RESULTS – OCT. 26 SURFSIDE BEACH TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
The Surfside Beach Town Council met at the Dick M. Johnson Civic Center on Tuesday, October 26, for a Meeting (6:30 p.m.).
COMMUNICATIONS included a finance report from Finance Director Diana King. She stated the General Fund Revenue before transfers is $134,000 higher than last year. All revenue categories have increased in this fiscal year except interest revenue. However, expenditures have also increased due to the purchase of capital equipment and the new Town Hall facility.
Council received a presentation from Greene Finney, LLP, regarding the Town’s audit for fiscal year ending, June 30, 2021. Greene Finney, LLP, issued the town an unmodified opinion, stating the Town is in good financial condition as of June 30, 2021.
Public Information Officer and Events Supervisor, Robert Blomquist, updated council on event efforts and plans to improve communication.
Public Works Director, John Adair provided an update on the Dogwood Swash project. It is anticipated that section of Ocean Boulevard will reopen at the end of November.
Additionally, the Stormwater Committee provided a recommendation regarding the tree ordinance.
-- Town Council passed Second Reading of Ordinance 21-0938 – Chapter 4 – an ordinance to amend Chapter 4, business licenses and permits (Article I)
-- Town Council passed First Reading of Ordinance 21-0943 – An ordinance of the Town of Surfside Beach to amend Chapter 4, Article II – VIII of the code of ordinances for the Town of Surfside Beach, South Carolina.
-- Town Council passed Second Reading of Ordinance 21-0942 to rezone the parcels of land purchased for the new Town Hall from their current zoning to Public Land (PL).
-- Town Council passed Second Reading of Ordinance 21-0937 an ordinance to update the flood damage prevention and adopt new flood insurance rate maps.
-- Town Council passed Second Reading of Ordinance 21-0933 an ordinance of the Town of Surfside Beach Chapter 17, Article VII, landscaping and tree protection.
-- Town Council approved the purchase of a new K-9 vehicle for the Surfside Beach Police Department.
-- Town Council gave approval to administration to move ahead with Civic Plus to develop a new Town website.
-- Following a meeting in executive session, Town Council approved a 3% Cost-of-Living Adjustment for all Town employees.
If you would like to review any of the ordinances mentioned, please access the October 26 interactive meeting agenda here: