Public Hearing Notice August 5th, 2015

Waccamaw HOME Consortium and the SC Department of Commerce are sponsoring a series of focus group meetings to discuss community and economic development needs and priorities throughout the region. This will help us as we develop the Community and Economic Development sections of the State’s Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development as well as the Waccamaw HOME Consortium Consolidated Plan.  This plan also includes the needs of the Urban Entitlements of Horry County,  the City of Myrtle Beach and the City of Conway.

The purpose of the public hearing is to receive input on how to spend the federal funds for activities addressing the following types of area needs.   Proposed activities must primarily benefit persons with low and moderate-incomes.

  • Affordable Housing
  • Homeless Prevention
  • People with Special Needs
  • Neighborhood Revitalization

Because the Plan affects many people, communities and organizations across the State and region, we are seeking your help in identifying needs and opportunities, so that we may develop strategies and priorities for funding that best meet the needs of the local jurisdictions.

You are invited to participate in the focus group meeting/ public hearing that will be held:

Date:                     August 5th, 2015 

Time:                    5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Where:                 Waccamaw Regional COG
                            1230 Highmarket Street
                            Georgetown, SC  29440

Reasonable accommodations and auxiliary services for any qualified disabled person interested in attending the public meeting can be made by contacting Jessie M. Walker or Courtney Kain @ 843-546-8502.  To request the above please call seven days before the date of the public hearing.

Residents and stakeholders are encouraged to participate by completing the following surveys:

WHC Regional Survey:

SC Department of Commerce Consolidated Plan Survey:

Comments may also be submitted in writing to Waccamaw HOME Consortium, 1230 Highmarket Street, Georgetown, SC through September 8, 2015.

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1230 Highmarket Street
Georgetown, SC 29440

Phone: (843) 546-8502

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