The $1.9 trillion emergency relief bill provides $65.1 billion to municipal governments to respond to the COVID-19 public health emergency, offset revenue losses, bolster economic recovery and provide premium pay for essential workers.
The updated model employee handbook for SC municipalities is now available.
House and Senate members returned to Columbia on Monday, June 21 to adopt the state budget conference committee report. Legislators will be in Columbia on Tuesday, June 29 to consider gubernatorial vetoes in the budget.
Cities and towns must also update their license ordinance to comply with the new law, effective January 1, 2022.
The Municipal Association of South Carolina Annual Meeting gives municipal leaders an opportunity to come together and learn in a focused environment about issues, solutions and opportunities facing South Carolina cities and towns.
The first year of South Carolina’s 124th General Assembly brought legislative action on many issues important to cities and towns, with lawmakers carrying over some important bills to the second half of the two-year cycle in 2022.