County Council News Briefs

Association Of Counties
Rep Visits County Council

Robert Croom of the S.C. Association of Counties came to the Dillon County Council meeting recently to make sure the county understands how to get the most use out of their membership.
“We’re all about paper,” said Croom, who detailed all of the publications they produce including research documents, technical bulletins, etc. They also offer seminars, training and workshops.
Croom said next year their big effort is getting the Local Government Fund fully funded. He told the council members to approach their House and Senate members and educate them on why this fund is so important.
He also spoke about the annual conference and all that the county council members can gain from attending.
He also noted that Councilman Archie Scott serves on the S.C. Association of Counties board.

County Matches Oakland
Fire Department Grant

The Dillon County Council was informed at their meeting recently that the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department had received a grant in the amount of $869.94 and wanted a match. Upon a motion by Councilman Harold Moody and a second by Councilman Aron Gandy, the match was approved.

County Approves Money
For Industrial Sign

The Dillon County Council approved $8,400 for the fabrication and installation of a sign at the Highway 30/917 industrial site. The money will come from the capital sales tax fund. A motion by Councilman Joe Johnson to approve the funds, seconded by Councilman Aron Gandy, was approved.

Hazard Mitigation
Committee Appointment Made

The Dillon County Council appointed Fitzgerald Lytch, chairman of the Dillon District Four School Board, to serve as the school representative on the Hazard Mitigation Committee. A motion was made by Councilman Macio Williamson and seconded by Councilman Harold Moody. Council approved the motion.

Appointment Made To Pee
Dee Workforce Investment Board

Two names were submitted to the council for a vacancy on the Pee Dee Workforce Investment Board. Jason Carter was selected to fill the three year term. Motion was made by Councilman Aron Gandy and seconded by Councilman Harold Moody. Council approved the motion.

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