Share

City Council Workshop

To see the supporting documents for the agenda items, visit the City Council Documents page.

CITY COUNCIL BUDGET RETREAT
 9:30 A.M., WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10, AND 9:00 A.M., THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 2019
SECOND FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM, MAGNOLIA'S AT 26TH 
2605 NORTH OCEAN BOULEVARD, MYRTLE BEACH, SC  29577

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

Note:  A Special City Council Meeting will be held at 9:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 10.  The Budget Retreat will begin at its conclusion or at 9:30 a.m., whichever is later, that day.   

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
(times are approximate)

8:00 a.m.            Breakfast Buffet – Magnolia’s

9:00 a.m.            Special Meeting of City Council (See separate agenda)

9:30 a.m.            The Budget-Making Environment

  • Financial trends
  • Economic environment
  • The Inflection Point and Significant Policy Changes
  • Property Tax Reassessment

10:45 a.m.         Presentation of Manager’s Recommended Budget

Council’s Policy Priorities

  • Public Safety
  • Public Buildings & Infrastructure
  • Quality of Life
  • Economic Development
  • Communications

12:00 p.m.        Lunch at Magnolia’s

1:00 p.m.           Proposed Operating Budget Discussion

  • Budget Overview
  • Specific–Source Revenues (Tax Increment, Local Accommodations Tax, Hospitality Tax)

2:45 p.m.           Council Roundtable discussion

  • A-tax allocations, 2018-19 funds
  • Outside agency grants for 2019-20
  • Downtown Ambassadors
  • Ocean Blvd to Broadway at the Beach Trolley (10-minute headways)
  • Other

4:00 p.m.          Public Input (three minute limit per speaker)

4:30 p.m.          Reserve for Possible Executive Session

                               Summation and Adjournment

Thursday, April 11, 2019 (times are approximate)

8:00 a.m.          Breakfast Buffet
– Magnolia’s

9:00 a.m.          Resume Operating Budget Discussion:

  • Policy Recommendations affecting all funds
    • Retiree Health Reimbursement Accounts
    • Health Insurance
    • Self-Insured Property & Casualty, Worker’s Comp
    • Market/merit adjustments
    • Other

12:00 p.m.       Lunch at Magnolia’s

1:00 p.m.          Council Round Table Discussion

3:00 p.m.         Public Input (three minute limit per speaker)

3:30 p.m.         Reserve for Possible Executive Session

                              Summation and Adjournment

Note:  Review of Capital Improvement Plans and Debt Service Plans will follow at the May 2 Budget Workshop, with topics to include:

  • Review of 5-Year Capital Improvement – Major Financial and Policy Changes. **
  • Assessment of maintenance needs for City facilities. **
  • Discussion of options for the next City Hall. **
  • Stormwater Plan update. **
  • Potential Downtown Municipal Improvement District (MID) and Tax Increment Finance (TIF) District **

Note:  City Council may convene an Executive Session at some time during the Budget Retreat or the Special Meeting.