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CDBG Update – 2 projects receive funding, another underway

The following two projects received funding from the September 2015 round of the Community

SC Mortgage HELP Program Impact

Through the SC Mortgage HELP Program, Catawba Regional provides assistance to responsible homeowners who are struggling to keep their homes

2016 Catawba Regional Elected Officials Forum

January 7, 2016, Richburg, SC.    One hundred local elected officials and legislators from across the four-county Catawba Region met in Richburg

Building Permit Activity in the Catawba Region: July – September 2015

Building Permit Activity in the Catawba Region: July – September 2015

WIOA Youth Getting Work Experience

Area youth enrolled in the WIOA (Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act) program are learning valuable skills through work experience. They are

Revolving Loan Fund Program Update

Catawba Regional Council of Governments (CRCOG) assisted Pure Gold, Inc. with a Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) loan for two CNC machines when demand for its shotgun chokes outgrew the capacity of its existing machines. Partnering with CRCOG on this project was Park Sterling Bank. Pure Gold’s sister company, Quick Tech Manufacturing, is an existing RLF customer owned […]

CDBG Project Update – Ottaray Mill Village

Union County and the City of Union recently completed neighborhood improvement activities associated with the Ottaray Mill Village. Upgrades included

Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy for the Catawba Region – 2015

Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy for the Catawba Region – 2015

Building Permit Activity in the Catawba Region: April – June 2015

Building Permit Activity in the Catawba Region: April – June 2015

2016 Federal Aid Pavement Improvement Program – Request for review and comment

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) is providing public notification of projects identified for the 2016 Federal Aid Pavement Improvement Program prior to inclusion in the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP).

The projects listed in the program have been allotted $190,104,000.00 and will include the reconstruction and rehabilitation of a total of 489.72 miles of […]

Revolving Loan Fund Program Update

S&F Investments, Inc.
dba Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen  

When existing borrowers, Sidney and Jacquelyn Fulton needed working capital funds,

CDBG Update: Two Projects Awarded – June 2015

The following two projects received funding from the April 2015 round of the Community Development Block Grant – Infrastructure Program:

SC Consolidated Plan for Housing & Community Development Survey

The Department of Commerce, Grants Division, and its partner agencies are in the process of preparing the State Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development for the upcoming 5 years, 2016-2020. The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requires this Plan in order for the State to receive funding for the State Community […]

Brownfields Cleanup Revolving Loan Fund Update

“From Lemons to Lemonade: How DHEC’s Brownfield Cleanup Revolving Loan Fund Can Help” was published in County Focus, in the May 2015

Neighborhood Initiative Program – Request for Qualifications (RFQs)

NIP-8 Debarrment Certification Form

NIP-9 Conflict of Interest Certification

RFQ – Demolition Contractors

 

 

Building Permit Activity in the Catawba Region: January – March 2015

Building Permit Activity in the Catawba Region: January – March 2015

York County Traffic Count Map – 2014

York County Traffic Count Map – 2014

Lancaster County Traffic Count Map – 2014

Lancaster County Traffic Count Map – 2014

Union County Traffic Count Map – 2014

Union County Traffic Count Map – 2014

Chester County Traffic Count Map – 2014

Chester County Traffic Count Map – 2014

Notice of Public Review for the Rural Planning Work Program (RPWP) FY 2015-2017

NOTICE OF FIFTEEN DAY (15) PUBLIC REVIEW AND INTENT TO SUBMIT TO SCDOT FOR THE CATAWBA REGION. THE CATAWBA REGION INCLUDES CHESTER, LANCASTER, UNION, AND YORK COUNTIES IN SOUTH CAROLINA.

Rural Planning Work Program (RPWP) – This document outlines the Catawba Regional Council of Governments’ proposed annual work program as well as priority work tasks and […]

Rural Transportation Planning Work Program – FY 2015-16 & 2016-17

Rural Transportation Planning Work Program – FY 2015-16 & 2016-17

2015 WIA Job Fair Update

SC Works hosted the 2015 Catawba Regional Job Fair held on April 30 at the concourse of the Winthrop University Coliseum.  Representing the tri-county area of Chester, Lancaster and York Counties, 33 companies posted 900 + job openings on the SCWorks website prior to the job fair. This provided job seekers an opportunity to apply […]

Revolving Loan Fund Program Update

Catawba Regional recently assumed the Revolving loan Fund (RLF) loan program from Pee Dee Regional Council of Governments

SCDOT seeking public comment on the Fiscal Year 2016 State Program

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) is seeking public comment on the Fiscal Year 2016 State Program. The State Program provides statewide budget information including a distribution of resources among state funded maintenance programs.

The 2016 State Plan was prepared as required by Act 114 and contains objectives and performance measures for the preservation and […]

Update – CDBG Grant Applications

The Community Development Planning staff recently submitted a grant application for the Town of Great Falls to the SC Rural Infrastructure Authority

SCDOT Seeks Public Comment on Revisions to FY 2015 Federal-Aid Funding Plan

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) is seeking comment from the public on proposed revisions to the Fiscal Year 2015 Federal-Aid Funding Plan resulting from a federal penalty imposed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).

On October 1, 2014 State Act 158, entitled Emma’s Law, went into […]

Building Permit Activity in the Catawba Region: 2014

Building Permit Activity in the Catawba Region: 2014

Notice for review and comment – FY 2013-2017 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) amendment

NOTICE OF FIFTEEN DAY (15) PUBLIC REVIEW AND INTENT TO AMEND THE TIP AND SUBMIT THE FOLLOWING PROJECTS TO SCDOT FOR THE CATAWBA REGION. THE CATAWBA REGION INCLUDES CHESTER, LANCASTER, UNION AND YORK COUNTIES IN SOUTH CAROLINA.

I. FY 2013-2017 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) – An amendment to the Program which includes the following changes / […]

Revolving Loan Fund Program Update

Star Investments Group, LLC
dba Bojangles’ Famous Chicken ‘n Biscuits
Chester, South Carolina

When Raj and Nancy Pathak (pictured below)

Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan 2014-2024

Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan 2014-2024

Presentation from the 2015 Catawba Regional Elected Officials Forum

The Catawba Regional Elected Officials Forum was held January 8th, 2015.  To view the survey results presentation, click here.

 

Building Permit Activity in the Catawba Region: July – September 2014

Building Permit Activity in the Catawba Region: July – September 2014

SCDOT seeking public comment for 2015 Act 98 Non-Federal Aid Pavement Improvement Program

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) is seeking comment from the public  for the following items:

1.       Public Comment Sought for 2015 Act 98 Non-Federal Aid Pavement Improvement Program

We are providing this information to you for public review and comment. Attached is the press release announcing that public comment is being sought for the above […]

CDBG Update – Midway Neighborhood Revitalization Project

In November of 2014, Lancaster County was awarded a $500,000 Community Development

Transportation Planning Update by SCDOT

Click here to view the Transportation Planning Update Report from the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT).

Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan heads to County Council for 3rd reading

The Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan passed second reading on November 24 and is scheduled for third reading on Monday, December 8, 2014 at 6:30pm, in the Lancaster County Administration Building located in Lancaster, SC.  Contact Robby Moody (803-327-9041) for additional information.

Click on the link below to review the document:

Final Draft – Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan

CDBG Update – Paradise Neighborhood Revitalization Project

On November 12, 2014, the Town of Fort Mill was awarded a $500,000 Community

Lancaster County Unified Development Ordinance Analysis

Catawba Regional Council of Governments conducted an analysis of the Lancaster County’s Unified Development Ordinance during the first half of 2014.  The purpose of the project was to identify sections of the code needing improved efficiency and functionally to be most effective and to make recommendations to better implement the Comprehensive Plan.  This project included extensive […]

Catawba Regional Development Corporation News

Catawba Regional can assist potential borrowers with a program called Green SBA 504 loan.  Green SBA 504 loan allows lending up to $5.5 million per project if the project generates renewable energy equal to 10% of its total consumption subject to additional requirements specific to Green energy architectural certification.  Green SBA 504 loans have competitive […]

CDBG Update – South Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority Projects Funded

The following two South Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority projects received funding in May

Rural Transportation Planning Work Program – Fiscal Year 2014-2015

Rural Transportation Planning Work Program – Fiscal Year 2014-2015

Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy for the Catawba Region – 2014

Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy for the Catawba Region – 2014

Senate Budget Outlook Presentation

Craig Parks of the Senate Finance Staff presented the South Carolina Senate Budget Outlook to the Catawba Regional Board of Directors at their scheduled meeting on September 4th.  The Senate Budget Outlook explores the budget history of the State of South Carolina and provides insight into the challenges the state faces in funding critical needs […]

EPA Awards $500,000 for SC Brownfield Loan Fund

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $500,000 to the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control (SC DHEC) for recapitalization of the state’s Brownfields Cleanup Revolving Loan Fund.

Click here to see the press release.

Building Permit Activity in the Catawba Region: April – June 2014

Building Permit Activity in the Catawba Region: April – June 2014

SC HELP Program Update

The SC HELP program has now reached the three and a half year mark and will continue to assist qualifying home owners with their mortgages until the federal program, through the US Treasury Department ends in December 2017. While the volume of applicants dropped statewide in April and May by as much as 50%, the […]

Green Infrastructure Planning Workshop Announcement

Catawba Regional Council of Governments, the South Carolina Forestry Commission and Trees SC invite you to attend a free presentation about our state’s Green Infrastructure Planning Guide and Model initiative!

It will be held September 5, 2014 at Catawba Regional COG at 215 Hampton St, Suite 200, Rock Hill, SC.  The presentation time is 10:00am.  RSVP […]

Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan 2014-2024 – Land Use Community Workshop Announcement

When: Thursday, August 28, 2014
4:00 – 5:30pm or 6:00 – 7:30pm

Where: City of Lancaster – Public Works Department
916 15th Street, Lancaster

Partners:
Lancaster County
City of Lancaster
Town of Heath Springs
Town of Kershaw

Questions?
Robby Moody, AICP
Catawba Regional COG
803-327-9041
rmoody@catawbacog.org

Click here to view flyer.

Building Permit Activity in the Catawba Region: January – March 2014

Building Permit Activity in the Catawba Region: January – March 2014