This is the future of Richland County.
Richland Renaissance is a unique and progressive initiative centered on positioning Richland County Government to enhance the livability of its communities, spur economic development and better provide essential services to its ever-growing population of residents and businesses.
A multifaceted, Countywide plan, Richland Renaissance includes the acquisition of property and relocation of County departments; establishing strategically placed facilities in various areas of the County to ensure optimal levels of service to rural and suburban residents; creation of the Start Center, an economic engine focused on new business development; and the implementation of a major revitalization project known as Revivify Richland. This groundbreaking project is achievable without an increase in millage. Click on the buttons below for more information about Richland Renaissance, including an informative video, infographics, preliminary maps, news releases and more.
Richland Renaissance Master Plan
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“This plan moves our county progressively forward. I’ve always said I want our county to be one of the best, to be a leader. Richland Renaissance gives us that opportunity."
Richland County Councilwoman Joyce Dickerson, District 2
“Richland Renaissance is a top-to-bottom revitalization of what I would say is the most dynamic county in the state. It will begin to make us look like what we already know we are, and that is the top county in the state.”
Councilwoman Dalhi Myers, District 10
“We’re very excited about Richland Renaissance and look forward to being a part of it.”
Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott
“We need to take our services to the people. Our county is growing, and the needs of our citizens will increase. The question is: Will we be ready? This plan answers that.”
Richland County Councilman Calvin "Chip" Jackson, District 9