Posts in Category: community development


June 2018 Council Highlights 

Council held two public hearingsthis month, to receive public comments on the... read more

May 2018 Council Highlights 

MEETING HIGHLIGHTS: Council held six public hearings last night, to receive public comments... read more

February 2018 Council Highlights 

Council gave final approval to rezone .24 acres of land located at 1947 McCray’s Mill Road from... read more

January 2018 Council Highlights 

Posted by Joseph T. McElveen, Jr. Tuesday, January 16, 2018 7:24:00 PM Categories: CDBG community development Downtown housing public safety rezoning request roads sewer
COUNCIL BUSINESS: Council gave final approval to close and convey ownership of two... read more

The City of Sumter’s Fight Against Blight 

Posted by Joseph T. McElveen, Jr. Friday, October 28, 2016 10:24:00 AM Categories: Blight community development Mayor's Minute public safety Sumter Pride vacant property
As a municipality experiences expansion and growth, urban decay often follows. Even a small city... read more

Both Sides Win with Sumter's Project CheckMate 

Posted by Joseph T. McElveen, Jr. Wednesday, June 15, 2016 8:58:00 AM Categories: community development housing police department Project CheckMate Senior Citizens sumter senior services united ministries
For many residents, the weather is a mere nuisance, postponing outdoor plans and possibly... read more