In 1888, the South Carolina General Assembly created the “County of Florence”, encompassing the towns of Timmonsville, Coward, and Lake City with the Town of Florence as its county seat. The Florence County Council is composed of nine elected officials, one from each district in the county.
Should any person, group, or organization request to be heard upon any matter at a regular or special meeting of Council, such person, group, or organization shall submit a written request to the Chair of County Council to place such matter on the agenda for the meeting at least thirteen (13) days prior to the date set for such meeting. The request shall specifically state the reason for the appearance. In addition, any two (2) members of Council may petition the Chair for persons, groups, or organizations to appear before Council.
Written requests should be addressed to Connie Y. Haselden, Clerk to County Council, 180 N. Irby St., MSC-G, Florence, SC 29501. The request can also be emailed to Connie or faxed to (843) 665-3042.