October 9, 2014 Meeting Minutes

Board of Voter Registration & Elections of Pickens County
222 McDaniel Ave B-9
Pickens, SC 29671
Octobers, 2014

Members Present:
Ms. Gretchen Campbell, Chairperson
Ms. Geneva Robinson, Vice-Chairperson
Ms. Sheree Chapman, Secretary
Ms. Kathleen Hane
Mr. Herb Thompson
Ms. Jane Goolsby Weeks

Members Absent:
Ms. June Bowers

Staff Present:
Mr. Rodney Allen, Executive Director

THIS MEETING OF THE BOARD OF VOTER REGISTRATION AND ELECTIONS OF PICKENS COUNTY WAS HELD PURSUANT TO THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT AND ALL REQUIRED NOTIFICATIONS WERE MADE.

Chairperson Campbell called the meeting of the Board of Voter Registration and Elections of Pickens County to order at 5:00pm and welcomed everyone.

Mr. Thompson gave the invocation.

There was no public present.

Chairperson Campbell turned the meeting over to Director Allen for his report.

Director Allen began his Director’s Report by announcing that the election preparation is well underway. In-person absentee voting began last week. The office is working as we speak topackage and mail out absentee ballots to all voters who have sent in applications as of today. EVRL laptops have been upgraded to latest software. Director Allen commended his staff on their performance, as election processes have been preceding more smoothly and quickly than any previous general election cycle. Training classes are being conducted all week long and the following Monday. Voting machines will be prepped and sealed next week. The Office was well underway in preparing for the election.

Director Allen Director stated that concluded his report, and turned the meeting back over to Ms. Campbell.

Chairperson Campbell asked for a motion to approve the second and final reading of the new Board Bylaws. Herb/Jane/Unanimous

Chairperson Campbell asked for a motion to go into Executive Session. Geneva/Jane/Unanimous

**Executive Session – No votes taken. No minutes taken.

Chairperson Campbell asked for a motion to adjourn from Executive Session. Herb/Geneva/Unanimous

Chairperson Campbell asked for a motion to adjourn. Herb/Geneva/Unanimous


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