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Pre-Disaster Mitigation Program Through SC EMD 

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 4:55:00 PM
SC Emergency Management Division (SC EMD) has announced an update for the 2017 Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) and Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) grant programs. Congress has allocated $100 million towards PDM and $175 million for FMA. The Federal... [Read More]
 

SC Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) Grant Application Workshop 

Monday, June 19, 2017 11:22:00 AM
REGISTER FOR A FREE GRANT APPLICATION WORKSHOP Wednesday, July 19, 2017 Check in: 9:00 a.m. Workshop Begins: 9:30 a.m. Midlands Technical College - Northeast Campus Technology Center Auditorium 151 Powell Road, Columbia, SC 29203 The... [Read More]
 

Last Call for J. Mitchell Graham/Barrett Lawrimore Memorial Awards Entries 

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 1:24:00 PM
Applications Must be Submitted Online or Delivered to SCAC by 5 p.m. on Friday, June 23 SCAC is accepting applications for the 2017 J. Mitchell Graham/Barrett Lawrimore Memorial Awards Competition. For 44 years, our association has recognized ... [Read More]
 

Local Government Leadership Institute 

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 12:30:00 PM
The Local Government Leadership Institute (LGLI) is currently accepting applications for the 2017-2018 class that will begin in September. The purpose of the program is to provide a skill-building educational experience for new and potential... [Read More]
 

PEBA Information Now Online 

Thursday, June 8, 2017 11:17:00 AM
PEBA has posted the detailed information regarding the increase in the employers’ retirement contribution rates and the credits that will be applied. You will need to know your employer code to find the credit amount for your county. The information ... [Read More]
 

Report on Local Policies and Practices that Reduce Opioid Abuse and Related Fatalities 

Posted by Jennifer Haworth Sunday, June 4, 2017 11:44:00 PM
In 2016, the National Association of Counties and the National League of Cities created a joint taskforce to identify local policies and practices that reduce opioid abuse and related fatalities. A report summarizing the taskforce’s work and... [Read More]
 

Carolina Counties - May 2017 

Friday, June 2, 2017 10:36:00 AM Categories: Publications

The newest issue of Carolina Counties is now available online. Click this link to read the latest news from SCAC.

Changes to the Freedom of Information Act - 2017 Act No._(R. 102, H. 3352) 

Monday, May 22, 2017 2:06:00 PM
The Governor signed the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) legislation into law on May 19, 2017, which means the changes are effective immediately. Please note that this means that the timeframe to respond to a FOIA request has been changed. The... [Read More]
 

Legislative Alert - May 19, 2017 

Friday, May 19, 2017 11:01:00 AM Categories: Legislative Alert

Click here for the most recent Legislative Alert regarding the LGF and the need to contact delegation members.

Mosquito Season Is Here 

Friday, April 28, 2017 9:30:00 AM
The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) has been working hard over the winter to assist you with additional tools for Zika prevention and response. For those entities eligible to purchase using State Contracts, a Statewide... [Read More]
 
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