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The South Carolina Disaster Recovery Office is expanding the opportunity for assistance through the CDBG-Mitigation Funds Match Program.

Given the nature of other grant programs’ funding opportunity cycles, SCDRO has established a rolling application window for the CDBG-Mitigation Funds Match Program. SCDRO will accept CDBG-Mitigation Funds Match applications year-round, until all Match funds are obligated.

Eligible counties and their respective local governments include: Berkeley, Calhoun, Charleston, Chesterfield, Clarendon,... Read more


The Revenue Resources and Home Rule Handbook supplements for 2020 are now available online. You can also access Acts That Affect Counties digitally as well.Read more


South Carolinians voting absentee by mail must now have their signatures on ballot return envelopes witnessed after the United States Supreme Court late yesterday reinstated the requirement. Ballots received through October 7 will be accepted without a witness signature. Please see SC Election Commissions’ press release (link to Please contact John Catalano at (803) 734-1697 or Read more


The S.C. Revenue and Fiscal Affairs August 2020-2021 Revenue Digest is now available on the department's website: more


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.

The Senate and House met on Tuesday and Wednesday pursuant to the Sine Die Resolution. The Senate held a perfunctory session on Thursday, while the House met in-person to address some bills passed by the Senate. As this was the last scheduled week for the General Assembly to meet this year, there was a flurry of activity on several bills. The items of interest... Read more