Recent News


Last week SCAC sent out a summary of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), H.R. 6201. At that time, it was SCAC’s understanding that the provisions updating the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) only applied to local governments with between 50 and 500 employees. We have since learned that these provisions apply to ALL LOCAL GOVERNMENTS AND DEPARTMENTS. The provisions will go into effect Wednesday, April 1, 2020. Please see the ... Read more


SCAC issues a technical bulletin regarding virtual meetings as a resource for counties. Please contact Kent Lesesne at (803) 252-7255 or if you have any questions.Read more


The S.C. Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office has released the millage rate limitations for FY2020-2021.Read more

County government knows first responders are vital to ensuring the health and safety of our citizens. Today, SCAC is asking the Governor to issue two directives ensuring these heroic workers can continue to provide essential services to our people during this health crisis. Feel free to share this letter with your staff and the local media.... Read more

As part of President Trump’s emergency declaration on March 13, 2020, local governments are eligible to apply for reimbursement for eligible emergency protective measures taken to respond to the COVID-19 emergency under Category B of FEMA’s Public Assistance Program. Please see... Read more