The Columbia City Council met for a work session, Wednesday, September
6, 2000, 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 Francenia B. Heizer, The Honorable Jim Papadea, The Honorable
Anne M. Sinclair, The Honorable Hamilton Osborne, Jr., and The Honorable
Sam Davis. Also attending were Mr. Michael A. Bierman, City Manager
and Ms. Peggy S. Breeland, City Clerk.
1. Review of Regular Agenda
Mr. Bierman reviewed the regular agenda.
2. Presentation - University of South Carolina
Mr. William Hubbard, Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the University of South Carolina spoke to Council regarding approval of two proposals, one granting encroachment to the University for a pedestrian overpass over Blossom Street and Park Street and over Assembly Street, Ordinance No. 2000-071 and the second proposal presented by Mr. Charlie Jeffcoat, University Architect, regarding proposed streetscapes and crosswalks.
A. ORDINANCE - First Reading
1. Ordinance No. 2000-071 - Granting encroachment to the University
of South Carolina for a pedestrian overpass over Blossom Street
and Park Street and a pedestrian
overpass over Assembly Street at Wheat Street.
Upon motion by Mayor Coble, seconded by Mr. Papadea, Council voted four to two to approve first Ordinance No. 2000-071 - Granting encroachment to the University of South Carolina for a pedestrian overpass over Blossom Street and Park Street and a pedestrian overpass over Assembly Street at Wheat Street. Voting aye were Mr. Davis, Mr. Osborne, Mr. Papadea, and Mayor Coble, and voting nay were Ms. Sinclair and Ms. Heizer.
Council had several concerns and requested they be resolved to prior to seconding reading.
4. Parking Federal Courts
Items 3 thru 5 were held over and no action was taken.
Council adjourned to regular meeting in Council Chambers at 9:55 a.m.
Council reconvened into work session at 11:05 a.m.
University of South Carolina continued their presentation to City Council regarding Ordinance No. 2000-071.
6 Contract and Legal Matters
Upon motion by Mayor Coble, seconded by Ms. Heizer, council voted to adjourn to executive session to discuss legal matters at 12:50 p.m.
The meeting adjourned at 1:10 p.m.
Respectfully Submitted by,
Peggy S. Breeland
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