Laurens County Council

A majority of Laurens County Council tonight rejected an affordable housing opportunity near Clinton. Council member Dr. David Pitts said people in Clinton, especially in promixity to the development on Fair Avenue, don't want it. Pitts said it would devalue his property - a half mile from the...
TONIGHT - UP FOR FINAL VOTE: A revised noise ordinance for Laurens County will come up for final action of the county council. The new ordinance repeals old ordinances - a public hearing will precede the Council's vote on a new ordinance developed by the County Planning Commission in consultation...
County’s fund balance trends upward, after years of decline, council is told   Reversing a trend of the last few years, Laurens County government appears to be less dependent on its fund balance now than in the recent past to make a balanced budget. Independent audited figures from Mauldin and...
TONIGHT: Laurens County Council will hear about 2017's Economic Development progress for the county. The council's meeting will be at 5:30 pm in the council chambers, second floor of the historic courthouse in downtown Laurens. The meeting is open to the public; register at the podium before the...
  Laurens County Council takes a first look at the biggest “big-ticket items” coming up   The price tag (gulp!) 60 million dollars is intimidating. However, the cost of not looking at it will be worse than planning for it now, the Laurens County Administrator warned last Tuesday. Jon Caime gave...
A Strategic Capital Plan for Laurens County is on the county council's discussion agenda for Tuesday evening - Price Tag: $60 Million. No funding mechanisms have been discussed yet, but council has examined some capital needs including a new EMS Headquarters, roof for the Hillcrest Square Judicial...
  Buildings become a focus in 2018 Laurens County   Laurens County government is setting the stage for a new bond issue in 2018, or re-financing existing debt to free money for construction projects. Three main projects are at the forefront: --Construction of a new Emergency Medical Service...
  Salaries, job duties outlined in the Clerk’s Office, guidepost for future county government pay equity     Pay inequity will be addressed throughout the Laurens County government, the county administrator has promised the county council. Administrator Jon Caime said at the Dec. 12 council meeting...
  “Silent Night” - Sheriff: Blowing up stuff, playing loud music infringes on others’ enjoyment of surroundings   People in the northern end of Laurens County have taken up the hobby of blowing up refrigerators with a rifle shot. Oh, yes, they do have help - from an explosive substance that’s...
TUESDAY: The Laurens County Council will participate in a dedication for the county library's new Bookmobile, then will conduct its only meeting of December, beginning at 4:45 pm tomorrow (Dec. 12). The new Bookmobile ribbon-cutting will be at the historic courthouse in downtown Laurens, then the...

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