Richland County’s financial management practices earned high marks from one of the nation’s leading credit rating agencies, enabling the county to borrow money for projects at a reduced cost to taxpayers.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Having recently completed the renewal process, Richland County was recertified in September with a rating that will offer a 10 percent premium reduction on flood insurance for properties in a Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) and a 5 percent discount on flood policy premiums for properties located outside a SFHA.
Friday, October 4, 2013
The county’s improved development-related functionality is the culmination of months spent by the county’s Development Services Task Force updating policies, procedures, the relocation of key staff and even its physical appearance to improve customer relations.
Thursday, October 3, 2013
Richland County is setting course to bridge the digital divide through an initiative designed to educate residents and get underserved communities on the information highway.
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Officials in the county’s Solid Waste and Recycling Division urge homeowners to refrain from pouring FOG down the drains of their homes. It may appear harmless, but it can stick to sewer pipes and build up over time. In addition, other things washed down the drain or garbage disposal, such as coffee grounds, hair and food particles, get caught up in FOG leading to bigger, more troublesome clogs.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013