Category: Government

Government news at the state and local levels

City Passes First Reading Of Annexation Ordinance

The City of Dillon passed the first reading of an ordinance to annex property on Highway 301 South belonging to East Coast Housing, Inc.

City Council Learns Only Four Payments Left On Wellness Center

The 16th payment on the City of Dillon Wellness Center was made at the end of January, City Manager Glen Wagner reported to council at their meeting on Monday night. Only four payments are left.

Mayor Pro-Tem Updates Council On Many Issues In Report

Mayor Pro-Tem Phil Wallace gave an update on COVID-19, Perdue, during the mayor pro-tem’s report at the Dillon City Council meeting on Monday night.

City Council Votes To Get On List For Commercial Garbage Truck

The Dillon City Council voted at their meeting on Monday night to send a letter to Amick that they intended to purchase a commercial front loader garbage truck from their company.

City Awaiting Final Draft Of Downtown Master Plan

Jason Epley of Benchmark Planning appeared at a recent Dillon City Council meeting to update the council on the downtown master plan. The city is currently awaiting to receive the final draft of the plan.

SENATE REPORT: COVID Vaccination Relief

The Senate began discussions on a bill that would spend $208M from the state’s Contingency Reserve Fund in order to accelerate the distribution of COVID vaccinations.

City In Midst Of Stormwater Study

The City of Dillon is in the midst of a stormwater study being conducted by AECOM.

City Passes Ordinance Regarding Residential Garbage Container Maintenance

The City of Dillon recently passed an ordinance regarding the maintenance of residential garbage containers.

VIDEO: Dillon City Council Regular Meeting-2/8/2021

VIDEO: Dillon City Council Regular Meeting-2/8/2021

County Council Chairman Makes Committee Assignments

Dillon County Council Chairman T.F. “Buzzy” Finklea, Jr., has announced the council committees for the coming year.