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Colleton County Council

AGENDA COLLETON COUNTY COUNCIL

REGULAR MEETING TUESDAY, JULY 30, 2019
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6:00 P.M. COUNTY COUNCIL CHAMBERS, OLD JAIL BUILDING

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1.
Call to Order

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2.
Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

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Roll Call

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4.
Approval of Minutes

a) Budget Meeting May 29, 2019 b) Regular Meeting June 4, 2019

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Awards and Recognitions a) Proclaiming Gullah-Geechee Nation Appreciation Week b) Proclamation I Love Ruffin Day

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Appearances Public Presentations

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Administrator s Briefing

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Public Hearing

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a) Ordinance 19-O-03, Approving An Application For Preliminary Certification for Historic Rehabilitation; and Other Matters Related Thereto

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Old Business

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a) 2nd Reading Ordinance 19-O-04, Providing For Infrastructure Or Special Source Revenue Credits To Project Colony; Authorizing An Infrastructure Credit Agreement Between Colleton County And Project Colony; Providing For The Allocation Of Fees-In-Lieu Of Taxes Payable Under The Agreement For Development For A Joint County Industrial Park With Hampton County; Authorizing The Execution And Delivery Of A Fee-In-Lieu Of Tax Agreement By And Between Colleton County And Project Colony; To Further Amend The Multi-County Industrial/Business Park Agreement Between Colleton County And Hampton County Providing For A Joint County Industrial Park, So As To Include Additional Property In Colleton County As Part Of The Park; And Other Matters Relating

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b) 3rd Reading Ordinance 19-O-03, Approving An Application For Preliminary Certification for Historic Rehabilitation; and Other Matters Related Thereto

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AGENDA COLLETON COUNTY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING TUESDAY, JULY 30, 2019

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6:00 P.M. COUNTY COUNCIL CHAMBERS, OLD JAIL BUILDING

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Call to Order

Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance Roll Call

Approval of Minutes a) Budget Meeting May 29, 2019 b) Regular Meeting June 4, 2019

Awards and Recognitions a) Proclaiming Gullah-Geechee Nation Appreciation Week b) Proclamation 'l Love Ruffin Day' Appearances Public Presentations Administrator's Briefing
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Public Hearing a) Ordinance 19-0-03, Approving An Application For Preliminary Certification for

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Historic Rehabilitation; and Other Matters Related Thereto

Old Business a) 2nd Reading Ordinance 19-0-04, Providing For Infrastructure Or Special Source Revenue Credits To Project Colony; Authorizing An Infrastructure Credit Agreement Between Colleton County And Project Colony; Providing For The Allocation Of Fees-ln-Lieu Of Taxes Payable Under The Agreement For Development For A Joint County Industrial Park With Hampton County; Authorizing The Execution And Delivery Of A Fee-In-Lieu Of Tax Agreement By And Between Colleton County And Project Colony; To Further Amend The Multi-County Industrial/Business Park Agreement Between Colleton County And Hampton County Providing For A Joint County Industrial Park, So As To Include Additional Property In Colleton County As Part Of The Park; And Other Matters Relating

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b) 3rd Reading Ordinance 19-0-03, Approving An Application For Preliminary Certification for Historic Rehabilitation; and Other Matters Related Thereto

c) Resolution 19-R-44, To Establish Millage for School Operations for the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Budget Year
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New Business a) Resolution 19-R-45, To Approve Appointments to the Lowcountry Workforce

Investment Board b) Resolution 19-R-46, To Authorize the Council Clerk to Advertise for Board Vacancies c) Resolution 19-R-47, To Authorize the Waiver of Various Fees for the Summer

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2019 Mission Serve Home Repair Program

d) Resolution 19-R-48, To Authorize Renewal of an Agreement Between Colleton County and the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice for the Housing/Detention of Juveniles e) Resolution 19-R-49, To Authorize Acceptance and Budgeting of Various Grants for FY 2019-2020 f) Resolution 19-R-50, To Declare Surplus Various Vehicles and Authorize Their Sale in Accordance with County Policy g) Resolution 19-R-51, To Approve Purchase of a Kenworth Truck with a Knuckle Boom Trash Loader and Dump Body as Included in the 2018-2019 Lease Purchase h) Resolution 19-R-52, To Appoint Member to Board Vacancy
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Items for Information and Public Record

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Public Comments (3 minutes per person/max time 20 min.)

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Council Time

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Executive Session

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Contractual 1. Colleton Center 2. Election Commission 3. Recreation

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Economic Development

1. Project Global

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Legal 1. Opioid Litigation

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c) Resolution 19-R-44, To Establish Millage for School Operations for the Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Budget Year

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New Business a) Resolution 19-R-45, To Approve Appointments to the Lowcountry Workforce

Investment Board b) Resolution 19-R-46, To Authorize the Council Clerk to Advertise for Board Vacancies c) Resolution 19-R-47, To Authorize the Waiver of Various Fees for the Summer 2019 Mission Serve Home Repair Program d) Resolution 19-R-48, To Authorize Renewal of an Agreement Between Colleton County and the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice for the Housing/Detention of Juveniles e) Resolution 19-R-49, To Authorize Acceptance and Budgeting of Various Grants for FY 2019-2020 f) Resolution 19-R-50, To Declare Surplus Various Vehicles and Authorize Their Sale in Accordance with County Policy g) Resolution 19-R-51, To Approve Purchase of a Kenworth Truck with a Knuckle Boom Trash Loader and Dump Body as Included in the 2018-2019 Lease Purchase h) Resolution 19-R-52, To Appoint Member to Board Vacancy Items for Information and Public Record Public Comments (3 minutes per person/max time 20 min.)

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Executive Session a.

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Contractual 1. Colleton Center 2. Election Commission 3. Recreation

Economic Development 1. Project Global

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Legal 1. Opioid Litigation

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Adjournment

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Adjournment

Informal Meeting of the Whole II

COLLETON COUNTY SOUTH CAROLINA

Proclaiming the Week of July 27 August 4, 2019 as Gullah-Geechee Nation Appreciation Week WHEREAS, Colleton County is one of the oldest counties in South Carolina, and in the 18th century, Colleton County and the South Carolina coast became the locale of some of the richest rice plantations in the South which were linked to specific West African ethnic groups who became known as Gullah- Geechee; and WHEREAS, the Gullah-Geechee civilization originated in West Africa, and its people came to the United States as slaves to work on rice plantations, specifically in the coastal regions, including South Carolina; and with their African fare, original language, and craftsmanship, the Gullah-Geechee people left their mark on southeastern South Carolina; and WHEREAS, the Gullah-Geechee culture has had a powerful impact on the Low Country of South Carolina, including Colleton County, and these Gullah-Geechee influences have helped to define our southern lifestyle and culture; and WHEREAS, the preservation and celebration of the Gullah-Geechee culture has gained momentum due to the Gullah-Geechee Cultural Heritage Act, created by United States Representative James Clyburn, as well as the efforts of others such as Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah-Geechee Nation and Kwame Sha, co-founders of the International Gullah-Geechee Nation Celebration and the annual Gullah-Geechee Nation Music and Movement Festival; and WHEREAS, it is appropriate to recognize the importance of bringing awareness and appreciation for this rich culture and history in order to increase understanding of all the contributions the Gullah- Geechee have given to our area. NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that Colleton County Council does hereby recognize the 2019 Gullah-Geechee Nation International Music and Movement Festival and proclaim the week of July 27th through August 4th, as Gullah-Geechee Nation Appreciation Week in Colleton County and encourages its citizens to participate in educational activities aimed at increasing both knowledge and appreciation of this rich culture.
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Adopted this 30th day of July, 2019.

ATTEST: Clerk to Council BY:
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Joseph F. Flowers

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Proclaiming September 14th, 2019 as 'I Love Ruffin Day' in Colleton County WHEREAS, Ruffin has a rich history, from the former Ruffin High School to Middle School, pulpwood yard to the nickel and dime stores like Ramsey Grocery, Mrs. Linder's and Stubs where you could get a cold soda, fresh boiled peanuts, Sunbeam bread and wholesome conversation; and
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WHEREAS, since that time, the pride of the Ruffin Community has grown and on February 27, 1998 a grassroots non-profit organization, called Hand-in-Hand Community Outreach was created. This organization is made up of committee members that live in the Ruffin and surrounding communities; and

WHERAS, Hand-in-Hand Community Outreach helps the residents work together for a change for the better, through community improvements, literacy, health and wellness to name a few and spearheads an Annual event called 'I Love Ruffin Day' to bring solidarity; and WHEREAS, the parade is a huge part of the celebration, where Ruffin High School Alumni from different parts of the United States along with groups and organizations from other counties, jurisdictions all come back to their hometown to celebrate such a rich heritage plus show their Tiger and Patriot pride. Ruffin has been blessed to see and celebrate a milestone of 20 years in 2018 and will celebrate the 2 ISt year on Saturday, September 14th, 2019. THEREFORE, County Council hereby proclaims September 14th, 2019 as 'I Love Ruffin Day' in Colleton County.

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Adopted this 30th day of July, 2019.

ATTEST: Clerk to Council BY:
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Joseph F. Flowers, Chairman

Sponsor(s) First Reading Committee Referral Committee Consideration Date Committee Recommendation Second Reading Public Hearing Third Reading Effective Date

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County Council May 7, 2019

June 4, 2019 July 30, 2019 July 30, 2019 Immediately ORDINANCE NO. 19-0-03 l, Council Clerk, certify that this Ordinance was advertised for Public Hearing on COUNCIL-ADMINISTRATOR FORM OF GOVERNMENT FOR COLLETON COUNTY [AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AN APPLICATION FOR PRELIMINARY CERTIFICATION FOR HISTORIC REHABILITATION; AND OTHER MATTERS RELATED THERETO.] WHEREAS, Colleton County, South Carolina (the County ) was created as a municipal corporation under the laws of the State of South Carolina; and WHEREAS, the County is authorized pursuant to Sections 5-21-140 and 4-9-195 of the Code of Laws of South Carolina 1976, as amended (collectively, the Bailey Biff'), to grant special property tax assessments to real property that qualifies as a rehabilitated historic property; and

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WHEREAS, pursuant to Ordinance No. 18-0-06 dated June 26, 2018, which is codified at Article XI, Chapter 2 of the County's code of ordinances, the County enacted the Bailey Bill. Terms used herein and not otherwise defined shall have the meanings ascribed thereto in the Bailey Bill Ordinance; and

WHEREAS, consistent with Section 2-268 of the Bailey Bill Ordinance, Cecelia Chafin and David Eames (the Petitioner ) has submitted an Application for their property located at 545 East Washington Street (the Property ) and the Application was received and has been recommended for approval by the HPC. NOW, THEREFORE, BEING DULY ASSEMBLED, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND THE COUNTY COUNCIL OF COLLETON COUNTY, AS FOLLOWS:
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Section 1. All findings of fact above are ratified, confirmed and approved.

Section 2. (a) Consistent with Section 2-268(d) of the Bailey Bill Ordinance, it is hereby determined and declared that:

(ii) The Property constitutes an Eligible Property; The Minimum Expenditures are expected to be met; and (iii) (b) The fair market value of the Property for purposes of calculating the Special Assessment and Expense Percentage is 412,000. The Petitioner and the Property must continue to comply with the terms of the Bailey Bill Ordinance, including those provisions which govern monitoring, substantive changes and Final Certification. Section 3. On the basis of the foregoing, the Property is granted Preliminary Certification and shall be entitled to receive the initial Special Assessment dictated under the Bailey Bill Ordinance.

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Section 4. If any section, subsection, sentence, clause or phrase of this Ordinance is, for any reason, held or determined to be invalid, such decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this Ordinance.

Section 5. Nothing in this Ordinance hereby enacted shall be construed to affect any suit or proceeding impending in any court, or any rights acquired, or liability incurred, or any cause of causes of action acquired or existing, under any act or ordinance hereby repealed; nor shall any just or legal right or remedy of any character be lost, impaired or affected by this Ordinance. Section 6. All ordinances or parts of ordinances inconsistent or in conflict with the provisions of this Ordinance are hereby repealed to the extent of the conflict or inconsistency. This Ordinance shall take effect immediately upon its enactment. DONE AND ORDAINED IN COUNCIL ASSEMBLED, this day of 2019. ATTEST: Ruth Mayer, Clerk to Council

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Approved as to Form Sean P. Thornton, County Attorney

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Joseph F. Flowers, Chairman

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County Council . June 4, 2019

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. July 30, 2019 September 10, 2019 September 10, 2019 Immediately

ORDINANCE NO. 19-0-04 l, Council Clerk, certify that this Ordinance was advertised for Public Hearing on COUNCIL-ADMINISTRATOR FORM OF GOVERNMENT FOR COLLETON COUNTY
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[PROVIDING FOR INFRASTRUCTURE OR SPECIAL SOURCE REVENUE CREDITS TO PROJECT COLONY; AUTHORIZING AN INFRASTRUCTURE CREDIT AGREEMENT BETWEEN COLLETON COUNTY AND PROJECT COLONY; PROVIDING FOR THE ALLOCATION OF FEES-IN-LIEU OF TAXES PAYABLE UNDER THE AGREEMENT FOR DEVELOPMENT FOR A JOINT COUNTY INDUSTRIAL PARK WITH HAMPTON COUNTY; AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF A FEE-IN-LIEU OF TAX AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN COLLETON COUNTY AND PROJECT COLONY; TO FURTHER AMEND THE MULTI-COUNTY INDUSTRIAL/BUSINESS PARK AGREEMENT BETWEEN COLLETON COUNTY AND HAMPTON COUNTY PROVIDING FOR A JOINT COUNTY INDUSTRIAL PARK, SO AS TO INCLUDE ADDITIONAL PROPERTY IN COLLETON COUNTY AS PART OF THE PARK; AND OTHER MATTERS RELATING THERETO.]

WHEREAS, Colleton County, South Carolina (the County ), acting by and through its County Council (the County Council ) is authorized and empowered under and pursuant to the provisions of Title 12, Chapter 44 of the Code of Laws of South Carolina 1976, as amended (the FILOT Act ), to designate real and tangible personal property as economic development property and to enter into an arrangement which provides for payment in lieu of taxes ( Negotiated FILOT Payments ) for a project qualifying under the FILOT Act; and WHEREAS, the County, acting by and through the County Council, is authorized and empowered under and pursuant to the provisions of Title 4, Chapter I of the Code (the ' MCIP Act ), to provide for payments in lieu of taxes ( PILOT Payments ) with respect to property situated or having a situs in a multi-county business or industrial park created under the MCIP Act, and pursuant to Section 4-1-175 and 4-29-68 of the Code (the SSRC Act ), to permit investors to claim infrastructure or special source credits against their PILOT Payments (including any Negotiated FILO T Payments) to reimburse such investors for expenditures for infrastructure serving Colleton County and improved or unimproved real estate and personal property, including machinery and equipment, used or to be used in the operation of a manufacturing or commercial enterprise in order to enhance the economic development of Colleton County ( Infrastructure Improvements ), to facilitate the grant of infrastructure or special source revenue credits, and to provide certain enhanced tax credits to such investors; and 10088-48 / 00078305 / V
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WHEREAS, in order to promote the economic welfare of the citizens of Colleton County and Hampton County (collectively, the Counties ) by providing employment and other benefits to the citizens of the Counties, the Counties entered into an Agreement for Development for a Joint County Industrial Park executed on December I l, 2007 by Colleton County and on January 22, 2008 by Hampton County (the Original Agreement ), to develop jointly an industrial and business park (the Park ), as provided by Article V Ill, Section 13 of the South Carolina Constitution and in accordance with Section 4-1-170 of the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, as amended, (the Act ); and

WHEREAS, the Original Agreement was initially approved by Colleton County Council Ordinance 07-0-29, adopted December 4, 2007; was further amended from time-to-time to add or remove property to the Park; and WHEREAS, the Original Agreement, as amended, is referred to herein as the Park Agreement, and WHEREAS, the Park Agreement contemplates the inclusion and removal of additional parcels within the Park from time to time; and WHEREAS, an industry currently known to the County as Project Colony (the Company ), intends to acquire, construct, and equip a manufacturing facility for the manufacture of prestressed concrete deck panels (the Project ); the Project is to be located on a site in the Colleton Venture Park (the Project Site ); and WHEREAS, the Project when completed will represent an anticipated investment (as defined in the FILO T Act) (the Investment ) by the Company in the aggregate not less than 2,589,000 in the Project, of which 609,000 will be in real property (land and building) and 1,950,000 will be in tangible personal property (machinery and equipment) to be located at the Project Site; and WHEREAS, the County has been advised that upon the completion of the Project, the Project is anticipated to employ approximately 55 full-time employees; and WHEREAS, the County is authorized to include the site of the Project Site within a multi-county industrial and business park pursuant to the MCIP Act and to provide special source revenue or infrastructure credits pursuant to the SSRC Act; and WHEREAS, the Project is located entirely within Colleton County and will be included in and subject to the multi-county park and fee-in-lieu of tax arrangements as described herein; and WHEREAS, the County has made specific proposals, including proposals to offer certain economic development incentives set forth herein, for the purpose of inducing the Company to invest its funds to acquire the Project (the Incentives ); and

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WHEREAS, it is in the public interest, for the public benefit, and in furtherance of the public purposes of the FILOT Act ,the SSRC Act, and the MCIP Act that the County Council provide final approval for qualifying the Project under the FILO T Act, the SSRC Act, and the MCIP Act for the Incentives;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the County Council as follows: Section l. Evaluation of the Project. County Council have evaluated the Project on the following criteria based upon any advice and assistance of the South Carolina Department of Revenue and the Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office, as necessary: (a) (b) (c) the purposes to be accomplished by the Project are proper governmental and public purposes; the anticipated dollar amount and nature of the investment to be made; and

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the anticipated costs and benefits to the County.

Section 2. Findings by County Council. Based upon information provided by and representations of the Company, County Council's investigation of the Project, including the criteria described in Section 1 above, and any advice and assistance of the South Carolina Department of Revenue and the Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office, as necessary, County Council hereby find that: (a) (b) (c) (d) (f) the Project constitutes a project as that term is defined in the FILOT Act; the Project will serve the purposes of the FILOT Act, the SSRC Act, and the MCIP Act; the Investment by the Company in the Project will be approximately 2,589,000, all to be invested within the investment period (as defined in the FILO T Act); and the Company will employ 55 new full-time employees at the Project within 4 years of the completion of the Project; the Project will be located entirely within Colleton County and is anticipated to be located in the Park created pursuant to the MCIP Act; the Infrastructure Improvements to be financed or reimbursed from the SSRCs consist of infrastructure serving Colleton County and improved or unimproved real estate and personal property, including machinery and equipment, used or to be used in the operation of a manufacturing or commercial enterprise in order to enhance the economic development of Colleton County; and the Project is anticipated to benefit the general welfare of Colleton County by providing services, employment, or other public benefits not otherwise adequately provided locally;
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(g) (h) (j) the Project gives rise to neither a pecuniary liability of the County nor a charge against its general credit or taxing power; the purposes to be accomplished by the Project are proper governmental and public purposes; the inducement of the location of the Project is of paramount importance; and the benefits of the Project to the public are greater than the cost to the public.
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Section 3. Amendment of Park Agreement. The Park Agreement is hereby amended so as to expand the Park premises located within Colleton County. Attached hereto as Exhibit A is the property description of the parcels to be added to the Park premises within Colleton County.

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Section 4. Effective Date of Amendment. The amendment to the Park Agreement shall become effective on the date of the later of (i) enactment of this Ordinance by the Colleton County Council, after third and final reading and public hearing, and (ii) enactment of an ordinance by the Hampton County Council, after third and final reading and public hearing, approving expanding the Park premises to add the property described in Exhibit A. The Hampton County Council has been requested to give its approval to this amendment by ordinance.

Section 5. Fee-in-Lieu of Taxes Arrangement. Pursuant to the authority of the FILOT Act, the Project is designated as economic development property under the FILOT Act and there is hereby authorized a fee-in-lieu of taxes arrangement with the Company which will provide Negotiated FILOT Payments to be made with respect to the Project based upon a 6 assessment ratio with the millage rate which is the lower of (a) the cumulative property tax millage rate levied on behalf of all taxing entities within which the Project is located on June 30 of the year preceding the calendar year in which the FILOT Agreement (as defined below) is executed or (b) the cumulative property tax millage rate levied on behalf of all taxing entities within which the Project is located on June 30 of the calendar year in which the FILOT Agreement is executed. such rate to be fixed for the entire 20-year term of the fee-in-lieu of taxes, all as more fully set forth in the Fee-in-lieu of Tax Agreement between the County and the Company [and the Landlord] (the FILOT Agreement ). The FILOT Agreement shall be a '-Fee Agreement within the meaning of Section 12-44-300 0) of the FILOT Act. Section 6. Multi-County Park Incentive. (A) By separate ordinance (the MCIP Ordinance ) of the County Council. the County, in cooperation with Hampton County (the Partner County ) will designate the Project Site as a multi-county business park pursuant to Article V Ill, Section 13 of the South Carolina Constitution, the MCIP Act, and the terms of the Agreement for the Establishment of a Multi- County Industrial/Business Park (the MCIP Agreement ). (B) The County will provide for 20 years that the annual allocation of the PILOT
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Payments generated by the Project within the boundaries of the Multi-County Park will be distributed (after distribution of a portion of the PILOT Payments to the Partner County in accordance with the MCIP Agreement) as follows: (i) (ii) Section 7. To the County, for providing the SSRCs (as defined in Section 7 hereof), an amount equal to the annual SSRC provided in Section 7 of this Ordinance and in the FILOT Agreement; and Except as may otherwise be provided by ordinance of the County Council from time to time, the balance of the PILOT Payments to the County and the other overlapping taxing entities, in the same relative percentages as the relative millage rates imposed by such taxing entities for the applicable tax year. Special Source Revenue Credits.

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(A) After the identification of qualifying public infrastructure located solely within Colleton County and the costs thereof to the satisfaction of the County, the County will provide to the Company an infrastructure or special source revenue incentive (the SSRCs ) as follows:

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An annual SSRC against the sum of (a) the Net PILOT Payment and (b) the Negotiated FILOT payments due with respect to the Property such that the annual SSRC against the sum of the Net PILOT Payment and the Negotiated FILO T payments equals the following percentages in the following years: 30 SSRC in property tax year one (l) and 10 SSRC in property tax year two (2) of the term of the FILOT Agreement.

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(B) The documents providing for the SSRCs shall include customary terms providing: (i) for the recovery by the County, on a pro rata basis, of certain moneys if certain thresholds are not achieved (a clawback provision); (ii) that the Company will pay the County's administrative expenses associated with the approval and administration of the SSRC; (iii) that under certain terms and conditions, the County will have access to certain information of the Company; and (iv) that the Company will indemnify and hold the County harmless for claims, losses, and damages with respect to the Project.

Section 8. Execution of the FILOT Agreement. The form, terms, and provisions of the FILOT Agreement presented to the meeting at which this Ordinance received third reading and filed with the Clerk of the County Council be and hereby are approved, and all of the terms, provisions, and conditions thereof are hereby incorporated herein by reference as if such FILOT Agreement were set out in this Ordinance in its entirety. The Chairman of the County Council and the Clerk of the County Council be and they are hereby authorized and directed to execute and deliver the FILOT Agreement in the name and on behalf of the County, and thereupon to cause the FILOT Agreement to be delivered to the Company. The FILO T Agreement is to be in substantially the form before the meeting of County Council at which this Ordinance received third reading and hereby approved, or with any changes therein as shall not materially adversely affect the rights of the County thereunder, upon the advice of legal counsel, by the officials of the County executing the same, their execution thereof to constitute conclusive evidence of their

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approval of all changes therein from the form of FILOT Agreement presented to said meeting.

Section 9. Miscellaneous. The Chairman and all other appropriate officials of the County are hereby authorized(a) to execute, deliver, and receive any other agreements and documents as may be required by the County in order to carry out, give effect to, and consummate the transactions authorized by this Ordinance.
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(b) This Ordinance shall be construed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of South Carolina.

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This Ordinance shall become effective immediately upon approval following third(c) reading by the County Council.

(d) The provisions of this Ordinance are hereby declared to be severable and if any section, phrase, or provision shall for any reason be declared by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, that declaration shall not affect the validity of the remainder of the

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sections, phrases, and provisions hereunder.

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(e) All ordinances, resolutions, and parts thereof in conflict herewith are, to the extent of

the conflict, hereby repealed.

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DONE AND ORDAINED IN COUNCIL ASSEMBLED, this ATTEST: Ruth Mayer, Clerk to Council
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Approved as to Form Sean P. Thornton, County Attorney

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SIGNED: , 2019.

Joseph F. Flowers, Chairman

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Sponsor(s) Adopted Committee Referral Committee Consideration Date Committee Recommendation

County Council July 30, 2019

RESOLUTION NO. 19-R-44 COUNCIL-ADMINISTRATOR FORM OF GOVERNMENT FOR COLLETON COUNTY

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IA Resolution to Establish Millage for School Operations for the Fiscal Year 2019- 2020 Budget Year.]

WHEREAS:

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Budget Ordinance 19-0-02 provides that sufficient millage to support the tax levy for the School District Operating appropriations may be established by County Resolution prior to September ISt; and

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County Council approved Budget Ordinance 19-0-02 reserving the establishment of the final School Operating Appropriation and Millage; and

Colleton County School District requested an increase of 4.41 mills, resulting in a total School District Operating Millage of 1 17.83 mills. NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COLLETON COUNTY COUNCIL DULY ASSEMBLED THAT:

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County Council hereby establishes the School Operating Millage for Fiscal Year 2019- 2020 at 117.83 mills.

ATTEST: Ruth Mayer, Council Clerk SIGNED.

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Joseph F. Flowers, Chairman

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Sponsor(s) Adopted Committee Referral Committee Consideration Date Committee Recommendation

County Council July 30, 2019

RESOLUTION NO. 19-R-45 COUNCIL-ADMINISTRATOR FORM OF GOVERNMENT FOR COLLETON COUNTY [To Approve Appointments to the Lowcountry Workforce Investment Board.] WHEREAS: l. Two vacancies exist on the Colleton County Lowcountry Workforce Investment Board for Business Representatives:

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The Workforce Development Director recommends that Council approve the re- appointments as nominated.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COLLETON COUNTY COUNCIL DULY ASSEMBLED THAT:
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County Council hereby approves the following re-appointments to the Lowcountry Workforce Investment Board:

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Business Representatives: Heather Simmons Colleton Medical

ATTEST: Ruth Mayer, Council Clerk
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Kimberly Alexander - Universal Distributors

SIGNED:

Joseph F. Flowers, Chairman

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Sponsor(s) Adopted Committee Referral Committee Consideration Date Committee Recommendation

County Council July 30, 2019

RESOLUTION NO. 19-R-46 COUNCIL-ADMINISTRATOR FORM OF GOVERNMENT FOR COLLETON COUNTY

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(To Authorize the Council Clerk to Advertise for Board Vacancies)

WHEREAS: I
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Board of Adjustments Appeals (Building Dept.) has two vacancies (One Heating/Air Condition, one Plumbing); and

Lowcountry Regional Transportation Authority (Breeze) has one vacancy; and

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Colleton County Resource Development Board has two vacancies; and

The County Council is the appointing authority for Boards. NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COLLETON COUNTY COUNCIL DULY ASSEMBLED THAT: The Council Clerk is hereby directed to advertise for the vacancies. ATTEST: Ruth Mayer, Council Clerk SIGNED:

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Joseph F. Flowers, Chairman

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Sponsor(s) Adopted Committee Referral Committee Consideration Date Committee Recommendation

County Council July 30. 2019

RESOLUTION NO. 19-R-47 COUNCIL-ADMINISTRATOR FORM OF GOVERNMENT FOR COLLETON COUNTY

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[A Resolution to Authorize the Waiver of Various Fees for the Summer 2019 Mission Serve Home Repair Program.]

WHEREAS:

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For several years now Mission Serve, formerly World Changers, has sponsored a volunteer-staffed home repair project in Colleton County working on homes in the unincorporated and incorporated areas of the County; and

The 2019 Program will have 188 participants working to complete needed home repairs for low income, senior adults, and people with special needs; and The organization is requesting that the Council authorize the waiving of building department and Solid Waste disposal fees for this project as has been done in the past. Now, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COLLETON COUNTY COUNCIL DULY ASSEMBLED THAT:

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All fees for required building permits obtained by Mission Serve for the project period in July 2019 are hereby waived.

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All inspections required by the International Building Code will be provided free of charge.

No additional detail provided

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All Solid Waste disposal fees for waste generated by the summer 2019 Mission Serve project, in an amount not to exceed 20 tons, are hereby waived.

ATTEST: Ruth Mayer, Council Clerk SIGNED:

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Joseph F. Flowers, Chairman

COUNCIL VOTE: OPPOSED

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Sponsor(s) Adopted Committee Referral Committee Consideration Date Committee Recommendation

County Council July 30, 2019

RESOLUTION NO. 19-R-48 COUNCIL-ADMINISTRATOR FORM OF GOVERNMENT FOR COLLETON COUNTY

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[A Resolution to Authorize Renewal of an Agreement Between Colleton County and the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice for the Housing/Detention of Juveniles.l

WHEREAS:

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County Council entered into an agreement with the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice for the housing/detention of juveniles; and

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Said agreement is up for renewal; and

County Council deems it to be in the best interest of the County to renew said agreement for Fiscal Year 2019-2020. NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COLLETON COUNTY COUNCIL DULY ASSEMBLED THAT:
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Colleton County Council hereby approves renewal of the Agreement (attached and included herein by reference) between Colleton County and the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice for the housing/detention of juveniles.

Funding for the Agreement is included in the F Y 20 Budget. The County Administrator is authorized to execute the agreement on behalf of the County pending approval of the document by the County Attorney. ATTEST: Ruth Mayer, Council Clerk SIGNED:

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Joseph F. Flowers, Chairman

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[A Resolution to Authorize Acceptance and Budgeting of Various Grants for FY 2019-2020.]

WHEREAS:

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1.
The County Budget Ordinance requires a Resolution to record all non-budgeted revenues and non-

budgeted grant revenues; and

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2.
The Colleton County Engineer, within the Roads and Bridges Department, is considered the Office of

Primary Responsibility (OPR) related to the receipt of non-budgeted income for FY20 received from the South Carolina Department of Commerce the Community Development Block Grant Program, East Side Water Upgrade Grant 4-CE-19-004 as described below; and
Tagged Passions:grant, streets, budget, utility, development, Utility, program, water, Development, cdbg, and community development

3.
The Colleton County Economic Development Department, is the Office of Primary Responsibility

(OPR) related to the receipt of non-budgeted income for FY20 received from the South Carolina Department of Commerce for a Rural Infrastructure Fund Grant in the amount of 1,000,000 for Rail Improvements; and
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The Colleton County Fire-Rescue Department is the Office of Primary Responsibility (OPR) related

to the receipt of non-budgeted income for FY20 received from the South Carolina Emergency Management Division for 2019 LEMPG Allocations. NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COLLETON COUNTY COUNCIL DULY ASSEMBLED THAT: 1. County Council hereby authorizes the designation of appropriate general ledger accounts to record revenues and expenditures in the following funds for the grants and unbudgeted revenues for FY19 as listed:
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a.
Fund 120 Special Revenue Fund; South Carolina Department of Commerce; 487,500; Community Development Block Grant Program; East Side Water Upgrade; Grant 4-CE-19-004;

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match will be provided by the City of Walterboro.

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b.
Fund 120 Special Revenue Fund; South Carolina Department of Commerce, Rural Infrastructure Fund Grant number C-18-2924; 1,000,000 for Rail Improvements.

No additional detail provided

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Fund 156 Fire-Rescue Fund; South Carolina Emergency Management Division; 2019 Local Emergency Management Performance Grant; 67,195; Grant 19EMPG01; match is included in

the FY20 budget.

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2.
The above listed OPRs (Offices of Primary Responsibility) are responsible for preparing any external

reports related to said funds, complying with grant terms and conditions, coordinating reimbursement requests with the Finance Department in addition to being the responsible parties for providing copies of external reports to the Finance Office, grant auditors, and to external auditors at the end of FY20 as requested for this grant/non-budgeted revenue received.
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Sponsor(s) Adopted Committee Referral Committee Consideration Date Committee Recommendation

County Council July 30, 2019

RESOLUTION NO. 19-R-49 COUNCIL-ADMINISTRATOR FORM OF GOVERNMENT FOR COLLETON COUNTY

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[A Resolution to Authorize Acceptance and Budgeting of Various Grants for FY 2019-2020.1

WHEREAS:

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The County Budget Ordinance requires a Resolution to record all non-budgeted revenues and non- budgeted grant revenues; and

The Colleton County Engineer, within the Roads and Bridges Department, is considered the Office of Primary Responsibility (OPR) related to the receipt of non-budgeted income for F Y 20 received from the South Carolina Department of Commerce the Community Development Block Grant Program, East Side Water Upgrade Grant 4-CE-19-004 as described below; and
Tagged Passions:grant, ordinance, streets, budget, utility, development, Utility, program, water, Development, cdbg, and community development

The Colleton County Economic Development Department, is the Office of Primary Responsibility (OPR) related to the receipt of non-budgeted income for F Y 20 received from the South Carolina Department of Commerce for a Rural Infrastructure Fund Grant in the amount of for Rail Improvements; and

The Colleton County Fire-Rescue Department is the Office of Primary Responsibility (OPR) related to the receipt of non-budgeted income for F Y 20 received from the South Carolina Emergency Management Division for 2019 LEMPG Allocations. NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COLLETON COUNTY COUNCIL DULY ASSEMBLED THAT: 1.
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2.
County Council hereby authorizes the designation of appropriate general ledger accounts to record revenues and expenditures in the following funds for the grants and unbudgeted revenues for FYI 9 as listed:

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a.
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c.
Special Revenue Fund; South Carolina Department of Commerce; 487,500;Fund 120 Community Development Block Grant Program; East Side Water Upgrade; Grant 4-CE-19-004; 10 match will be provided by the City of Walterboro. Fund 120 Special Revenue Fund; South Carolina Department of Commerce, Rural Infrastructure Fund Grant number C-18-2924; 1,000,000 for Rail Improvements. Fund 156 Fire-Rescue Fund; South Carolina Emergency Management Division; 2019 Local Emergency Management Performance Grant; 67,195; Grant 19EMPG01; match is included in the F Y 20 budget.

The above listed OPRs (Offices of Primary Responsibility) are responsible for preparing any external reports related to said funds, complying with grant terms and conditions, coordinating reimbursement requests with the Finance Department in addition to being the responsible parties for providing copies of external reports to the Finance Office, grant auditors, and to external auditors at the end of F Y 20 as requested for this grant/non-budgeted revenue received. ATTEST: SIGNED:

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________________________ ___________________________ Ruth Mayer, Council Clerk Joseph F. Flowers, Chairman

ATTEST: Ruth Mayer, Council Clerk SIGNED:
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Joseph F. Flowers, Chairman

COUNCIL VOTE OPPOSED

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Sponsor(s) Adopted Committee Referral Committee Consideration Date Committee Recommendation

County Council July 30, 2019

RESOLUTION NO. 19-R-50 COUNCIL-ADMINISTRATOR FORM OF GOVERNMENT FOR COLLETON COUNTY [A Resolution to Declare Surplus Various Vehicles and Authorize Their Sale in Accordance with County Policy.] WHEREAS:

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The Fleet Management department has evaluated various vehicles, and deemed them to no longer be suitable for County operations; and

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It is recommended that Council declare said vehicles surplus and authorize their sale or trade on upgraded vehicles or equipment or contractual arrangements related to vehicles or equipment.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COLLETON COUNTY COUNCIL DULY ASSEMBLED THAT:

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The following vehicles and equipment submitted by the Fleet Management department are hereby declared surplus to the needs of the County.

Descri tion

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2009 International/Wheeled Coach Ambulance

2012 International/Wheeled Coach Ambulance

Serial Number IHTMNAAL79H125385

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HTMNAAL3CH060798

Said vehicles shall be placed for sale or for trade on upgraded vehicles or equipment or contractual arrangements related to vehicles or equipment. The proceeds from the sale of these vehicles are to be placed in the Capital Fund Fund 115. ATTEST: Ruth Mayer, Council Clerk SIGNED:
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Joseph F. Flowers, Chairman

COUNCIL VOTE: OPPOSED

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Sponsor(s) Adopted Committee Referral Committee Consideration Date Committee Recommendation

County Council July 30, 2019

RESOLUTION No. 19-R-51 COUNCIL-ADMINISTRATOR FORM OF GOVERNMENT FOR COLLETON COUNTY

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[A Resolution to Approve Purchase of a Kenworth Truck with a Knuckle Boom Trash Loader and Dump Body as Included in the 2018-2019 Lease Purchase.]

WHEREAS:

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Resolution 17-R-36 authorized a sole source purchasing arrangement for Kenworth trucks; and

The Capital Projects and Purchasing Department advertised bid FMD-15 for the purchase of a Kenworth Cab and Chassis with a Knuckle Boom Trash Loader and Dump Body; and One bid was received from Worldwide Equipment of South Carolina, Inc.; and Funding for this purchase is available in the 2018-2019 Lease Purchase in the amount of 249,896. NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COLLETON COUNTY COUNCIL DULY ASSEMBLED THAT:
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The purchase of a Kenworth Truck with a Knuckle Boom Trash Loader and Dump Body at a cost of 249,896 from Worldwide Equipment of South Carolina, Inc. is hereby approved.

The County Administrator is hereby authorized to execute on behalf of the County any paperwork necessary for the purchase.

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Funding for the cost of the trucks is included in the 2018-2019 Lease Purchase funding.

ATTEST: Ruth Mayer, Council Clerk SIGNED:
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Joseph F. Flowers, Chairman

COUNCIL VOTE: OPPOSED.

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Sponsor(s) Adopted Committee Referral Committee Consideration Date Committee Recommendation

County Council July 30, 2019

RESOLUTION NO. 19-R-52 COUNCIL-ADMINISTRATOR FORM OF GOVERNMENT FOR COLLETON COUNTY

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(To Appoint Member to Board Vacancy.)

WHEREAS:

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Keep Colleton Beautiful has one vacancy; and Applicants: Lindsey Ament, Jeffrey Ament, William Smyly

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The County Council is the appointing authority for Boards.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COLLETON COUNTY COUNCIL DULY ASSEMBLED THAT: The Council Hereby Appoints the following: Keep Colleton Beautiful: ATTEST: Ruth Mayer, Council Clerk SIGNED:

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