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On April 1, 2021
in Weekly Update
[Revised 04.05.21-Added agenda and packet for I&R Committee on the Rural Civic Center and public comment wording for the Council meeting.]
[Revised 04.08.21-Canceled I&R Subcommittee meeting.]
The following meetings will meet in person with all COVID19 precautions in place. Citizens who wish to attend meetings in person will be encouraged to wear a face mask while inside the building. If you do not have a mask, one will be made available to you.
Parks & Open Space Board
Tuesday, April 6, 2021, 12 p.m.
Click here to download and view the agenda or here for the packet.
Tuesday, April 6, 2021, 6 p.m.
The April 6th Council Meeting will take place in-person and will be broadcast on the Horry County Government website as well as the Government Access Channel (Spectrum/Time Warner channel 1301 or Horry Telephone Cooperative channel 14).
IMPORTANT NOTICE CONCERNING PUBLIC COMMENT:
Members of the public will have the opportunity to provide comments via telephone on items that are scheduled for a public hearing. Speakers must sign up before 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 6th, by contacting Pat Hartley at (843) 915-5120, or by email firstname.lastname@example.org. Written comments submitted to the same email address will be accepted and provided to council members.
Public Hearings that are scheduled for April 6th include the following:
Ord 25-2021 G3 Engineering, agent for Bear Paw LLC
Ord 26-2021 Daniel Stacey, agent for SC Conference of International Pentecostal Holiness Church
Ord 27-2021 G3 Engineering, agent for Roy Todd
Ord 28-2021 Juli Cochran, agent for Anthony Cochran
Ord 29-2021 Lennar Carolinas LLC, agent for Dr. Hal Holmes, Jr.
Ord 30-2021 Chris Barnhill, agent for Lloyd Blease Jordan
Resolution R-31-2021 to approve the permit to locate a telecommunications tower on a parcel off Rhoda Loop.
Infrastructure & Regulation Committee on the Rural Civic Center-MEETING CANCELED
Friday, April 9, 2021, 10:30 a.m.
Horry County Seeking Public Input on Sandridge Community Park
Horry County, in cooperation with the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT), is seeking public input to help reduce impacts to the Sandridge Community Park from the RIDE III -- Conway Perimeter Road Phase II (El Bethel Road Extension) project and inform future potential amenities.
The Conway Perimeter Road Phase II project, part of the Ride III Program, will impact the Sandridge Community Park by traversing the southern-most portion of the park. Impacts from the proposed road extension include the basketball courts, playground, and one picnic shelter. Community input is needed to help mitigate these impacts and plan for their replacement with desired amenities. Horry County invites you to participate in the following survey, which will take less than 10-minutes to complete. The survey will be available through April 16, 2021. Paper copies of the survey are available for pick up at the Horry County Planning & Zoning Department in the Horry County Government & Justice Center at 1301 2nd Avenue in Conway.
Horry County is continuing to plan for our future. Your participation in this survey is a great way to provide your input and ensure that the Sandridge Community Park improvements reflect the desires of the community.
Any questions about the survey or future potential park improvements can be directed to Horry County Planning & Zoning Senior Planner, Ashley Cowen, at (843) 915-7894 or by email.
If you wish to receive updates on the progress of park improvements, please complete the survey and include your email address at the end.
Questions regarding the Ride III program can be directed to the Horry County Ride Program Manager Jason Thompson, PE, at (843) 915-5160 or by email.
Partial Road Closure on Industrial Park Road
A portion of Industrial Park Road in Conway, between Harris Shortcut Road and the curved section of Industrial Park Road in front of the Horry County Animal Care Center, will be closed to all traffic except construction traffic. Motorists in the area should use caution, stay alert for crews working in the area, and pay attention to all signs and traffic control devices.
Horry County Government COVID19 Operations Update
Following the guidance of state and federal agencies, Horry County continues to allow public access to its buildings with the best safety practices being implemented. Safety measures will include:
To help alleviate crowding in public areas, Horry County encourages individuals to continue to do business online and over the phone with county departments where possible. Horry County will continue to phase into operations as conditions permit, and ask for patience if wait times exist.
Anyone planning to visit a County building should be prepared to check in with staff located at the entrance to the facility. Visitors may be asked to wait outside the office or facility depending on the capacity of the facility.
County officials remind everyone to continue to follow CDC and S.C. DHEC safety guidelines as well as Governor Henry McMaster’s executive orders that remain in effect.
Circuit, Family, Probate, and Master-in-Equity Court will begin holding in-person proceedings, other than jury trials, Monday, March 15, 2021, (including in-person Grand Jury proceedings). Circuit Court will resume holding jury trials on Monday, April 5, 2021.
All Summary Courts (Central Traffic, Central Jury, Magistrates', Domestic Violence Court, and Preliminary Hearings) may begin holding in-person proceedings starting March 15, 2021. Central Traffic Court will begin holding in-person hearings on April 5, 2021.
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