Published on November 7th, 2015 | by Millennium Magazine Staff


Richland County Council is engaging citizens in shaping local government

Richland County, S.C.— Richland County Council provides a wide variety of Boards and Commissions that encourages its members to participate in discussions that affect and shape the future of the County. County Council believes it is not only the right, but the responsibility of interested and capable citizens to become engaged in local government policy by advising the Chairman and County Council on important community-related issues. Serving on a Board or Commission is an excellent way to make a personal contribution to Richland County’s growth and can be a rewarding experience for everyone!

Richland County Council is currently accepting applications for service on the following Boards, Commissions and Committees:

Accommodations Tax – Two (2) vacancies (1 at-large position and 1 position for an applicant with a background in the Cultural Industry)

Airport Commission – Three (3) vacancies

Board of Zoning Appeals – One (1) vacancy

Business Service Center – One (1) vacancy (Applicant must be a CPA)

Hospitality Tax – Three (3) vacancies (2 applicants must be from Restaurant Industry)

Internal Audit Committee – One (1) vacancy (Applicant must be a CPA)

Lexington Richland Alcohol and Drug Abuse Council (LRADAC) – Two (2) vacancies

Richland Memorial Hospital Board- Two (2) vacancies

Transportation Penny Advisory Committee – One (1) vacancy (unexpired term)

Applications will be accepted until 5:00 pm on Friday, November 20, 2015
Appointments may be tentatively made in December

You may submit your application by mail, fax or email:
Mail: 2020 Hampton Street, P.O. 192, Columbia SC 29202
Fax: (803) 576-2068

Please visit to download the application that is applicable for the board you are interested in serving on. Once you have downloaded and filled out the application form, you may submit it as an attachment by clicking the envelope on the top tool bar.

You are strongly encouraged to visit to learn more about the board, commission or committee you are interested in serving on and you are encouraged to speak with your Council District Representative.

If you need additional information please contact the Richland County Clerk to Council Office at (803) 576-2060 or by e-mail


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