Kershaw County Council meets August 23 at 5:30 p.m. to talk about a bid for Steeplechase Industrial Boulevard Roadway Extension, a bid for Installing a Musco Light System at Doby Soccer Field, an appointment to the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees, and discussions of several ordinances.
Senators Vincent Sheheen and Greg Gregory, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and The Conservation Fund joined other state and local officials, community members and private partners to celebrate the completion of a major effort to conserve more than 14 miles of Lake Wateree shoreline in Kershaw and Lancaster Counties.
Elgin Town Council continued to discuss the purchase of a business module with Nicholson Business System at Tuesday's night council meeting. The module would provide services such W2 bank reconciliation, business licenses, building permits and accounting services. Several municipalities in the state currently use the system for town business.
Kershaw County Council unanimously voted to approve a resolution for the county to spend $93,000 in partnership with Duke Energy to pave Tail Race Road, which is currently owned by the county. Duke Energy will pay approximately 1 million dollars to pave the road.
The United Way of Kershaw County (UWKC) is seeking financial support from the community after having one of its transitional housing programs, New Day on Mill, defunded by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The cut in funds also affected similar housing programs in Aiken and Orangeburg Counties and has affected funding of other UWKC programs.
With reports of alligator encounters in the news -- most recently with a horrifying attack at a Florida Disney resort which resulted in the death of a toddler – some Kershaw County residents have expressed concerns about the huge reptiles.
Kershaw County Council will hold a special work session from 3 to 5 p.m. July 26 to receive information about and discuss a request from Palmetto Utilities of Richland County to increase its discharge into Spears Creek in Kershaw County.