Town of South Congaree

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Town Council holds regularly scheduled Council meetings on the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm.  These meetings are held in the Town Hall Courtroom located at 119 West Berry Road, West Columbia, SC 29172. 

Notice of all Council meetings are posted for the public at Town Hall, the South Congaree Town Hall Facebook page and on this page of our Official Website. 

If you would like more information regarding Council meeting agendas, minutes, or notices, you may use the contact form to the right or call Town Hall at (803) 755-2760. 

 

June 2017 Council Meeting Agendas 

Workshop Council Meeting Agenda

Monday, June 19, 2017

6:30 pm

Mayor Danny Jones 

Mayor Pro-Tem Brian Jackson 

Council Members

Mechelle Mabry, Jean Wilson &

Leslie Gifford


I. Call to Order
     A. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

II. First Reading Adopting Fiscal Year 2017/2018 Budget

III. New Phone System

IV. Executive Session
A. Personnel Matters- Discussion of Administrator's Probation/Performance Review pursuant to SC Code Section 30-4-70(a)(1), which states discussion of employment, appointment, compensation, promotion, demotion, discipline, or release of an employee, a student, or a person regulated by a public body or the appointment of a person to a public body.

V. Adjournment

Regular Council Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

6:30 pm

Mayor Danny Jones 

Mayor Pro-Tem Brian Jackson 

Council Members

Mechelle Mabry, Jean Wilson &

Leslie Gifford


I. Call to Order
     A. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

II. Reading of any petitions or communiciations
A. Citizen Complaint

III. Old Business
A. New Phone System

IV. New Business

V. Introduction of ordinances or resolutions
A.  First Reading Adopting Fiscal Year 2017/2018 Budget

VI. Reports
A. Joshua Shumpert, Chief of Police
B. Courtney Smith, Events Coordinator

VII. Public Comment Regarding Items on the Agenda

VIII. Executive Session
A. Personnel Matters- Discussion of Administrator's Probation/Performance Review pursuant to SC Code Section 30-4-70(a)(1), which states discussion of employment, appointment, compensation, promotion, demotion, discipline, or release of an employee, a student, or a person regulated by a public body or the appointment of a person to a public body.
B. Contractual/Legal Advice & Attorney-Client Privilege - Pursuant to SC Code Section 30-4-70(a)(2), which states discussion of negotiations incident to proposed contractual arrangements and proposed sale or purchase of property, the receipt of legal advice where the legal advice relates to a pending, threatened, or potential claim or other matters covered by the attorney-client privilege, settlement of legal claims, or the position of the public agency in other adversary situations involving the assertion against the agency of a claim. 

IX. Adjournment

Special Called Meeting Agenda

Thursday, June 06, 2017

6:00 pm

Mayor Danny Jones 

Mayor Pro-Tem Brian Jackson 

Council Members

Mechelle Mabry, Jean Wilson &

Leslie Gifford


I. Call to Order
     A. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

II. Executive Session
A. Town Administration- Pursuant to SC Code Section 30-4-70(a)(1), which states discussion of employment, appointment, compensation, promotion, demotion, discipline, or release of an employee, a student, or a person regulated by a public body or the appointment of a person to a public body.

III. Adjournment

April 2017 Council Meeting Agendas

Workshop Council Meeting Agenda 

Thursday, April 06, 2017

6:30 pm

Mayor Danny Jones 

Mayor Pro-Tem Brian Jackson 

Council Members

Mechelle Mabry, Jean Wilson &

Leslie Gifford


I. Call to Order
     A. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

II. Budget

III. Executive Session
A. Personnel Matters
Upon returning to open session, Council may take action on matters discussed in Executive Session.

IV. Adjournment

Workshop Council Meeting Agenda

Thursday, April 13, 2017

6:30 pm

Mayor Danny Jones 

Mayor Pro-Tem Brian Jackson

Council Members 

Mechelle Mabry, Jean Wilson, & 

Leslie Gifford


I. Call to Order

A. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance


II. Comprehensive Plan with Marty Williams


III. Executive Session

A. Personnel Matters

Upon returning to open session, Council may take action on matters discussed in Executive Session.


IV. Adjournment

March 2017 Council Meeting Agendas

Workshop Council Meeting Agenda

Thursday, March 16, 2017

6:30 pm


Mayor Danny Jones 

Mayor Pro-Tem Brian Jackson 

Council Members

Mechelle Mabry, Jean Wilson &

Leslie Gifford


I. Call to Order
     A. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

II. Goals Report

III. Barn Progress

IV. Committees

V. Town Sign Report

VI. Accounting

VII. Adjournment

Regular Council Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

6:30 pm


Mayor Danny Jones 

Mayor Pro-Tem Brian Jackson 

Council Members

Mechelle Mabry, Jean Wilson &

Leslie Gifford


I. Call to Order
     A. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

II. Reading of the Minutes
A. Approval of Minutes
July 26, 2016
January 31, 2017
February 07, 2017

III. Old Business
A. Discussion of Council Goals
B. Barn Progress
C. Committees
D. Town Sign

IV. New Business
A. None

V. Reports
A. Events Coordinator, Courtney Smith
B. Chief of Police, Joshua Shumpert
C. Administrator, Karissa Holland

VI. Public Comments Regarding Items on the Agenda

VII. Executive Session
A. Contractual Matters and Personnel Matters
Upon returning to open session, Council may take action on matters discussed in Executive Session. 

VIII. Adjournment

Special Called Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

6:30 pm


Mayor Danny Jones 

Mayor Pro-Tem Brian Jackson 

Council Members

Mechelle Mabry, Jean Wilson &

Leslie Gifford


I. Call to Order
     A. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

II. Accounting

III. Budget

IV. Committees

V. Executive Session
A. Personnel Matters
Upon returning to open session, Council may take action on matters discussed in Executive Session. 

VI. Adjournment

February 2017 Council Meeting Agendas 

Special
Called
Meeting Agenda 

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

6:30 pm


Mayor Danny Jones 

Mayor Pro-Tem Brian Jackson 

Council Members

Mechelle Mabry, Jean Wilson &

Leslie Gifford


I. Call to Order
     A. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

II. Town Attorney Position

III. Part Time Assistant Position

IV. Review of Current Meeting

V. Adjournment

Workshop Council Meeting Agenda

Thursday, February 9, 2017

6:30 pm


Mayor Danny Jones 

Mayor Pro-Tem Brian Jackson 

Council Members

Mechelle Mabry, Jean Wilson &

Leslie Gifford


I. Call to Order
     A. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

II. Goals

III. Review of Current Meeting Minutes

IV. Adjournment

Workshop Council Meeting Agenda

Thursday, February 16, 2017

6:30 pm


Mayor Danny Jones 

Mayor Pro-Tem Brian Jackson 

Council Members

Mechelle Mabry, Jean Wilson &

Leslie Gifford


I. Call to Order
     A. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

II. Goals

III. Review of Current Meeting Minutes

IV. Adjournment

Regular Council Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

6:30 pm


Mayor Danny Jones 

Mayor Pro-Tem Brian Jackson 

Council Members

Mechelle Mabry, Jean Wilson &

Leslie Gifford


I. Call to Order
     A. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

II. Reading of the Minutes
A. July 26, 2016
January 31, 2017
February 07, 2017

III. Old Business
A. Discussion of Council Goals

IV. New Business
A. Reports and Information

V. Reports
A. Events Coordinator, Courtney Smith
B. Chief of Police, Josh Shumpert

VI. Public Comment Regarding Items on the Agenda

VII. Executive Session
A. Contractual Matters
Upon returning to open session, Council may take action on matters discussed in Executive Session.

VIII. Adjournment 

January 2017 Council Meeting Agendas

Workshop Council Meeting Agenda

Thursday, January 12, 2017

6:30 pm


Mayor Danny Jones 

Mayor Pro-Tem Brian Jackson 

Council Members

Mechelle Mabry, Jean Wilson &

Leslie Gifford


I. Call to Order
     A. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

II. Executive Session
A. Administrative and Personnel Recommendations
Upon returning to open session, Council may take action on matters discussed in Executive Session.

III. Adjournment

Regular Council Meeting Agenda 

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

6:30 pm


Mayor Danny Jones 

Mayor Pro-Tem Brian Jackson 

Council Members

Mechelle Mabry, Jean Wilson &

Leslie Gifford



I. Call to Order
     A. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

II. Reading of the Minutes
May 17, 2016
May 17, 2016
May 19, 2016
May 26, 2016
June 16, 2016
June 21, 2016
June 23, 2016
June 23, 2016
June 29, 2016
July 7, 2016
July 14, 2016
January 12, 2017

III. Old Business
A. None

IV. New Business
A. Discussion and motion concerning access/locks to administrative building
B. Discussion and motion concerning procedure/method of obtaining information
C. Discussion and motion concerning method of minute taking
D. Discussion and motion concerning Town Administrator Position

V. Reports

A. Chief of Police, Josh Shumpert


VI. Public Comments Regarding Items on the Agenda


VII. Executive Session

Upon returning to open session, Council may take action on matters discussed in Executive Session.

A. Administrative and Personnel Matters


VIII. Adjournment  


Special Called 
Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

6:30 pm


Mayor Danny Jones 

Mayor Pro-Tem Brian Jackson 

Council Members

Mechelle Mabry, Jean Wilson &

Leslie Gifford


I. Call to Order
     A. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

II. Goals

III. Review of Current Meeting

IV. Adjournment

December 2016 Council Meeting Agendas

Regular Council Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

6:30 pm

      The Regular Council Meeting scheduled for         Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 6:30 pm has          been rescheduled to Tuesday, December 13,                                   2016 at 6:30 pm.

Regular Council Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

6:30 pm


Mayor Danny Jones 

Mayor Pro-Tem Brian Jackson 

Council Members

Mechelle Mabry, Jean Wilson &

Leslie Gifford



I. Call to Order
     A. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

II. Reading of the Minutes
A. None

III. Reading of any Petitions or Communications
A. None

IV. Reports from Committees
A. None

V. Business Tabled or Not Concluded Before

A. Example of Paint Color for Town Sign

B. Discussion on Annual and/or Sick Leave Accrual and Maximum Carry Over

C. Discussion of Employee Bonuses

D. Review Town Attorney Resumes


VI. New Business


VII. Introduction of Ordinances or Resolutions

A. Ordinance 2016-04: Adopt Lexington County Stormwater Ordinance 16-04 Final Reading & Approval


VIII. Reports from Town Officers

A. Joshua Shumpert, Chief of Police


IX. Miscellaneous Business Not Include in Proceedings

A. None


X. Public Comments Regarding Items on the Agenda


XI. Executive Session

Upon returning to open session, Council may take action on matters discussed in Executive Session.

A. No Executive Session Scheduled


XII. Adjournment  


November 2016 Council Meeting Agendas

Special Called Meeting Agenda

Thursday, November 10, 2016

6:00 pm


Mayor Danny Jones 

Mayor Pro-Tem Brian Jackson 

Council Members

Mechelle Mabry, Jean Wilson &

Leslie Gifford


I. Call to Order
     A. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

II. Report from Alberta Wasden

III.  Mr. William Hodge, Indigent Defense Quote

IV.  Annual/Sick Time

V.  Holiday Party Details

VI. Adjournment

Regular Council Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

6:30 pm


Mayor Danny Jones 

Mayor Pro-Tem Brian Jackson 

Council Members

Mechelle Mabry, Jean Wilson &

Leslie Gifford



I. Call to Order
     A. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

II. Reading of the Minutes
A. Approval of Minutes

III. Reading of any Petitions or Communications

IV. Reports from Committees

V. Business Tabled or Not Concluded Before

A. Holiday Calendar

B. Policy Changes regarding Vacation/Sick Leave

C. Holiday Party


VI. New Business

A. Discussion of Budget, Committee, Regularly Scheduled Meetings and Holiday Calendar

B. Holiday Party


VII. Introduction of Ordinances or Resolutions

A. Ordinance 2016-04: Adopt Lexington County Stormwater Ordinance 16-04


VIII. Reports from Town Officers

A. Joshua Shumpert, Chief of Police


IX. Miscellaneous Business Not Include in Proceedings

A. Report from Courtney Smith, Events Coordinator


X. Public Comments Regarding Items on the Agenda


XI. Executive Session

Upon returning to open session, Council may take action on matters discussed in Executive Session.

A. Personnel matters regarding employee salaries, raises, and bonuses.


XII. Adjournment  


Special Called Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

5:00 pm


Mayor Danny Jones 

Mayor Pro-Tem Brian Jackson 

Council Members

Mechelle Mabry, Jean Wilson &

Leslie Gifford


I. Call to Order
     A. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

II. Town Attorney

III. Report from Town Citizen, Jeanette Evans


IV. Executive Session

Upon returning to open session, Council may take action on matters discussed in Executive Session

A. Personnel Policy regarding Vacation/Sick Leave, to include Chief of Police report.

B. Personnel Matters regarding employee salaries, raises, and bonuses.


V.  Adjournment

October 2016 Council Meeting Agendas

Special Called Meeting Agenda

Thursday, October 06, 2016

6:30 pm


Mayor Danny Jones 

Mayor Pro-Tem Brian Jackson 

Council Members

Mechelle Mabry, Jean Wilson &

Leslie Gifford


I. Call to Order
     A. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

II. Ramblin Road
III. Event Coordinator

IV. Christmas Parade

V. Adjournment

Regular Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, October 18, 2106

6:30 pm


Mayor Danny Jones 

Mayor Pro-Tem Brian Jackson 

Council Members

Mechelle Mabry, Jean Wilson &

Leslie Gifford


I. Call to Order
     A. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

II. Reading of the Minutes
A. Approval of Minutes will take place November 15, 2016

III. Reading of any Petitions or Communications
A. Friends of the Library Announcements

IV. Reports from Committees
A. No reports at this time

V. Business Tabled or Not Concluded Before

A. Part Time Assistant Position

B. MASC Council Training

C. Interview Indigent Defense Attorneys

D. Town Attorney 

E. Town Sign


VI. New Business

A. Discussion of Budget, Committee, Regularly Scheduled Meetings and Holiday Calendar

B. Holiday Party


VII. Introduction of Ordinances or Resolutions

A. Consideration and First Reading of Ordinance Relating to the Recovery of Collection Costs

B. Consideration and First Reading of Ordinance Relating to the Stormwater Management


VIII. Reports from Town Officers

A. Chief of Police, Josh Shumpert


IX. Miscellaneous Business Not Include in Proceedings


X. Public Comments


XI. Executive Session


XII. Adjournment  


Special Called Meeting Agenda

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

8:15 pm


Mayor Danny Jones 

Mayor Pro-Tem Brian Jackson 

Council Members

Mechelle Mabry, Jean Wilson &

Leslie Gifford


I. Call to Order
     A. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

II. Consideration and Second Reading of Ordinance Relating to the Recovery of Collection Costs

III. Adjournment

September 2016 Council Meeting Agendas

Workshop Meeting Agenda

Thursday, September 15, 2016


The Workshop Meeting scheduled for Thursday, September 15, 2016 at 6:30 pm has been rescheduled to Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 6:30 pm.

Regular Council Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, September 20, 2016


The Regular Council Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 6:30 pm has been rescheduled to Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 6:30 pm.

Workshop Meeting Agenda

Thursday, September 22, 2016

6:30 pm


Mayor Danny Jones 

Mayor Pro-Tem Brian Jackson 

Council Members

Mechelle Mabry, Jean Wilson &

Leslie Gifford


I. Call to Order
     A. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

II. Barn Rebuild

III. Sign


IV. Business License


V. Grant Class


VI. 2016 Audit


VII. Advocacy Meeting


VIII. Town Attorney & Indigent Defense Attorney RFP


IX. Cleaning Vendor


X. Town Hall Phone Equipment


XI. Where we came from? Where are we going? Priority


XII. Executive Session

Upon returning to open session, Council may take action on matters discussed in Executive Session

A. Personnel Matters


XIII.  Adjournment

Regular Council Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

6:30 pm


Mayor Danny Jones 

Mayor Pro-Tem Brian Jackson 

Council Members

Mechelle Mabry, Jean Wilson &

Leslie Gifford


I. Call to Order
     A. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

II. Ramblin Road

III. Paul Kirby Event

IV. Town Attorney and Indigent Attorney RFP Opening of Bids

V. Business License

VI. Police Reports
A. Officer Promotions
B. Introduction of new officers

VII. Adjournment 

August 2016 Council Meeting Agendas

Regular Council Meeting Agenda

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

6:30 pm


Mayor Danny Jones 

Mayor Pro-Tem Brian Jackson 

Council Members

Mechelle Mabry, Jean Wilson &

Leslie Gifford


I. Call to Order
     A. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

II. Announcements
     A. Midlands Dixie Youth Baseball
B. Library Cake Baking Contest

III. Old Business

A. Purchase of Patrol Cars


IV. New Business

A. Finance Update

- Computer Purchase Amount

- Revenue & Expenses of Barn, Flags, Signs

- Town Sign

B. Business Licenses


V. Reports

A. Chief of Police, Josh Shumpert

B. Court Report


VI. Public Comment Regarding Items on the Agenda


VII. Adjournment


Special Called Meeting Agenda

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

6:30 pm


Mayor Danny Jones 

Mayor Pro-Tem Brian Jackson 

Council Members

Mechelle Mabry, Jean Wilson &

Leslie Gifford


I. Call to Order
     A. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

II. Barn Rebuild

III. Executive Session

Upon returning to open session, Council may take action on matters discussed in Executive Session

A. Presentation


IV. Clerk of Court & Town Clerk Positions


V. Adjournment

July 2016 Council Meeting Agendas

Special Called Meeting Agenda

Thursday, July 7, 2016

4:00 pm


Mayor Danny Jones 

Mayor Pro-Tem Brian Jackson 

Council Members

Mechelle Mabry, Jean Wilson &

Leslie Gifford


Special Called Meeting Agenda

Thursday, July 7, 2016

4:00 pm


I. Call to Order
     A. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

II. Old Business
     A. Barrel Racing/Rodeo Review

III. Adjournment


Regular Council Meeting Agenda

                          Tuesday, July 19, 2106


The Regular Council Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at 6:30 pm has been rescheduled to Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 6:30 pm. 



June 2016 Council Meeting Agendas

Special Called Meeting Agenda

Thursday, June 23, 2016

6:00 pm


Mayor Danny Jones 

Mayor Pro-Tem Brian Jackson 

Council Members

Mechelle Mabry, Jean Wilson &

Leslie Gifford


I. Call to Order
     A. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

II. New Business
     A. Public Hearing on Town Administrator Ordinance
     B. Public Hearing on 2016-2017 Budget

III. Adjournment


Special Called Meeting Agenda

       Thursday, June 23, 2016
                         6:30 pm


Mayor Danny Jones

Mayor Pro-Tem Brian Jackson

Council Members

Mechelle Mabry, Jean Wilson &

Leslie Gifford


  1. Call to Order
     A. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

II. New Business
     A. Third and Final Reading of 2016-2017 Budget

III. Adjournment

Special Called Meeting Agenda

Thursday, June 29, 2016

6:30 pm


Mayor Danny Jones 

Mayor Pro-Tem Brian Jackson 

Council Members

Mechelle Mabry, Jean Wilson &

Leslie Gifford


I. Call to Order
     A. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

II. Old Business
     A. Computer - Rep. from IronLogix
B. Rodeo

III. Executive Session

A. Personnel Matters

B.Review Town Administrator Applicants


IV. Adjournment