Orientation for Newly Elected Council Members
SCAC will host the Orientation for Newly Elected Council Members on Thursday, December 8, from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM at the DoubleTree Hotel, located at 2100 Bush River Rd. in Columbia. This orientation is offered free of charge to those who have recently been elected to serve on county council. This session is designed to provide an overview of the roles and responsibilities of county officials and the association’s programs and services. Participants will learn about the state ethics act, the Freedom of Information Act, and county risk management and liabilities. Participants who complete the day-long orientation will receive six credit hours toward their Level I certification in the Institute of Government for County Officials.