Local Incumbent Worker Training Grant Announced

Local Incumbent Worker Training Assistance

The Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments announces the availability of Local Incumbent Worker Training Assistance (IWT) under provisions of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014.  The purpose of this IWT Program is to assist employers in training currently employed workers in an effort to keep businesses and workers competitive.  Private Sector South Carolina Employers located in the counties of Williamsburg, Georgetown and Horry in need of training for incumbent workers due to expansion and changing skill requirements caused by new technology, retooling, new product lines, or new organizational restructuring may be eligible for IWT assistance.  Interested employers must email their request for IWT assistance to Kim McCutchen at kmccutchen@wrcog.org,

REFERENCE:  Local IWT PROGRAM, by March 31, 2021.  You may request an IWT Application by email to kmccutchen@wrcog.org or visit our website at http://www.waccamawworks.org.

IWT Application Updated 07_30_2019



Waccamaw Workforce Development Board Meeting Scheduled

The Waccamaw Workforce Development Board Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, March 16, 2021 via video conference only. This meeting will take place at 9:30am. Please call 843-546-8502 for additional information and for the link and codes for meeting access. The meeting agenda is listed below:

Agenda – March 16 2021

WWDB Packet – March 16 2021


Rural Technical Committee (RTC) Meeting Notice 3-17-21

WRCOG RTC Meeting Notice for March 17, 2021 at 10:00 AM

The following items will be on the Agenda:
• Rural Projects Update
• SCDOT Safety Performance Measures Recommendation
• LRTP Update
• Rural TIP Update

For more information, click here


3-8-2021 WRCOG Board of Directors Meeting

The next Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments Board of Directors meeting will be held on March 8th, 2021 at 5:30 pm via Zoom/conference call. For the meeting ID and password, please call 843-546-8502.

The agenda can be found here: 3-8-2021 Agenda


Notice for Public Comment

The Grand Strand Area Transportation Study (GSATS) is considering an amendment to the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) to reflect the FY2021 funding allocation for FTA Section 5310 (Enhanced Mobility for Elderly and Individuals with Disabilities). The TIP and the 5310 applications are available for review.

For more information, click here.

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