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Upcoming Meetings & Updates for the Week of February 28, 2022

Upcoming Meetings


Monday, February 28, 2022, 2 p.m.

Administration Committee

Click here for the agenda and here for the packet.


Tuesday, March 1, 2022, 6 p.m.

County Council

Click here for the agenda and here for the packet.


Wednesday, March 2, 2022, 10 a.m.

Forfeited Land Commission

Click here for the agenda.


Thursday, March 3, 2022, 5:30 p.m.

Planning Commission

Click here for the agenda and here for the packet.

The meetings of County Council, Council Committees, and Planning Commission are also broadcast on the Horry County Government website, and the Government Access Television Channel (Spectrum/Time Warner channel 1301 or Horry Telephone Cooperative Channel 14).

Reminder: Register Your Bee Hives in Horry County

Horry County Stormwater conducts regular mosquito treatment in the unincorporated areas of Horry County. To help keep our honeybee population safe, beekeepers are urged to contact Horry County Stormwater to identify the location of their colonies. 

If you have recently become a bee hive owner, or have added additional hives in new locations, please register your bee hive with Horry County Mosquito Control. With mosquito season just around the corner, we want to make sure that we protect our bees. Click here to utilize our easy to use no-spray form.

If you own an existing bee hive and want to verify that you are listed with us, please check out our map listed on our website.

In addition, citizens who need to request spraying in the unincorporated areas of Horry County (outside city limits) can contact the Horry County Road & Drainage Hotline at 843-381-8000 or by the online form found on our website.

Upcoming Road Closures & Construction Updates

Motorists in all road construction areas should use caution, stay alert for crews working in the area, and pay attention to all signs and traffic control devices.

Upcoming Lane Closures: Postal Way Extension

Weather permitting, intermittent evening and overnight lane closures are expected to begin on Sunday, March 6, 2022 at the intersection of Postal Way and Carolina Forest Boulevard near the United States Post Office.

These closures will continue through the remainder of the Postal Way Extension road construction project. The project is a part of the RIDE III Program US Highway 501 Corridor Improvements. The project includes the extension of Postal Way east to Waccamaw Pines Drive with the installation of required intersection improvements and sidewalks.

Visit our website to learn more about the RIDE III program. For status updates on all of our current RIDE III projects, check out the online dashboard.

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.

Find more about Horry County meetings and events on our website.



Upcoming Meetings & Updates for the Week of February 21, 2022

Upcoming Meetings

Thursday, February 24, 2022, 1:30 p.m.

I&R Subcommittee on the Rural Civic Center, Multi-Use Sports and Recreation Complex

Click here for the agenda and here for the packet.

Thursday, February 24, 2022, 3 p.m.

Planning Commission Virtual Workshop

Click here for the agenda and here for the packet.

These meetings will also be broadcast on the Horry County Government website, and the Government Access Television Channel (Spectrum/Time Warner channel 1301 or Horry Telephone Cooperative Channel 14).

Upcoming Community Open House with Horry Georgetown Technical College

Horry County is using a portion of the American Rescue Plan funds received to support a program proposal from Horry Georgetown Technical College that will provide on-site job training, health and wellness education, telemedicine access, and computer literacy to residents of Horry County.

HGTC is holding a Community Open House at James Frazier Community Center next week on Tuesday, February 22 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. to discuss this and other opportunities offered by the college.

Stay tuned for updates on other projects and programs supported by the American Rescue Plan funding allocated to Horry County Government. 

Deadline February 25, 2022:

Horry County Legislative Delegation Seeking Applicants for Boards and Commissions

The Horry County Legislative Delegation is currently seeking applicants for the following boards/commissions that has vacancies, expired terms, or terms that expire in the near future:

  • Horry County Board of Social Services 
  • Horry County Higher Education Commission  
  • Horry County Transportation Committee
  • Board of Voter Registration & Elections of Horry County 
  • One Percent Rural Fire Local Board 
  • South Carolina Forestry Commission – Horry County Board 
  • South Carolina Foster Care Review Board-15B 
  • South Carolina Foster Care Review Board-15C
  • Waccamaw Center for Mental Health Governing Board 
  • Waccamaw Regional Transportation Authority

Individuals interested in serving should call the Horry County Legislative Delegation office at (843) 915-5130 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. or email at Novotny.Danielle@horrycounty.org. The deadline for receiving applications is February 25, 2022.

Upcoming Road Closures & Construction Updates

Motorists in all road construction areas should use caution, stay alert for crews working in the area, and pay attention to all signs and traffic control devices.

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.

Find more about Horry County meetings and events on our website.



Upcoming Community Open House with Horry Georgetown Technical College: Tuesday, February 22, 2022

Horry County is using a portion of the American Rescue Plan funds received to support a program proposal from Horry Georgetown Technical College that will provide on-site job training, health and wellness education, telemedicine access, and computer literacy to residents of Horry County.

HGTC is holding a Community Open House at James Frazier Community Center next week on Tuesday, February 22 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. to discuss this and other opportunities offered by the college.

Stay tuned for updates on other projects and programs supported by the American Rescue Plan funding allocated to Horry County Government. 



Upcoming Meetings & Updates for the Week of February 14, 2022

Upcoming Meetings

 

Monday, February 14, 2022, 1:30 p.m.

Infrastructure & Regulation Subcommittee on Rural Civic Center

Multi-Use Sports & Recreation Complex

Click here for the agenda and here for the packet.

 

Monday, February 14, 2022, 5:30 p.m.

Zoning Board of Appeals

Click here for the agenda and here for the packet.

 

Tuesday, February 15, 2022, 2:30 p.m.

Historic Preservation Commission Workshop

Click here for the agenda.

 

Tuesday, February 15, 2022, 6 p.m.

Horry County Council

Click here for the agenda and here for the packet.

Please note, due to the increase in COVID-19 cases in Horry County, attendees are strongly encouraged to wear a mask and social distancing protocols will be in place.

These meetings will also be broadcast on the Horry County Government website, and the Government Access Television Channel (Spectrum/Time Warner channel 1301 or Horry Telephone Cooperative Channel 14).

File Your Business License Renewal Online

Business owners can now file and pay online for business license renewals. Penalties apply for filing after April 30, 2022.

The online system automatically calculates the amount due for each business type eliminating the opportunity for error. Businesses that file online will receive an immediate payment confirmation. Businesses should receive their license by May 1, 2022.

Business owners who have questions about filing for business license renewals and the online filing system can visit horrycounty.org/Online-Services/BusinessLicenseOnlineFiling or call the Business License office at (843) 915-5620.

Horry County Legislative Delegation Seeking Applicants for Boards and Commissions

The Horry County Legislative Delegation is currently seeking applicants for the following boards/commissions that has vacancies, expired terms, or terms that expire in the near future:

  • Horry County Board of Social Services 
  • Horry County Higher Education Commission  
  • Horry County Transportation Committee
  • Board of Voter Registration & Elections of Horry County 
  • One Percent Rural Fire Local Board 
  • South Carolina Forestry Commission – Horry County Board 
  • South Carolina Foster Care Review Board-15B 
  • South Carolina Foster Care Review Board-15C
  • Waccamaw Center for Mental Health Governing Board 
  • Waccamaw Regional Transportation Authority

Individuals interested in serving should call the Horry County Legislative Delegation office at (843) 915-5130 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. or email at Novotny.Danielle@horrycounty.org. The deadline for receiving applications is February 25, 2022.

Upcoming Road Closures & Construction Updates

Motorists in all road construction areas should use caution, stay alert for crews working in the area, and pay attention to all signs and traffic control devices.

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.



File Your Business License Renewal Online

Business owners can now file and pay online for business license renewals. Penalties apply for filing after April 30, 2022.

The online system automatically calculates the amount due for each business type eliminating the opportunity for error. Businesses that file online will receive an immediate payment confirmation. Businesses should receive their license by May 1, 2022.

Business owners who have questions about filing for business license renewals and the online filing system can visit https://www.horrycounty.org/Online-Services/BusinessLicenseOnlineFiling or call the Business License office at (843) 915-5620.



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