Research

County Surveys 

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Active Duty Military Benefits – Jan 2007   

Advisory Referendums - Mar 2012     

Aircraft — Lowering Assessment Ratio – June 2008

Animal Control – July 2007

Animal Shelters in Selected Counties - 2011 

Budget Transfer Authority – Mar 2007

Cable Franchise Fee Collections by Counties – Mar 2006

Campaign Sign Ordinances – Feb 2005  

Chamber of Commerce, County Support of - Mar 2012   

Citizen Finance Advisory Committees – Jan 2005

Convention and Visitors Bureaus (County CVBs) – Aug 2009    

Cost of Living Adjustment, General Fund and Employment FY 2013 - July 2012 

Council Chair and Member Salaries – Sept 2009

Council Chair Term Length – Oct 2007 

Credit Cards, County Use of – Oct 2005

County CPAs – Mar 2007

Direct Deposit Requirements for County Employees – Mar 2006

Direct Deposit/Payroll Debit Cards - Apr 2012 

E-911 Communications Center, Housing of – Feb 2009

Election/Registration Budgets – Mar 2005

EMS Bills — Reduction for Prompt Payment – Jan 2005

Exit Interviews, County Employee – Dec 2007

External Audit Bids – Apr 2007

FILOT Apportionment – Feb 2006

Fire Departments – Feb 2010

Four Day Work Week – June 2008

Freedom of Information Requests – May 2008

Fuel/Gas/Utilities Conservation Actions – Sept 2005

Furloughs – 2009

GASB-45 Actuarial Study – May 2008

Health Insurance for County Employees – Aug 2010

Health Insurance for County Retirees – Aug 2010

Holiday (Paid), Cost of – Mar 2007 

Holidays Observed by Counties - 2011   

Hurricane Katrina Assistance — County Response – Sept 2005

Internal Auditors – Mar 2008

Jails, Profile of SC County – February 2003 – UPDATED JAN 2010

Jails, Housing of State-Sentenced Inmates in County – Mar 2007

Leave Accrual – Dec 2008 

Litter, Top Locations in County - Mar 2014

Local Hospitality Tax - 2011 

Meal Reimbursement Allowances for County Employees – Nov 2005

Meal Per Diem – 2008 

Municipal Arrestees - 2015

Municipal Tax Collections - 2011 

National Guard Armories, County Appropriations to – Feb 2008

Owner-Occupied Property Sales due to Non-Payment of Taxes – Jan 2006

OPEB, County Provision of Post Employment Health Benefits – May 2009

Non-Profits, Waiver of Fees for – Mar 2007

Pauper Funeral Funding – Jan 2006

Phone Tree Messaging Software, County Use of – Sept 2009

Probate Office Staffing - 2011  

Property Tax Installment Plan – May 2008, Updated 2013     

Pre-employment Testing for County Jobs – Aug 2006 

Public Defender Appropriations - Feb 2012 

Public Defender and Solicitor Appropriations – Feb 2012

Risk Management Staffing – March 2007

Road Maintenance Fee, Imposition of – Sept 2001; UPDATED AUG 2008

Road Mileage Caps, Acceptance of New by County – Sept 2009 

Security, County Administrative Offices - 2011 

Secret Shoppers, County Use of – Sept 2005 

Solicitor's Office Appropriations - Feb 2012   

Solicitor Vehicle, County Provided - 2011 

Solid Waste — Host Agreements with Private Landfills and
Charges to Municipalities – July 2007

Solid Waste Tax Bills – April 2009 

Standing Committees - 2011 

Tattoo Parlor Ordinances – Sept 2005

Tax Anticipation Notes – Mar 2009 

Tax Notice "Hold Outs" – Feb 2007 

Technical College Funding - Jan 2012 

Utility/Telecommunications Audits - 2011 

Veterans' Affairs Staffing – Jan 2008