TUESDAY: County Council eyes 3 fire stations
Laurens County Council will consider final reading to acquire a tract in the Thompson Road area for a new, rural fire station, and will give second (of three) reading to an ordinance acquiring two other tracts for fire substations.
The council's regular every other week meeting will be Tuesday (April 26), 5:30 pm, in council chambers, second floor of the historic courthouse in downtown Laurens. The meeting is open to the public. Anyone who wants to address the council with any concerns must register at the podium prior to the meeting.
The agenda includes a public hearing about the Thompson Road area fire station site, as well as final reading of an ordinance to buy the land. Council will present a resolution commending Michael Sullivan for 17 years of service to the Laurens County Emergency Medical Service, and service to the citizens of Laurens County. Council will consider a resolution commending Mrs. Zena A. Williams on her 100th birthday.
Council will consider a resolution designating May 15-21 as National Emergency Medical Services Week, and a funding request by the Renno Volunteer Fire Department. Public comments time will come before the council about 6 pm, followed by administrative comments, a report concerning recommendations for use of county buildings and comments from council members.
The council also will have a budget session following the meeting. The next Laurens County Council meetings will be May 10, May 24 and June 14.