Sumter City Council to consider welcome center at today's meeting


Sumter City Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. today in City Council Chambers, Sumter Opera House, 21 N. Main St., to consider a resolution to authorize a contract to construct a welcome center at the Shaw/Sumter Farm.

During its meeting, council will also consider:

- A resolution to adopt new guidelines for Historic Preservation Design Review;

- First reading of an ordinance to annex .51 acres at 3085 McCrays Mill Road; and

- First reading of an ordinance to designate Sumter City-County Planning Commission to act as the official planning commission for the town of Pinewood.

City council will also hold an executive session to discuss contractual matters and appointments to boards and commissions.