October 4, 2016 Board Meeting Agenda

A regular monthly meeting of the Board of Voter Registration & Elections will be held Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 4:30pm inside the Board Room of the Pickens County Administration Facility.(222 McDaniel Avenue Pickens, SC 29671).

The following items are on the agenda:

I. Welcome and Call to Order by Chairperson

II. Invocation

III. Approval of Minutes

IV. Public Comment

This is an opportunity for citizens to come before the Board with various issues. Citizens who wish to speak during the public comment period do not have to register or signup in advance. Each person is limited to 5-minutes of speaking time. Maximum total public comment time is 20 minutes.

V. Director’s Report

a. Election preparation for the November 8th General Election:

i. Voter Registration

1. Voter registration totals comparison

2. Processing approximately 750 to 1,000 applications per week

3. Voter registration drives

4. Voter registration deadline – Saturday, October 8th

5. Additional office hours – 8-Noon on Saturday, October 8th

ii. Absentee Voting

1. Absentee applications issued

2. Absentee applications returned

3. UOCAVA ballots already issued

4. Initial absentee ballot mail-out timeline

5. In-person absentee voting precinct opening date

6. Saturday absentee voting

iii. Preparation and testing of equipment

iv. Emphasis on security

v. Poll manager training

b. Possible countywide referendum on the funding of capital improvements at Tri-County Technical College to be conducted at a future date (County Council Ordinance 521)

VI. Motion period for old and new business

a. Old Business

b. New Business

VIII. Next Board Meeting – Friday, November 11, 2016 at 9:00am

IX. Adjourn

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***** This agenda is not inclusive to everything the commission may discuss. *****

Meeting notices are subject to change up until 24 hours prior to meeting.