Here’s a recap of the Nov. 20 meeting of Mauldin City Council.
Sent back to committee: Pedestrian bridge name
Council voted to send the discussion about selecting a name for the pedestrian bridge over Interstate 385 back to the city’s recreation committee.
During the council’s Oct. 16 meeting, its discussion centered on three possible names recommended by the city’s seven-member selection committee as well as the recreation committee. The possible names include:
- Mauldin SkyWay Bridge
- Mauldin Highway Overpass, also known as The Mauldin HOP
- Mauldin Gateway Bridge
Approved: Juneteenth city holiday
Council approved a request to add Juneteenth to the city holiday schedule.
Beginning Jan. 1, 2024, city employees will be paid for the following holidays:
- New Year’s Day
- Martin Luther King Jr. Day
- Good Friday
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Veterans Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- Day After Thanksgiving
- Christmas Eve
- Christmas Day
- One floating holiday of the employee’s choice
Approved: Mauldin bus route support
The city of Greenville plans to no longer fund this route, so Simpsonville and Mauldin are asked to pay for it.
Mauldin will contribute $54,000 beginning in the fiscal year 2024-25 if Simpsonville votes to allocate $49,000 for the same budget year.
Appointed: New administrative judge
Council appointed Brandi White as a part-time administrative judge who will serve in the on-call role to cover two weekends each month.
She replaces Judge Connie Barnett, who resigned from the position.