MAIN STREET: Clinton Council will consider joining
At its Aug. 1 meeting, Clinton City Council will consider an endorsement of putting a Main Street Program back in place for the city.
Money for the program is budgeted, and the endorsement will be for "the implementation of the Main Street Program and authorizing the City of Clinton to apply to be a Main Street Community." Laurens has an active Main Street program which this Friday will play host to another in its popular Finally Friday music, adult beverages and concessions, and fellowship programs on the downtown square.
The Clinton City Council meeting will be Monday, 6 p.m. in the PS Bailey City Council Chambers of the MS Bailey Municipal Center, 211 North Broad St. The meeting is open to the public. Anyone who wants to address the council on any issue (agenda item E) must register in the council chambers before the meeting starts.
Council will consider proclamations for August as Clinton Goes Back to School Month and Connecting Cops and Communities, recognize Franklin Andre as an Eagle Scout, give 2nd and final reading to an ordinance disbanding the Museum Commission, consider 1st reading of an anti-tethering ordinance, and consider a reimbursement resolution in advance of potential utility revenue bond issuance.
On the Main Street resolution, Council will hear a presentation by Beppie LeGrand of the Municipal Association of South Carolina, receive a presentation by city staff, and consider the resolution. Council will receive information pertaining to the sewer treatment cost adjustment.
City Manager Frank Stovall's report will include info on the speculative building and the Young Building from the Clinton Economic Development Corporation, the audit, and personnel notes. Council will conduct an executive session on a contract related to merging animal control services between the City and Laurens County. Committees, city attorney, mayor reports and council members reports will conclude the Aug. 1 agenda.