December 6, 2012 Minutes

Members attending: Sam Brownlee, Chris Cannon, Rich Jenkins, Gary Marino, James Owens, Catherine Poag, Rich Thomas, and Jean Townsend.

Call to Order; Pledge of Allegiance

Minutes November 4, 2012 - Upon motion duly made and seconded, the minutes were approved.

Treasurer’s Report - Sam Brownlee - There were no expenses and the balance remains $461.31.

Chairman’s Report - Land Use - Chairman Cannon
Chris reported he had attended the Charleston County Planning Commission meeting regarding Mike Kulick’s application for a P.U.D. The owner advised that nothing would happen with this project until early Spring.

City of Charleston Planning Commission Meeting will be held on December 19 at 5:00 p.m., at 75 Calhoun St. There is a request involving Walter Drive/Cane Slash Road to change from Light Industrial to SR6 (Apartment Complex), involving 59.22 acres. Catherine Poag moved that we advise the Planning Commission we are concerned about what is being proposed. We would like more information about the project, i.e., number of units. That we ask they delay action on this. If action is not deferred, we would like to go on record as being opposed to this change. The motion was seconded and passed unanimously. Vice Chairman Rich Jenkins will attend the meeting.

CHATS - Sam Brownlee - Sam advised there will be a meeting of CHATS on Monday, Dec. 10, and the I-526 matter will be on the agenda.

Wadmalaw Island - Gary Marino - Gary reported electrical work is on-going; steel poles will be in place soon. The Wadmalaw Island Planning Committee is still trying to meet with County Council member Anna Johnson.

Old Business

Scholarship Fund - Sam Brownlee - Sam reported for the month of November, a balance of $347,777.04. A discussion followed. regarding some issues with the Scholarship fund.

There being no further business, upon motion duly made and seconded, the meeting adjourned.

Respectfully submitted,

Jean Townsend, Secretary