Special City Council Meeting
SPECIAL MYRTLE BEACH CITY COUNCIL MEETING
2:00 P.M., THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2020
ROOM 202-204, MYRTLE BEACH CONVENTION CENTER
2101 NORTH OAK STREET, MYRTLE BEACH, SC 29577
NOTE: CITIZENS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND AND PARTICIPATE IN THE MEETINGS. CITIZENS WHO WISH TO ADDRESS COUNCIL ON NON-AGENDA ISSUES ARE ASKED TO SIGN IN PRIOR TO THE START OF THE MEETING AND STATE THEIR NAMES PRIOR TO SPEAKING. A TOTAL OF 30 MINUTES WILL BE PROVIDED AT THE END OF THE MEETING.
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
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
NOTE: City laws are known as ordinances. Before a city ordinance can be enacted, it must be introduced (1st Reading) and then approved (2nd Reading). Resolutions are actions through which City Council reinforces or makes policy not rising to the level of law. Motions are related to direction from City Council to city staff to take certain actions.
1. Discussion of finalists for the position of City Manager.
2. Motion M2020-162 to select a candidate for the purpose of entering into negotiations regarding the terms of an employment agreement as City Manager and subsequent prospective appointment.
EXECUTIVE SESSION – Council may take action on matters discussed in Executive Session which are deemed to be “emergency” concerns.
NOTE: South Carolina law requires that Council’s business is conducted in public with limited exceptions, known as “Executive Sessions.” Subjects eligible for Executive Session include:
- Personnel matters.
- Negotiations concerning proposed contractual arrangements and proposed sale or purchase of property.
- The receipt of legal advice relating to:
-- A pending, threatened or potential claim.
-- Other matters covered by the attorney-client privilege. Settlement of legal claims, or the position of the city in other adversary situations.
- Discussions regarding development of security personnel or devices.
- Investigative proceedings regarding allegations of criminal misconduct.
- Matters relating to the proposed location, expansion or provision of services encouraging location or expansion of industries or other businesses.
Motions to go into Executive Session must be made in public and specify one or more reason above. Council can take no vote or action in Executive Session.