fire Services by the Fire Department.  Award contract to LaFrance Equipment
Corp., the low bidder, for $140,178.00.

6. Council approved the request for approval to purchase hardware and upgrades for a
Compaq Server for Computer Services Division.  Award contract to Systems &
Services, under the S.C. State Contract, for $17,073.78.

7. Council approved the request to purchase 23 Lap Top Computers to be installed in
Police Patrol Vehicles for the Police Department.  Award contract to Entre’ Business
Center, a sole source procurement, for $120,175.65.

8. Council approved the request to purchase asphalt to surface parking lot at 2910
Colonial Drive for the Street Division.  Award contract to Sloan Construction, the
recommended bidder due to the closer proximity to jobsite and quality of asphalt,
for $24,990.00.

9. Council approved the request to purchase a Compaq Tape Library for
Computer Services. Award contract  to Systems & Services, the low bidder, for
$11,503.80.

10. Council approved the request to issue a purchase order for Resdential Water Meter
Replacements for Public Utilities.  Award contract to Thielsch Engineering WMS,
Inc., the low bidder, for $300,000.00.

11. Council approved the request for approval to purchase flashlights, traffic cones, and
flashlight holders for the Police Department.  Award contract to Lawmen’s Safety
Supply, the low bidder, for $34,171.12.

12. Council approved the request for approval to purchase Motorola Radio Equipment
for Patrol Vehicles for the Police Department.  Award contract to Motorola C & E,
Inc., under S.C. State Contract, for $70,578.38.

13. Council approved the request for approval to purchase two Panasonic Laptops for
the Police Department.Award contract to Entre’ Business Center, the low bidder, for
$10,487.40.
 
14. Council approved the request to contract with D.S. Utilities, Inc., to construct a 12"
water main along Florence Street from Earlewood Drive to Richfield Drive at the cost
of $253,159.95.

15. Council approved the request to contract with Carolina Wrecking for the removal,
demolition and disposal of existing structures for SMI-Owen Steel Green Street Plant
Demolition at the cost of $263,000.00.

16. Council approved the request to contract with Data Analysis Technologies, Inc., for
the Analyses of Organotin Compounds at the Metro Wastewater Treatment Plant, at
the cost of $32,453.00.

17. Council approved the request for a Change Order #3 to the Agreement for
Architectural/ Engineering services for Prototypical Fire Service Facility Design - Eau
Claire Fire Station with McCreary/Snow Architects.

18. Council approved the request to enter into an agreement for professional services to
evaluate the Sanitary Sewer System in the Five Points Area with Pitometer
Associates for a fee not to exceed fee of $300,000.00.

19. Council approved the request to enter into an agreement for engineering services
with B.P. Barber and Associates for renovations of filters 13 through 18 at the
Columbia Canal Water Treatment Plant for the cost of $117,000.00.

20. Council approved the request to enter into an agreement for consulting services with
Yancey Environmental Solutions for improvements at Martain Luther King Park, total
cost of the project is not to exceed $172,206.00.

21. Council approved the request to enter into an agreement for engineering services for
Water Line Construction in the Longtown Road/Clemson Road Area with V & K
Design Group, Inc., at a cost not to exceed $59,200.00.

22. Council approved the request to enter into an agreement for engineering services for
Water Line Construction Along Lee Road with V & K Design Group, Inc., at a cost
not to exceed $19,020.00.

23.    Council approved the request to purchase a Greens mower with accessories for the
Parks and Recreation Department.  Award contract to Stovall Turf & Industrial, Inc.,
under S.C. State Contract, for $20,191.50.

V. ORDINANCES

Upon motion by Mr. Davis, seconded by Ms. Sinclair, Council unanimously voted to give first reading approval to Ordinance No. 2000-070 and Ordinance No. 2000-072.

A. FIRST READING

1. Ordinance No. 2000-070 - Granting encroachment to Golden Acres Neighborhood
Association for placement of a sign adjacent to 1739 Columbia College Drive at
Norman Street.
 

 
2. Ordinance No. 2000-072 - Granting encroachment to Chappelle Memorial African
Methodist Episcopal Church for placement of directional signs at the southwest
corner of Pine Street and Gervais Street and the southeast corner of Harden Street
and Senate Street.

B. SECOND READING

Upon motion by Mr. Davis, seconded by Ms. Sinclair, Council unanimously voted to give second reading approval to Ordinance No. 2000-070 and Ordinance No. 2000-072.

1. Ordinance No. 2000-073 - Amending the 1998 Code of Ordinances of the City of
Columbia, South Carolina, Chapter 23, Utilities and Engineering, Article IV,
Wastewater Service, Sec. 23-103, Discharge of industrialwaste, (g) General
guideline to amend subparagraph (12) Organotins. First Reading was given on
September 13, 2000.

VI. RESOLUTIONS AND AGREEMENTS

Upon motion by Ms. Sinclair, seconded by Mr. Davis, Council unanimously voted to approve Items 1 thru 3.

1. Resolution No. 2000-051 - Authorizing execution of an SCEZ Intergovernmental
Agreement for allocation of authority to designate and approve Empowerment Zone
Bonds.

2. Resolution No. 2000-052 - Authorizing the consumption of alcoholic beverages for
the Belleclave Homeowner’s  Association Party on Saturday, September 23, 2000,
between the hours of 2:30 p.m. thru 10:00 p.m.  Contact Stephanie M. Mealing.

3. Resolution No. 2000-053 - Authorizing the consumption of alcoholic beverages
for a wedding reception on the Courtyard of the Columbia Museum of Art   on Saturday, October 21, 2000, between the hours 6:30 p.m. through
11:30 p.m.  Contact Susan Newton.

VII. REQUEST FOR CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY

Upon motion by Ms. Sinclair, seconded by Mr. Osborne, Council unanimously voted to approve the request from Willie J. Mickle, Devine Limousine Service, for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity.

1. Willie J. Mickle, Devine Limousine Service

Council is asked to approve the operation of a Limousine Service with Willie J.  Mickle, DBA Devine Limousine Service, 180 Birch Street, Winnsboro, SC 29180.
All necessary clearances have been obtained.

VIII. SIGHT OBSTRUCTIONS

1. Request from University Neighborhood Association to remove parking spaces
that block sight distance at the following locations:
 

 
Greene Street at Henderson St., Barnwell St., Gregg St. and Pendleton Street
and Laurens Street and Pendleton.St

This item was held over.

IX. APPEARANCE OF PUBLIC HAVING BUSINESS WITH CITY COUNCIL

No one appeared to speak.

The meeting was adjourned at 8:20 p.m.

Submitted by:
 
 

Peggy S. Breeland,
City Clerk





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