Press Releases

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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PUBLIC COMMENT – MPO CERTIFICATION REVIEW

Written by admin on 27th August 2020 News, Press Releases

Every Four Years our Partners at the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) conduct an evaluation of the Columbia Area Transportation Study (COATS) Metropolitan Planning Organization’s (MPO) effectiveness as an agency in carrying out the metropolitan transportation planning process.   Please share your experiences with the COATS MPO: • Have you been involved in the transportation planning process? • Do you have enough opportunity to participate? • What are your views of the process?...

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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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PUBLIC NOTICE – CMCOG & COATS MPO 2020 TITLE VI/ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE & LANGUAGE ASSISTANCE PLAN

Written by admin on 11th August 2020 News, Press Releases

The CMCOG – COATS MPO assures that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, or national origin, as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987 (PL 100.259), be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity. CMCOG – COATS MPO further assures that every effort will be made to ensure nondiscrimination in all of its programs and activities,...

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PUBLIC NOTICE – CMCOG & COATS MPO DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS PLAN

Written by admin on 11th August 2020 News, Press Releases

CMCOG has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program in accordance with regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), 49 CFR, Part 26. CMCOG receives federal financial assistance from the USDOT, and as a condition of receiving this assistance, CMCOG will sign an assurance that it will comply with 49 CFR, part 26. It is the policy of CMCOG to ensure that all businesses have an equal opportunity to receive and participate in USDOT assisted contracts....

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DRAFT FY 2020 – 2027 RURAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (RTIP) – UPDATED AUGUST 2020

Written by admin on 3rd August 2020 News, Press Releases

Each Rural Planning Organization (RPO) develops a Rural Transportation Improvement Program (RTIP)—a list of upcoming transportation projects—covering a period of at least four years. The RTIP must be developed in cooperation with the state and public transit providers. The RTIP should include capital and non-capital surface transportation projects, transportation enhancements, and safety projects included in the State’s Strategic Highway Safety Plan. The RTIP should include all regionally significant projects receiving FHWA or FTA funds, or for which FHWA or FTA approval is required....

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DRAFT FY 2020 – 2027 TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (TIP) – UPDATED AUGUST 2020

Written by admin on 3rd August 2020 News, Press Releases

Each Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is required, under 49 U.S.C. 5303(j) , to develop a Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)—a list of upcoming transportation projects—covering a period of at least four years. The TIP must be developed in cooperation with the state and public transit providers. The TIP should include capital and non-capital surface transportation projects, bicycle and pedestrian facilities and other transportation enhancements, Federal Lands Highway projects, and safety projects included in the State’s Strategic Highway Safety Plan....

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New– Request for Proposal: Audit of General Purpose Financial Statements (Re-advertisement)

Written by admin on 29th June 2020 News, Press Releases

AUDIT OF GENERAL PURPOSE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS  REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (Re-advertisement) CENTRAL MIDLANDS COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS (CMCOG)   Central Midlands Council of Governments (CMCOG) is requesting proposals from qualified Certified Public Accounting Firms to audit its general purpose financial statements for fiscal year ending June 30, 2020 and to audit the basic financial statements of the Central Midlands Development Corporation (CMDC) for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020 with the option to renew up to five succeeding years....

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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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