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City Council Agenda

   
 

Tuesday, February 14, 2017


   
 

9:00 a.m., Workshop

2:00 p.m., Council Meeting

Ted C. Collins Law Enforcement Center

1101 North Oak Street, Myrtle Beach, SC  29577

 

CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS

John Rhodes, Mayor

Michael Chestnut

W. Wayne Gray

Mike Lowder, Mayor Pro Tem

Dr. Philip Render

Randal Wallace

Mary Jeffcoat

CITIZENS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND AND PARTICIPATE.  THOSE WHO WISH TO ADDRESS COUNCIL ARE ASKED TO SIGN IN BEFORE THE MEETING AND STATE THEIR NAMES PRIOR TO SPEAKING.  A TOTAL OF 30 MINUTES WILL BE PROVIDED AT THE BEGINNING OF THE MEETING FOR NON-AGENDA PUBLIC ISSUES.  ADDITIONAL TIME WILL BE PROVIDED AT THE END OF THE MEETING AS NEEDED.

ANYONE WHO REQUIRES AN AUXILIARY AID OR SERVICE FOR EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION OR PARTICIPATION SHOULD CONTACT THE CITY CLERK’S OFFICE AT 843-918-1004 AS SOON AS POSSIBLE, BUT NO LATER THAN 48 HOURS BEFORE THE SCHEDULED EVENT.

CALL TO ORDER:  Mayor John Rhodes

 

INVOCATION

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

APPROVAL OF WORKSHOP MINUTES:  January 24, 2017

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:  January 24, 2017

 

NON-AGENDA ITEMS FROM PUBLIC:  30 Minute Time Limit

 

PUBLIC REQUESTS, PRESENTATIONS, AWARDS, MEMORIALS:

  1. New Directions Annual Update – Mary Jo Rogers and Kathy Jenkins (ws)

  2. Proclamation recognizing the Myrtle Beach Pelicans Cheer & Dance Team (mtg)

  3. Proclamation recognizing the Waccamaw Regional Foundation’s “Canvas and Cocktails” event for the benefit of Horry County Disabilities and Special Needs Art Program (mtg)

CONSENT AGENDA

 

1st Reading Ordinance 2017-07  An ordinance to transfer title and deed to TMS# / PIN:174-00-01-193 / 42100000024 from the City of Myrtle Beach to Horsestable, LLC, whose address is 9713 N. Kings Hwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572; and to accept a utility easement regarding same.

 

Motion M2017-01 to appoint/reappoint four members to the Chapin Memorial Library Board to replace Mona Prufer and Susan Stevens who have resigned. Also the terms of Bill Hamann and Subhash Saxena will terminate March 23, 2017.  Ms. Prufer’s term will expire March 23, 2017 and Ms. Stevens’ term will expire March 23, 2018.

We have a resume from Calvin Dickerson expressing interest in the Library Board or Human

Rights and resumes from Tracie Crane, Samuel Bookhart and Susan Hudgins for the Library Board.  Both Bill Hamann and Subhash Saxena wish to continue.

 

Motion M2017-02 to appoint one member to the Seniors Advisory Committee to replace Kathleen Soltis who has resigned.  This term will expire October 27, 2018.

Have no resumes or recommendations for this vacancy.

 

Motion M2017-03 to appoint/reappoint three members to the Human Rights Commission to replace Gwendolyn Simmons-Jones and DaVita Gidron who have resigned and Barbara McKelvey.  The terms or Mmes. Simmons-Jones and Gidron will expire February 22, 2018 and September 28, 2018.  The term of Ms. McKelvey will expire February 22, 2017.

Ms. McKelvey wishes to continue.  We have received a resume from Janet Hobson, Ph.D. stating her interest to serve on this Board as well as Effie Baldwin.

 

Motion M2017-19 to appoint one member to the Recreation Advisory Board to replace Laurie Suprano, who has resigned.  This term will expire August 22, 2018. 

Casey Dornhecker has submitted a resume.

 

Motion M2017-20 to approve a lease agreement and Agreement for Temporary Transit Center with Coast RTA to lease land owned by the City for a public transportation transfer facility.

 

Motion M2017-21 to approve a 5 year agreement with Myrtle Beach Marathon, LLC. 

 

Motion M2017-22 to approve the installation of an Association of Atomic Veterans Monument at Warbird Park by Kenneth E. Swain, a member of the National Association of Atomic Veterans.

 

Motion M2017-23 to accept a grant from the United States Secret Service in the amount of $4,500 on behalf of the Myrtle Beach Police Department to defray costs associated with training, travel, equipment, and overtime for the department’s joint efforts as part of the SCECTF (South Carolina Electronic Crimes Task Force).

 

Motion M2017-24 to accept a grant from the South Carolina Humanities Council in the amount of $500 on behalf of Chapin Library to fund the LTAI (Let’s talk about it) project, a discussion group for “The Jazz Age, Charleston & Beyond”.

 

Motion M2017-25 to approve a contract between the Horry County Schools and the City of Myrtle Beach Police Department to place police officers in the Myrtle Beach Middle School and Myrtle Beach High School for the 2017-2018 school year.

 

Motion M2017-27 granting a Special Event Permit to Ground Zero for the “Dragon Boat Festival” at Grand Park on April 24 – May 1, 2017, between the hours of 3:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. for practice and on April 29, 2017, between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. for the festival.  This request includes closing a portion of one lane on Farrow Parkway, adjacent to Grand Park, on April 29, 2017, for loading and unloading from 6:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 pm. – 6:30 p.m.  The City Manager is authorized to make changes to these plans as he deems necessary in keeping with the nature of the event and as circumstances dictate.

 

REGULAR AGENDA

 

Motion M2017-26 to declare certain vehicles abandoned or derelict pursuant to the authority of Article 41 of Title 56 South Carolina Code of Laws 2001.  Memo dated February 8, 2017 shows 20 vehicles.

 

NON-AGENDA ITEMS FROM THE PUBLIC

 

COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY BOARDS/COMMISSION MEMBERS

 

COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY COUNCIL AND CITY MANAGER

  1. Council Communications

  2. CFO Update

  3. CM/ACM Update

REPORTS AND INFORMATION PRESENTATIONS FROM CITY STAFF

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

Council may take action on matters discussed in Executive Session.

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

   
         
             
 

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