2018-08-17 / Public Notices

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING – MUNICIPAL ANNEXATION Columbia City Council

The City Council of the City of Columbia, SC will conduct a public hearing at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 in City Council Chambers, 3rd Floor, City Hall, 1737 Main Street, Columbia, SC pursuant to S.C. Code §5-3-150(1) on a petition for annexation of the following properties:

44 lots in the Garden Springs Neighborhood – 5, 6, 10, 14, 18, and 19 Dantzler Drive, 1, 5, 9, 13, 16, 17, 21, 22, 25, 26, 29, 30, 33, 37, 112, 137, 140, 141, 144, 145, 148, 149, 152, 153, 156, 157, 160, 200, 201, NX201, 204, 208, 209, 122, 217, 221, 225, and 229 Garden Springs Road.

Property Description: All those certain pieces, parcels or lots of land, situate, lying and being contiguous and adjacent to the City limits of Columbia, in the County of Richland, State of South Carolina, being shown and delineated as ‘Block A’, lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8; ‘Block B’, lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6; ‘Block C’, lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 13, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, and 22; ‘Block D’, lots 1 and 3; ‘Block E’, lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10; on a Plat of Garden Springs, prepared by McMillan Engineering Company, dated April 18, 1963, recorded in the Office of the Register of Deeds for Richland County in Book T, Page 185, and having such boundaries and measurements as are shown on said plat, all measurements being a little more or less.

The properties are designated as follows on the Richland County Tax Maps: Sheet 16411: block 01, lots 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, and 19; block 02, lots 02 and 04; block 03, lots 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, and 15; block 04, lots 01, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, and 25; Sheet 16412: block 05, lots 03, 04, and 07; block 06, lots 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, and 19. Also included in the territory hereby annexed are all contiguous portions of all public rights of way, including portions of the streets Garden Springs Road and Dantzler Drive.

The following services for the area will be assumed or provided by the City immediately upon enactment of the ordinance of annexation: police; fire; solid waste collection and disposal; recycling; recreation; water; inspections; and all other services currently provided to City residents, with the exception of sewer service for those properties not already served. The projected timetable for provision of sewer service (CIP SS7447) for those properties not already served is: Design completion in fiscal year 2018/2019; construction funded in fiscal year 2019-2020; and anticipated completion by the end of calendar year 2020. The ability to obtain necessary easements or unforeseen design challenges may affect the projected completion date. The taxes and fees currently required for these services are 98.1 mills of ad valorem tax on real and personal property less a local option sales tax credit; water, sewer, and stormwater service charges at in-city rates; 5% SCE&G and 5% cable franchise fees; and, if applicable, 1% local option sales tax, 2% hospitality tax, 3% tourism development fee, and business licensing fees. Per §23-148 and §23-152 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Columbia, the sewer tapping fee for a single family residence is currently $1,300 plus a $2,640 sewer plant expansion fee per tap for a total of $3,940. For properties within this area proposed for annexation, these current sewer tapping and sewer plant expansion fees shall remain unchanged for a period of 365 days following the issuance of a Permit To Operate (PTO) for the proposed new sewer service (CIP SS7447). The proposed future land use classification is Urban Edge Residential Small Lot (UER- 1) and the proposed zoning district classification is Single Family Residential District (RS-1B) for this area. The petition is available for public inspection at the City Clerk’s office in City Hall during normal business hours. Written comments regarding this public hearing item may be submitted to the City Clerk at the Office of the City Clerk, City of Columbia, PO Box 147, Columbia, SC 29217; or City Hall, 3rd Floor, 1737 Main Street, Columbia, SC, and the City Clerk will forward such comments to City Council. The City Clerk will accept written comments up to the City Council’s second reading of the respective amendment.

The agenda and attachments will be posted by the Clerk to Council on the City’s website: https://www.columbiasc.net/city-council/agendas

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