Travelers Rest City Council Report: January recap

TRAVELERS REST, S.C. — The January Travelers Rest City Council Meeting was held on Thurs., Jan. 21.

Agenda here.


• Travelers Rest council members who won election or re-election last November recently took their respective oaths of office. (Pictures/more here.)

• Travelers Rest City Councilwoman Brandy Amidon was elected Mayor Pro Tempore.

• Committee appointments and chairpersons were named.

Ways & Means Committee Chairperson - Grant Bumgarner
Planning & Development Committee Chairperson - Rebecca Cooper
Public Safety Committee Chairperson - Rick Floyd
Public Works Committee Chairperson - Steve Waddell
Personnel Committee Chairperson - Brandy Amidon

• A second and final reading of an ordinance to rezone property located on N. Main St. at Scruggs Dr. from I-1 Industrial to R-10 Residential passed unanimously.

• The first of two readings of an ordinance to rezone the property located at 6 Tubbs Mtn. Rd. from C-2 Commercial to R-M Multi-Family passed unanimously. A special council meeting to hold the second reading and vote was scheduled as well. (Read more here.)

• Council members unanimously approved a proposal from 1580WDAB, entering into a three-month programming and advertisement agreement with the Travelers Rest radio station. (Read more here.)

• Mayor Pro Tem Brandy Amidon, on behalf of the city, proclaimed Mahayla Law Day in Travelers Rest. (Read more here.)

• Bess McCall, representing Let's Keep Travelers Rest Beautiful, named Bob Sparks with Creative Displays as December's Christmas Decoration winner. (Read more about the contest here.)

• Bess McCall named Health Care Facility Partners (formerly DSI Dialysis) as the January Let's Keep TR Beautiful Beautification Award winner.


Bob Sparks, owner of Creative Displays receiving the "Merry and Bright" Christmas Award at City Council. Congratulations Bob!

Posted by Let's Keep TR Beautiful on Thursday, January 21, 2016

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