“We meet often. … He does a remarkable job. As you can see, it’s not easy to manage the scale of the projects, especially during COVID, ”said Foster.
Prior to Grant’s report, the council also approved an annexation agreement with the Orangeburg City Utilities Department for the installation of a sewage line at Edisto High School.
Gail Sanders, Deputy Superintendent of Finance, provided an August 2021 general fund update, saying the district had total revenues of $ 5.3 million, with expenses totaling $ 7.7 million .
“The expenses exceed the revenues because we have a one-time charge for our P&C insurance, which was $ 1.7 million,” Sanders said.
The district offered $ 200 incentives to its employees who show proof of vaccination. Sanders said 1,255 checks were processed Tuesday afternoon for $ 289,403.
Employees have until Oct. 18 to get fully immunized and qualify for the incentive.
Sanders also reported on the board’s issuance of a general bond.
“The bond was sold on August 31 and will close on September 23. The net bond amount is $ 6,041,506.55 and the redemption amount is $ 6,079,000,” Sanders said.