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2045 Regional Long Range Transportation Plan Survey

Written by admin on 6th October 2020 News, Press Releases

Imagine the year 2045 – what will our region area look like? How will we get around? What transportation choices will be available for the next generation?   The Central Midlands Council of Governments (CMCOG) and the Columbia Area Transportation Study (COATS) Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) are updating their Long-Range Transportation Plan. This plan will address future road, transit, passenger rail, freight, bicycle and pedestrian needs for the region. It’s a document that reflects the vision and goals of the region....

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CMCOG Human Services Transportation Coordination Plan – DRAFT FINAL REPORT

Written by admin on 5th October 2020 News, Press Releases

Central Midlands Council of Governments (CMCOG) is the designated recipient for the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program funds in the Columbia Metropolitan Region. As such, CMCOG administers Federal program funding for transit related services that assist targeted population groups. The Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act is the current Federal legislation that requires projects selected for funding through the Section 5310 Program to be included in a locally developed,...

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PUBLIC COMMENT – Midlands Workforce Development Area 2020 – 2023 Regional & Local Area Plans

Written by admin on 31st August 2020 News, Press Releases

The Midlands Workforce Development Area is announcing the opening of the public comment period for the 2020 – 2023 Regional and Local Area Plans.   The Regional and Local plans serve as a four-year action plan to develop, align, and integrate service delivery strategies and to support the State’s vision and strategic operation goals under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).   The plans are available for review at https://www.midlandsworkforce.org/plan.   Comments regarding the 2020 –...

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS ASBESTOS ASSESSMENT, PROJECT DESIGN AND AIR MONITORING: CITY OF NEWBERRY CDBG PROJECT #4-CE-19-009

Written by admin on 17th August 2020 News, Press Releases

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS ASBESTOS ASSESSMENT, PROJECT DESIGN AND AIR MONITORING CITY OF NEWBERRY CDBG PROJECT #4-CE-19-009 AUGUST 17, 2020   BIDS DUE: SEPTEMBER 16, 2020 at 2:00 PM   The City of Newberry is seeking Bids from SCDHEC-licensed firms to prepare initial Asbestos Assessments and, if required by SCDHEC regulation 61-86.1, Project Design and Air Monitoring services for approximately forty-two (42) privately owned vacant, dilapidated houses that will be demolished in the West End Neighborhood. The houses are of varying size and are located in a concentrated target area within the City of Newberry....

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AVOID CORONAVIRUS SCAMS

Written by admin on 24th April 2020 News, Press Releases

AVOID CORONAVIRUS SCAMS Fraudsters are taking advantage of fears surrounding the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), and targeting the elderly and vulnerable. This guide can help you protect yourself.COVID-19 – Fraud Notice  ...

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INFORMATION ON COVID-19

Written by admin on 5th March 2020 News, Press Releases

Information on COVID-19 from DHEC and the CDC can be found at the following links:   – SC Infectious Disease Plan (Appendix 14)   https://www.scemd.org/media/1225/appendix-14-id-plan-for-the-state-of-sc-2017.pdf   – Pandemic Influenza Plan (Appendix 14 – Annex 2)   https://www.scemd.org/media/1223/state-pandemic-influenza-plan-october-2017-v11b.pdf   – DHEC: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)   https://www.scdhec.gov/health/infectious-diseases/viruses/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19   – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html https://www.cdc.gov/handwashing/    Education and Outreach Materials: 2019-COVID-Factsheet COVID-19 Information Preparing for the Spread of COVID-19 Stop the Spread of Germs Clinic Appointments Telehealth Screenings Information and 14-day Monitoring Sheet Isolation and Quarantine  ...

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Central Midlands Region / Population Projections Report / 2020-2050

Written by admin on 25th April 2018 News, Press Releases

Population projections are an important tool for governmental officials, policymakers and planners world-wide to guage anticipated future population growth againt the demand for water, food, energy and other services, as well as ascertain how the demographic compostion of the area in question might look like in the future. Please use the following link to download a copy of the 2020-2050 Central Midlands Regional Population Projections Final report: CMCOG 2020-2050 Population Projections Report...

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Final Central Midlands Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) Document / 2017-2022

Written by admin on 9th December 2017 News, Press Releases

The Central Midlands 2017-2022 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) has been completed.  The CEDS document is the culmination of a strategic planning process to develop a five year vision and policy framework for strengthening our regional economy. The information contained in the document may be used for future planning, funding applications, and project development.  This regional planning process is required by the Economic Development Administration (EDA) in order to qualify for assistance under EDA program and funding opportunities....

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