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On May 6, 2022
in County News, Weekly Update
Monday, May 9, 2022, 5:30 p.m.
Zoning Board of Appeals
Click here for the agenda and here for the packet.
Tuesday, May 10, 2022, 9 a.m.
Infrastructure & Regulation Committee
Tuesday, May 10, 2022, 2 p.m.
Public Safety Committee
Tuesday, May 10, 2022, 4 p.m.
Impact Fee Workshop
Thursday, May 12, 2022, 4 p.m.
Board of Assessment Appeals
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The meetings of County Council, Council Committees, Zoning Board of Appeals, 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).
Grand Opening Ceremony: Carolina Forest Boulevard Widening & Multi-Use Path
Join Horry County officials on Monday, May 9, 2022 at 1 p.m. to celebrate the completion of the Carolina Forest Boulevard widening project.
The ceremony will take place at the Carolina Forest Recreation Center located at 2254 Carolina Forest Boulevard.
The road and multi-use path opened to the public in February of 2022.
Horry County Home Consortium Competitive Application for Homeowner Projects & Tenant Based Rental Assistance is Now Open
The Horry County HOME Consortium is seeking applications under the HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) for homeowner projects and tenant based rental assistance projects. This application process will focus on homeowner construction projects as well as Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA).
HOME funds may be used to develop affordable homeownership housing through the acquisition, new construction, reconstruction, or rehabilitation of affordable housing. Activities may include real property acquisition, site improvements, new construction, rehabilitation, reconstruction, conversion, and other expenses including financing costs and temporary relocation expenses of any households, businesses, or organizations.
The TBRA program provides for payments to make up the difference between what a household can afford to pay for housing and the local rent standard. TBRA funds may be used to provide rental assistance to help pay the cost of monthly rent and utility costs, and to pay security deposit assistance to tenants regardless of whether rental and utility subsidies are being provided. Utility deposit assistance may be provided only in conjunction with rental assistance subsidy or security deposit assistance, and cannot be a stand-alone TBRA activity.
The deadline for applications May 31, 2022 at 5 PM.
Additionally, applications for CHDO certification and CHDO operating assistance are available for qualifying organizations with a CHDO-eligible project submission. Applications and reference documentation are also available at: https://www.horrycounty.org/Departments/CDBG. A virtual workshop will be held May 12, 2022 at 10 a.m. for organizations interested in submitting an application.
A link to the virtual session will be posted on the Community Development website, https://www.horrycounty.org/Departments/CDBG, prior to the workshop.
For more information on HOME Program eligibility and requirements, please visit the Community Development Webpage or visit the HUD Exchange.
Upcoming Community Meeting: Bucksville & Toddville Communities
Upcoming Community Meeting on Monday, May 9 at 6 p.m. at James Frazier Community Center located at 1370 Bucksport Road.
Hosted by County Councilmember Orton Bellamy, this upcoming community meeting will cover topics like smart growth and development, rural community zoning, heritage corridor study and other topics relevant to the Bucksville and Toddville communities.
Members of the Horry County Planning & Zoning Department will be presenting information and answering questions from members of the community.
For more information, contact Councilmember Bellamy at 843-222-7771.
Horry County is Hiring: New Jobs Posted
Horry County is hiring and new jobs are regularly posted to our website.
Field Investigator (Auditor)
Monitors and investigates improperly licensed and/or unregistered motor vehicles in the possession of state residents, and serves various other administrative support functions for the Auditor Department.
Part-time IT/GIS Help
We are seeking a self-motivated skilled person to be part of the Help Desk support component of the Network Infrastructure Team. This person will answer and resolve helpdesk calls from local and remote users and offices when needed. They will use personal knowledge, help desk software and a knowledgebase to support county employees in areas of networking, telephone, PC hardware/software and application issues.
Click below to review all of our current openings including positions in Police, Procurement, Fire Rescue, IT/GIS, Public Works, Airports, and more.
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.
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