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It's Official 2-6-19

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A weekly listing of area government and political news and events

County Planning Commission meets
The Lancaster County Planning Commission’s work session is 5 p.m. Feb. 7 at the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. White St., Lancaster.
Fire Commission meets Feb. 7
The Lancaster County Fire Commission meets at 7 p.m. Feb. 7 at the Emergency Operations Center, 111 Covenant Place, Lancaster.
County Democratic Party meets Feb. 7
The Lancaster County Democratic Party meets at 7-8:30 p.m. Feb. 7 at the Lancaster County Library Conference Room, 313 S. White St., Lancaster. Guest speaker is S.C. House District 44 Rep. Mandy Powers Norrell. Meetings are open to the public. For details, contact Keith T. Grey Sr. at keithgreysr@gmail.com or (803) 227-3364, or visit www.LancasterDemocrats.com.
County Council meets Feb. 11
Lancaster County Council meets at 6 p.m. Feb. 11 in council chambers at the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St., Lancaster.
History commission meets Feb. 12
The Lancaster County Historical Commission meets at 6 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Lancaster County Historic Courthouse, 100 N. Main St., Lancaster.
Recreation advisory board meets Feb. 12
The Lancaster Recreation Advisory Board meets at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Springdale Recreation Center, 260 S. Plantation Road, Lancaster. For details, call (803) 285-5545.
Council committees to meet next month
Lancaster County Council committees meet in the council conference room at the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St., Lancaster, as follows:
• Infrastructure and Regulation Committee, 3 p.m. Feb. 12
• Public Safety Committee, 5 p.m. Feb. 12
• Administration Committee, 6 p.m. Feb. 14
Health commission to meet Feb. 13
The Lancaster County Health and Wellness Commission meets at 11:45 a.m. Feb. 13 at the Lancaster Council on Aging, 309 S. Plantation Road, Lancaster.
IL GOP Women to hear about cannabis
Curious about cannabis? The Indian Land Republican Women will discuss the Compassionate Care Act bill at 7 p.m. Feb. 14 at Hickory Tavern, 8364 Charlotte Highway, Indian Land. Join them to get involved. You can also follow Indian Land Republican Women on Facebook to see the meeting live.
IL Service Center posts schedule
Lancaster County departments are open at the Indian Land Service Center, 8451 Charlotte Highway, as follows:
• Stormwater Department,  8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday
• Veterans Affairs, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursdays, by appointment only; closed 1-2 p.m. for lunch
• Treasurer’s Office, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month; closed 1-2 p.m. for lunch
The Auditor’s Office is no longer located at the Indian Land Service Center, but will be available 2-4 p.m. Feb. 15 at Del Webb Library, 7641 Charlotte Highway, Indian Land.
County school board to meet Feb. 19
The Lancaster County school board meets at 7 p.m. Feb. 19 at the district office, 300 S. Catawba St., Lancaster. For details or to sign up in advance to speak during open session, call (803) 286-6972.
Planning commission meets Feb. 19
The Lancaster County Planning Commission will meet at 6 p.m. Feb. 19 at the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St., Lancaster.
PV fire protection district board meets
The Pleasant Valley Fire Protection District Commission will meet at 7 p.m. Feb. 19 at Pleasant Valley Fire Station No. 1, 9370 Possum Hollow Road, Indian Land.
IL fire district board to meet
The Indian Land Fire Protection District Board meets at 7 p.m. Feb. 20 at the Indian Land Fire Station, 185 Six Mile Creek Road, Indian Land.
IL Action Council to meet Feb. 21
The Indian Land Action Council meets at 7 p.m. Feb. 21 at Del Webb Library at Indian Land, 7641 Charlotte Highway. County board and commission members may be available for questions. The public is invited. For details, visit www.indianlandactioncouncil.com or follow the group on Facebook.
Van Wyck Town Council meets March 4
Van Wyck Town Council meets at 7 p.m. March 4 at the Van Wyck Community Center, 5036 Old Hickory Road, Van Wyck.
Conservation district board to meet March 4
The Lancaster Soil and Water Conservation District board meets at 7 p.m. March 4 at the district office, 1771 U.S. 521 Bypass South, Lancaster. The public is invited. Call (803) 286-4455, ext. 100, for details.
Congressman offers services March 5
U.S. House District 5 Rep. Ralph Norman’s staff offers legislative constituent services 9-11 a.m. March 5 (first Tuesday of the month) in the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St., Lancaster.
County residents may also reach the staff at Suite 302B, 454 S. Anderson Road, Rock Hill, or (803) 327-1114.
Zoning appeals board meets March 5
The Lancaster County Board of Zoning Appeals meets at 6 p.m. March 5 in council chambers in the Lancaster County Administrative Building, 101 N. Main St., Lancaster.
County Library Board meets March 5
The Lancaster County Library Board meets at 6:30 p.m. March 5.
Van Wyck groups meet March 5
The Van Wyck Crime Watch and the Van Wyck Community Development Club meet March 5 at the Van Wyck Community Center, 5036 Old Hickory Road, Van Wyck. The Crime Watch meets at 7 p.m., followed by the Community Development Club at 7:30 p.m.
Environmental group seeks volunteers
An environmental organization is looking for local participation and volunteers to reconnect with nature. For details, email kayakcatawba@yahoo.com.
Recover 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.

To add your government or political group’s events to this listing, send it to Carolina Gateway, P.O. Box 640, Lancaster, SC 29721; email it to cgnews@thelancasternews.com or fax it to (803) 283-8969.