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As Seneca City Council considers a final vote on its most recent short-term rental ordinance, an official with the Municipal Association of South Carolina predicted local governments across the state and nation will continue to be affected by the issue.
As he reflected this week on the two most recent mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan looked at a bracelet on his wrist reminding him he was nearly a victim in a shooting a little more than two years ago.
A local property owners association has been hit with a fine totaling more than $20,000 over a dam violation that happened almost 15 months ago.
The Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority plans to ask the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) to reconsider a compliance agreement with the sewer authority and four Oconee communities as a result of two sanitary sewer overflows earlier this year.
A bill that would prohibit local governments from banning short-term rentals in their communities is not likely to get a hearing in the General Assembly next year, according to the chairman of the committee assigned to the bill.
The state identifies five types of short-term rentals, according to information on the website of the Municipal Association of South Carolina (https://www.masc.sc/Pages/newsroom/uptown/March-2017/A-short-guide-to-short-term-rentals.aspx).
Officials said a decision Monday night by the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority to give more than $4 million from its reserve funds to its member cities may help the entire system improve as all sides work to improve inflow and infiltration issues.
Gateway Arts Center is almost 2 years old, and its director hasn’t slowed down in freshening her location up.
Several online services have been restored to Oconee County’s libraries, and one official is hopeful another piece of the county’s recent malware-caused outage will be repaired by the time school starts this month.