MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2001, 5:30 P.M.

COUNCIL CHAMBERS, ADMINISTRATION BUILDING, SPARTANBURG, SC

 

1. Call to Order......................................................................Karen Floyd, Chairman

Invocation..

Pledge of Allegiance: Chapman High School Airforce Junior ROTC

  1. Presentations:
    1. Resolution recognizing employees of Spartanburg County's Collection Division (Recycling Collection Center Employees and Drivers) for their extra efforts during the holiday season.
    2. Resolution recognizing Mr. Steve Mooneyham.
  1. Conduct Public Hearings Pertaining to the Following:
    1. To consider an Ordinance to authorize the developing of a jointly owned and operated industrial/business park in conjunction with Cherokee County, to be geographically located in Spartanburg County, and Cherokee County, SC, and a written agreement between the counties providing for the sharing of expenses of the park, the percentage of revenue allocation, and the distribution of fees in lieu of taxes. (3G Mermet)
    2. To consider the enlargement of the Spartanburg Sanitary Sewer District (Lower North Tyger River Drainage Area Annexation)

4. Appearing Before Council:

No appearances scheduled.

5. Committee Reports:

PUBLIC HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE- Hon. Johnnye Code Stewart, Chairman

  1. Receive information and take desired action in reference to acquisition of land for housing activities (Elena Rush to appear).

PERSONNEL and FINANCE COMMITTEE - Hon. Ken Huckaby, Chairman

  1. Receive information and take desired action in reference to request from Mr. Jessie Campbell regarding American Legion State Baseball Playoffs.
  2. Receive information and take desired action in reference to an Ordinance finding that Pelham-Batesville Fire District may issue not exceeding $950,000 general obligation bonds, to authorize the board of fire control of Pelham-Batesville Fire District to issue such bonds and to provide for the publication of notice of the said finding and authorization. (Render first reading)
  3. Receive information and take desired action in reference to a Resolution calling for a public hearing on the question of the issuance of not exceeding $950,000 general obligation bonds of Pelham-Batesville Fire District and to provide for the publication of the notice of such meeting. (adopt resolution)
  4. Receive updated financial data.

RECREATION COMMITTEE - Hon. Jeff Horton, Chairman

  1. Receive updated information regarding Cleveland Park Renovation project, including fundraising status and project implementation. (Mr. Jeff Caton to appear/backup to be provided under separate cover.)
  2. Receive monthly progress report regarding USCS Soccer Complex. (Mr. Jeff Caton to appear.)

ECONOMIC RECRUITMENT and DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE - Hon. David Britt, Chairman

  1. Mr. Bill Workman, SC Vice President of Operations, Piedmont Natural Gas, and Carter Smith to address the Economic Development Committee with a proposal to establish a multi-county industrial park and the Spartanburg/Cherokee Industrial Development Corporation.
    1. Receive information and take desired action in reference to a proposed Ordinance for the purpose of establishing the Spartanburg/Cherokee Industrial Development Corporation, stating its purposes and appointing the members to the Board of Directors of the Spartanburg/Cherokee Industrial Development Corporation. (Render first reading)
    2. Receive information and take desired action in reference to a jointly owned and operated industrial/business park in conjunction with Cherokee County, such industrial/business park to be geographically located in Cherokee and Spartanburg Counties, and established pursuant to SC Code of Laws 1976, section 4-1-170, et seq., as amended; to provide for a written agreement with Cherokee County providing for the expenses of the park, the percentage of revenue application, and the distribution of fees in lieu of taxes to the counties relevant taxing entities; and to provide that jobs tax credits allowed by law be provided for industries locating in said park, and to permit a user fee in lieu of ad valorem taxation. (render first reading).
  1. Receive information and take desired action in reference to an Ordinance consenting to the assignment in part to Teijin Monofilament US, Inc., a Delaware Corporation, of that certain lease, agreement between Spartanburg County, SC, and Hoechst Celanese Corporation, dated December 1, 1989, as amended, and that certain lease agreement between Spartanburg County, SC, and Hoechst Celanese Corporation, dated December 1, 1995, as amended, and that certain lease agreement between Spartanburg County, SC, and Hoechst Celanese Corporation, dated December 1, 1996, as amended, all pursuant to the terms of the respective lease agreements; and other matters related there to. (render first reading; representatives to appear at Committee Meeting)
  2. Receive information and take desired action in reference to an Ordinance approving the granting of an amended and restated mortgage on the real and personal property subject to the lease agreement dated October 1, 1998, between Spartanburg County, SC, and Spartanburg Stainless, Inc., and Spartanburg Automotive, Inc., and the execution and delivery of such an amended and restated mortgage on such property to Comerca Bank.
  3. Receive information and take desired action in reference to a Resolution authorizing the execution and delivery of an inducement agreement by and between Spartanburg County, SC, and Premier Roof Systems, LLC, whereby, under certain conditions, Spartanburg County will execute a lease agreement for a project involving not less than Ten Million Dollars ($10,000,000) investment.

PUBLIC SAFETY AND JUDICIARY COMMITTEE - Hon. Rock Adams, Chairman

  1. Receive information and take desired action in reference to mobile home amnesty program.
  2. Receive information regarding activities of Building Codes Department.

LAND USE COMMITTEE -Hon. David Britt, Chairman

  1. Receive information regarding Land Use Committee Meetings held January 30, 2001, and February 15, 2001.

PUBLIC WORKS, BUILDINGS and GROUNDS COMMITTEE - Hon. Frank Nutt Chairman

  1. Receive information and take desired action in reference to donation of Arts Center Property in Woodruff to Spartanburg County for the use of the Spartanburg County Public Library.
  2. Receive information regarding activities of Public Works Department.

6. Old Business:

    1. Render third reading to an Ordinance authorizing the development of a jointly owned and operated industrial/business park in conjunction with Cherokee County, to be located in Spartanburg County and Cherokee County jointly, and a written agreement between the counties providing for the sharing of the expenses of the park, the percentage of revenue allocation, and the distribution of fees in lieu of taxes to the counties and relevant taxing entities, and to permit a user fee in lieu of ad valorem taxes. (Re: 3G Mermet)
    2. Render third reading to an Ordinance enlarging the Chesnee Community Fire Service Area to include the areas within the municipal boundaries of the Town of Chesnee, SC, and determining whether such areas to be annexed shall be established as a taxing district pursuant to Title IV, Chapter 19, Code of Laws of SC 1976, as amended.
    3. Render second reading to an Ordinance authorizing the execution and delivery of a fee in lieu of tax agreement between Spartanburg County, SC, Cherokee County, SC, and 3G Mermet Corporation. Spartanburg County to covenant in such agreement to accept certain fees in lieu of ad valorem taxes, the benefits of a multi-county park to be made available to 3G Mermet, and other matters relating thereto.
    4. Render second reading to an Ordinance repealing an Ordinance creating the Emergency Communications Advisory Committee.
    5. Render second reading to a revised Unified Land Management Ordinance.
    6. Receive information and take desired action in reference to proposed Resolution approving the enlargement of the boundaries of the Spartanburg Sanitary Sewer District (Lower North Tyger River Annexation)
  1. New Business:

8. Reading and approval of resolutions, ordinances, agreements, petitions,

and other documents for the financing of certain industrial facilities through the issuance of Spartanburg County, industrial development or similar bonds or notes, or Fee-In-Lieu of Tax (FILOT) agreements.

  1. Miscellaneous Council/Administrative Matters.
  2. Approval of Minutes: January 15, 2001 (regular meeting)

11. Adjourn.