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9/18/20

This week's Friday Report is being distributed by email only. If you have council or staff members who receive a mailed version of the Friday Report, please share this information with them.

Revenue, Finance, and Economic Development

The Senate and House met on Tuesday and Wednesday pursuant to the Sine Die Resolution. They both held perfunctory sessions on Thursday, but will return next Tuesday. The items of interest to county governments are discussed below.

1. The Budget Bill and... Read more

9/15/20

The South Carolina Interagency Drone Users Consortium (SCiDUC) is a nonprofit association exclusive to federal, state and local government employees in South Carolina. SCiDUC has over 160 members employed by more than 50 different government agencies. It is volunteer based and free to join. The organization is hosting a virtual OPEN HOUSE on October 21st at 10:00am with the goal of encouraging more local government agencies and personnel to become involved.

SCiDUC Benefits:

  • Exclusive to SC Government Employees
  • Network with Other State Drone Users
  • ... Read more
9/14/20

This week's Friday Report is being distributed by email and online only. If you have council or staff members who receive a mailed version of the Friday Report, please share this information with them.

Revenue, Finance, and Economic Development

The Senate Finance and House Ways and Means Committees met this week to position funding proposals and legislation to be debated by the full Senate and House when they return next week for Sine Die session. The items of interest to county governments are discussed below... Read more

8/20/20

The Association is pleased to announce that many of the Institute of Government classes that were offered in conjunction with the Annual Conference are now available online. The fee for these courses is $40 each and those completing the courses will earn credit. The courses are available through the SCAC Learning Portal. Forgot your username and password? Email Jennifer Haworth. Please contact Ryan Tooley at (803) 252-7255, ext. 335 or... Read more

8/19/20

The deadline for applying for the reimbursement of COVID-19 expenses from the state’s CARES Act funds has been extended to Friday, Aug. 21, 2020. The Department of Administration has asked counties to complete a survey regarding their estimated expenses between July 1, 2020, and December 31, 2020. This information will be shared with the General Assembly when it reconvenes in September to take up the state budget and the allocation of the remaining CARES Act funds. Training resources and access to the SC CARES Portal are available on the... Read more

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