The Municipal Elected Officials Institute of Government recognized four new graduates during the Municipal Association's Virtual Annual Meeting on July 17. These officials have completed the necessary 25 hours of instruction to graduate from the institute, and are now eligible to participate in the Advanced MEO Institute.
Some of the MEO Institute courses are available as online, on-demand courses. These include five courses that provide credit toward graduation — "Basic Budgeting and Municipal Finance," "Forms of Municipal Government," "Freedom of Information Act in SC," "Municipal Economic Development" as well as "Municipal Governance and Policy."
Councilmember Starling Forester Jr. of Brunson
Councilmember Phillip Gunter of Eastover
Councilmember Curtis Harrison of Timmonsville
Councilmember Tameka Morrow of Heath Springs