3 teams' commendations by city
Three District 56 teams that are champions will be honored Monday by the Clinton City Council.
The Clinton Middle School, SC Science Olympiad Champions; the Clinton High School, SC Science Olympiad Champions; and the Clinton Middle School, SC Academic Bowl Champions will be recognized at the meeting, 6 pm in the PS Bailey City Council Chambers, MS Bailey Municipal Building, 211 N. Broad St., Clinton. The meeting is open to the public.
The two Science Olympiad Teams -- known as Team Clinton - will compete in May at the National Science Olympiad in Wisconsin.
Council will recognize the Clinton High School Fire Fighter Class for completing all requirements for the SC Fire Academy for the Fire Fighter II Level Certification.
Also at the May 2, regular monthly meeting, Clinton City Council will proclaim the following months (May), weeks and days: ALS Awareness Month, Historic Preservation Month, Mental Health Awareness Month, National Military Appreciation Month, May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day, May 1-7 Drinking Water Week, May 2-6 Teacher Appreciation Week, and May 15-21 National Public Works Week.
Council will give 1st reading to an ordinance suspending the blue law; will authorize the city manager to enter into an agreement to establish a wildlife management area, enter into a contract with BB&T Insurance Services providing the city with general insurance services, make a sole source water meters purchase, establish a community assistance grant program and enter into a contract for Phase IV street-scaping; consider a request from Advantage Clinton for money to support the construction of spec building in the I-26 Commerce Park, approve a resolution adjusting the local option sales tax property tax credit program; and give 1st reading to a budget ordinance.
City Manager Frank Stovall will report on the sewer consent order, electric rate response plan, derelict vehicles, Supreme Court ruling on Freedom of Information Act and executive sessions. The council will conduct a closed-to-the-public executive session on legal - Case of Bundu v City of Clinton, and contracts - Project Opportunity and recreation services. Executive session action by council, reports from standing committees, city attorney's report, mayor's report and council members' reports completed the agenda.
Anyone who wants to address the council with any concerns (fifth item on the agenda) must register in the council chambers before thge meeting starts.