Here’s a recap of Mauldin City Council’s April 19 meeting:
APPROVED: Speed limit reduction on Holland Road
City Council approved a resolution reducing the speed limit on Holland Road to 30 mph. The resolution would make the road, which has several schools on it, one consistent speed limit. Right now, the road is 30 mph on one end and 35 mph on the other.
APPROVED: Stewart Cooper Newell hired to design the new fire station headquarters
City Council authorized and approved a contract to hire Stewart Cooper Newell to design the city’s new fire station headquarters and police substation.
The new building will be built on 2.25 acres near the intersection of W. Butler Road and Plant Street in Mauldin.
APPROVED: Over 3 acres at 409 E. Butler Road annexed and zoned for commercial use
City Council approved an ordinance to annex 3.328 acres at 409 E. Butler Road in Mauldin. The property is zoned for commercial use but has a single-family residence occupied by the owner, who plans to market the acreage for commercial development.
APPROVED: Updates to the city’s zoning ordinance
City Council approved an ordinance to amend the Mauldin zoning ordinance to introduce a table of allowed uses applicable to various zoning districts. The city’s zoning ordinance will also provide descriptions of the uses allowed and additional standards for conditional and special exception uses, introduce general building design standards and amend the nonconforming use standards.
APPROVED: Sale of Public Works Department facility at 126 McDougall Court
City Council approved an ordinance to sell the Public Works Department facility at 126 McDougall Court in Mauldin to Stanley McJunkin. In addition, Mayor Terry Merritt is authorized to execute the deed and any other documents necessary to complete the sale.