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It's Official 12-6-17

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A weekly listing of local government and political news and events

Planning meetings canceled this month

The Lancaster County Planning Commission will not meet during December.

County fire commission meets

The Lancaster County Fire Commission meets at 7 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Emergency Operations Center, 111 Covenant Place, Lancaster.

County Democratic Party to meet Dec. 7

The Lancaster County Democratic Party meets at 7 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Lancaster County Library, 313 S. White St., Lancaster. Brandi Parrish Ellison with the Women’s Rights & Empowerment Network will introduce its policy priorities for the state legislative session. All are welcome. For details, visit lascdemocrats.org or email keithgreysr@gmail.com.

County Council meets Dec. 11

Lancaster County Council meets at 6 p.m. Dec. 11 at the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St., Lancaster.

Council committees meet next week 

Lancaster County Council committees meet next week in the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St., Lancaster.  

- The Infrastructure and Regulation Committee meets at 3 p.m. Dec. 12.

- The Public Safety Committee meets at 5 p.m. Dec. 12.

- The Administration Committee meets at 6 p.m. Dec. 14 in the council conference room.

Historical group meets Dec. 12

The Lancaster County Historical Commission meets at 6 p.m. Dec. 12 at the historic courthouse, 100 N. Main St., Lancaster.

County school board to meet Dec. 12

The Lancaster County school board meets at 7 p.m. Dec. 12 in the district office, 300 S. Catawba St., Lancaster. For details or to sign up to speak, call (803) 286-6972.

Health commission meets Dec. 13

The Lancaster County Health and Wellness Commission meets at 11:45 a.m. Dec. 13 at the Lancaster Council on Aging, 309 S. Plantation Road, Lancaster.

Board of zoning appeals meets

The Lancaster County Board of Zoning Appeals meets at 6 p.m. Dec. 14 in Council Chambers at the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St., Lancaster.

County Republicans meet Dec. 14

The Lancaster County Republican Party meets at 7 p.m. Dec. 14 in the office of Mike Williams Builders, 1351 Charlotte Highway, Lancaster. 

Special guests include S.C. Commissioner of Agriculture Hugh Weathers, Fox Trot Farm owner Debbie Burgess, The Ivy Place owner Terry Graham and Crenco owner Hal Crenshaw. Refreshments will be served. The public is invited to attend.

PV fire district board meets

The Pleasant Valley Fire Protection District Commission meets at 7 p.m. Dec. 19 at the Pleasant Valley Volunteer Fire Department, 9370 Possum Hollow Road, Indian Land.

IL fire district board to meet

The Indian Land Fire Protection District Commission meets at 7 p.m. Dec. 20 at the Indian Land Volunteer Fire Department, 185 Six Mile Creek Road, Indian Land.

Community relations commission meets

The Lancaster County Community Relations Commission meets at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 21 at the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St., Lancaster.

NEED County holiday closures

Planning workshop Jan. 4

The Lancaster County Planning Commission’s next workshop is 5 p.m. Jan. 4 and the next meeting is 6 p.m. Jan. 16 in the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St., Lancaster.

CCA offers help with energy bills

The Lancaster County office of Carolina Community Actions Inc. is taking applications to help low-income families with home energy bills and other programs and services. Family households must be income-eligible and provide supporting documents to qualify. Apply 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday at 101 Wylie St., Lancaster. For details, call (803) 285-2034.

Senior rental help available

The Lieutenant Governor’s Office on Aging administers an emergency rental assistance program for seniors funded through the S.C. Finance and Development Authority.

The program provides short-term help to low-income seniors ages 60 and older. It provides money for rent, which is sent to the property owner or landlord.

For details, call Pam Grant at (800) 868-9095 or email grantp@aging.sc.gov.

Recover lost property from sheriff’s office

The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office advertises found property on its website, www.lacoso.net. A list of the property, which has been recovered by deputies and placed into evidence for safekeeping, can be seen in the news section of the sheriff’s office website.

Rightful owners can contact the evidence and property unit at (803) 313-2102 to describe the item and claim ownership. The sheriff’s office is allowed by state law to dispose of the property after a 90-day period, after exhausting all reasonable efforts to find the legal owner.

DAV posts schedule for van to Columbia

The Disabled American Veterans van travels from Lancaster County to Dorn VA Medical Center in Columbia on Wednesdays and Thursdays, and to Rock Hill on Fridays for scheduled doctor appointments. For details, call (803) 283-2469.


 



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