Richland County Council
Development & Services Committee

Buddy Meetze

Susan Brill

Bernice Scott, Chair

Greg Pearce

Thelma Tillis

District 1

District 9

District 10

District 6

District 3

Tuesday, January 23, 2001, 5:00 p.m.

Report of Actions

Call to Order– Bernice Scott, Committee Chair, called the meeting to order.

Approval of Minutes – The minutes of the December 12, 2000 Regular Session Meeting were approved as submitted.

Adoption of Agenda – The agenda was amended to add the election of chair as the first order of business and was adopted as amended.

Election of Chair – Bernice Scott was elected by acclamation as the Chair of the Committee.

Items for Action

  1. Purchase: track loader for the Road Maintenance Division of Public Works – The Committee recommended Council approval of the purchase in the amount of $137,974.00 from Blanchard Machinery for a track loader for the Public Works Department.
  2. Change Order in Solid Waste Collector’s Contracts – The Committee recommended Council approval of a change order in the solid waste collector contracts to increase / decrease the contract prices 1% for every $0.10 increase / decrease in fuel costs, based on the US Dept. of Energy’s Fuel Price Scale. The committee also instructed the County Administrator to provide an understanding of the impact on the current and upcoming budgets, and to recommend an appropriate cap.
  3. Resolution to Rescind a Resolution Relinquishing County’s interest in Robertson Creek Rd – The Committee forwarded this item to Council without a recommendation.

Items Pending Analysis

  1. Greenleaf Drainage Project – The Committee deferred this item for one month to allow Councilwoman Brady to meet with the residents.
  2. Amendment to the Richland County Code: Storm Water Management – The Committee forwarded this item to a Council work session in February (date to be determined) at which point it will be decided whether the item will go back to Committee or to County Council.

Items for Information / Discussion

  1. Presentation on Plan for the Broad River Rowing Center – The Committee received a report from Mr. Jim Prater and endorsed the plan to proceed with the effort to coordinate with other agencies / organizations to design and construct the proposed rowing facility.
  2. Report on Proposed Kahn Clemson Rd Development – The Committee received an executive summary of the proposed development agreement with Kahn Development and recommended first reading Council approval of an ordinance authorizing the agreement.


Staffed by Ash Miller