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Ordinance allows nonprofits to post signs in Lake City

April 10, 2019

LAKE CITY, S.C. – Under an ordinance approved Tuesday by the City Council, civic, nonprofit and community organizations can put up temporary signs to promote their programs and events.

Lake City City Administrator Stephany Snowden said the ordinance allows groups to post signs in the city up to three weeks before an event. The signs have to be removed within two days after the event. A free application form must be completed by the individual who wishes to post a sign.

If a sign is not removed with two days after the event, the city has the right to fine the individual, Snowden said.

In other business, the council approved:

An ordinance authorizing the city to enter into a lease agreement with the Boys and Girls Club (final reading).An ordinance to enter into a Law Enforcement Assistance and Support Agreement with the Williamsburg County Sheriff’s Office (final reading).An ordinance to enter into a Law Enforcement Assistance and Support Agreement with the Marion County Sheriff’s Office (first reading).A resolution authorizing the city council to adopt its state 2020 strategic priorities.A resolution authorizing the city administrator to enter into an agreement with Digging Deep Construction for the Carver-Matthews Storm Drainage Improvement Project.

Snowden said the city will host several budget workshops beginning on April 30. The meetings are scheduled for 4 to 7 p.m. April 30, May 7 and May 21. Each meeting will focus on different portions of the budget.