The General Assembly officially began the new, two-year session on Tuesday. This being the first year of the session, all legislation has to be introduced before being considered and there is no pending legislation. Also, with the inauguration of the Governor being held on Wednesday there was not much time for new legislation to be considered. SCAC staff expects the pace to pick up starting next week so please look out for the Friday Report and other Legislative Alerts to keep you aware of what's happening in Columbia.
SCAC Legislative Program - Now is the Time to Reach Out to... Read more
Due to the significant growth that taking place in many parts of South Carolina, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) is working with builders, developers, municipalities, and counties to coordinate the mode of delivery that is most efficient for customers and cost effective for USPS.
National policy states that USPS has discretion to establish service called Cluster Box Units (CBUs) in new areas. The factors considered are customer convenience, the aesthetics of the area, and the economy of USPS operations. Because central delivery is the most cost-effective means of mail delivery, the USPS... Read more
FEMA has published the Pre-Disaster Recovery Planning Guide for Local Governments on its website. The guide is designed to prepare local governments for recovery efforts from future disasters by engaging with the whole community and planning for recovery activities that are comprehensive and long term. It also provides tools for public engagement and identifying existing recovery resources outside partnerships that could help local governments build resilience.Read more