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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.



Horry County Legislative Delegation Seeking Applicants For Boards And Commissions

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

  • Horry County Board of Social Services
  • Horry County Disabilities & Special Needs
  • Horry County Higher Education Commission
  • Horry County Transportation Committee
  • Board of Voter Registration & Elections of Horry County
  • Horry/Georgetown Commission on Technical Education
  • South Carolina Forestry Commission – Horry County Board
  • South Carolina Foster Care Review Board-15C
  • Saltwater Recreational Fisheries Advisory Board – Horry County Board
  • Waccamaw Center for Mental Health Governing Board
  • Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments
  • 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 Danielle. The deadline for receiving applications is March 28, 2020.



Horry County Legislative Delegation Seeking Applicants for Boards and Commissions

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

  • South Carolina Foster Care Review Board-15B & 15C
  • Grand Strand Water & Sewer Authority
  • Board of Voter Registration & Elections of Horry County
  • Horry County Higher Education Commission
  • Horry County Transportation Committee
  • Murrells Inlet/Garden City Fire District Board

The Horry & Georgetown County Legislative Delegations are currently seeking applicants for the following board that has vacancies, expired terms, or terms that expire in the near future:

  • South Carolina State Board of Education 

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. The deadline for receiving applications is Monday, October 14, 2019.



Horry County Legislative Delegation Seeking Applicants For Boards And Commissions

Conway, South Carolina – The Horry County Legislative Delegation is currently seeking applicants for the following board that has vacancies, expired terms, or terms that expire in the near future:

  • Board of Voter Registration & Elections of Horry County
  • Horry County Board of Social Services
  • Horry County Disabilities & Special Needs
  • Horry County Higher Education Commission
  • Grand Strand Water & Sewer Authority
  • South Carolina Forestry Commission-Horry County
  • South Carolina Foster Care Review Board-15B
  • South Carolina Foster Care Review Board-15C

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.  The deadline for receiving applications is February 15, 2019.



Meeting Advisory: House Opioid Study Committee to Hold Public Hearing in Conway

Meeting Advisory: House Opioid Study Committee to Hold Public Hearing in Conway
Will receive testimony from invited speakers and welcomes public participation
  
WHO: The House Opioid Abuse Prevention Study Committee is tasked with developing recommendations identifying preventive measures and increasing treatment and recovery options to better protect South Carolinians from opioid abuse.
 
WHAT: The House Opioid Abuse Prevention Study Committee will hold a public hearing in Conway, SC, to hear public testimony regarding personal experiences and the impact of the opioid epidemic. After the invited guests have concluded, members of the public will also be given the opportunity to address the Study Committee (see additional information).* 
 
WHEN: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
 
WHERE: Horry County Government & Justice Center, Council Chambers, 1301 Second Avenue, Conway, SC 29526
Upon entrance through the atrium, participants should go left into the Administration Wing of the building and Council Chambers is located on the second floor at the top of the stairs.
 
*ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Members of the public who wish to provide testimony are welcome to attend and sign in upon arrival. If the two hour time limit expires before an individual has the opportunity to give his/her remarks, written testimony can be submitted for review via email. The House Opioid Abuse Prevention Study Committee has provided a framework for testimony that can be found here.
 



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