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County council amends rule changes on second reading during special meeting
Special Meeting
Members of Kershaw County Council vote unanimously to pass second reading of an ordinance amending council’s rules and order of business during a special called meeting on Thursday afternoon. Raising their hands (from left) are District 1 Councilman Russell Brazell, Chairwoman Katie Guinn, District 4 Councilman Jimmy Jones, District 5 Councilman Brant Tomlinson and District 6 Councilman Danny Catoe. Looking on are County Attorney John K. DuBose III (left) and County Administrator Danny Templar. (County YouTube screen shot)
As reported in Friday’s edition, during the Jan. 10 meeting of Kershaw County Council, members unanimously voted on first reading to change its rules and order of business in various ways, including to form a council finance committee made up of three council members with two-year terms. At the end of that meeting, Chairwoman Katie Guinn announced that, in order to have the committee formed as soon as possible, she would call a special meeting to take up second reading of the ordinance enacting the changes. Third reading will take place at council’s Jan. 24 meeting.