TOWN OF LITTLE MOUNTAIN
Meeting Minutes – July 11, 2023
The Little Mountain Town Council met in regular session on Tuesday, July 11, 2023, at the Derrick Community Center. The call to order was at 6:30 pm by Mayor Jayroe. Present for the meeting were Mayor Jana Jayroe, Council Members Marty Frick, Laura McLeod, David Bowers, and Steve White. An invocation was given by Council Member McLeod.
The council reviewed the minutes of the June 2023 meeting. A motion was made by Frick and seconded by White to approve the minutes as presented. The motion carried 5-0.
The Council examined the financial report ending June 2023. A motion to accept the report as information was made by White and seconded by Frick. The motion carried.
Council welcomed visitors to the meeting and heard from a representative of the Dutch Fork Radio Group. The group is planning to install an antenna that will roll up and down. The current antenna will be removed. There was a discussion regarding yard debris behind the building. The group will clean up the debris and trim a tree that is causing some damage to the roof.
In old business and updates, the following was discussed:
- Concerns at the LM Post Office –Mayor Jayroe continues to get concerns regarding the post office. She asked that citizens continue to report matters especially regarding the office not being opened at scheduled times.
- Directory Board- The Council reviewed a possible expansion of the directory board. The proposed draft included additional placards at the bottom of the sign. The Council asked if additional placards could be added to the side. The town clerk will contact Flagship Designs for another draft and estimate.
- Parcels to Newberry County School District- The council reviewed the Memorandum of Agreement with the NCSD for three (3) lots as discussed at previous meetings. The lots will be given to the school district to eliminate traffic through the Little Mountain Reunion Park.
- Mayor Jayroe has been in contact with SCDOT and Dominion Energy regarding the repair of the caution light. According to officials, the light may not be replaced and if it is, the timeframe would be up to 6 weeks. Mayor Jayroe will continue to update the Council if there are any changes.
- The council reviewed the quotes for the AC unit at the Derrick Center. Bids were received from Wilson’s and Bickley’s. Richardson’s was a no bid. After review, a motion was made by Frick to accept Wilson’s bid on the Bryant unit. The motion was seconded by Bowers and carried unanimously. The council also approved the maintenance contract from Wilsons for units at the Derrick Center. The council would like a cost on a contract for the Section House and the town hall.
In new business:
- The council reviewed the updated maintenance list. The list will be revisited at the next meeting and the town clerk will contact contractors for estimates.
- The town clerk proposed the purchase of a key box for the reunion park and a master key box for the Derrick Center. After review, a motion was made by White and seconded by Bowers to purchase the key boxes. The motion carried 5-0.
With no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 7:48 pm.
Respectfully submitted by:
Cindy Farr, Town Clerk