Charleston City Council to vote on $650,000 purchases, transferring funds | Government and politics
CHARLESTON — The Charleston City Council is set to vote on moving or spending nearly $650,000 at its 6:30 p.m. meeting on Tuesday.
One of these items will require FY 2023 funds to cover FY 2022 expenses which total $200,000. Expenditures include two trucks, a camera to inspect sanitary sewers, an upgrade to the control and data acquisition system, and the first phase of the Lake Charleston sedimentation pond cleanup.
The board will also vote on increasing the general fund budget by $260,000 for the purchase of a dump truck and waiving bidding procedures for the rebuilding of an ozone generator at the water treatment plant. If approved, the city would approve a $186,468 proposal from Ozone Systems Services Group, Inc.
Three amendments to city ordinances will also be voted on at the meeting, including an article that allows the city to require bonds from those working on city rights-of-way, another that will add a stop sign to the intersection of Retriever Run and Red Bud Route and a city code change regarding setback exceptions following a recommendation by city planner Steve Pamperin.
The board will also vote on the following items:
Provide a $1,200 tax increase fundraising grant to Hudson Agricultural Service;
Street closures for July 4, outdoor group events at the Uptowner and Charleston High School Homecoming Parade;
A proclamation recognizing June 20-26 as Pollinator Week;
Disposal of surplus Charleston Fire Department equipment;
A rear yard setback at 1638 Douglas Street;
Appointment of Rich Wandling and Brian Nordin for 3-year terms on the Charleston Tree Commission;
Appointment of Andreea Chiritescu for a 3-year term on the Charleston Carnegie Public Library Board.
Those wishing to submit public comments remotely can do so by emailing [email protected] by 5 p.m. Tuesday.
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