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County residents can forego the usual controversy associated with property reassessment next year if Orangeburg County Council passes a new ordinance.

Set for first reading Monday, the proposed measure would put off the regular revision of property values for tax purposes until 2014.

Council will meet in its chambers at the County Administrative Centre on Amelia Street beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Also up for consideration will be contracts to provide school resource officers to Orangeburg Consolidated School Districts 3, 4 and 5 for the 2012-2013 school year. Each school district pays the county to provide resource officers.

In other business, council plans to address the following agenda items:

First reading of an ordinance authorizing a water system operation agreement between Orangeburg County and the Town of Santee.

Appoint a new code enforcement officer for the county Litter Control Department.

Hear information from the City of Orangeburg about its position on the Aircraft Property Tax Reduction Initiative sponsored by the S.C. Aeronautics Commission and the S.C. Aviation Association.

Present a resolution honoring former Voter Registration and Election Commission members.

Present a resolution honoring the late South Carolina State University Band Director Ronald Sarjeant.

Enter into executive session for the purpose of hearing an update on the Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office from Sheriff Leroy Ravenell, receive a legal briefing on a matter of upcoming litigation and hear a voting update.


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