Upcoming Public Meetings
Richland County welcomes residents’ input through regular public meetings.
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Virtual Public Hearing: CDBG and HOME Funding
What: A virtual public hearing to gather input on how Richland County uses federal funding to aid low-to-moderate-income residents and communities
When: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5
Where: Virtual. To attend, email a request for the Zoom meeting link to email@example.com.
This virtual meeting will cover the County’s Annual Action Plan for fiscal year 2021-22. This plan details activities funded by Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) totaling $1,670,479 and the HOME Investment Partnerships Program totaling $744,186 through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Residents, nonprofits and other community partners and stakeholders are encouraged to attend to provide comments about the use of these federal funds. Comments may also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to:
Richland County Government
Community Planning & Development Division
Attention: Sara Scheirer, Grants Manager
2020 Hampton St., P.O. Box 192
Columbia, SC 29204
Public comments will be taken until Oct. 5. All comments received will be submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Drop-in Meeting: Spears Creek Church Road Upgrades
What: An in-person session for residents to give input on preliminary plans to widen part of Spears Creek Church Road
When: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14
Where: Pontiac Elementary School, 500 Spears Creek Church Road, Elgin
This public input session will give Northeast Richland residents a chance to weigh in on preliminary plans to widen part of Spears Creek Church Road, from Two Notch Road to I-20. The project involves widening Spears Creek Church Road, which is currently two lanes, to three lanes between Two Notch and Earth roads, and to five lanes between Earth and Jacobs Mill Pond roads.
Residents can drop in at their convenience to view preliminary designs for the project and provide feedback to County staff.
More meeting details will be announced soon.
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