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It's Official 6-26-19

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A weekly listing of area government and political news and events

Fire Commission meets June 27
The Lancaster County Fire Commission meets at 7 p.m. June 27 at the Emergency Operations Center, 111 Covenant Place, Lancaster.
VW Town Council meets July 1
Van Wyck Town Council meets at 7 p.m. July 1 at the Van Wyck Community Center, 5036 Old Hickory Road, Van Wyck.

Special Admin Committee meeting July 2

Lancaster County Administration Committee will hold a special meeting at 10 a.m. July 2 in the administration office conference room on the second floor of the Lancaster County Administration Building at 101 N. Main St., Lancaster.

Van Wyck Planning Commission public hearing canceled
The Van Wyck Planning Commission public hearing scheduled for July 2 has been canceled. 


Zoning appeals board meets July 2

The Lancaster County Board of Zoning Appeals meets at 6 p.m. July 2 in council chambers in the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St., Lancaster.
Conservation board won’t meet in July
The Lancaster Soil and Water Conservation District board won’t meet in July.  Its next meeting is 7 p.m. Aug. 5 at the district office, 1771 U.S. 521 Bypass South, Lancaster. The public is invited. Call (803) 286-4455, ext. 100, for details.
No work session for planners in July
The Lancaster County Planning Commission will not hold a work session in July. Its next work session will be 5 p.m. Aug. 1 at the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St., Lancaster.
Van Wyck groups meet July 2
The Van Wyck Crime Watch and the Van Wyck Community Development Club meet July 2 at the Van Wyck Community Center, 5036 Old Hickory Road. The Crime Watch meets at 7 p.m., followed by the club at 7:30.
Democratic Party won’t meet in July
The Lancaster County Democratic Party won’t hold its regular meeting in July. Instead, the group will participate in the Charlesboro Fourth of July Parade.
For details, contact Keith T. Grey Sr. at keithgreysr@gmail.com or (803) 227-3364, or visit www.LancasterDemocrats.com or on Facebook or Twitter at LancasterSCDems.
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.-1 p.m. Thursdays, by appointment only; call (803) 283-2469 for an appointment.
• Treasurer’s Office, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. July 9 (second Tuesday each month), closed 1-2 p.m. for lunch
Historical group meets July 9
The Lancaster County Historical Commission meets at 6 p.m. July 9 at the Historic Courthouse, 100 N. Main St., Lancaster.
County Council committees to meet
Lancaster County Council committees will meet in the council conference room at the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St., Lancaster, as follows:
• Public Safety Committee, 5 p.m. July 9
• Administration Committee, 10 a.m. July 16
• Infrastructure and Regulation Committee, 3 p.m. July 16
Rec advisory board won’t meet in July
The Lancaster Recreation Advisory Board won’t met in July. Its next meeting will be 6:30 p.m. Aug. 13 at the Springdale Recreation Complex, 260 S. Plantation Road, Lancaster. For details, call (803) 285-5545.
County Council meets July 15
Lancaster County Council meets at 6 p.m. July 15 in council chambers at the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St., Lancaster. The agenda is posted in the lobby of the county building and on the county website, http://mylancastersc.org.
Planning Commission meets July 16
The Lancaster County Planning Commission meets at 6 p.m. July 16 at the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St., Lancaster.
PV fire protection district board meets
The Pleasant Valley Fire Protection District Commission meets at 7 p.m. July 16 at Pleasant Valley Fire Station No. 1, 9370 Possum Hollow Road, Indian Land.
County school board to meet July 16
The Lancaster County school board meets at 7 p.m. July 16 at the district office, 300 S. Catawba St., Lancaster. For details or to sign up to speak during open session, call (803) 286-6972.
IL fire district board to meet July 17
The Indian Land Fire Protection District Board meets at 7 p.m. July 17 at the Indian Land Fire Station, 185 Six Mile Creek Road, Indian Land. The agenda includes land for a southern substation, labor costs and the revised 2019-20 budget.
Community Relations Commission meets
The Lancaster County Community Relations Commission meets at 6:30 p.m. July 18 in council chambers at the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St., Lancaster.
IL Action Council meets July 18
The Indian Land Action Council meets at 7 p.m. July 18 at Del Webb Library at Indian Land, 7641 Charlotte Highway.
The public is welcome. For details, visit www.indianlandactioncouncil.com or follow the group on Facebook.
Library board to meet July 30
The Lancaster County Library Board of Trustees meets at 6:30 p.m. July 30. Call (803) 285-1502 for location and details.
Fire Commission meets Aug. 1
The Lancaster County Fire Commission meets at 7 p.m. Aug. 1 at the Emergency Operations Center, 111 Covenant Place, Lancaster.
VW Town Council meets Aug. 5
Van Wyck Town Council meets at 7 p.m. Aug. 5 at the Van Wyck Community Center, 5036 Old Hickory Road, Van Wyck.
Zoning appeals board meets Aug. 6
The Lancaster County Board of Zoning Appeals meets at 6 p.m. Aug. 6 in council chambers in the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St., Lancaster.
Van Wyck groups meet Aug. 6
The Van Wyck Crime Watch and the Van Wyck Community Development Club meet Aug. 6 at the Van Wyck Community Center, 5036 Old Hickory Road. The Crime Watch meets at 7 p.m., followed by the club at 7:30.
Health and Wellness Commission meets
The Lancaster County Health and Wellness Commission will meet at 11:45 a.m. Aug. 14 at the Prime Time for Seniors Center, 309 S. Plantation Road, Lancaster.
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.