CITY OF COLUMBIA
CITY COUNCIL WORK SESSION MINUTES
October 29, 2003
9:00 AM – Mayor’s Conference Room
2nd Floor City Hall - 1737 Main Street

The City of Columbia City Council met for a Work Session on Wednesday, October 29, 2003, in the City Hall Mayor’s Conference Room at 1737 Main Street, Columbia, South Carolina.  Mayor Robert D. Coble called the meeting to order at 9:05 a.m.  Council members present were The Honorable Jim Papadea, The Honorable Anne M. Sinclair, The Honorable Hamilton Osborne, Jr. and The Honorable Tameika C. Isaac.  Absent were The Honorable E. W. Cromartie, II due to his attendance in Court and The Honorable Sam Davis.  Also, present were Mr. Charles P. Austin, Sr., City Manager and Ms. Erika D. Moore, City Clerk.

**Mayor Coble introduced Mr. John Drake of The State Newspaper.  Mr. Drake will cover the City of Columbia in his position as Staff Writer.
 
ORDINANCE – FIRST READING

A. Ordinance No.: 2003-098 – Amending Ordinance 2003-077

Upon motion by Mr. Papadea, seconded by Mr. Osborne, Council voted unanimously to approve on first reading Ordinance No.: 2003-098 – Amending Ordinance 2003-077.

Upon motion by Mr. Papadea, seconded by Mr. Osborne, Council voted unanimously to go into Executive Session at 9:05 a.m. to discuss Item B.
 
EXECUTIVE SESSION DISCUSSION

B.  Receipt of legal advice, which relates to a pending, threatened or potential claim
  This item was discussed in Executive Session no action was taken.

Mayor Coble adjourned the meeting at 10:00 a.m.

Respectfully submitted by:

Erika D. Moore
City Clerk