Posts in Category: Downtown

May 2017 

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 8:45:00 AM Categories: budget CDBG Council Downtown historic housing police department roads transportation
It’s budget season and Council has been hosting workshops in conjunction with our regular meetings as well as held a hearing last night to hear requests from the public. Staff along with Council is working hard to complete a balanced budget by June for our upcoming fiscal year. Currently we are looking at approximate expenditures for the year totaling just over $65 million dollars. Council also held a public hearing last night to discuss our Comprehensive Annual Performance and... Click here for the entire recap...
 

March 2017 

NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS: We want to make sure you are protecting your most precious cargo. Sumter residents can signup for free car seat installation program. Residents bring their car seats and the Sumter Fire Department will assist them with the correct install. The next install date is scheduled for May 15 from 11 AM – 1 PM. Installations are by appointment only. Schedule an appointment today by visiting our website www.sumterfiredepartment.com or call the Sumter Fire Department... Click here for the entire recap...
 

January 2017 

Council approved some upcoming projects around the community, including Alice Drive Fire Station additions and renovations, Milton Road sewer replacement project, from Jackson Street to Alberta Drive, Philips Street sewer replacement project and the new public safety campus, including a new Police Department Headquarters and a new Fire Department Headquarters to be located at 315/335 North Lafayette Drive, whose groundbreaking ceremony will be held on Monday, January 23rd at 2 PM. ... Click here for the entire recap...
 

September 2016 

Council approved an ordinance to allow for embellishments on billboard signs, to allow them to be more versatile to owners and more 3-D in design. Downtown hotel land transfers were given final reading earlier this month and closing on the property is expected within the next week. Land disturbance permits have already been applied for, so they are ready to hit the ground running with the Hyatt groundbreaking very soon. Council also approved a bond with the existing tax... Click here for the entire recap...
 

August 2016 

Public Hearings were held to discuss billboard copy extensions and a rezoning request on Keels Road. City approved the 2016 State Grant Streets Resurfacing Projects, including work on: Kilgo Street Providence Street President Drive Middle Street Willis Street Peace Avenue Washington Street (Liberty to Dingle) Sumter Street Milton Road Jackson Street Anne Park Wactor Street Edgewater Drive Ellen Drive Vivian Road Mattison... Click here for the entire recap...
 

July 2016 

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 3:00:00 PM Categories: Aquatics Center awards Council Downtown fire department rezoning request roads Tennis Center
Council approved an ordinance to rezone approximately 3.26 acres of property, across from the Clyburn Transportation Center, from general commercial and light industrial to the Central Business District. This piece of property is owned by the City and the planned location of our new Utility Finance offices. At Monday’s massive fire at Sumter Casket Company, located at 209 South Magnolia St, the fire department pulled a considerable amount of water from the City’s hydrants.... Click here for the entire recap...
 

February 2016 

Council approved a contract authorizing three water line projects. Construction will begin soon on the replacement of 100 year old water lines from Bartlette to Hampton, along Washington Street and lines from Washington to Harvin, along Bartlette Street as well as Kingsbury Drive at Lewis Road Roundabout. Council approved a first reading on an annexation request for two parcels of land at 1177 Broad Street, consisting of 3.34 acres. Council approved a resolution for ... Click here for the entire recap...
 

January 2016 

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 2:07:00 PM Categories: annexation request awards Council Downtown police department property maintenance
Council approved a lease purchase agreement for several pieces of equipment, including: Fully Equipped Fire Rescue Truck Front Loading Garbage Truck Clam Truck Recycling Truck Can Hauler Council approved a property transfer agreement authorizing an additional ¾ acres on North Main Street to assist with right-of-ways for new Downtown Hotel Council approved an annexation request for a parcel of land along US Hwy 15 South for the development... Click here for the entire recap...