May 7, 2013 Commission Meeting Agenda

A regular monthly meeting of the Pickens County Registration & Elections Commission will be held Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 4:30pm in their office inside the Pickens County Administration Facility.

The following items are on the agenda:

I. Welcome and Call to Order

II. Invocation

III. Approval of Minutes – April 2, 2013

IV. Public Comment

This is an opportunity for citizens to come before the Commission 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. SEC Certification Training Program Changes – Classes to be held August 6-9

b. Update on legislation and upcoming elections

VI. Motion period for old and new business

a. Old Business

1). Consider moving the 116 Mountain View Precinct from the current Mountain View Church (336 Mountain View Church RD Six Mile, SC), which is outside of the Mountain View Precinct, to the Keowee Baptist Church (544 Keowee Baptist Church Rd Six Mile, SC 29682) which is in the center of the 116 Mountain View Precinct, approximately 6.2 miles from the Mountain View Baptist Church.  This would affect approximately 1,099 registered voters.

2). Approve and sign letter to the Pickens County Legislative Delegation certifying Martha Dorset as the only applicant for the Pickens County Veterans Affairs Officer Election and notification of the election’s cancelation.  Letter to further request that the Delegation consider amending the SC Act 489 of 1998 (Pickens County Veterans Affairs Officer Advisory Election) so as to require only one voting location in future elections, the Office of the Pickens County Registration & Elections Commission, due to the low volume of participants and expense of opening the currently required 5-locations.

b. New Business

1). Consider polling place consolidations for the municipal elections scheduled for November 5, 2013.

VII. 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.