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Changes from the 2014 Restructuring Act

Changes from the 2014 Restructuring Act

After years of debate in the General Assembly over replacing the Budget and Control Board, Governor Haley signed legislation in January that abolished the Board and establishes three new state agencies.
 
The power of partnerships

Elected Officials On-demand Training

Rather than waiting for the once-a-year required course offerings, officials can now take select Municipal Elected Officials Institute of Government training 24/7. The  Municipal Governance and Policy course is the latest in the series to become available online.
 
Local economies benefit after focusing on niche

Local economies benefit after focusing on niche

After years of seeing their downtown districts struggle, many mid-size cities have realized that to grow and flourish they need to focus on developing their strengths and defining their niches.
 
Neighborhood Initiative Program launched

Neighborhood Initiative Program launched

The goal of the Neighborhood Initiative Program is to stabilize property values through the removal of blighted properties in strategically targeted areas. The program will assist communities by stemming the decline of home values and acting as a catalyst to initiate redevelopment and revitalization in areas suffering from blight and decline.
 
Metro areas busting with activity

Metro areas busting with activity

​From the Upstate to the Midlands to the Low Country, cranes dot the skylines of South Carolina’s three largest metropolitan areas. A mid-2014 snapshot of Greenville, Columbia and Charleston reveals creative public-private partnerships promoting each area’s unique features and appealing to residents, workers and visitors. Development activity in the metro areas are also prompting growth in nearby cities and towns.