Sumter City Council to recognize hometown heroes, receive update from city police chief


Sumter City Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in City Council Chambers, fourth floor of Sumter Opera House, 21 N. Main St., to recognize the 2018 American Legion Post 15 Firefighter of the Year and City Police Officer of the Year.

Later, council will consider:

- Second and final reading of an ordinance to annex .8 acres at 1260 Alice Drive into the city;

- A resolution to extend the terms of the members of the Downtown Sumter Committee and the Community Development Housing Board;

- A resolution to approve a mutual aid agreement between Sumter Police Department and Lake City Police Department; and

- A resolution to authorize the sale and consumption of beer and wine at multiple annual events.

City council will also receive an update from Sumter Police Department Chief Russell Roark III on activities of the department as well as consider committee and board appointments that expired on Dec. 31 and other vacancies.