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Andeson County Public Works Department reported the following projects underway across Anderson County:
Building and Codes
1. Phase I of our Substandard Housing Demolition Plan has been awarded to Miller Construction:
101 Cassandra Turn, Anderson
118 Pine Circle, Anderson
151 Tollison Road, Pelzer
202 John Avenue, Anderson
206 Gilbert Street, Anderson
602 George Albert Lake Rd, Anderson
614 Crescent Drive, Anderson
2809 Hwy 29 North, Anderson
3120 Plainview Road, Anderson
Contract should be completed by end of October.
1. PERMITS SUBMITTED: 7 New Single-Family Dwelling; 5 Additions/Renovation; 3 Detached Garage/Accessory Buildings; 1 Replacement; 10 Demolition; 3 Swimming Pools; 81 for Electrical and HVAC Upgrades including 14 Residential Solar Panel; 6 Commercial Including: Kolache Factory Up-Fit, Tru-Flo/Quality Sourced Manufacturing Up-Fit, Antonio’s Pizza Up-Fit, Electrical for Space #82 at the Jockey Lot, Electrical to Existing Storage Building, Electrical for Billboard Sign; 10 Mobile Home including: New Homes, Change of Ownership, moves from other counties, change of location, etc.
2. DRAWINGS SUBMITTED: Norfolk Place Apartments located off Pearman Dairy Rd, Rooftop Solar Panels for O’Reilly Auto Parts, Verizon-Nettles Co-Locate and Various resubmittals.
Development Standards
1. SITE PLAN REVIEW:
Powdersville Middle School, Hood Road Access (SCDOT).
Vantage Multi-Family Apartments, access located on Hood Road, Greenville.
Sanders Mine Site located on Highway 76.
New Springs Ministry (Outdoor Ministry Concert) (Temporary).
Bethany Baptist Church Expansion, Belton.
Verizon Wireless 185’ Tower located at 833 Blue Ridge Ave., Belton.
Commercial Billboard located at 3504 Highway 153, Greenville.
Pennington Farms a (PD) Planned Development Lots 6, 7, 9, 12, 13, & 20 (Second Revision) located off Highway 81 & McGee Rd.
1. LAND USE PERMITS APPROVED:
ReWa WWTP located on Saluda River
Verizon Wireless Tower located at 114 Fred Dean Road, Starr
1. GRADING PERMITS APPROVED:
ReWa WWTP located on Saluda River
Blue Eagle Rentals located on Oak Road and Elrod Road
Midway/Welcome Road Subdivision.
Woodland Hills Subdivision.
1. SUBDIVISOINS:
Woodland Hills Subdivision
Avendell Phase V(Final Phase)
Hunt Meadows Phase II
Stormwater
1. Conducted pre-construction conference for the expansion at the Electrolux Manufacturing Plant.
2. Received resubmittal for Woodland Hills Subdivision and Sanders Hwy 76 Mine Site Reclamation major modification.
3. Received new application for E & I Engineering 2017 Expansion.
4. Reviews were conducted for Pearman Terminal and Woodland Hills Subdivision.
5. Permit terminations for Ashland Chemical, Anderson Heart, and Stanco were approved.
6. Staff attended the Southeast Chapter of the International Erosion Control Association’s Annual Field Day at the Denver Downs Research Facility. Presentations on local projects and research and development in the stormwater filed were given along with demonstrations of stormwater control testing. The manager gave a presentation on the Broadway Dam repair project.
Wastewater
1. Town of Iva’s running balance is $684,166.42.
2. Raven Hills Subdivision Phase II was approved for DHEC permitting. Project will consist of 32 residential lots in Powdersville.
3. The ROW crew assisted the Sherriff’s Department by cutting around the communication tower off Manse Jolly Rd. and also removed about 300-400 feet of old silt fence and material.
4. Received letters from two developers requesting sewer on Hwy 81 North between Crestview and Hopewell/Concord Road.  We have also received calls from homeowners expressing a desire for sewer on and around 81 North for potential commercial growth.
Animal Shelter
1. Were able to save 95% of the animals in our care this week.
2. OUTCOMES: 136  (61 animals adopted, 4 died, 2 were euthanized, 2 were owner requested euthanasia, 24 were returned to their owners and 43 were sent to rescue)
3. INTAKES:  127 (22 owner surrender, 1 return adoption, 51 from animal control, 51 strays and 2 transferred in from other agencies).
4. Clinic performed 92 spay/neuter surgeries.
5. PAWS received $236.00 in cash donations and approximately $364 worth of food and supplies.
6. Dr. Sanders and Anderson County Animal Control officers attended The Georgia Law Symposium in Atlanta this week.  It was a valuable learning and networking opportunity.  It is crucial that we recognize the link between animal abuse, child abuse, and domestic violence.  We want to work together to make Anderson County a safer place for everyone to live, work, and play.