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 Tuesday, June 29, to consider Gov. Henry McMaster's 15 gubernatorial vetoes in the state budget. Legislators will reconvene in September to consider redistricting and how to use the state's American Rescue Plan allocation.
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.
A major development in the nation’s efforts to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic arrived in March when Congress passed the law known as the American Rescue Plan, a $1.9 trillion relief bill that provides a total of $65.1 billion