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Boards, committees, & commissions

Airport Advisory Board

Acts as a study group to find ways to operate the airport in an efficient and successful manner, which will assist in the economic development of the community. The current members are:

  • Lee Gardner, Jr., Chair, Term expiring 06/30/2021
  • Bryan Drayton, Member, Term expiring 06/30/2021
  • Wayne Guttry, Member, Term expiring 06/30/2023
  • James Harrell, Member, Term expiring 06/30/2023
  • Alexander West, Member, Term expiring 06/30/2023

Learn more about the Airport Advisory Board in Art. IV Div. 2 of the City Code.

Architectural Review Board

Reviews plans for construction and demolitions to ensure the level of quality of all projects within the Design Overlay, B-1, and Historic Districts. Reviews and recommends to city council historic properties designations. Continuing education requirements provided by City. The current members are:

  • Robert Goodson, Jr., Chair, Term expiring 06/30/2020
  • Danny Johnson, Vice-Chair, Term expiring 06/30/2020
  • Deborah Gandy, Member, Term expiring 06/30/2021
  • Andy Newsome, Member, Term expiring 06/30/2021
  • Marcia Tuten, Member, Term expiring 06/30/2021
  • George Walden, Member, Term expiring 06/30/2021
  • Albert Wingfield, Member, Term expiring 06/30/2020

Learn more about the Architectural Review Board in Sec. 11-4 and Sec. 11-5 of the City Code.

Board of Appeals Regarding Technical Code Enforcement

Established to hear appeals concerning building code decisions made by the City Building Code Official. Continuing education requirements provided by City. The Current members are:

  • Todd Wilkes, Chair, Term expiring 06/30/2023
  • Jose Acosta, Vice-Chair, Term expiring 06/30/2023
  • Barry Edwards, Member, Term expiring 06/30/2023
  • Dorothy Hines, Member, Term expiring 06/30/2024
  • Derek Sellers, Member, Term expiring 06/30/2024

Learn more about the Board of Appeals Regarding Technical Code Enforcement in Art. IV of the City Code.

Housing Authority of Hartsville Commission

A policy-making commission which facilitates public and/or Section 8 housing to benefit low income individuals and families in the Hartsville area.  The Current members are:

  • Charles Douglas, Chair, Term expiring 10/09/2021
  • Francine Bachman, Member, Term expiring 10/09/2021
  • Rondal Johnson, Member, Term expiring 10/09/2023
  • Lunella Williams, Member, Term expiring 10/09/2019
  • Kevin Wright, Member, Term expiring 10/09/2022

Learn more about the Housing Authority of Hartsville Commission in Title 31 Sec 21-3-10 of the South Carolina Code of Laws.

Museum Commission

Works closely with the City and Museum staff members to promote and effectively manage the activities of the Hartsville Museum and The Edition.  The current members are:

  • Dr. Mac Chapman, Chair, Term expiring 06/30/2022
  • Sue Brand, Member, Term expiring 06/30/2022
  • Paula Alvarez, Member, Term expiring 06/30/2021
  • Judi Elvington, Member, Term expiring 06/30/2020
  • Phyllis Fields, Member, Term expiring 06/30/2021
  • Jennifer Heusel, Member, Term expiring 06/30/2020
  • Colin Hungerpiller, Member, Term expiring 06/30/2022
  • John Nichols, Jr., Member, Term expiring 06/30/2021
  • Steve Tinney, Member, Term expiring 06/60/2020

Learn more about the Museum Commission in Art. IV Div. 3 of the City Code.

Parking, Beautification and Business Improvement Commission

This “body politic” commission has authority to levy fees to purchase, improve and maintain properties in their boundaries, including parking lots in the downtown area. Must be a business or property owner within the PBBIC boundaries. The current members are:

  • Carol Godwin, Chair, Term expiring 07/01/2021
  • Gregory Alexander, Member, Term expiring 06/30/2022
  • Steve Fagan, Member, Term expiring 07/01/2021
  • Emily Phillips, Member, Term expiring 07/01/2021
  • Richard Porter, Member, Term expiring 06/30/2022

Learn more about the PBBIC in Legislative Act 1797 of 1972, which is available in City Clerk’s Office.

Parks Committee

Acts as a study group to find ways to operate the parks in an efficient and successful manner, enhancing the natural beauty and recreational opportunities of the community. Applicants must be City residents. The current members are:

  • Bryson Caldwell, Member, Term expiring 06/30/2021
  • Antonio de Ridder, Member, Term expiring 06/30/2021
  • Ken Hughes, Member, Term expiring 06/30/2020
  • Julia Klimek, Member, Term expiring 06/30/2020
  • Rose Williams, Member, Term expiring 06/30/2020

Learn more about the Parks Committee in Art. IV Sec. 4 of the City Code.

Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority Board

Responsible for providing Public Transportation to the greater Pee Dee area. Our area’s current member is:

  • Rennie McManus-McCoy, Member, Term expiring 06/30/2022

Learn more about the Transportation Authority at pdrta.org.

Planning Commission

Responsible for a continuing planning program for the physical, social, and economic growth, development, and redevelopment of the city. Continuing education requirements provided City. Applicants must be City residents. The current members are:

  • Curtis Lee, Chair, Term expiring 06/30/2021
  • Chris Shirley, Vice-Chair, Term expiring 06/30/2022
  • Dan Askins III, Member, Term expiring 06/30/2022
  • Casey Hancock, Member, Term expiring 06/30/2022
  • Rebecca McDonald, Member, Term expiring 06/30/2021
  • Trevor McDonald, Member, Term expiring 06/30/2021
  • Nancy McGee, Member, Term expiring 06/30/2021

Learn more about the Planning Commission in Chapter 66 Art. II of the City Code.

State-Local Accommodation Tax Advisory Committee

Responsible for making recommendations to City Council for allocation of State-Local Accommodations Tax funds. Lodging (2), Restaurant/visitor attraction (2), cultural (1), and at-large (2). The current members are”

  • Leigh Bizzell, Chair, Hospitality, Term expiring 06/30/2020
  • Dick Coker, Member, At-Large, Term expiring 06/30/2020
  • Barry Eagle, Member, Lodging, Term expiring 06/30/2020
  • Alvin Heatley, Member, Cultural, Term expiring 06/30/2020
  • Tiffany Moan, Member, Hospitality, Term expiring 06/30/2020
  • Timothy Blackwell, Member, Lodging, Term expiring 06/30/2020
  • Mary Wilson, Member, At-Large, Term expiring 06/30/2020

Learn more about the State-Local Accommodation Tax Advisory Committee in Title 16 Sec 6-4-25 of the South Carolina Code of Laws.

Zoning Board of Appeals

Established to hear appeals concerning the city zoning regulations. Continuing education requirements provided by City. Applicants must be City residents. The current members are”

  • Thomas Goodson, Chair, Term expiring 06/30/2022
  • Kirk Askins, Member, Term expiring 06/30/2021
  • Thomasena Davis, Member, Term expiring 06/30/2022
  • LuAnn Jeffords, Member, Term expiring 06/30/2020
  • Brian Meadows, Member, Term expiring 06/30/2021

Learn more about the Zoning Board of Appeals in Appendix A Art. XII of the City Code.