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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

Revolving Loan Fund Program Update

Scott and Cindy Clyburn began Logo Works, Inc. in 1999 at their Cherry Road, Rock Hill, SC location.  Logo Works specializes in screen printing and embroidery for small to corporate size businesses in an eight state region.  Two years ago, the Clyburns developed a branded screen printing line called Heybo.  Scott […]

SCDOT Seeks Public Comment For FY 2015 Federal-Aid Funding Plan

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) is seeking comment from the public to amend the Statewide Transportation Improvement Plan (STIP) to add the FY 2015 Federal-Aid Funding Plan.

The proposed FY 2015 Federal-Aid Funding Plan in the STIP is consistent with the 2014 funding plan allotment of $765 million in contract authority, and state […]

York County Traffic Count Map – 2013

York County Traffic Count Map – 2013

Lancaster County Traffic Count Map – 2013

Lancaster County Traffic Count Map – 2013

Union County Traffic Count Map – 2013

Union County Traffic Count Map – 2013

Chester County Traffic Count Map – 2013

Chester County Traffic Count Map – 2013

Community Development Block Grant Projects Awarded

The following four projects received funding from the April 2013 round of the Community Development Block Grant – Infrastructure Program:

Air Quality Update for the Catawba Region

Robert J. Brown Jr, with the South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control (DHEC), gave an Air Quality update for the Catawba Region on June 12, 2014.  Click here to see the presentation.

Housing Consortium News

The Catawba Region has completed the first step in the process of developing a Housing Consortium.  We are excited to announce that Lancaster County has agreed to take on the Lead Entity role in the Consortium.  Catawba Regional Council of Governments, in conjunction with Lancaster County, is reaching out to the […]

Community input needed on “The Good Life” of Tega Cay

The City of Tega Cay is updating its Comprehensive Plan and as a part of community outreach, electronic surveys are available for residents to complete.  The short survey gives participants an opportunity to share their ideas on Tega Cay’s challenges and its possibilities.

“We hope all Tega Cay residents, business leaders, youth, community partners and stakeholders […]

Brownfield-Greyfield Project Update

As part of the CONNECT Our Future project, Catawba Regional COG is working to develop a Brownfield-Greyfield Redevelopment Toolkit

Rural Planning Work Program (RPWP) – Public Review

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 […]

Building Permit Activity 2005-2013

WIA – 4th Annual Youth Forum

The 4th Annual Youth Forum sponsored by the Catawba Workforce Investment Board was held on Friday, May 2, 2014. Resolute Forest Products, Inc. hosted the event. The half day event included a guest speaker, lunch, workshops and door prizes. Active and follow up youth in the Catawba area’s youth programs were invited to participate.
Bobby Bailey, […]

CRDC Spring 2014 Newsletter

Lancaster County Water & Sewer District / Lancaster County receive Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant

On March 5th the Economic Development Administration (EDA) announced that the Lancaster County Water and Sewer District and Lancaster County would receive a $ 912,500 grant to pay for improvements to serve the Keer, Inc industrial site in Indian Land. Keer is projected to create 500 new jobs over the next five years and invest […]

Catawba Regional Development Corporation News

Catawba Regional will be hosting two upcoming banker presentations in the Aiken and Sumter, SC areas. The presentations will be targeted toward

Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan 2014 – 2024 Community Meetings

Click here to view the schedule for the Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan 2014-2024 Community Meetings.  Contact Robby Moody at 803-327-9041 for questions.

Take the online survey by clicking here.

Catawba Regional Council of Governments and Catawba Regional Development Corporation 2013 Annual Reports

The Catawba Regional Council of Governments and Catawba Regional Development Corporation 2013 Annual Reports were presented to the Boards of Directors on February 20, 2014.  To view these reports click on the links below:

Catawba Regional Council of Governments 2013 Annual Report
Catawba Regional Development Corporation 2013 Annual Report

Building Permit Activity in the Catawba Region: 2013

Building Permit Activity in the Catawba Region: 2013

Council of Governments and Development Corporation Annual Meeting on February 20th, 2014

Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Amendment – Public Review Notice

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 2014-2019 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) – An amendment to the Program which includes the […]

Planning and Zoning Officials – 2014 Training Calendar

Attached for your use and information is the 2014 Training Calendar for Planning and Zoning Officials for the Catawba Region.  Catawba Regional Council of Governments is authorized by the SC State Advisory Committee to offer training for local planning officials and staff members pursuant to the Code of Laws of South Carolina, §6-29-1340. The mandatory […]

Buffalo Mill Village Sewer Improvements Project, Phase III – CDBG Update

The residents in the Buffalo Community of Union County, SC will notice the continuation of sewer improvements

Lancaster County Neighborhood Stabilization Program Update

The Neighborhood Stabilization Program in Lancaster County has used grant funds to demolish 5 residential structures.  These structures were

Public Comment Sought for Two Projects Recommended for Federal Lands Access Program Funding

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) is seeking public comment for two projects in Greenwood and York counties recommended to receive Federal Aid Lands Access Program (FLAP) funding. Created under the “Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act” (MAP-21), FLAP is a new program that provides funding for projects that are located […]

CDBG Update – Union Mill Village Renaissance Project

The City of Union was awarded a Community Development Block Grant through the Village Renaissance Program from the S.C. Department of Commerce to replace existing sewer lines and demolish vacant and dilapidated structures in the Union Mill Village neighborhood.  The two structures pictured are part of a group of six structures that are scheduled for […]

COG Board Meeting Announcement

The next meeting of the Catawba Regional Council of Governments will be held on Thursday December 5, 2013 at 4:00pm in the Council’s offices, Catawba Regional Center, 215 Hampton Street in Rock Hill.

This meeting will cover a wide range of topics, including:  Board consideration of transportation projects to be funded with guideshare funds, the addition […]

Revolving Loan Fund Program News

Did you know…

RLF funds from $50,000 – $300,000 are now available to businesses located in 18 counties in South Carolina (Aiken, Allendale,

Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy for the Catawba Region – 2013

Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy for the Catawba Region – 2013

Building Permit Activity in the Catawba Region: July – September 2013

Building Permit Activity in the Catawba Region: July – September 2013

SC Rural Infrastructure Authority Grant Program

The SC Rural Infrastructure Authority has announced its 2014 grant programs and deadlines for applications.  The RIA provides grants for infrastructure to

SCDOT seeking public comment on the 2013 Act 98 Special Bridge Replacement Program

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) is seeking comment from the public on the  proposed  2013 Act 98 Special Bridge Replacement Program.  In this regard, we are providing this information to you for your review and  consideration.

A copy of the press release and a link to the 2013 Act 98 Special Bridge Replacement Program […]

Revolving Loan Fund Program News

Catawba Regional Council of Governments, Lowcountry Council of Governments, Lower Savannah Council of Governments, and Santee-Lynches Council

Catawba Regional Development Corporation News – Santuc Precision

Catawba Regional recently partnered with Arthur State Bank to assist Santuc Precision owners, Steven

CDBG Update – Fort Mill officials, residents plan Paradise improvements

New sidewalks, water system upgrades and new entrance signs are among the improvements

Building Permit Activity in the Catawba Region: April – June 2013

Building Permit Activity in the Catawba Region: April – June 2013

Using DHEC Brownfield Loans Successfully

City of Union, Rock Hill, City of Florence, Florence County, Aiken County, Edisto Beach, Spartanburg County, Ware Shoals, City of

CDBG Update – Brooklyn Avenue Revitalization Project – Phase II

Applicant:  Lancaster County

Grant Amount:  $500,000

Local Funds: $124,829

Grant Source:

Revolving Loan Fund and Intermediary Relending Program News

Catawba Regional recently assumed the Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) and Intermediary Relending

WIA Job Fair Update

The Catawba Regional Workforce Investment Board conducted its annual Job Fair on May 23, 2013.  The fair was held at the Conference Center at the Gateway in Richburg, SC.  The fair drew 40 employers with over 600 job openings for area job seekers to apply.  More than 1,000 job seekers were in attendance with many […]

Chester County Traffic Count Map – 2012

Chester County Traffic Count Map – 2012

Lancaster County Traffic Count Map – 2012

Lancaster County Traffic Count Map – 2012

Union County Traffic Count Map – 2012

Union County Traffic Count Map – 2012

York County Traffic Count Map – 2012

York County Traffic Count Map – 2012