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On-demand MEO courses

On-demand courses get officials up to speed quickly

In today’s technology-driven world, accessing the latest movies and television programs on demand is what we have come to expect. After months of development, the Municipal Association began offering elected officials on-demand versions of some of the courses required for completing the Municipal Elected Officials Institute of Government.
 
Moving Violation Ordinances

Moving Violation Ordinances

Get answers to questions regarding moving violation ordinances and read the legal opinion that advises against imposing any traffic ordinance that would be in conflict with state law by duplicating a state law or setting penalties different from what is allowed in state law. Read the post on the City Connect blog to read the opinion and get links to the Attorney General’s opinions.
May is National Bike Month

May is National Bike Month

National Bike Month is celebrated in communities from coast to coast. Established in 1956,  National Bike Month is an opportunity to celebrate the unique power of the bicycle and the many reasons to ride.
 
2014 Annual Meeting

2014 Annual Meeting Drawing Registration

By May 20 at 5 p.m., the Annual Meeting municipal representative must register for the drawing. The municipal representative will be the liaison between the municipality and the Association during the registration process. 
 
Gangs in South Carolina

Gangs in South Carolina

South Carolina has 3,249 “documented” gang members and more than 500 gangs, according to Lott. Nationally, there are more than 1.4 million gang members. Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott had a sobering message . “Gangs are throughout the state…big cities and rural areas…You will never get rid of gangs, but you can keep them from controlling your community.”