Clinton City Council

City will pay itself back with a $5M bond issue, AND how to apply for tourism money.     Four major projects for the City of Clinton will be done or started now that the city council has agreed to a document that allows repayment of costs through the issuance of tax-exempt bonds. The city expects...
TONIGHT: Clinton City Council is going to take the first step in purchasing the closed Founder's bank building in the uptown business district - PURCHASE APPROVED, $185,000.   Council wil consider a document that will allow re-imbursement of $5 Million from bonds that will be sold by the City of...
  Councilwoman: still learning, wants to receive citizens’ concerns and act, where possible      Saying she is on a voyage of discovery and, as a Clinton City Council member “a work in progress,” Megan Walsh met for 90 minutes Thursday with about 30 constituents in an unusual public forum for the...
Martha Dendy, Cannon subject of public comment at Clinton City Council.     Clinton City Council meeting was relatively peaceful and positive last night, despite 11 people speaking during public comment. Most every speaker addressed Martha Dendy or City Manager Bill Ed Cannon. At last month’s...
City Manager, preacher separated at Council meeting     Clinton’s City Manager and a prominent citizen leader looked like they were going to come to blows in front of a standing room only crowd. It happened at Monday’s City Council meeting during public comment. The Rev. Steven Evans addressed...
  Police Chief declines to clear the council chambers, as instructed.      Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - WLBG radio on-line   Another heated exchange involving Clinton City Manager Bill Ed Cannon erupted last evening during the May meeting of Clinton City Council. It began after Reverend Steven Evans,...
Speaking In A Threatening Tone.   It was a routine, business-as-usual meeting of Clinton City Council Monday night until a retired Clinton police officer came very close to threatening a council member. Retired Capt. Jerry Campbell said Council Member Shirley Jenkins accused him of stealing some of...
A resident of Clinton challenged all candidates in the March 5 nonpartisan municipal elections for mayor and three council members to “run a clean race – a race your mother and your grandmother would be proud of.” Susan Galloway, speaking during the public comment portion of Monday night’s city...
Without a vote Local bars can sell alcohol on Sunday   Clinton citizens will not vote on the issue of Sunday alcohol sales at local bars and restaurants. Turns out, a Laurens County-passed referendum in November covers the cities of Clinton and Laurens, and all other areas of Laurens County. A SC...
After collecting local hospitality and accommodations taxes to support recreation for almost 10 years, Clinton City Council last night took a big step toward building the city’s first recreation complex - map attached as a PDF. Council voted 6-0 (Council member Shirley Jenkins was absent) to...

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