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.
Cities and towns must also update their license ordinance to comply with the new law, effective January 1, 2022.
Read this week’s report for details on the budget, last-minute action on municipal-related bills and a new business licensing bill introduced in the House.
To ensure compliance with the Small Wireless Facilities Deployment Act, the Municipal Association prepared a model ordinance for small wireless facilities. The revised model ordinance complies with the new law and reflects the allowable fees and rates.
The Annual Meeting of the Municipal Association of SC will return to an in-person format for 2021, taking place at the Hilton Head Marriott from July 22 to July 24.