Recent News


SCAC’s four legislative policy committees spent August through November studying issues and analyzing information to develop policy statements important to the several functions of county governance. In December, the Legislative Committee adopted SCAC’s Policy Positions for the 2021 Legislative Session.Read more


2020 Property Tax Rates by County, the most recent edition of the report, has been published.  For the previous editions, please visit the Property Tax Rates page.

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Beginning January 2021, SCAC legal staff will be sending a monthly combined update of proposed regulations and appellate court opinions impacting county government operations. CAOs/Attorneys are encouraged to forward this update to impacted county departments. January's Regulation and Case Law Update is available now. Read more

For information on the 2020 Annual Conference; SCAC Officer elections; SCAC Awards Programs and COVID-19 Response and Resiliency Showcase; the President's Report; and more, check out the new edition of the County Focus magazine.Read more


NACo recently released an analysis of the Year End COVID-19 Relief and Omnibus Federal Spending Package. The analysis highlights relevant components of the year-end spending deal for county governments, outlining both the COVID-19 relief and omnibus spending package provisions of significance for county policy priorities.Read more