Administration and Finance Committee
September 25, 2001, 6:00 p.m.
To Order Joe
McEachern, Committee Chair, called the meeting to order at 6:10.
of Minutes The minutes of the July 23, 2001 Regular Session Meeting were
approved as submitted.
of Agenda The agenda was adopted as amended, adding Item E, an Executive
Session item regarding land purchase, under Items for Action, and adding Item
A under Items for Discussion/Information regarding the Department of Natural
Resources relating to Lake Murray Hydrilla.
- Detention Center:
Food Service Management The Committee unanimously recommended Council authorize
staff to negotiate and enter into a contract for the Food Service Management
for the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center. Staff was directed to provide all
Council members with the different menus and their costs prior to the upcoming
Council meeting on October 2nd.
- Sheriffs Department
The Committee unanimously recommended that Council authorize the purchase
of eight Fleet Crown Victorias and 33 Crown Victorias to replace aging, high
mileage vehicles, in the budgeted amounts of $202,400 and 834,900, respectively.
- Legal: Ordinance
Amendment, Discharge of Firearms The Committee unanimously recommended that
Council approve an amendment to Section 18-1 of the Richland County Code of
Ordinances, deleting all exceptions relating to the discharge of a firearm
within two hundred yards of a school except "in the lawful defense of
life and property," as well as adding a new provision to provide for
penalties for violation of the section.
- Carolina Carillon
Holiday Parade The Committee forwarded this item to Council with no recommendation.
- EXECUTIVE SESSION
ITEM: Land Purchase for Fire Station The Council unanimously recommended
to forward this item to the full Council for their discussion and consideration.
2. Items for
of Natural Resources: Lake Murray Hydrilla The Committee denied this
$5,000 funding request.
- The Committee adjourned at 6:51 p.m.
Staffed by Pam Davis