Council OKs second reading of property transfer

Council OKs second reading of property transfer

Council recognized the following employees for their years of service to Newberry County: Garrett Lominack (Sheriff’s Office – 25 years), Odell Schumpert (Sheriff’s Office – 25 years), and Melinda Long (Auditor’s Office – 10 years). Not pictured, Abigayle Cook (Sheriff’s Office – five years) and Katherine Folk (Sheriff’s Office – five years). NEWBERRY COUNTY — Newberry County Council approved a second reading of an ordinance that declares surplus and approves the transfer of property (located in Prosperity) owned by the county on Oct. 21. “This ordinance contemplates conveying to the Town of Prosperity, at no cost or nominal cost, a property that is approximately 0.03 acres (1,400 sq. ft.) in size and which lies partially within the railroad right-of-way,” said County Administrator Wayne Adams. “The location is near the intersection of McNeary and Dewalt streets in Prosperity and is marked by the presence of a very small building owned by Carolyn Bedenbaugh, who has a ground lease with Newberry County.” Adams added that Bedenbaugh wants to give the building to the Town of Prosperity and deeding the underlying property to the town would unify ownership of the land and the building situated on it. “This property is of no practical use to Newberry County,” he said. The second reading was approved after a motion was made by Councilperson Travis Reeder and seconded by Councilperson Harriett Rucker. In other business, council voted 5-2 to approve a resolution in support of the second amendment rights in Newberry County. “I cannot vote […]

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