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Regular Meeting of Florence City Council

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REGULAR MEETING OF

FLORENCE CITY COUNCIL

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COUNCIL CHAMBERS 324 W. EVANS STREET

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FLORENCE, SOUTH CAROLINA

MONDAY JANUARY 13, 2020

1:00 P.M.

REGULAR MEETING OF FLORENCE CITY COUNCIL MONDAY, JANUARY 13, 2020-1:00 P.M. CITY CENTER- COUNCIL CHAMBERS

324 WEST EV ANS STREET FLORENCE, SOUTH CAROLINA

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I. CALL TO ORDER

II. INVOCATION

Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag

III. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

December 9, 2019-Regular Meeting

IV. HONORS AND RECOGNITIONS

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RETIREMENT RECOGNITIONS

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Billy Matthews - Public Works - 16 years Gerald Cameron- Police - 33 years

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EDUCATIONAL RECOGNITIONS

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Marilyn Wall-Passed the D Wastewater Operator Certification exam on December 13, 2019.

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V. APPEARANCE BEFORE COUNCIL

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a. Elder James Williams To speak to Council on water tap fees charged to outside city limit customers.

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b. Ms. Cecilia Meggs, Executive Director of Lighthouse Ministries To speak to Council on accomplishments in 2019 and goals for 2020.

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VI. ORDINANCES IN POSITION

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a. Bill No. 2019-43 - Second Reading An ordinance to amend the budget for the City of Florence, South Carolina, for the Fiscal Year beginning July 1,

2019, and ending June 30, 2020.
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b. Bill No. 2019-45 - Second Reading An ordinance to annex and zone NC-15 parcels located in the Windsor Forest Subdivision, specifically Florence

County Tax Map Parcels 01221-01-249, 01221-01- 256, 01221-01-284, 01221-01-311, 01221-01-312, 01221-01-313, 01221-01-314, 01221-01-315, 01221-01-316, 01221-01-317' 01221-01-318, 01221-01-319, 01221- 01-320, 01221-01-321, 01221-01-322, 01221-01-324, 01221-01-325, 01221-01-326, 01221-01-327, 01221-01-328, and 01221-01-329.
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c. Bill No. 2019-46- Second Reading An ordinance to annex and zone NC-15 the parcel located at 317 Hutchinson Avenue, Florence County Tax Map Parcel

90095-02-036.
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VII. INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES

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a. Bill No. 2020-01- First Reading An ordinance to declare five parcels ofland along North Dargan Street: Florence County Tax Map Parcels

90086-04-003, 90086-04-004, 90085-11-005, 90085-11-003 and 90085-11-002 as surplus property and authorize the conveyance to HopeHealth for the purpose of facility expansion and development.
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b. Bill No. 2020-02 -First Reading An ordinance to annex and zone NC-15 the parcel located at 2490 Abbey Way, Florence County Tax Map Parcel

01221-01-248.
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c. Bill No. 2020-03 - First Reading An ordinance to annex and zone CG the parcel located on West Palmetto Street, Florence County Tax Map Parcel

00100-01-003.
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d. Bill No. 2020-04-First Reading An ordinance to abandon interest in the City of Florence ingress/egress easement located on Florence County Tax Map

Parcel 00145-01-009, accessed from Cecil Road.
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VIII. INTRODUCTION OF RESOLUTIONS

a. Resolution No. 2020-01 A resolution to appoint Kevin Y okim as a Director of the Public Facilities Corporation.

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IX. REPORT TO COUNCIL

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a. To provide a timeline for the consideration of a Residential Rental Registry ordinance and Business License ordinance.

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X. EXECUTIVE SESSION

a. Discussion of matters related to a proposed Economic Development project [30-4-70(a)(5)].

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No action is required upon returning to open session.

XI. ADJOURN

REGULAR MEETING OF FLORENCE CITY COUNCIL MONDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2019 -1:00 P.M. CITY CENTER - COUNCIL CHAMBERS

324 WEST EV ANS STREET FLORENCE, SOUTH CAROLINA

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MEMBERS PRESENT

Mayor Stephen J. Wukela, Mayor Pro tern Frank J. Buddy Brand, Councilman George Jebaily, Councilwoman Teresa M. Ervin, Councilman Glynn F. Willis,

Councilwoman Octavia Williams-Blake and Councilwoman Pat Gibson-Hye Moore.

ALSO PRESENT

Mr. Andrew H. Griffin, City Manager; Mr. James W. Peterson, Jr., City Attorney; Mrs. Casey Moore, Assistant City Clerk; Mr. Scotty Davis, Deputy City

Manager of Community Engagement; Mr. Clint Moore, Assistant City Manager of Development; Mr. Kevin Y okim, Assistant City Manager of Administration/Finance; Chief Allen Heidler, Florence Police Department; Chief Randy Osterman, Florence Fire Department; Mr. Michael Hemingway, Director of Utilities; Mr. Chuck Pope, Director of Public Works; Mr. Jerry Dudley, Director of Planning; and Mrs. Amanda P. Pope, City Manager's Office Administrator.
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MEDIA PRESENT

Mr. Matthew Christian of the Morning News, Mr. Curtis Graham ofWBTW News Channel 13, Mrs. Tonya Brown ofWPDE News Channel 15 and Ms. Nia Watson

ofWMBF News.

Notices of this regular meeting of City Council were provided to the media and individuals requesting a copy of the agenda informing them of the

date, location and time of the meeting.
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CALL TO ORDER

Mayor Wukela called the December 9, 2019 regular meeting of Florence City Council to order at 1:03 p.m.

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INVOCATION

Councilwoman Teresa Myers Ervin gave the invocation for the meeting. The pledge of allegiance to the American Flag followed the invocation.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Councilwoman Moore made a motion to adopt the minutes of the November 4, 2019 Regular City Council meeting and the November 11, 2019 Special City

Council meeting. Councilwoman Ervin seconded the motion. The minutes were unanimously adopted.

HONORS AND RECOGNITIONS

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SERVICE RECOGNITIONS:

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FLORENCE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING - DECEMBER 9, 2019

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Mayor Wukela recognized Sergeant Brian Hart for 15 years of service with the City of Florence Police Department. Brian began his career with the city

on December 13, 2004.
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APPEARANCE BEFORE COUNCIL

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Ms. Katie Wilcox - Pee Dee Electric Cooperative To present to Council the Pee Dee Electric Cooperative 801h Anniversary Book.

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Ms. Katie Wilcox and Mr. Jeff Singletary presented the anniversary book to Council members to commemorate 80 years of service to the Pee Dee.

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Addendum to the Agenda: Mr. Joel Shearon To speak on the Foster Care Clothing Closet.

Councilwoman Ervin made a motion to approve this addition to the agenda, which carried unanimously.

Mr. Joel Shearon reported the Foster Care Clothing Closet provides support for foster families with the immediate needs of foster children that have

come into care with little to no belongings. Foster Care Clothing Closet has consistently served 200 or more children per year since being founded in 2015.

Councilman Jebaily and Councilwoman Ervin thanked Mr. Shearon for everything this organization does for the community.

ORDINANCES IN POSITION

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Bill No. 2019-40 - Second Reading An ordinance to annex and zone RG-1 property located along Alligator Road; a portion of Florence County Tax Parcel

00077-01-215.
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Pro tern Brand made a motion to adopt Bill No. 2019-40 on second reading and Councilman Willis seconded the motion.

Council voted unanimously to adopt Bill No. 2019-40.

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Bill No. 2019-41- Second Reading An ordinance to annex and zone NC-10 property located at 3781 West Pointe Drive; Florence County Tax Map Parcel

07515-01-023.
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Pro tern Brand made a motion to adopt Bill No. 2019-41 on second reading and Councilwoman Moore seconded the motion.

Council voted unanimously to adopt Bill No. 2019Al.

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Bill No. 2019-42 - Second Reading

FLORENCE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING - DECEMBER 9, 2019

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An ordinance to declare Florence County Tax Map Parcel 01812-01-060 as surplus property and authorize the conveyance to Life Giving Ministries for

the purpose of combining with Florence County Tax Map Parcel 01812-01-001.
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Pro tern Brand made a motion to adopt Bill No. 2019-42 on second reading and Councilwoman Ervin seconded the motion.

Council voted unanimously to adopt Bill No. 2019-42.

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INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES

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Bill No. 2019-43 -First Reading An ordinance to amend the budget for the City of Florence, South Carolina, for the Fiscal Year beginning July 1,

2019, and ending June 30, 2020.
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Pro tern Brand made a motion to pass Bill No. 2019-43 on first reading and Councilwoman Moore seconded the motion.

Mr. Kevin Y okim, Assistant City Manager of Administration/Finance reported Funds are being re- appropriated from fiscal year 2018-19 to provide

funding from Unappropriated Reserves for FY 2019-20 in the General Fund, the Water Sewer Utilities Enterprise Fund, the Hospitality Fund, the Water Sewer Equipment Replacement Fund, and the Stormwater Equipment Replacement Fund to complete projects and purchases which were not finalized at the end of fiscal year 2018-19.
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Mr. Allen Heidler, Chief of Police also reported this budget amendment will allow the purchase of additional police vehicles which will more closely

align the fleet back to prerecession numbers.
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Council voted unanimously to pass Bill No. 2019-43.

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Bill No. 2019-44 - First Reading An ordinance to amend the PDD ordinance for a portion of the Ashford-Somersett Planned Development located along

Jefferson Drive; Florence County Tax Map Parcel 00100-01-037.
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Mayor Wukela said the petitioner has requested to withdraw this item from the agenda.

Bill No. 2019-45-First Reading An ordinance to annex and zone NC-15 parcels located in the Windsor Forest Subdivision, specifically Florence County

Tax Map Parcels 01221-01-249, 01221-01-256, 01221-01-284, 01221- 01-311, 01221-01-312, 01221-01-313, 01221-01-314, 01221-01-315, 01221-01-316, 01221-01-317, 01221-01-318, 01221-01-319, 01221-01-320, 01221-01-321, 01221-01-322, 01221-01-324, 01221-01- 325, 01221-01-326, 01221-01-327, 01221-01-328, and 01221-01-329.
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Councilwoman Moore made a motion to pass Bill No. 2019-45 on first reading and Councilman Willis seconded the motion.

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FLORENCE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING - DECEMBER 9, 2019

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Mr. Jeny Dudley, Planning Director reported all parcels are located within the Windsor Forest subdivision and are either vacant or are developed with

single family detached homes. The proposed zoning is Neighborhood Conservation-15 (NC-15) and water and sewer service is currently available.
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On November 12, 2019 Planning Commission held a public hearing on this matter and voted 7-0 to recommend the zoning request ofNC-15 pending

annexation approval.
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Council voted unanimously to pass Bill No. 2019-45 .

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Bill No. 2019-46 - First Reading An ordinance to annex and zone NC-15 the parcel located at 317 Hutchinson Avenue, Florence County Tax Map Parcel

90095-02-036.
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Pro tern Brand made a motion to pass Bill No. 2019-46 on first reading and Councilwoman Moore seconded the motion.

Mr. Dudley reported this parcel is currently the location of a single family detached home and water and sewer service is currently available. The

proposed zoning, pending annexation, is Neighborhood Conservation-15 (NC-15).
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On November 12, 2019 Planning Commission held a public hearing on this matter and voted 7-0 to recommend the zoning request of NC-15 pending

annexation approval.
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Council voted unanimously to pass Bill No. 2019-46.

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REPORTS TO COUNCIL

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Presentation of the City of Florence, South Carolina Comprehensive Annual Financial Report and Audited Financial Statements by the Independent

Certified Public Accounting Firm of Burch, Oxner, Seale Company, CPA's PA.
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Mr. Tracy Huggins of Burch, Oxner, Seale Company, CPA's, PA reported for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019 the City had budgeted revenues of

30,221,600 and actual revenues of 37, 117,134 in the General Fund. This resulted in a positive variance of 6,895,534. Budgeted expenditures were ( 39,164,630). Actual expenditures were ( 39,704,629) leaving a negative variance of ( 539,999). The net other financing sources budgeted were 8,943,030, which gives a zero budget. Actual net other financing sources were 12,919,061 resulting in a positive variance of 3,976,031. This leaves an actual excess in this year's budget of 10,331,566. Mr. Huggins further mentioned the 12,919,061 of net other financing sources does include the 7 .1 million bond anticipation note. Once that is removed, there will be an actual excess of 3,231,000 in the general fund. 50 of general fund revenue came from property tax credits, business licenses and franchise fees.
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Enterprise Funds: Operating revenues last year were 39,232,045; operating expenses were ( 28,017,982); net non-operating expenses were ( 1,710,363);

capital contributions were 191,335; and net transfers out were ( 3 ,870,000); leaving a net income in the Enterprise Fund of 5,825,035.
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Council thanked Mr. Huggins for his report.

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FLORENCE CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING - DECEMBER 9, 2019

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Appointments to Boards and Commissions

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Parks and Beautification Commission

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Councilwoman Moore nominated Sanovia Arceneaux to be appointed to fill the unexpired term of Ron Roberts expiring June 30, 2023 . Ms. Arceneaux was

appointed by unanimous consent.
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EXECUTIVE SESSION

Without objection, Council entered into Executive Session at I :30 p.m. for a discussion of matters relating to a proposed economic development

project located within the Downtown Overlay District.
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Council reconvened the regular session at 2:31 p.m.

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Mayor Wukela stated Council received an extensive report on the economic development project involving the property on the comer of the former

Florentine building. Councilwoman Moore made a motion to authorize Drew Griffin, City Manager and Jim Peterson, City Attorney to negotiate the remaining issues with the development project and Councilman Willis seconded the motion. The motion carried unanimously.
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ADJOURN

Without objection, the Regular meeting of City Council was adjourned at 2:32 p.m.

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Dated this 13th day of January, 2020.

Amanda P. Pope, Municipal Clerk Stephen J. Wukela, Mayor

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FLORENCE CITY COUNCIL MEETING

DATE: December 9, 2019

AGENDA ITEM: FY 2019-20 Budget Amendment Ordinance

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DEPARTMENT/DIVISION: Finance

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I. ISSUE UNDER CONSIDERATION

VI. a. Bill No. 2019-43 Second Reading

An amendment to the FY 2019-20 City of Florence Budget is presented to update the current year budget.

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II. CURRENT STATUS/PREVIOUS ACTION TAKEN

No previous action has been taken on this ordinance.

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Ill. POINTS TO CONSIDER

A. The objective of the proposed ordinance is to more closely align budgeted amounts with actual revenues and expenditures thereby eliminating or

reducing significant variances between budgeted and actual amounts in both revenue and expenditure categories.
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B. Funds are being re-appropriated from fiscal year 2018-19 to provide funding from Unappropriated Reserves for FY 2019-20 in the General Fund, the

Water Sewer Utilities Enterprise Fund, the Hospitality Fund, the Water Sewer Equipment Replacement Fund, and the Stormwater Equipment Replacement Fund to complete projects and purchases which were not finalized at the end of fiscal year 2018-19.
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C. The General Fund is also being amended to provide funding from Unappropriated Reserves for projects and purchases that were not anticipated during

the development and adoption of the original FY 2019-20 budget and to recognize a gift received for the animal shelter.
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IV. STAFF RECOMMENDATION

Approve and adopt the proposed ordinance.

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V. ATTACHMENTS

A copy of the proposed ordinance is attached.

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- Kevin V. Yokim Assistant City Manager

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ORDINANCE NO. __ _

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AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE BUDGET FOR THE CITY OF FLORENCE, SOUTH CAROLINA, FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING JULY 1, 2019, AND ENDING JUNE 30, 2020

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BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Florence, South Carolina, in a meeting duly assembled and by the authority thereof that the budget

for the City of Florence, South Carolina, for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2020, is hereby amended as follows:
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Section 1. That the category of revenues of the General Fund in said budget is hereby amended by the additional appropriations as follows:

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Other Animal Shelter Revenues Reserve is increased in the amount of 10,000 to recognize a gift that was received for the animal shelter.

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From Unappropriated Reserve is funded in the amount of 1,843,200 from Assigned Fund Balance to re-appropriate monies for the completion of projects

and purchases which were not finalized at the end of FY 2018-19.
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From Unappropriated Reserve is increased in the amount of 300,000 from Unassigned Fund Balance for projects and purchases which were not anticipated

during the development and adoption of the FY 2019-20 budget.
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Section 2. . That the category of expenditures of the General Fund in said budget is hereby amended by the additional appropriations as follows:

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10041200-580020 Office Furniture (City Court) is funded in the amount of 3,000 to provide for the acquisition of filing cabinets.

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10042100-537000 Vehicle Repair Maintenance (Police) is increased in the amount of 5,600 to provide for police vehicle repair from insurance funds

received but not expended by the end of the prior fiscal year.
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10042100-580040 Auto Equipment (Police) is funded in the amount of 468,500 to provide for the acquisition a Codes Enforcement vehicle ( 41,500); 10

patrol vehicles ( 390,000) and a pickup truck for the Property and Supply Division ( 37,000).
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10042100-580050 Facility Improvements (Police) is increased in the amount of 5,500 to provide for a replacement well at the Police Training Facility.

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10042200-580010 Buildings Fixed Equipment (Fire) is funded in the amount of 70,000 to provide for a replacement of a roof at station three ( 50,000),

a concrete pad at Station 1 ( 10,000), and 2 HVAC units ( 10,000).
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10042200-580020 Office Furniture (Fire) is increased in the amount of 4,000 to provide for replacement furniture at each of the fire stations.

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10043020-580040 Auto Equipment (Beautification Facilities) is funded in the amount of 75,000 to provide for the replacement of pickup truck 304 (

25,000), pickup truck 305 ( 25,000), and pickup truck 937 ( 25,000).
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10043020-580050 Facility Improvements (Beautification Facilities) is funded in the amount of 50,000 to provide for a new Public Utilities shed.

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10043022-580040 Auto Equipment (Sanitation) is funded in the amount of 60,000 to provide for the replacement of pickup truck 429 ( 25,000), and the

replacement of recycling van 428 ( 35,000).
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10043022-580060 Other Equipment (Sanitation) is funded in the amount of 7,000 to provide for recycling trailer repairs.

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10043023-580060 Other Equipment (Equipment Maintenance) is increased in the amount of 18,000 to provide for a handheld diagnostic scanner ( 6,000)

and computer diagnostic scan system software ( 12,000).
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10043024-580010 Buildings Fixed Equipment (Recreation) is increased in the amount of 35,000 to provide for the acquisition of a storage building at

Barnes Street.
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10043024-580050 Facility Improvements (Recreation) is funded in the amount of 23,000 for amenities at the Inclusive Playground.

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10043024-580060 Other Equipment (Recreation) is funded in the amount of 5,000 for community center supplies.

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10043024-890000 Miscellaneous Grants (Recreation) is increased in the amount of 16,000 to provide for PARO grant matching funds.

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10043025-560070 Marketing and Promotions (Athletic Programs) is increased in the amount of 180,000 to provide for marketing related expenditures for

Freedom Florence, the Tennis Center, the Pearl Moore Gymnasium, and the Soccer Complex.
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10043025-574030 Tournament Expenditures (Athletic Programs) is increased in the amount of 1,500 to provide for tournament All Star teams travel

expenses.
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10043025-58001 O Buildings Fixed Equipment (Athletic Programs) is increased in the amount of 15,000 to provide for the replacement of changeover

canopies at the Florence Tennis Center.
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10043025-580040 Auto Equipment (Athletic Programs) is funded in the amount of 25,000 to provide for the purchase of a pickup truck for the Soccer

Complex.
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10043025-580050 Facility Improvements (Athletic Programs) is increased in the amount of 50,000 for Timrod Park tennis court resurfacing.

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10043025-580060 Other Equipment (Athletic Programs) is increased in the amount of 162,000 to provide for Skate Park repair and deck replacement (

76,000), replacement mower 950 ( 20,000), a new tractor for the Soccer Complex ( 25,000), a new mower for the Soccer Complex ( 12,000), a zero-turn mower for the Soccer Complex ( 12,000), track and field equipment ( 12,000), and a striper for the Soccer Complex ( 5,000).
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10046300-531000 Professional Services (Planning, Research Development) is increased in the amount of 60,000 to provide for professional services

related to the 2020 comprehensive plan and sign code update.
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10049200-593020 Transit System (Community Programs) is increased in the amount of 46,000 to provide for improvements to the PORTA bus transfer

station site on the corner of Irby and Darlington Streets.
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10049300-594020 Contingency Fund (Non-Departmental) is increased in the amount of 50,000 to provide for contingency funding for unanticipated General

Fund projects, programs and/or other requirements in FY 2019-20.
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10049300-594052 Tank Site Development (Non-Departmental) is funded in the amount of 46,600 to provide for the General Fund portion of a . gasoline

tank site development due to closure of the City's gasoline tank at the County Complex.
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10049300-594080 Special Projects (Non-Departmental) is increased in the amount of 55,000 to provide for the General Fund portion of upgrades to the

City's website ( 5,000), development of a City mobile telephone application ( 10,000); and the replacement of a damaged traffic signal pole and mast arm on the corner of Irby and Evans Streets ( 40,000).
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10049300-594100 Animal Shelter Improvements (Non-Departmental) is funded in the amount of 10,000 to provide funds for improvements to the animal

shelter as a result of a gift received .
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10049300-594101 Recreation Facilities (Non-Departmental) is funded in the amount of 22,000 to provide funds for existing recreation facilities

improvements and upgrades.
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10049300-594130 IT Upgrade (Non-Departmental) is increased in the amount of 15,000 to provide funds for IT upgrades in the General Fund related to IT

system equipment replacement and upgrades.
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10049300-594140 Rail Trail - DHEC (Non-Departmental) is funded in the amount of 1,500 to provide for DHEC grant-funded trail system improvements.

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Section 3.

10049300-594160 Property Acquisition (Non-Departmental) is funded in the amount of 400,000 to provide for the demolition of the building located at

141 North Dargan Street ( 100,000) and for acquisition of land for the construction of a new fire station.
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10049300-594200 Celebration Boulevard Restriping (Non-Departmental) is funded in the amount of 25,000 to provide for restriping of the Celebration

Boulevard roadway.
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10049300-598040 Downtown Promotions (Non-Departmental) is increased in the amount of 43,000 to provide carry-over funding for the Downtown Promotion

TV Campaign ( 18,000), and to provide the funding remaining for a James Allen sculpture to be placed in the James Allen Plaza ( 25,000).
Tagged Passions:funding, arts, and downtown

10049300-598130 Florence Center (Non-Departmental) is funded in the amount of 100,000 to provide additional funding for additional Florence Center

renovations capital expansion and improvement costs. The City and County are equally sharing a portion of the cost of these renovations.
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That the category of revenues of the Water and Sewer Enterprise Fund in said budget is hereby amended by the additional appropriations as follows:

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200375-435010 From Unappropriated Reserve is funded in the amount of 1,626,600 from unrestricted net assets.

Section 4. That the category of expenses of the Water and Sewer Enterprise Fund in said budget is hereby amended as follows:

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20041506-580040 Auto Equipment (Utility Finance) is increased in the amount of 89,000 to provide for the purchase of 3 full size pickup trucks for

new meter readers.
Tagged Passions:equipment, finance, utility, Utility, transportation, and purchasing

20044041-580050 Facility Improvements (Wastewater) is increased in the amount of 200,000 to provide for the construction of a Mars Hill gravity sewer

main to replace the existing lift station.
Tagged Passions:construction, facility, sewer, utility, and Utility

20044042-580050 Facility Improvements (Surface Water) is increased in the amount of 855,000 to provide funding for the Surface Water Plant bulk

chemical tanks replacement.
Tagged Passions:funding, facility, utility, Utility, water, and plant

20044042-580060 Other Equipment (Surface Water) is funded in the amount of 18,000 to purchase an air compressor for surface water plant filters .

Tagged Passions:equipment, utility, Utility, water, purchasing, and plant

20044043-580050 Facility Improvements (Groundwater) is increased in the amount of 68,000 to provide for the Twin Church well rehabilitation (

32,000), and to provide for concrete repairs at the Lucas Street Water Treatment Plant ( 36,000) .
Tagged Passions:facility, streets, utility, Utility, water, church, and plant

20044044-580010 Buildings and Fixed Equipment (Distribution Operations) is funded in the amount of 20,000 to provide for Public Works building

repairs and a new Public Utilities shed.
Tagged Passions:Homebuilder, equipment, utility, Utility, Public Works, and public works

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Section 5.

Section 6.

20049300-594020 Contingency Fund (Non-Departmental) is increased in the amount of 50,000 to provide for contingency funding for unanticipated water

and sewer facilities maintenance and improvements required in FY 19-20.
Tagged Passions:funding, sewer, utility, Utility, and water

20049300-594052 Tank Site Development (Non-Departmental) is funded in the amount of 46,600 to provide for the Water and Sewer Enterprise Fund portion

of a gasoline tank site development due to closure of the City's gasoline tank at the County Complex.
Tagged Passions:sewer, utility, development, Utility, water, and Development

20049300-594080 Special Projects (Non-Departmental) is increased in the amount of 15,000 to provide for the Water and Sewer Enterprise Fund portion

of upgrades to the City's website ( 5,000) and development ofa City mobile cell phone application ( 10,000).
Tagged Passions:sewer, utility, development, Utility, water, and Development

20049300-594125 Economic Development (Non-Departmental) is increased in the amount of 250,000 to provide carry-over funding for economic development

incentives.
Tagged Passions:funding, economic development, development, Development, and incentive

20049300-594130 IT Upgrade (Non-Departmental) is increased in the amount of 15,000 to provide funds for IT upgrades in the Water and Sewer Utilities

Enterprise Fund related to IT system equipment replacement and upgrades.
Tagged Passions:funding, equipment, sewer, utility, Utility, and water

That the category of revenues of the Water and Sewer Equipment Replacement Fund in said budget is hereby amended by the additional appropriations as

follows:
Tagged Passions:funding, equipment, sewer, budget, utility, Utility, and water

210375-435010 From Unappropriated Reserve is funded in the amount of 488,000 from unrestricted net assets.

That the category of expenses of the Water and Sewer Equipment Replacement Fund in said budget is hereby amended by the additional appropriations as

follows:
Tagged Passions:funding, equipment, sewer, budget, utility, Utility, and water

21041506-580070 Data Processing Equipment (Utility Finance Equipment Replacement) is funded in the amount of 20,000 to provide funding for the

purchase of utility billing computer hardware.
Tagged Passions:funding, equipment, finance, utility, Utility, and purchasing

21044040-580030 Office Equipment (Engineering Equipment Replacement) is funded in the amount of 20,000 to provide funding for a large format copier.

Tagged Passions:funding and equipment

21044040-580060 Other Equipment (Engineering Equipment Replacement) is increased in the amount of 32,000 to provide funding for GPS equipment (

12,000), a laser level ( 8,000), and a surveying
Tagged Passions:funding and equipment

. station ( 12,000) . 21044041 -580040 Auto Equipment (Wastewater Equipment Replacement) is

Tagged Passions:equipment, sewer, and transportation

increased in the amount of 75,000 to provide funding for the replacement of bucket truck 652.

Tagged Passions:funding and transportation

21044044-580040 Auto Equipment (Distribution Operations Equipment Replacement) is increased in the amount of 81,000 to provide funding for the

replacement of dump truck 662.
Tagged Passions:funding, equipment, and transportation

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Section 7.

Section 8.

Tagged Passions:housing

Section 9.

21044045-580040 Auto Equipment (Collections Operations Equipment Replacement) is increased in the amount of 180,000 to provide funding for the

replacement of sewer wash truck 678.
Tagged Passions:funding, equipment, sewer, utility, Utility, and transportation

21044045-580060 Other Equipment (Collections Operations Equipment Replacement) is increased in the amount of 80,000 to provide funding for the

replacement of wash trailer 649.
Tagged Passions:funding and equipment

That the category of revenues of the Stormwater Equipment Replacement Fund in said budget is hereby amended by the additional appropriations as

follows:
Tagged Passions:funding, equipment, budget, and stormwater

310375-435010 From Unappropriated Reserve is funded in the amount of 80,000 from unrestricted net assets.

That the category of expenses of the Stormwater Equipment Replacement Fund in said budget is hereby amended by the additional appropriations as

follows:
Tagged Passions:funding, equipment, budget, and stormwater

31044060-580040 Auto Equipment (Stormwater Operations Equipment Replacement) is funded in the amount of 80,000 to provide funding for the of

replacement flatbed truck 831 .
Tagged Passions:funding, equipment, transportation, and stormwater

That the category of revenues of the Hospitality Fund in said budget is hereby amended by the additional appropriations as follows:

Tagged Passions:funding and budget

400375-435010 From Unappropriated Reserve is funded in the amount of 33, 100 from fund balance.

Section 10. That the category of expenditures of the Hospitality Fund in said budget is hereby amended by the additional appropriations as follows:

Tagged Passions:funding and budget

40049900-598049 Wayfinding Signage (Hospitality Fund General Expenditures) is funded in the amount of 25,000 for the acquisition of wayfinding

signage.
Tagged Passions:advertising and signage

40049900-598130 Florence Center (Hospitality Fund General Expenditures) is funded in the amount of 8, 100 for the additional cost of the renovations

of the old space in this building .
Tagged Passions:Homebuilder

Section 11. That all ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict or inconsistent with the provisions of this ordinance are hereby repealed to the

extent of such inconsistency or conflict.
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This Ordinance shall become effective immediately upon its approval and adoption by the City Council of the City of Florence.

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ADOPTED THIS ___ DAY OF ______ , 2019.

Approved as to form:

James W. Peterson, Jr. City Attorney

Tagged Passions:legal

Stephen J. Wukela Mayor

Attest:

Amanda P. Pope Municipal Clerk

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FLORENCE CITY COUNCIL MEETING

DATE: December 9, 2019

VI. b. Bill No. 2019-45 Second Reading

AGENDA ITEM: Ordinance to Annex and Zone 21 parcels located along Parsons Gate, Abbey Way, and Jewell Court; TMNs 01221-01-249, 01221-01-256,

01221-01-284, 01221-01-311, 01221-01-312, 01221-01-313, 01221-01-314, 01221-01-315, 01221-01-316, 01221-01-317, 01221-01-318, 01221-01-319, 01221-01-320, 01221-01-321, 01221-01-322, 01221-01-324, 01221-01-325, 01221-01-326, 01221-01-327, 01221-01-328, and 01221-01-329.
Tagged Passions:ordinance, legal, property, annexation, and court

DEPARTMENT/DIVISION: Department of Planning, Research Development

Tagged Passions:planning, development, and Development

I. ISSUE UNDER CONSIDERATION: Request to annex 21 properties located along Parsons Gate, Abbey Way, and Jewell Court; TMNs 01221-01-249,

01221-01-256, 01221-01-284, 01221-01-311, 01221-01-312, 01221-01- 313, 01221-01-314, 01221-01-315, 01221-01-316, 01221-01-317, 01221-01-318, 01221- 01-319, 01221-01-320, 01221-01-321, 01221-01-322, 01221-01-324, 01221-01-325, 01221-01-326, 01221-01-327, 01221-01-328, and 01221-01-329, into the City of Florence and zone Neighborhood Conservation-15 (NC-15).
Tagged Passions:legal, Conservation, annexation, neighborhood, and court

II. CURRENT STATUS AND PREVIOUS ACTION TAKEN: (1) On November 12, 2019, the City of Florence Planning Commission held a public hearing

Tagged Passions:planning, boards and commissions, and hearing

on this matter. (2) The Planning Commission voted 7-0 to recommend the zoning request of Neighborhood

Tagged Passions:planning, boards and commissions, zoning, and neighborhood

Conservation-15 (NC-15) pending annexation approval.

Tagged Passions:Conservation and annexation

ID. POINTS TO CONSIDER: (1) This request is being considered for first reading. (2) The properties seeking annexation are in the County and are

unzoned. All properties are
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