Landrum City Council work session 

Published 11:15 pm Tuesday, May 28, 2019

May 30 at 6:00 p.m.  

LANDRUM—On Thursday May 30, the Landrum City Council will hold a work session to discuss several ongoing projects in Landrum, as well as reviewing presentations for funding requests.  

The City Council will discuss the Hospitality Fund Capital Project Funding Options in how to pertains to Municipal Bonding as well as listening to representatives of First Citizens Bank. At the last work session and City Council Meeting, the Interim Museum Board, a group of volunteers who have sought out contractors and information in regards to renovating the train car located behind the Landrum Depot, presented their findings to to the City Council. The Interim Museum Board is at a standstill until the architects and companies they selected are approved by the City Council as well as allocating funding for the project. During the previous work session, City Administrator Rich Caplan made several suggestions on different payment options for the project, Municipal Bonds were one of the ideas suggested during the work session.  

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There will be four parties presenting funding requests to the City Council, the Landrum Area Business Association (LABA), Carolina Horse and Carriage, Landrum High School, and the Landrum Youth Association.  

Carolina Horse and Carriage also submitted a funding request before the May City Council meeting and work session that happened earlier this month. The company is based in Landrum and has given horse drawn tours of Hendersonville, NC for the last eight years and want to expand that to the City of Landrum. Carolina Horse and Carriage does this with “sponsorships” from the other cities and towns that they give tours in, they are seeking that “sponsorship” in Landrum.