02.05.

Waccamaw HOME Consortium – Notice of Funding Availability

PUBLIC NOTICE

WACCAMAW HOME CONSORTIUM
Notice of Funding Availability

In planning the 2016-2017 program year budget, The Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments HOME Consortium will be seeking applications from non-profits, for-profits, local governments and Community Housing Development Organizations (CHDOs).  The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development HOME funds (Home Investment Partnership Act of 1992) may be used for approved new construction and renovation of rental housing units, and tenant based rental assistance programs. Grants and low interest loans will be available for eligible projects.

Applications may be obtained on the Waccamaw Regional Council of Government website www.wrcog.org or by contacting Courtney Kain.   Applicants may also schedule a technical assistance meeting on February 16, at the Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments, 1230 Highmarket Street, Georgetown, SC 29440

All applications will be due February 23, 2016 by 5:00pm in the offices of the Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments.  Applications received after the due date will not be eligible for funding.

Contact:
Courtney Kain, HOME/ Community Development Planner
Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments
(843)436-6126
ckain@wrcog.org

Documents:
2016 NOFA
Funding Availability Letter
WHC HOME application (2016)

02.02.

2-8-2016 AGENDA – WRCOG BOARD OF DIRECTOR’S MEETING

The Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments Board of Director’s meeting will be on Monday, February 8, 2016 at 7:00 pm in the council’s conference room at 1230 Highmarket Street, Georgetown, SC 29440.

Click here to view:  Agenda 2-8-2016 revised

01.14.

Notice for Public Comment – WRCOG Amendments to the Rural 2015-2031 TIP

Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments (WRCOG) will consider amendments to the rural 2015-2031 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).  The WRCOG’s TIP is a program that identifies and prioritizes transportation projects for funding within the rural areas of Georgetown and Horry counties, and the entirety of Williamsburg County.  The TIP will encompass fiscal years 2015 through 2031.

The original and proposed TIP are available at Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments and on the web at www.wrcog.org .

A series of Public Meetings will be held on January 27 and January 28.  They will be followed by a meeting of the WRCOG Board of Directors.  There will be opportunities for the public to comment on the amended TIP at the following times and locations below:

Wednesday, January 27  

3:30 pm     Horry County Government and Justice Center, Room C, 1301 Second Avenue, Conway, SC

Thursday, January 28   

10:00 am   Williamsburg County Public Service Administration, 201 West Main Street, Kingstree, SC

2:00 pm     Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments, 1230 Highmarket Street, Georgetown, SC

All written comments received before February 15, 2016 will be considered. Please send comments to:

2015-2031 Rural TIP

c/o Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments

1230 Highmarket Street

Georgetown, SC 29440-3227

Or by e-mail to: estarks@wrcog.org

 “Persons who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact the Title VI Coordinator at least 7 working days before the meeting date.”

 

01.14.

Notice for Public Comment – GSATS Amendments to the 2015-2019 TIP

The Grand Strand Area Transportation Study (GSATS) will consider amendments to the 2015-2019 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). The GSATS’ TIP is a four-year program that identifies and prioritizes transportation projects for funding within the Myrtle Beach-Socastee SC/NC metropolitan area (including portions of Horry, Georgetown and Brunswick counties). The TIP will encompass fiscal years 2015 through 2019.

The original and amended TIP are available on the web at www.gsats.org .

A series of Public Meetings will be held on January 27 and January 28. They will be followed by a meeting of the GSATS Policy Committee. There will be opportunities for the public to comment on the amended TIP at the following times and locations below:

Wednesday, January 27

9:00 am          Carolina Shores Town Hall    882 Persimmion Road, Calabash, NC 28467

1:30 pm          Horry-Georgetown Technical College, Grand Strand Business and Conference Center,                                    Room 605,  950 Crabtree Lane, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

3:30 pm          Horry County Government and Justice Center, Room C, 1301 Second Avenue, Conway, SC

Thursday, January 28

2:00 pm         Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments, 1230 Highmarket Street, Georgetown, SC

All written comments received before February 15, 2016 will be considered. Please send comments to:

GSATS’ 2015-2019 TIP

c/o Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments

1230 Highmarket Street

Georgetown, SC 29440-3227

 Or by e-mail to: mhoeweler@wrcog.org

 “Persons who require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act or persons who require translation services (free of charge) should contact the Title VI Coordinator at least 7 working days before the meeting date.”

01.11.

WRCOG Winter 2016 Newsletter

Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments rolled out the Winter 2016 Newsletter today, featuring:

• WRCOG bids sad farewell to late board chairman,
• Program helps complete four homes for local veterans,
• Programs earn national honors,
• More than 400 helped during Medicare Open Enrollment,
• Update of long range transportation plan to begin this year,
• WRCOG to tackle Hog Inlet and Dunn Sound Creek water quality,
• Staff reach out to local veterans, and
• WRCOG hosts successful statewide annual conference.

The e-newsletter was launched to keep clients and community residents abreast of new programs and other changes and happenings at Waccamaw Regional. Anyone interested in receiving the newsletter can sign-up on www.wrcog.org or http://eepurl.com/XxRFf.Waccamaw Regional can be found on social media websites including Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, and Google+. For more information about Waccamaw Regional, visit www.wrcog.org, or call (843) 546-8502.

 
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