Category Archives: Government

City of Charleston to Host Public Listening Sessions About Short-Term Rentals

Charleston, S.C. – The City of Charleston Department of Planning, Preservation, and Sustainability is hosting four Public Listening Sessions for citizens to express their thoughts about short-term rentals in the City of Charleston. The sessions are scheduled to take place at the following dates and locations: Session #1: Thursday, March 16 from 6 p.m. to…
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Education 2 Employment (E2E) Program Garners National And Statewide Honors

NORTH CHARLESTON (March 6, 2017) – The Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments has received a 2016 National Association of Development Associations (NADO) Innovation Award for an outstanding, creative approach to bettering North Charleston with its Employment 2 Education project. Helping the unemployed between the ages of 16-29 enhance their job prospects, ‘E2E’ was also awarded the…
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Sunshine Week is March 12 – 18 recognizing open government

Sunshine Week coming up March 12 – 18: Local officials sharing resources to increase FOIA compliance Sunshine Week is observed every March as a celebration of access to public information. In anticipation of this observance next week, the Municipal Association of South Carolina has published five articles in the March issue of Uptown (www.masc.sc, keyword…
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BCDCOG Welcomes Sharon Hollis As Principal Planner

NORTH CHARLESTON (March 6, 2017) – The Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments is pleased to announce that Sharon Hollis has joined its staff as a Principal Planner. [caption id="attachment_22756" align="alignleft" width="300"] Sharon Hollis[/caption] Hollis comes to the BCDCOG from the private sector, where she worked on transit planning projects for clients nationwide. Most recently she liaised…
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