PRESENT: Mayor Council: Riley Bradham, Zach Nelson, Henry Holst, Frank Thornhill and Town Clerk Colleen Key

Meeting called to order at 7:10

Other Present: Whit Smith

No changes to agenda. No time requested.

Mayor motions to approve prior Meeting Minutes. Seconded by Zach Nelson. Unanimously approved.

TREASURERS REPORT:

FINANCIAL REPORT as of 8/31/2021

                                                                             PREVIOUS Ending $                  CURRENT Ending $

Wells Fargo Checking                                               $31,937.09                        $34,917.34

S.C. Local Government Investment Pool              $287,529.96                      $287,555.38

Bill for Audit/Bittingham Group ($4600) and newspaper ad to be paid

NOTE: A virtual $10,000 is held aside for disaster clean up

MAYOR / COUNCIL REPORTS:

COMMITTEE REPORTS:

  1. Planning:  No one reporting.
  2. BZA:  No one reporting.
  3. Code Enforcement: No one reporting
  4. DRB: Whit Smith – proposes to add Preston Wilson to DRB after election in November
  5. WILPC: Henry Holst – No meeting/nothing to report.

Old Business:

Town should anticipate road deterioration with the upcoming threat of rain.  CDH Tree service was unable to come out due to illness. Mayor hired Rhett Hanckel to drag/ box blade Rockland for the sum of $375 to be paid in cash. Mayor and Zach Nelson to write check to cash.

Second Reading County Election Certification

Ordinance NO: 07192021

AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR THE TRANSFER OF AUTHORITY FOR CONDUCTING MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS TO THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS AND VOTER REGISTRATIONS OF CHARLESTON COUNTY. Now therefore be it ordained that the Governing Body of the Town of Rockville duly assembled that the authority for the conducting Elections be transferred to the Board of Elections and Voter Registration of Charleston County. The Town of Rockville will be subject to all laws of the State and the County with regard to certifying election results.

Council signed and dated to indicate approval.  Mayor to submit to County.

RIP to large road cone. Mayor has replaced.

Adam’s home will be sold in the near future

New Business:

County has asked Town to adopt a new building ordinance.  Mayor to obtain a copy. In general, it will address licensing and permit processes. Town will intend to adopt by January once Council has had a chance to review.

Henry Holst commented on chainsaw activity at a neighbor’s house.  Property owner deemed a water oak it to be dead but was attempting to cut down without a permit.  John Hope – code enforcement – has been contacted as a permit is required.

Clerk to email monthly Profit and Loss to town council.

Election to be held in November. Notice was run in August.  Current council members are running with the exception of Zach Nelson and Allen Holmes. Judy Suggs and David Dunn have agreed to serve.  Candidates will find the State Ethics website should be much easier to use as they have recently implemented changes.

Mayor motioned to adjourn at 7:24 Seconded by Frank Thornhill.


Notice of Meeting: In accordance with the SC Code of Laws, 1976, Section 30-4-80(d), as amended, notification of the time, date and place of this meeting has been met via the Rockville Website and/or King’s Grocery Store Bulletin Board. The agenda was posted on the website and King’s Grocery Store Bulletin Board prior to the meeting.


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