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Upcoming Meetings for April 19-23, 2021

On April 16, 2021 in Weekly Update

Upcoming Meetings

[Revised 04.19.21 to add the I&R Subcommittee on Flooding.]

[Revised 4.20.21 to add I&R Subcommittee on Flooding agenda & packet as well as the rezoning request community meeting and the Sandridge Park Public Information 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.


Historic Preservation Committee

Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 2:30 p.m.

Click here to download and view the agenda or here for the packet.


County Council

Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 6 p.m.

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The April 20th 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).


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 20th, by contacting Pat Hartley at (843) 915-5120, or by email Written comments submitted to the same email address will be accepted and provided to council members.

Public Hearings that are scheduled for April 20th include the following:

Ordinance 31-2021 to amend the Future Land Use Map of the Imagine 2040 Comprehensive Plan from Scenic and Conservation to Rural Communities for a portion of PIN 18600000038.


Library Board of Trustees

Thursday, April 22, 2021, 4:30 p.m.

Click here to download and view the agenda or here for the packet.


Infrastructure & Regulation Subcommittee on Flooding

Friday, April 23, 2021, 10 a.m.

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Planning & Zoning to Hold Community Meeting

There will be a Community Meeting for rezoning case 2021-04-011 next Monday April 26th, 2021 at 6:00 PM at the South Strand Recreation Center at 9650 Scipio Ln, Myrtle Beach 29588. For more information about this case, please contact the Planning & Zoning Department at (843)915-5340.


The request is to rezone the approximately 82.6 acres from Mobile Home Park (MHP) and Highway Commercial (HC) to Inpatient Medical Services (ME1) to create a medical use complex to provide health care services to the public.

Horry County to Co-Host Public Information Meeting on the Conway Perimeter Road

There will be a meeting Wednesday, April 28, 2021, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Conway Senior Center, 1519 Mill Pond Rd, Conway that will showcase the results from a public survey and other community input gathered in relation to future improvements to the Sandridge Community Park as a result of impacts from the RIDE III - Conway Perimeter Road Phase II (El Bethel Road Extension) project. Interested persons may drop in for this informal public information meeting at any time between 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Horry County, Ride III, and SC Department of Transportation representatives will be available to answer questions regarding the proposed improvements.



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:

  • Everyone in high-traffic public areas will be required to wear masks while inside facilities. This includes lobbies, waiting areas, customer service counters, etc. Everyone is encouraged to bring their own mask and wear it prior to entering the facilities.
  • Occupancy limits are set in public areas of offices and lobbies.
  • Physical distancing guidelines are in place.
  • Services made available online will continue and the public is encouraged to use online services when possible.
  • Additional hand sanitizing stations are stationed in public areas.
  • Enhanced cleaning operations will continue.


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 SCDHEC safety guidelines.