Society Hill Town Council Meeting on July 11, 2017
Editor Note: Due to the Fourth of July holiday, Darlington City Council and Society Hill Town Council meetings fell on the same day. Our friend Brenda Nettles was kind enough to send us a recap of the July 11th meeting of the Society Hill Town Council.
Minutes from June 13, 2017 meeting approved.
Financial report discussion:
There was an expense of $2,538.06 listed under building & maintenance. This amount covered Terminix agreement, landscape supplies, an invoice for electrical wiring, an invoice from locksmith and several other small items.
Financial report was approved.
Chief David Young reported next. Radios are going to be upgraded next week and one will be purchased for police car. Most of existing equipment can be flashed and there is a 2-year warranty on radio being purchased. No bulletproof vests have purchased yet.
Bids have been requested for roof replacement, guttering, etc. on town hall, fire department and park building. Notification for bids was posted to SCBO (South Carolina Business Opportunities) website.
Al Williams from the Darlington County Rural Leadership Institute spoke next. He explained that this organization is a 501(C)(3). This organization helps communities by helping to establish local services to help communities. They have helped to establish Boys & Girls Clubs, free medical clinics, community gardens, exercise areas, etc. They help local projects acquire donations from individuals, civic groups, and government agencies to fund specific projects for the betterment of their communities.
The Long Bluff Historical Society met July 18 at Train Depot. Anyone interested in this organization is invited to attend the monthly meetings. Meetings will be 2nd Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Society Hill Depot. They have a new project they are hoping to complete with the restoration of Society Hill’s Cobbler Shop. Any information regarding this building would be so very much appreciated. The Long Bluff Historical Society can be found on Facebook or https://sites.google.com/site/longbluffhistoricsociety.