Laurens County Council

  Hillcrest returns to work; industries remain on the job during emergency.       The Coronavirus that has contributed to 400 deaths in South Carolina is subsiding now, at least in the eyes of government officials, and assessments are being made of a mandated shutdown to ensure the hospitals would...
  Vehicles Fee going up as $40M in road-repair needs to be done.     Ten dollars more per year per registered vehicle will allow the Laurens County government to get a start on completing a $40 million upgrade to rural roads. It is a controversial move in an era when 314 Laurens County residents...
The Laurens County Council will discuss TWELVE salary and salary increase budget items tonight during a closed session (and school board and CNNGA board). The Council's budget discussions will continue today at 4 pm - accessible by streaming video on the Laurens County Website. Council will discuss...
County Decides: No Tax Hike w-update.     With just one reading left before becoming final, Laurens County’s $25 million budget likely will pass without a property tax increase. Also, all money generated by a local sales tax will go toward property tax relief for Laurens County property owners....
  Was There A Meeting?   Laurens County Council was scheduled to have a called, electronic meeting today, but there’s no evidence of it. The County website has an agenda and a packet, but no approved minutes. The council can’t approve a set of minutes from one meeting until it has another meeting....
Millers Fork Trail gets an agreement between County and City of Clinton.   The Millers Fork Trail near Clinton has a maintenance partner in the Laurens County Parks and Recreation Department. Its director, Andy Howard, presented an Intergovernmental Agreement, which was voted into effect, to the...
  Laurens County joins the gun-sanctuary movement.       Laurens County has become the latest government entity in the United States to designate itself a “gun sanctuary”. A resolution approved last Tuesday on a split vote commits the county government to not providing money and/or personnel,...
  $31M is the estimated cost of new EMS and new Law Enforcement headquarters.     If Laurens County were to build a new Emergency Medical Services headquarters and a new Law Enforcement Complex, the “high-end” cost would approach $31 million. There’s a way the county can get the money - “pitch” the...
TONIGHT - STUDIES: The Laurens County Council will receive reports about the feasibility of constructing two, new County buildings. The Council's regular meeting will be at 5:30 pm in the council chambers, second floor of the historic courthouse in downtown Laurens. The meeting is open to the...
  Laurens County 1: County to examine zoning.     Letting people in districts vote pro or con on their own land-use planning   Laurens County Council member Garrett McDaniel won 6-1 council approval last Tuesday for a resolution endorsing the idea of letting people in voting precincts or fire-...

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