Mid-Year Conference

Wednesday, February 23, 2022 - 12:00am to Friday, February 25, 2022 - 11:45pm

SCAC will host its Mid-Year Conference on Wednesday, Feb. 23 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Columbia. NACo will provide an update on ARPA and US Treasury’s Final Rule. County officials will also receive an economic update and information regarding broadband opportunities. Members are encouraged to meet with their delegation members at the Statehouse. A legislative reception will be held at The Palmetto Club that evening from 5-7 p.m. The following Institute of Government for County Officials classes will be offered following the conference on Thursday, Feb. 24 and Friday, Feb. 25. The deadline for making hotel reservations at the Embassy Suites Hotel has been extended to Feb. 15.

2022 Mid-Year Conference/Institute of Government Brochure


The registration deadline is Thursday, February 17.

register online


Register for the Institute of Government

Register for the Council Chairperson's Workshop

Thursday, Feb. 24:
9 a.m. – Noon
Level I (E): Building Effective Intergovernmental Relations
Level II: Current Issues - ARPA Funding and County Investments

1 – 4 p.m.
Level I (E): Employment Law: What Counties Need to Know
Level II: Decision Making in a Political Environment

Friday, Feb. 25:
9 a.m. – Noon
Level II: Measuring and Reporting County Performance
Level II: Economic Development

Full Institute Agenda

Should you or your council members need assistance determining which classes to take, please contact Ryan Tooley at (800) 922-6081 or at rtooley@scac.sc.

A Council Chairperson's Workshop will be held concurrently with Institute classes on Feb. 24 from 1 - 4 p.m. This event will provide council chairpersons and vice chairs with an opportunity to explore topics and discuss issues relevant to their leadership roles on county council. This session is open to council chairs and vice chairs only. Participants must register to attend.

You may register for the Institute of Government and/or the Council Chairperson's Workshop online.

Please contact SCAC staff at (803) 252-7255 or tollfree at (800) 922-6081 if you have any questions.

Embassy Suites, Columbia