Around the County . . .

Anderson County Public Works Department reported the following projects underway:

Building and Codes
1. Met with Development Standards to review plans submitted for new Single-Family Dwellings located within a PD (Planned Development). Plans were approved and permits to be issued accordingly
2. PERMITS SUBMITTED: 36 New Single-Family Dwelling and 9 Addition-Renovation;8 Detached Garage/Accessory Building; 6 Poultry Houses; 4 Demolition; 7 Swimming Pools; 136 Permits issued for Electrical and HVAC Upgrades which includes 18 Solar Panel Installations; 15 Solar Panel Installation; 10 Commercial Including: Comfort Inn Restaurant Shell, McCullough Mini Warehouse, Beltline Storage Building 1 Addition, Beltline Storage Building 2, Beltline Storage Building 3, Beltline Storage Building 5, Electrical for Entrance Lights to Tree Farm, HVAC Change-out at St. Lukes Catholic Church, Electrical Meter Repair to Flat Rock Presbyterian Church, Commercial Kitchen Hood Installation; 22 Mobile Home including: New Homes, Change of Ownership, moves from other counties, change of location, etc.
3. DRAWINGS SUBMITTED: Cannonball 4/First Quality Machine 5 Shell/Fire Barriers, Cannonball 4/First Quality Machine 5 Control Room Upfit, Exit 40 Plaza Sign, Electrical Upgrade to Pelzer Church of God, Pizza House 3 Phase Electrical Upgrade in Pelzer, Sandy Spring Water Up-fit, Verizon Tower located of Gambrell Rd. and various resubmittals.
Development Standards
1. Manager is meeting with Department of Education Representative on site plans approved for various schools within the district to make certain that compliance is met. This is a new procedural required by the Department of Education.
TTI Industrial Outdoor Testing Lab (Final Review) located on Ryobi Drive.
Palmetto High School Multi-Purpose Building located on N. Hamilton Street Williamston
Spinx #135
Ingles-Highway 81 Powdersville
Gun Store located at 100 Powdersville Main, Easley.
Midway Ridge, a PD (Planned Development) Lot #3-7 Ravencrest (Final Approval Granted)
Powdersville Orthodontics, Hood Road
Oakview Park Assisted Living, Hood Road
River Reserve Phase IV

Large illegal sign located at the corner of Big Water Road and Highway 29
Fleet Services
1.  To see a listing of vehicles and equipment being sold visit the Anderson County Website at  You can then click ‘Online Auction’ to view inventory and register.
Roads & Bridges
1. 7 vacancies: (1) Manager, (1) Truck Driver, (3) Equipment Operators, (1) Mower Operators, (1) Laborer.
2. Bridge Crew worked on the abutment walls of a bridge on Paige Road.
3. Grading Crew assisted the Parks Department with preparations for the Saluda River Rally on June 3 and performed repairs on culverts.
4. Mowing in all 7 areas of the County, and crews completed tree cleanup from the most recent round of storms.
1. The Broadway Lake spillway gates were lowered after completing the dam repairs. The lake level should return to full pool quickly.
2. A request for bids was advertised for grassing and repairs to the detention pond at the Anderson Sports and Entertainment Center.
3. Received third resubmittal for AutoZone #6789.
4. Completed the second review of Outdoor Products Lab.
5. Staff met with Stanco representatives to discuss the site’s needs for termination of the stormwater permit.
1. ROW crew cutting the Beaver Dam Line this week.
2. Continued review of 40 CFR 441, Dental Regulation and requested from SCDHEC, standard language that needs to be included in the Anderson County Sewer Ordinance.

Animal Shelter
1. 1 Adoption Lead position open, 2 part time Animal Caretaker positions open and a part time maintenance position open.
2. PAWS brought in 190 animals (17 owner surrender, 2 returned adoptions, 126 animal control, 45 strays).
3. Adopted out 40 animals, 10 were euthanized (1 owner requested, 4 medical emergencies), 20 animals were returned to their owners and 31 went to rescue.
4. The clinic did 61 spay/neuter surgeries.
5. Assisted Animal Control and the City of Pendleton with a cruelty case and brought in 29 dogs from one location.
6. Had 6 pallets of dog food, toys and treats donated from Phillips Pet Supply in Spartanburg.  We had $4,714.96 in cash donations.
7. We were able to save 95% of the animals in our care this week.