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It's Official 7-10-19

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A weekly listing of area government and political news and events

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

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 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:
• Infrastructure and Regulation Committee, 3 p.m. July 9
• Public Safety Committee, 5 p.m. July 9
• Administration Committee, 1 p.m. July 17
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.

Trail committee meets July 10
The Lancaster County Trail Advisory Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. July 10 in the council chambers on the second floor of the Lancaster County Administration Building at 101 N. Main St., Lancaster.
LCCoA board of directors meets
The board of directors of the Lancaster County Council on Aging meets at 3:30 p.m. July 15 at the Prime Time for Seniors Center, 309 S. Plantation Road, Lancaster. Board members should call Sally Sherrin at (803) 285-6956, ext. 23, to let her know if they will not be able to attend.
County Council meets July 15
Lancaster County Council meets at 5:30 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, 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.
Council Admin Committee to meet
The Lancaster County Council Administration Committee will meet at 1 p.m. July 17 in the council conference room at the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St., Lancaster.
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. Lancaster County Administrator Steve Willis will discuss the 2020 Census and its implications. The public is welcome. For details, visit www.indianlandactioncouncil.com or follow ILAC 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.
Planners work session Aug. 1
The Lancaster County Planning Commission will hold a work session at 5 p.m. Aug. 1 at the Lancaster County Administration Building, 101 N. Main St., Lancaster.
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.
Conservation board meets Aug. 5
The Lancaster Soil and Water Conservation District board meets at 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.
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.
Treasurer’s staff at IL service center
The Lancaster County Treasurer’s Office staff is available at the Indian Land Service Center on the second Tuesday of each month (Aug. 13). Tax payments are accepted 9 a.m.-4 p.m. that day. The office is closed 1-2 p.m. for lunch.
Payments can be made via check, money order, cashier’s checks or credit/debit cards. Cash payments are not accepted at the Indian Land Service Center. Payments made via credit or debit card have a processing fee of 2.6 percent and a 30-cent transaction fee, charged by the third-party.
Lancaster County taxpayers may also pay their taxes online at www.mylancastersctax.org with credit or debit cards, as well as with e-Check. The e-Check service has a third-party processing fee of $1.50 per transaction. Tax payments may also be mailed to P.O. Box 729, Lancaster, SC 29721.
Rec advisory board meets Aug. 13
The Lancaster Recreation Advisory Board meets at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 13 at the Springdale Recreation Complex, 260 S. Plantation Road, Lancaster. For details, call (803) 285-5545.

Historical group meets Aug. 13
The Lancaster County Historical Commission meets at 6 p.m. Aug. 13 at the Historic Courthouse, 100 N. Main St., Lancaster.
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.