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GEORGETOWN COUNTY COUNCIL

Council Members District 1: John Thomas, Chairman District 2: Ron L. Charlton District 3: Everett Carolina District 4: Lillie Jean Johnson, Vice

Chair District 5: Raymond L. Newton District 6: Steve Goggans District 7: Louis R. Morant
Tagged Interests: council

Interim Administrator Wesley P. Bryant

Tagged Interests: administrator

Clerk to Council Theresa E. Floyd

Tagged Interests: council

March 10, 2020 5:30 PM County Council Chambers

GEORGETOWN COUNTY COUNCIL County Council Chambers, 129 Screven Street,

Tagged Interests: streets

Suite 213, Georgetown, SC 29440

AGENDA

1. INVOCATION

2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

3. APPROVAL OF AGENDA

4. PUBLIC COMMENT

5. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

5.a Regular Council Session - February 11, 2020 5.b Regular Council Session - February 25, 2020

Tagged Interests: council

6. CONSENT AGENDA

6.a Contract 17-078 DC, Local Funded Comprehensive Roadway Design Engineering, Task Order 3

Tagged Interests: contract

6.b Procurement 19-070, Rear Loader Truck for Recycling Collection

Tagged Interests: transportation, purchasing, and recycling

6.c Procurement 19-086, Pond Road Drainage Improvements 6.d Procurement 20-016, Firefighter Personal Protective Equipment

Tagged Interests: equipment, streets, fire departments and districts, purchasing, and stormwater

(116 Set of Coats and Pants) 6.e Annual Plantation Tours: Request for one-time road maintenance 6.f Georgetown County Sheriff's Office - Byrne Grant

Funding
Tagged Interests: funding, grant, streets, and public safety

Award

7. PUBLIC HEARINGS

Tagged Interests: hearing

7.a Ordinance No. 20-06 - An amendment to Article 2, Section 2-2 of the Development Regulations regarding the time frame for applications to the

Planning Commission
Tagged Interests: planning, regulation, ordinance, boards and commissions, development, and Development

7.b ORDINANCE NO. 20-07 - AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND

Tagged Interests: ordinance

ORDINANCE NO. 2017-17 TO AUTHORIZE THE LEASE OF HANGARS AND OTHER STORAGE FACILITIES AT THE GEORGETOWN COUNTY AIRPORTS

Tagged Interests: ordinance, leasing, and airport

7.c ORDINANCE NO. 20-08 - AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND AN EXISTING AGREEMENT BETWEEN GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TOWERCO LLC, PERTAINING TO THE

LEASE OF SPACE TOTALING APPROXIMATELY 2,100 SQUARE FEET LOCATED AT MIDWAY FIRE STATION 82, 112 BEAUMONT DRIVE, PAWLEYS ISLAND, SC 29585 FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF A WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS TOWER
Tagged Interests: ordinance, construction, leasing, fire departments and districts, cell tower, Cell tower, communications, Communications, wireless, and Wireless

8. APPOINTMENTS TO BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS

Tagged Interests: boards and commissions and appointments

8.a Georgetown County Fire District 1 Board 8.b Midway Fire-Rescue Board

Tagged Interests: fire departments and districts

9. RESOLUTIONS / PROCLAMATIONS

Tagged Interests: recognition

10. THIRD READING OF ORDINANCES

Tagged Interests: ordinance

10.a Ordinance No. 20-05 - An amendment to the Article XVII, Section 1702.2 of the Zoning Ordinance regarding the submission time frame for

applications to the Planning Commision
Tagged Interests: planning, ordinance, and zoning

10.b Ordinance No. 20-06 - An amendment to Article 2, Section 2-2 of the Development Regulations regarding the time frame for applications to the

Planning Commission
Tagged Interests: planning, regulation, ordinance, boards and commissions, development, and Development

10.c ORDINANCE NO. 20-07 - AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND ORDINANCE NO. 2017-17 TO AUTHORIZE THE LEASE OF HANGARS AND OTHER STORAGE FACILITIES AT THE

GEORGETOWN COUNTY AIRPORTS
Tagged Interests: ordinance, leasing, and airport

10.d ORDINANCE NO. 20-08 - AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND AN EXISTING AGREEMENT BETWEEN GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TOWERCO LLC, PERTAINING TO THE

LEASE OF SPACE TOTALING APPROXIMATELY 2,100 SQUARE FEET LOCATED AT MIDWAY FIRE STATION 82, 112 BEAUMONT DRIVE, PAWLEYS ISLAND, SC 29585 FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF A WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS TOWER
Tagged Interests: ordinance, construction, leasing, fire departments and districts, cell tower, Cell tower, communications, Communications, wireless, and Wireless

11. SECOND READING OF ORDINANCES

Tagged Interests: ordinance

11.a Ordinance No. 20-10 - An Ordinance to declare as surplus an approximately 0.5 acre portion of land and located in the Town of Andrews, bearing

Georgetown County TMS 06-0007-050-00-00 and to authorize the County Administrator to Lease and Dispose of the Property in the Manner as Prescribed in Ordinance 2008- 09, as Amended.
Tagged Interests: ordinance, leasing, surplus, property, and administrator

12. FIRST READING OF ORDINANCES

Tagged Interests: ordinance

12.a Ordinance No. 20-11 - An ordinance to amend the Future Land Use map regarding approximately 2.27 acres located at 855 N. Morgan Avenue outside

of Andrews from Commercial to Medium
Tagged Interests: ordinance and commercial

Density Residential. 12.b Ordinance No. 20-12 - To rezone 2.27 acres located at 855 N.

Tagged Interests: ordinance and zoning

Morgan Avenue near Andrews, identified as TMS 02-0122-069-00- 00, from General Commercial (GC) to 10,000 Square Feet Residential (MR-10).

Tagged Interests: commercial

12.c ORDINANCE NO. 20-13 - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A LEASE AND TERM EXTENSION OFF OF GRATE AVENUE FOR CONTINUED MAINTENANCE OF A

CROWN CASTLE COMMUNICATIONS TOWER
Tagged Interests: ordinance, leasing, cell tower, Cell tower, communications, and Communications

13. COUNCIL BRIEFING AND COMMITTEE REPORTS

Tagged Interests: council

14. BIDS

Tagged Interests: rfp and RFP

15. REPORTS TO COUNCIL

Tagged Interests: council

16. DEFERRED OR PREVIOUSLY SUSPENDED ISSUES

16.a ORDINANCE NO. 19-25 - AN ORDINANCE SETTING THE BASE SALARIES FOR ELECTED OFFICIALS OF GEORGETOWN COUNTY, AND FURTHER REPEALING AND REPLACING

ORDINANCE NO. 2005-45
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16.b ORDINANCE NO. 20-09 - APPROVING THE EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF AN INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT WITH THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN, SOUTH CAROLINA; AND

OTHER MATTERS RELATING THERETO.
Tagged Interests: ordinance and intergovernmental

17. LEGAL BRIEFING / EXECUTIVE SESSION

Tagged Interests: legal

17.a Personnel / County Administrator Search

Tagged Interests: personnel and administrator

18. OPEN SESSION

19. ADJOURNMENT

Georgetown County Council Meeting Minutes

February 11, 2020

Georgetown County Council held a Regular Council Session on Tuesday, February 11, 2020, at 5:30 PM in County Council Chambers located in the historic

Georgetown County Courthouse, 129 Screven Street, Georgetown, South Carolina.
Tagged Interests: streets and historic

Present: Everett Carolina Louis R. Morant

Ron L. Charlton Raymond L. Newton Steve Goggans John W. Thomas Lillie Jean Johnson

Staff: Wesley P. Bryant Sel Hemingway Theresa E. Floyd Jackie Broach-Akers

Other staff members, members of the public, and representatives of the media were also present. In accordance with the Freedom of Information Act, a

copy of the agenda was sent to newspapers, television, and radio stations, citizens of the County, Department Heads, and posted on the bulletin board located outside of Council Chambers in the historic Courthouse.
Tagged Interests: radio, historic, and Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

Chairman John Thomas called the meeting to order. Councilmember Ron Charlton gave an invocation, and all joined in the pledge of allegiance.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA: A recommendation was made to move Resolution No. 20-03, forward on the meeting agenda prior to the public comment portion of the

meeting, and for the addition of Report 17a (Executive Session) pertaining to a personnel matter regarding the county administrator position.
Tagged Interests: personnel and administrator

Councilmember Ron Charlton made a motion to approve the meeting agenda with the noted changes. Councilmember Everett Carolina seconded the motion.

Chairman John Thomas called for discussion. No discussion occurred.

In Favor: Everett Carolina Louis R. Morant

Ron L. Charlton Raymond L. Newton Steve Goggans John W. Thomas Lillie Jean Johnson

PUBLIC COMMENTS: Karen Yaniga Ms. Yaniga began by expressing appreciation to County Council for reinforcing its support to allow public comments.

Additionally, she provided updated information regarding the Opticom System (emergency vehicle preemption system). She advised Council and the community of new statistical information regarding the response time other jurisdictions have provided in regarding to emergency vehicles. The system saves between 30-45 seconds per traffic light. She also discussed funding options, including the penny option sales tax. She encouraged Council to favorably consider implementing a 3 fee per taxable property to assist funding this endeavor.
Tagged Interests: funding, council, sale, taxes, Taxes, emergency, property, and traffic

Marvin Neal Mr. Neal expressed appreciation to County Council for validating its position on public speaking and single member districts. During the

month of February, African American history is celebrated. Historically, African Americans were victims of taxation without representation, as blacks were unfairly represented.
Tagged Interests: council, taxes, Taxes, and history

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He said voting is a right, not a privilege. The NAACP successfully sued this county for unfair voting practices, which caused polarization among

races. Single member districts were created at that time to eliminate these issues, however, it seems that the problem of taxation of representation continues to rear its head.
Tagged Interests: voting, taxes, and Taxes

Wesley Gibson Mr. Gibson, speaking on behalf of Citizens for Progress, addressed a statement in the South Strand News regarding the Council Chairman

s comments pertaining to the words mob and lynching used by former Councilman Bob Anderson during a previous council meeting. He said community had fought, and won, against former Council member Austin Beard, and the community is owed an apology. Additionally, Mr. Gibson said in reviewing the council meeting agenda, he became aware that Mr. Beard was going to be appointed to a county board. In looking in to this further, he discovered that the county records of boards and commissions listed on the web has not been updated in a while. Additionally, he learned that County Council s rules of procedure state that no council member can sit on any appointed board or commission, yet at some point Mr. Beard came to serve on the Economic Development Board. Mr. Gibson said it is time for County Council to get itself straight , because the communities eyes and ears are open to the nonsense .
Tagged Interests: economic development, boards and commissions, appointments, development, procedure, and Development

Beverly Sullivan Ms. Sullivan thanked County Council for its commitment to allow public speaking during its meetings. She voiced concerns regarding

unchecked development, which contributes to flooding, traffic, and negatively impacts infrastructure. These issues can potentially endanger lives in areas like ours where evacuation is necessary. On behalf of the Keep it Green Committee, she invited Council members to attend a citizen driven meeting on March 7 from 1-4 pm at the Waccamaw Library in order to gain awareness of various issues, and become proactive.
Tagged Interests: council, development, flooding, Development, traffic, and library

Fred Williams Mr. Williams said he planned to address County Council on several matters, however, most importantly was the issue of trying to achieve

parity for all communities. He said once you cross over Fraser Street, there is vast disparity for those communities. Why are they deprived of goods and services? Mr. Williams said County Council has to do better in representing the minority communities. There is a proper way to go about things and providing equal access for everyone.
Tagged Interests: council, streets, services, and disparity

MINUTES: Regular Council Session January 28, 2020 A motion was made by Ron Charlton, and seconded by Everett Carolina, to defer action on the minutes

of the January 28, 2020 meeting. The Chairman called for discussion, and there was none.
Tagged Interests: council

In Favor: Everett Carolina Louis R. Morant

Ron L. Charlton Raymond L. Newton Steve Goggans John W. Thomas Lillie Jean Johnson

CONSENT AGENDA: The following report was included on the Consent Agenda, and therefore approved previously during the meeting:

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Contract 19-034, Coastal Asphalt, LLC - Task Order 04, Non Engineered Road Repair, Resurfacing, Sealing Marking, IDIQ County Council approved Task

Order 4 with Coastal Asphalt LLC in the amount of 186,187.40 for the non-engineered repair/resurfacing of Grate Avenue.
Tagged Interests: council, streets, and contract

PUBLIC HEARINGS: Ordinance No. 20-01 A public hearing was held on Ordinance No. 20-01, an Ordinance to Amend the Comprehensive Plan, Future Land Use

Map to Reclassify two parcels located on Archer Road in Pawleys Island, Further Identified as Tax Map Parcels TMS No. 04-0147A-012-02-00 and TMS No. 04-0147A-012-03-00, from Medium Density Residential to Commercial. There were no public comments pertaining to Ordinance No. 20-01. Chairman Thomas closed the public hearing.
Tagged Interests: ordinance, strategic, streets, taxes, Taxes, property, hearing, and commercial

Ordinance No. 20-03 County Council held a public hearing on Ordinance No. 20-03, an Ordinance Authorizing the Term Extension of an Existing Lease on

Pond Road for the Maintenance of Horry Telephone Cooperative, Inc. Wireless Communications Tower. There were no public comments and the Chairman closed the public hearing.
Tagged Interests: ordinance, council, leasing, streets, cell tower, Cell tower, communications, hearing, Communications, wireless, and Wireless

Ordinance No. 20-04 Council held a public hearing on Ordinance No. 20-04, an ordinance to authorize the sale of parcels located within the 933+/-

acre site, designated as TMS No. 01-0437-002-00-00, and located along Pennyroyal Road, in Georgetown County, South Carolina. There were no public comments, and Chairman Thomas closed the public hearing.
Tagged Interests: ordinance, council, streets, sale, property, and hearing

APPOINTMENTS TO BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS: Economic Development Alliance Board Councilman Raymond Newton moved to table a report pertaining to an

appointment to the Economic Development Alliance Board. Councilmember Everett Carolina offered a second on the motion, and no discussion followed.
Tagged Interests: economic development, boards and commissions, appointments, development, and Development

In Favor: Everett Carolina Louis R. Morant

Ron L. Charlton Raymond L. Newton Steve Goggans John W. Thomas Lillie Jean Johnson

Tourism Management Commission Chairman John Thomas moved for the appointment of Tonia Speir to fill a vacancy on the Tourism Management Commission.

Councilmember Ron Charlton offered a second on the motion. There was no discussion on the motion.
Tagged Interests: boards and commissions, appointments, and tourism

In Favor: Everett Carolina Louis R. Morant

Ron L. Charlton Raymond L. Newton Steve Goggans John W. Thomas Lillie Jean Johnson

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Zoning Board of Appeals Councilman Ron Charlton has recommended the appointment of Cynthia Person to fill a vacancy on the Zoning Appeals Board.

Councilmember Raymond Newton offered a second. No discussion followed the motion.
Tagged Interests: appointments and zoning

In Favor: Everett Carolina Louis R. Morant

Ron L. Charlton Raymond L. Newton Steve Goggans John W. Thomas Lillie Jean Johnson

RESOLUTIONS / PROCLAMATIONS: Resolution No. 20-03 (This report was presented previously during the meeting) Councilmember Raymond Newton moved for

the adoption of Resolution No 20-03, to reaffirm Georgetown County Council's Support for Its Public Comment Period and County Council's Residency Requirements. Councilmember Louis Morant offered a second. There was no discussion on the motion
Tagged Interests: recognition and council

In Favor: Everett Carolina Louis R. Morant

Ron L. Charlton Raymond L. Newton Steve Goggans John W. Thomas Lillie Jean Johnson

Proclamation No. 20-04 Chairman John Thomas read aloud Proclamation No. 20-04 celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the League of Women Voters of the

United States and the League of Women Voters of Georgetown County, and presented a framed copy of the document to local representatives of the League of Women Voters.
Tagged Interests: recognition

ORDINANCES-Third Reading: Ordinance No. 20-01 Councilmember Steve Goggans moved for third reading approval of Ordinance No. 20-01, an Ordinance to

Amend the Comprehensive Plan, Future Land Use Map to Re-classify Two Parcels located on Archer Road in Pawleys Island, Further Identified as Tax Map Parcels TMS No. 04-0147A-012-02-00 and TMS No. 04-0147A-012-03-00, from Medium Density Residential to Commercial. Councilmember Ron Charlton offered a second on the motion. Chairman Thomas called for discussion, and there was none.
Tagged Interests: ordinance, strategic, streets, taxes, Taxes, property, and commercial

In Favor: Everett Carolina Louis R. Morant

Ron L. Charlton Raymond L. Newton Steve Goggans John W. Thomas Lillie Jean Johnson

Ordinance No. 20-02 Councilmember Steve Goggans moved for third reading approval of Ordinance No. 20-02, an ordinance to rezone two parcels located

south of Archer Road, approximately 167 ft. northwest of Geney Lane, in Pawleys Island (Tax Map Numbers 04-0147A-012-02-00 and 04-0147A-012-03-00) from General Residential (GR) to General Commercial (GC). Councilmember Ron Charlton seconded the motion. No discussion followed.
Tagged Interests: ordinance, streets, taxes, Taxes, zoning, property, and commercial

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In Favor: Everett Carolina Louis R. Morant Ron L. Charlton Raymond L. Newton Steve Goggans John W. Thomas Lillie Jean Johnson

Ordinance No. 20-03 Councilmember Ron Charlton moved for third reading approval of Ordinance No. 20-03, an Ordinance Authorizing the Term Extension

of an Existing Lease on Pond Road for the Maintenance of a Horry Telephone Cooperative, Inc. Wireless Communications Tower. Councilmember Louis Morant seconded the motion. Chairman John Thomas called for discussion, and there was none.
Tagged Interests: ordinance, leasing, streets, cell tower, Cell tower, communications, Communications, wireless, and Wireless

In Favor: Everett Carolina Louis R. Morant

Ron L. Charlton Raymond L. Newton Steve Goggans John W. Thomas Lillie Jean Johnson

Ordinance No. 20-04 A motion was made by Councilmember Everett Carolina for third reading approval of Ordinance No. 20- 04 to Authorize the Sale of

Parcels located within the 933+/- acre site located along Pennyroyal Road, Georgetown, South Carolina. Councilmember Lillie Jean Johnson offered a second. Chairman Thomas called for discussion. No discussion occurred.
Tagged Interests: ordinance, streets, sale, and property

In Favor: Everett Carolina Louis R. Morant

Ron L. Charlton Raymond L. Newton Steve Goggans John W. Thomas Lillie Jean Johnson

ORDINANCES-Second Reading: No reports.

Tagged Interests: ordinance

ORDINANCES-First Reading: Ordinance No. 20-05 - An amendment to the Article XVII, Section 1702.2 of the Zoning Ordinance regarding the submission

time frame for applications to the Planning Commission.
Tagged Interests: planning, ordinance, boards and commissions, and zoning

Ordinance No. 20-06 - An amendment to Article 2, Section 2-2 of the Development Regulations regarding the time frame for applications to the Planning

Commission.
Tagged Interests: planning, regulation, ordinance, boards and commissions, development, and Development

Ordinance No. 20-07 An Ordinance to Amend Ordinance No. 20-07, and Ordinance to Amend Ordinance No. 2017-17 to Authorize the Lease of Hangars and

Other Storage Facilities at the Georgetown County Airport to Authorize the Lease of Hangars and Other Storage Facilities at the Georgetown County Airports.
Tagged Interests: ordinance, leasing, and airport

Ordinance No. 20-08 An Ordinance to Amend and Existing Agreement between Georgetown County, South Carolina, and TowerCo LLC, Pertaining to the Lease

of Space Totaling Approximately 2,100 Square Feet Located at Station 82, 112 Beaumont Drive, Pawleys Island, SC 29585 for the construction and maintenance Communications Tower.
Tagged Interests: ordinance, construction, leasing, cell tower, Cell tower, communications, and Communications

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BIDS: No reports.

Tagged Interests: rfp and RFP

REPORTS TO COUNCIL: Property Purchase Agreements - Brick Chimney Road Following a report by County Attorney, Wesley Bryant, Councilmember Louis

Morant moved for the approval of two property purchase agreements for the acquisition of property associated storm water right-of-way easements for the Brick Chimney Corridor capital project. Councilmember Raymond Newton offered a second on the motion. There was no discussion on the motion.
Tagged Interests: council, legal, streets, utility, capital spending, Utility, Capital Spending, water, purchasing, property, corridor, easement, and stormwater

In Favor: Everett Carolina Louis R. Morant

Ron L. Charlton Raymond L. Newton Steve Goggans John W. Thomas Lillie Jean Johnson

DEFERRED: Ordinance No. 19-25 County Council deferred action on Ordinance No. 19-25, an Ordinance setting the Base Salaries for Elected Officials of

Georgetown County, and further repealing and replacing Ordinance No. 2005-45.
Tagged Interests: ordinance and council

EXECUTIVE SESSION: Councilmember Raymond Newton made a motion, seconded by Councilmember Everett Carolina, to move into Executive Session in order to

discuss a personnel matter regarding the administrator search.
Tagged Interests: personnel and administrator

In Favor: Everett Carolina Louis R. Morant

Ron L. Charlton Raymond L. Newton Steve Goggans John W. Thomas Lillie Jean Johnson

County Council moved into Executive Session at 6:28 PM

Tagged Interests: council

OPEN SESSION: As Open Session resumed at 7:01 PM, Chairman John Thomas stated that during Executive Session, County Council discussed a personnel

matter as previously disclosed. No decisions were made by County Council, nor were any votes taken during Executive Session.
Tagged Interests: council and personnel

Being no further business to come before County Council, Councilmember Louis Morant moved to adjourn the meeting.

Tagged Interests: business and council

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Georgetown County Council Meeting Minutes

February 25, 2020

Georgetown County Council held a Regular Council Session on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, at 5:30 PM in County Council Chambers located in the historic

Georgetown County Courthouse, 129 Screven Street, Georgetown, South Carolina.
Tagged Interests: streets and historic

Present: Everett Carolina Louis R. Morant

Ron L. Charlton Raymond L. Newton Steve Goggans John W. Thomas Lillie Jean Johnson

Staff: Theresa E. Floyd Sel Hemingway Jackie Broach-Akers

Other staff members, members of the public, and representatives of the media were also present. In accordance with the Freedom of Information Act, a

copy of the agenda was sent to newspapers, television, and radio stations, citizens of the County, Department Heads, and posted on the bulletin board located outside of Council Chambers in the historic Courthouse.
Tagged Interests: radio, historic, and Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

Chairman John Thomas called the meeting to order. Councilmember Ron Charlton gave an invocation, and all joined in the pledge of allegiance.

APPROVAL OF AGENDA: A request was made to defer a report pertaining to Horry-Georgetown Technical College by President Fore, to move a report

regarding re-accreditation of the Georgetown County Public Services Department, and a special recognition forward on the meeting agenda. A recommendation was also made to delay action pertaining to a property option purchase agreement to follow an associated briefing report in Executive Session.
Tagged Interests: recognition, services, purchasing, Public Works, public works, property, university, and accreditation

Councilmember Ron Charlton made a motion to approve the meeting agenda with the noted changes. Councilmember Everett Carolina seconded the motion.

Chairman John Thomas called for discussion. No discussion occurred.

In Favor: Everett Carolina Louis R. Morant

Ron L. Charlton Raymond L. Newton Steve Goggans John W. Thomas Lillie Jean Johnson

PUBLIC COMMENTS: Marlajean Hamby Ms. Hamby extended an invitation to Council members to attend a Town Hall meeting on March 7th at 1 pm at the

Waccamaw Library. One topic of discussion during that meeting will include the county s future land use plan specifically pertaining to density. Ms. Hamby said she has been researching the history of density of our area, and has learned some interesting facts. She said she had recently toured the Waterleaf (apartments) development in Murrells Inlet where the developer took out all of the trees on the property. She learned the developer was fined for this violation, however, the fine was later waived . Ms. Hamby said she was also surprised to learn that 3 bedroom apartments/condos are only required to provide 1 parking spaces per unit.
Tagged Interests: council, development, trees, Development, property, history, parking, and library

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MINUTES: Regular Council Session January 28, 2020 A motion was made by Councilmember Ron Charlton, and seconded by Councilmember Raymond Newton, to

approve the minutes of the January 28, 2020 meeting as submitted. Chairman Thomas called for discussion on the motion, and there was none.
Tagged Interests: council

In Favor: Everett Carolina Louis R. Morant

Ron L. Charlton Raymond L. Newton Steve Goggans John W. Thomas Lillie Jean Johnson

CONSENT AGENDA: The following report was included on the Consent Agenda, and therefore approved previously during the meeting:

Procurement 19-014, Olive Park Multi-Purpose - County Council awarded a bid to S R Turf of Gallivants Ferry, SC at the negotiated total project cost

of 352,602.00. Additionally, authorization was granted to relocate the project from Olive Park to the campus adjacent to the new Andrews Regional Recreation Center.
Tagged Interests: rfp, RFP, grant, council, Public Transit, purchasing, parks, ferry, FERRY, and recreation

Contract 19-034, Task Order 06, Non Engineered Road Repair, Resurfacing, Sealing Marking, IDIQ for Gapway Rd. Paving - County Council approved Task

Order 6 under the IDIQ Contract 19-034 with Coastal Asphalt LLC for Gapway Road paving improvements in the amount of 584,333.30
Tagged Interests: council, streets, and contract

Procurement 19-089, CFUND Roads Construction-Evans, James, Miller, Maidenbush and Reed Court County Council awarded a bid to Coastal Asphalt, LLC in

the amount of 1,046,434.70 (utilizing C-Funds) for road construction of Evans Place, James Drive, Miller Road, Maidenbush Road, and Reed Court.
Tagged Interests: rfp, RFP, funding, construction, council, legal, streets, purchasing, and court

Procurement 19-120, Linksbrook Crossline Replacement - County Council awarded a contract associated with Procurement 19-120 for drainage and storm

water infrastructure construction and improvements in the Linksbrook Community to Green Wave Contracting in the amount of 106,365.00
Tagged Interests: construction, council, utility, Utility, contract, water, purchasing, and stormwater

Procurement 20-004, Unfitting for Nine (9) Chevrolet Tahoe's (CERP Vehicles) County Council authorized procurement of mobile communications equipment

(lights, sirens, installing radios, cameras) for nine (9) Chevrolet Tahoes (Sheriff s Department) to Mobile Communications of America, located in Myrtle Beach, SC at a total cost of 69,010.68.
Tagged Interests: equipment, council, radio, public safety, beach, purchasing, communications, Communications, and Enhanced 911

Procurement No. 20-005, (9) Coban Focus Body Camera Packages (9) Edge In-Car System Cameras - County Council awarded purchase of body camera/in-car

camera systems for nine (9) Sheriff s Department Tahoes to Coban Technologies Inc. in the amount of 65,740.14.
Tagged Interests: council, public safety, purchasing, and surveillance

APPOINTMENTS TO BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS: Georgetown County Fire District 1 - Board Appointment Councilmember Raymond Newton nominated David J. Cribb

to fill a vacancy on the Fire District 1 Board. Councilmember Steve Goggans offered a second on the motion. Upon a call for discussion on the motion, no discussion followed.
Tagged Interests: boards and commissions, appointments, and fire departments and districts

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February 25, 2020

In Favor: Everett Carolina Louis R. Morant

Ron L. Charlton Raymond L. Newton Steve Goggans John W. Thomas Lillie Jean Johnson

Waccamaw Center for Mental Health Governing Board Councilmember Raymond Newton nominated Deborah Heller for reappointment to the Waccamaw Center for

Mental Health Board. Councilmember Lillie Jean Johnson seconded the motion. There was no discussion following the motion.
Tagged Interests: health and mental health

In Favor: Everett Carolina Louis R. Morant

Ron L. Charlton Raymond L. Newton Steve Goggans John W. Thomas Lillie Jean Johnson

ORDINANCES-Third Reading: No reports.

Tagged Interests: ordinance

ORDINANCES-Second Reading: Ordinance No. 20-05 Councilmember Steve Goggans moved for second reading approval of Ordinance No. 20-05, an amendment to

the Article XVII, Section 1702.2 of the Zoning Ordinance regarding the submission time frame for applications to the Planning Commission. Councilmember Raymond Newton offered a second on the motion. Chairman Thomas called for discussion on the motion, and there was none.
Tagged Interests: planning, ordinance, boards and commissions, and zoning

In Favor: Everett Carolina Louis R. Morant

Ron L. Charlton Raymond L. Newton Steve Goggans John W. Thomas Lillie Jean Johnson

Ordinance No. 20-06 Councilmember Steve Goggans moved for second reading approval of Ordinance No. 20-06, an amendment to Article 2, Section 2-2 of

the Development Regulations regarding the time frame for applications to the Planning Commission. Councilmember Raymond Newton offered a second. There was no discussion following the motion.
Tagged Interests: planning, regulation, ordinance, boards and commissions, development, and Development

In Favor: Everett Carolina Louis R. Morant

Ron L. Charlton Raymond L. Newton Steve Goggans John W. Thomas Lillie Jean Johnson

Ordinance No. 20-07 Councilmember Louis Morant moved for second reading approval of Ordinance No. 20-07, an Ordinance to Amend Ordinance No. 20-07,

and Ordinance to Amend Ordinance No. 2017-17 to authorize the Lease of Hangars and Other Storage Facilities at the Georgetown County Airport to Authorize the Lease of Hangars and Other Storage Facilities at the Georgetown County Airports. Councilmember Raymond Newton offered a second. Chairman Thomas called for discussion on the motion.
Tagged Interests: ordinance, leasing, and airport

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A motion was made by Councilmember Raymond Newton to amend Ordinance No. 20-07 to incorporate proposed text, as the ordinance was introduced by title

only. Councilmember Steve Goggans seconded the amended motion. There was no further discussion.
Tagged Interests: ordinance

In Favor: Everett Carolina Louis R. Morant

Ron L. Charlton Raymond L. Newton Steve Goggans John W. Thomas Lillie Jean Johnson

A vote on the main motion was as follows:

In Favor: Everett Carolina Louis R. Morant

Ron L. Charlton Raymond L. Newton Steve Goggans John W. Thomas Lillie Jean Johnson

Ordinance No. 20-08 Councilmember Louis Morant moved for second reading approval of Ordinance No. 20-08, an Ordinance to amend an Existing Agreement

between Georgetown County, South Carolina, and TowerCo LLC, pertaining to the Lease of Space Totaling Approximately 2,100 Square Feet located at Midway Fire Station 82, 112 Beaumont Drive, Pawleys Island, SC for the construction and maintenance of a communications tower. Councilmember Steve Goggans seconded the motion. Chairman Thomas called for discussion.
Tagged Interests: ordinance, construction, leasing, fire departments and districts, cell tower, Cell tower, communications, and Communications

Councilmember Louis Morant moved to amend Ordinance No. 20-08 to incorporate proposed text, as the Ordinance was initially introduced by title only.

Councilmember Goggans seconded the amended motion. There was no further discussion.
Tagged Interests: ordinance

In Favor: Everett Carolina Louis R. Morant

Ron L. Charlton Raymond L. Newton Steve Goggans John W. Thomas Lillie Jean Johnson

A vote on the main motion was as follows:

In Favor: Everett Carolina Louis R. Morant

Ron L. Charlton Raymond L. Newton Steve Goggans John W. Thomas Lillie Jean Johnson

ORDINANCES-First Reading: Ordinance No. 20-09 Approving the Execution and Delivery of an Intergovernmental Agreement with the City of Georgetown,

South Carolina; and Other Matters Relating Thereto.
Tagged Interests: ordinance and intergovernmental

Ordinance No. 20-10 - An Ordinance to declare as surplus an approximately 0.5 acre portion of land located in the Town of Andrews, bearing Georgetown

County TMS 06-0007-050-00-00, and to authorize the County Administrator to dispose of the property in the manner as prescribed in Ordinance No. 2008- 09, as amended.
Tagged Interests: ordinance, surplus, property, and administrator

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BIDS: No reports.

Tagged Interests: rfp and RFP

REPORTS TO COUNCIL: Horry-Georgetown Technical College, 2020 Update - President Marilyn Fore Report was deferred.

Tagged Interests: council and university

Georgetown County American Public Works Association Re-Accreditation Following rigorous agency wide examination, Mr. William E. Bill Spearman III,

President of the American Public Works Association, presented the Georgetown County Public Services Department with reaccreditation. He have special recognition to Director Ray Funnye, and commended the Department for its professionalism and high standards of conduct and service.
Tagged Interests: recognition, services, Public Works, public works, and accreditation

Georgetown County Sheriff's Department - School Resource Officers Councilmember Lillie Jean Johnson moved to authorize the addition of four (4) new

School Resource Officer (SRO) positions within the Sheriff's Department (to be funded by the State through a recent appropriation of the General Assembly) to serve within four elementary schools in the County. Council member Raymond Newton offered a second on the motion. Upon a call for discussion on the motion from Chairman Thomas, there was none.
Tagged Interests: funding, council, public safety, education, and NewSchools

In Favor: Everett Carolina Louis R. Morant

Ron L. Charlton Raymond L. Newton Steve Goggans John W. Thomas Lillie Jean Johnson

Capital Project Sales Tax Commission Appointments Council member Raymond Newton moved to ratify the nominations of members to serve on the Capital

Project Sales Tax Commission, as constituted in accordance with South Carolina Code of Laws 4-10-320. The following individuals were appointed to serve in this capacity:
Tagged Interests: council, boards and commissions, sale, appointments, taxes, Taxes, capital spending, and Capital Spending

Municipal Appointments: Mr. George Geer III Ms. Talicia McCants Ms. Danisha McClary

Tagged Interests: appointments

County Appointments: Mr. Nate Fata Mr. Craig Lieberman Mr. Kennedy Johnson

Tagged Interests: appointments

Councilmember Steve Goggans offered a second on the motion. There was no discussion following the motion.

In Favor: Everett Carolina Louis R. Morant

Ron L. Charlton Raymond L. Newton Steve Goggans John W. Thomas Lillie Jean Johnson

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Option and Purchase Agreement - 50 acre portion of Penny Royal Site Action was deferred on this matter to follow an associated report in Executive

Session.
Tagged Interests: purchasing

SC Economic Development Council Performance Agreement Interfor Inc. Councilmember Raymond Newton moved to authorize acceptance of grant funding from

the SC Coordinating Council for Economic Development has offered an Economic Development Set Aside (SA) grant in an amount not to exceed 100,000 to Interfor U.S. Inc. and to authorize Georgetown County, as a party to the proposed agreement, to acceptance responsibilities for oversight and administration of the grant. Councilmember Louis Morant seconded the motion. Upon a call for discussion from the Chairman, there was none.
Tagged Interests: funding, grant, council, economic development, development, performance, and Development

In Favor: Everett Carolina Louis R. Morant

Ron L. Charlton Raymond L. Newton Steve Goggans John W. Thomas Lillie Jean Johnson

Special Recognition Ray Funnye, Georgetown County Public Services Director, made a special presentation in recognition of retiring County

Administrator, Sel Hemingway. He presented a plaque on behalf of Georgetown County Departmental Directors and Executive Staff, to Mr. Hemingway in appreciation for his leadership and guidance, both personal and professional. The plaque will be mounted in the Andrews Regional Recreational Center in Mr. Hemingway s honor upon the completion of the facility s construction.
Tagged Interests: recognition, construction, facility, services, Public Works, public works, administrator, and recreation

DEFERRED: Ordinance No. 19-25 County Council deferred action on Ordinance No. 19-25, an Ordinance setting the Base Salaries for Elected Officials of

Georgetown County, and further repealing and replacing Ordinance No. 2005-45.
Tagged Interests: ordinance and council

EXECUTIVE SESSION: Councilmember Louis Morant made a motion to move into Executive Session in order to discuss a personnel matter, and an economic

development matter. Councilmember Raymond Newton offered a second on the motion. There was no discussion following the motion.
Tagged Interests: economic development, development, personnel, and Development

In Favor: Everett Carolina Louis R. Morant

Ron L. Charlton Raymond L. Newton Steve Goggans John W. Thomas Lillie Jean Johnson

County Council moved into Executive Session at 6:32 PM

Tagged Interests: council

OPEN SESSION: As Open Session resumed at 7:01 PM, Chairman John Thomas stated that during Executive Session, County Council discussed a personnel

matter, and an economic development matter pertaining to an option and purchase agreement on a portion of the Penny Royal property. No decisions were made by County Council, nor were any votes taken during Executive Session.
Tagged Interests: council, economic development, development, personnel, purchasing, Development, and property

Cochairman John Thomas returned to a remaining matter on the agenda pertaining to a purchase and option on property. County Economic Development

Director, Brian Tucker, provided a brief report
Tagged Interests: economic development, development, purchasing, Development, and property

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stating that GM Agent LLC (listed as the purchaser) has requested that Georgetown County enter into an option to purchase agreement for the right to

purchase a portion of the Penny Royal Industrial tract, over a six year period, and offering up to 250,000 in option fees. Additional due diligence and other requirements are included as part of the agreement, which the County Attorney, Wesley Bryant, has gone over in great detail.
Tagged Interests: impact fee, legal, industrial, and purchasing

Following the report, Councilmember Raymond Newton moved to authorize Georgetown County to enter into an option/purchase agreement with the potential

purchaser for property consisting of approximately 50 acres, located in Georgetown County, South Carolina, and more particularly described as a portion of the Penny Royal Tract. Councilmember Carolina offered a second on the motion. No discussion followed the motion.
Tagged Interests: purchasing and property

In Favor: Everett Carolina Louis R. Morant

Ron L. Charlton Raymond L. Newton Steve Goggans John W. Thomas Lillie Jean Johnson

Chairman Thomas called for additional business to come before County Council. Councilmember Steve Goggans made a motion to authorize Georgetown

County to enter into a contract with Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments on a limited time basis to engage the services of Wesley Bryant, to serve as the Interim County Administrator, for no more than three days a week, from now until the time that a permanent administrator is hired. Councilmember Lillie Jean Johnson seconded the motion. There was no discussion on the motion.
Tagged Interests: business, council, contract, services, and administrator

In Favor: Everett Carolina Louis R. Morant

Ron L. Charlton Raymond L. Newton Steve Goggans John W. Thomas Lillie Jean Johnson

Being no further business to come before County Council, Councilmember Louis Morant moved to adjourn the meeting.

Tagged Interests: business and council

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Clerk to Council

Tagged Interests: council

Item Number: 6.a Meeting Date: 3/10/2020 Item Type: CONSENT AGENDA

AGENDA REQUEST FORM GEORGETOWN COUNTY COUNCIL

Tagged Interests: council

DEPARTMENT: Purchasing

Tagged Interests: purchasing

ISSUE UNDER CONSIDERATION: Contract 17-078 DC, Local Funded Comprehensive Roadway Design Engineering, Task Order 3

Tagged Interests: contract

CURRENT STATUS: Dennis Corporation and Davis Floyd were awarded Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts for Procurement 17-078,

Local Funded Comprehensive Roadway Design Engineering based on the County's procurement ordinance for architectural engineering services. This is a requested task order under the awarded IDIQ agreement for roadway design and engineering services.
Tagged Interests: ordinance, contract, services, and purchasing

POINTS TO CONSIDER: 1) This project is related to the proposed paving of Kidneywood Way and Soldierwood Lane.

2) The proposed task order would cover engineering design, permitting, quality control field survery review and construction inspection and

administration.
Tagged Interests: construction

3) Public Works received proposals from both of the County's qualified IDIQ roadway engineering contractors. Davis and Floyd's cost was 83,108 with

11,822 in as needed services for a total of 94,930, while Dennis Corporation's cost was 55,000. Therefore, this task order is being recommended to the low bidder, Dennis Corporation.
Tagged Interests: rfp, contractor, RFP, construction, services, Public Works, and public works

4) Dennis Corporation has a history of successfully completed road engineering and construction projects for Georgetown County.

Tagged Interests: construction, streets, and history

FINANCIAL IMPACT: This project is fully funded in GL account number 066.906-50702.

Tagged Interests: finance

OPTIONS: 1) Approve Task Order 3 to Dennis Corporation in the amount of 55,000.00. 2) Deny the request.

STAFF RECOMMENDATIONS: Public Works and Public Services recommends the award of Task Order 3 as listed as indicated by their signatures on the task

order form and memorandum of recommendation that are attached herein.
Tagged Interests: services, Public Works, and public works

ATTORNEY REVIEW: No

Tagged Interests: legal

ATTACHMENTS: Description Type

Contract 17-078DC, Task Order 3, Dennis Corporation Proposal

Tagged Interests: contract

Cover Memo

Davis Floyd Proposal Cover Memo Recommendation from Mr. Ray Funnye, Director of Public Services Cover Memo

Tagged Interests: services, Public Works, and public works

1800 Huger Street Columbia South Carolina 29201 803.252.0991 www.denniscorporation.com

Tagged Interests: streets

February 14, 2020