Clinton City Council

Clinton City Council voted 5-2 Monday against adopting the proposed budget for the 2017-2018.  “What does this mean?” asked Council Member Shirley Jenkins, who, along with Danny Cook, voted to adopt the $29.9 million document. The proposed budget implemented utility rates included in the utility...
UPDATE FROM LAST NIGHT: The $29.9M budget was rejected by a 5-2 vote of council. Clinton City Council is scheduled to give the 1st of 2 readings to next fiscal year's budget on Monday. A called meeting of council is set for 6 pm in the council chambers, uptown Clinton. The meeting is open to the...
Clinton City Council took unanimous action on four items at its April 3 meeting that, in total, will spend $337,880 in economic development and community development funds. Jerre Threatt, the city’s director of community development, thanked council for its support of the four projects. “You’re...
Following an executive session of almost two hours Monday night, Clinton City Council voted 5-2 to rescind a hiring freeze that council had voted unanimously to implement March 20 (see related editorial in "opinions"). Council Member Danny Cook made the motion “after obtaining more information” to...
Clinton City Council will conduct meetings at 5:30 pm and at 6 pm Monday, in the uptown council chambers of the municipal building. The meetings are open to the public. At the 5:30 pm meeting, the council will hear a presentation by Jeff Shacker of the Municipal Association of South Carolina. Then...
UPDATED WITH PHOTOS: New Clinton City Council members, Ronnie Roth and Robbie Neal, took the oaths of office at 5:30 pm Monday, before a 6 pm called meeting of the council. Incumbent Danny Cook also was sworn in. The meeting is open to the public under provisions of the SC Freedom of Information...
Clinton City Council will have 2 new members based on a very small turnout for today's municipal elections. Robbie Neal won the District 3 seat with 44 votes. Incumbent Mary Byrd got 39 and Sasha Cotton got 4 votes. The 43 votes for Byrd and Cotton were not enough to force a run-oof against Neal's...
After 8 years service to the City of Clinton, Frank Stovall is leaving the city manager's position to accept a job as deputy director for administration of the Jamestown Yorktown Foundation in Virginia. Stovall said the position has come open for the first time in 20 years, and it was too good an...
BREAKING NEWS: Clinton City Manager Frank Stovall resigned tonight. City council voted 7- 0 to accept the resignation. City Council Friday released an amended agenda for today's council meeting, adding an executive session to discuss "a personnel matter related to the office of the city manager."...
Laurens County Administrator Jon Caime will make a presentation at the Clinton City Council's Feb. 6 meeting. Beginning at 6 pm, the meeting is open to the public under provisions of the SC Freedom of Information Act. Caime makes reports on his activities and interest items every two weeks to the...

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