City Council Meeting 8/01/2011

Aug 1 2011 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

City Hall Council Chambers

Agenda, Clemson City Council Meeting
Monday, August 1, 2011
Regular Meeting at 7:30 p.m.
Council Chamber, Clemson City Hall

1. Call to Order
2. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance – Butch Trent
3. Public Session
4. Approval of Minutes – July 18, 2011;
Special Called Meeting Minutes: May 20, 2011; June 24, 2011

5. Reports/Discussion Agenda:
a. Receive an update on the Downtown Streetscape construction project and a Community Development Block Grant Award for the City of Clemson– Mr. Andy Blondeau, Assistant City Administrator.

b. Receive an update on new grant opportunities, recently awarded grants and plans for bidding replacement buses in FY 2011-2012 – Mr. Al Babinicz CAT Gen. Mgr. & Chief Exe. Officer.

c. Discuss the Ordinance and locations for a franchise business in the City of Clemson – Ms. Beverly Coleman, City Clerk.

d. Staff and Council reports.

6. Policy/Action Agenda:
a. Item Request Consider approval of State Accommodations Tax Tourism Related Funding for fiscal year 2011-12 per Report as recommended by the Accommodations Tax Advisory Committee – Mr. Tom Sparacino, Finance Director.

b. Item RequestConsider approval of 2nd Reading of an Ordinance that amends and updates the Utility Service Policies of the City of Clemson utility operations – Ms. Sharie Renzo, Assistant Finance Director.

c. Item RequestConsider implementation of a free NLC Prescription Discount Drug Program to City residents – Ms. Michelle Godfrey, Administrative Assistant.

d. Item Request Consider scheduling a date and time for a public meeting regarding the Berkeley Drive pedestrian bridge project. Engineering design plans are 90% completed, and the project schedule called for a public meeting at this point in the schedule – Mr. Rick Cotton, City Administrator.

7. Executive Session:
a. Receive a legal briefing regarding possible property acquisition – Mr. Rick Cotton, City Administrator.