All Aiken County Government Offices will be closed May 29 for the Memorial Day Holiday.

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Office Furniture & Equipment Auction

Office furniture & equipment from the Aiken County Administration Building are up for auction.

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Transit Development Plan

The Lower Savannah Council of Governments is preparing a Transit Development Plan.  They are focused on gathering community input through their online survey and are hosting three public workshops throughout the month.

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New Property Map Portal

Aiken County announces a newly designed Property Map Portal. Effective Wednesday, February 22, 2017, the County will implement an enhanced property map portal with more GIS information and more functionality. We hope that you find the new portal useful and enjoyable. Please explore it at your leisure.

Deadline for Property Appeal Submissions

As a reminder to the Citizens of the Aiken County: The deadline for appeal submissions is December 15, 2016.

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Convenience Centers Holiday Closings

Visit the Convenience Centers and Landfill webpage to view all locations and hours of operation.

Webpage Closings

Veteran's Village

The Aiken County Veterans Council invites you to attend our Veterans Village on Saturday, November 5th from 10:00am - 2:00pm at Aiken Technical College Student Center Gymnasium.

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Used Book Sale

Friends of the Aiken County Public Library is hosting a used book sale.

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Absentee Voting Hours

For The General Election November 8, 2016

Board of Appeals Meeting Rescheduled

The Board of Appeals meeting for October 12, 2016 has been rescheduled due to lack of quorum. The next scheduled meeting will be on Thursday, November 10, 2016.

Animal Sheltering Locations Available

Animal Sheltering Locations in Aiken County For those needing to find shelter for a pet, please click the link above for an interactive map of possibly available locations.

Whiskey Road Corridor Study

The public is encouraged to become involved with the year-long study of the Whiskey Road Corridor which ends in summer 2017. Please share your thoughts on how it should grow and improve.
Visit: www.whiskeyroadstudy.com and take the 5-minute survey and/or share your ideas on the interactive map.

Aiken County Flood Map Revisions

Aiken County will be hosting an open house for FEMA in the Aiken County Government Center.

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Planning Commission Meeting Rescheduled

The Planning Commission meeting for August 18, 2016 has been rescheduled due to lack of quorum. The next scheduled meeting will be on Thursday, September 15, 2016.

Aiken County Visitors Center Has Moved

The Aiken County Visitors Center has moved to it's new location at 133 Laurens Street NW!

We Look Forward To Seeing You Down The Street!

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Official Road Atlas | Update

The latest edition of the Aiken County Official Road Map Atlas is now available for download from our GeoServices webpage. This edition reflects information as of July 31, 2016.

Public Forum Metropolitan Transportation Planning

Tuesday, 07/26/2016
from 4:30 P.M. – 6:30 P.M.

The public is invited to come talk directly with representatives of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Federal Transit Administration (FTA) & your Augusta Regional Transportation Study (ARTSMPO).

The meeting will be held in the Linda Beazley Community Meeting Room of the Augusta-Richmond County Municipal Building on the1st Floor.

535 Telfair Street, Augusta, GA 30901

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Unofficial Election Results - District 81

June 28, 2016
Unofficial Election Results for the State House of Representatives, District 81 Statewide Primary.

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Justice Assistance Grant | 2016

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Public Hearing will be held at the Aiken County Council Building, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, South Carolina at 5:00 pm on July 19, 2016. This grant will be on County Council consent agenda at 7:00 pm.

If you have any questions or concerns about this grant, please contact Chief Deputy Troy Ewell before July 18, 2016.
Phone: 803.642.1778
Email: telwell@aikencountysc.gov

PUBLIC NOTICE

INVITATION TO REVIEW AND COMMENT ON AMENDMENTS TO AUGUSTA REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION STUDY (ARTS) PLANS AND PROGRAMS

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Absentee Voting

Aiken County Government Center

REGISTRATION & ELECTIONS
1930 University Parkway
Suite 1200, AIKEN SC
ABSENTEE VOTING

Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday
June 11: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Monday
June 13: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

2016 Aiken County Rabies Clinics

The 2016 Aiken County Rabies Clinic will be sponsored by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Aiken County Environment Health Services & Local Veterinarians. Vaccination Fee: Prices may vary by clinic, but will not exceed $10.00 per pet **Note: Dogs must be on a leash and cats in a box or carrier.

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Aiken County Registration and Election Commission - Filing Information

Wednesday
March 16: 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday - Friday
March 17-18: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday
March 19-20: CLOSED
Monday - Thursday
March 21-24: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday
March 25 CLOSED
Saturday - Sunday
March 26-27: CLOSED
Monday & Wednesday
March 28-30: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday
March 29: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Aiken County Comprehensive Plan

PUBLIC INPUT MEETINGS

LOCATION:

Aiken County Planning & Development
1930 University Parkway
Suite 2806
Aiken, SC 29801
(Shaws Conference Room)

March 2, 2016 from 11:00am – 2:00pm & March 8, 2016 5pm – 7pm

(The meetings will be a "drop-in" open house format) View Document
Any questions about the study, location and/or special needs requests: Contact the Aiken County Planning & Development Department Call 803-642-1520

Email: planning@aikencountysc.gov

Voter Registration Deadlines for Primaries Fast Approaching

Register Online at scVOTES.org

COLUMBIA, S.C. (January 19, 2016) – To help ensure voters are prepared for the upcoming Presidential Preference Primaries (PPPs), the State Election Commission wants to remind everyone of the upcoming voter registration deadlines and urge those already registered to update their information.

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Lower Savannah Regional Fair Housing Survey

The Lower Savannah Council of Governments (LSCOG) is conducting an Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice as part of its obligations in receiving funding from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). This short survey is part of the LSCOG's efforts to obtain feedback from the public. By completing the survey you will help us assess fair housing issues in your community. Your input is important and will directly impact the decision making process.

#SCSaysNoMore in October

What is Domestic Violence Awareness Month?

The month of October has been designated Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) in the United States. The goal of DVAM is to raise public awareness about domestic violence and to educate communities and individuals on how to prevent domestic violence.

By working together and pooling our resources during the month of October, we can highlight domestic violence as a major public health, human rights and social justice issue and reinforce the need for prevention efforts.

New Requirements to File for Legal Residence (4% Discount)

ALL vehicle registration cards reflecting the new domicile (home street) address for each occupant are required for Legal Residence. Driver's License is still required.

Visit the Assessor's office on the 2nd Floor of the Government Center for more information or to file your application.

Official Road Atlas | Update

The latest digital version of the Aiken County Road Atlas is now available. This free PDF file can be downloaded from http://www.aikencountysc.gov/GIS. New to this version are building number maps for Aiken Technical College and USC Aiken. This update includes changes made through July 31, 2015.

2015 Justice Assistance Grant

Public Hearing will be held at the Aiken County Government Center, 1930 University Parkway, Aiken, South Carolina at 5:00 pm on July 21, 2015. This grant will be on County Council consent agenda at 7:00 pm.

Dairies of Aiken County Exhibit

The "Dairies of Aiken County Exhibit" will continue through October at the Aiken County Historical Museum.

Holiday Closing: May 25

County offices will be closed on Monday, May 25, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. Offices and facilities will resume their regular schedule on Tuesday, May 26.

Sheriff's Office plans to purchase Tasers with video recording

The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office plans to purchase the following equipment with funding from the 2014 Justice Assistance Grant.

Storm Clean-up Work May Be Completed by End of April

Status reports released March 31 indicate an estimated 92% of storm debris has been collected from County roads. The projected completion date of storm cleanup is the end of April.

Transportation Planning Meetings Scheduled

Please voice your concerns at any of the meetings during the update of the Year 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan regarding traffic, growth, public transit, bike and walking paths in this region.

** Website Unavailability Notice **

Starting at 4 PM today (June 19), Aiken County's website will be unavailable at times as the transition to the new website begins.

Government Center Now Open

The Aiken County Government Center is now serving the public at 1930 University Parkway on the Aiken bypass. The new facility is located across from the SC DOT Aiken headquarters and about a half-mile west of the SC 118 intersection with SC 19 North.

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