Sumter County Government's fiscal year is off and running with new department allocations. Your County's fiscal year budget is from July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013.
Significant changes in this year's budget include a three percent (3%) across the board salary adjustment for the 645 County employees. This was the first salary adjustment our employees have received since 2008. Also included in this budget are funds to support the opening of R.E. Davis Recreaton Community Center, the new Bethel Fire Station, the new Sumter County Sheriff's Office and the new Sumter County Judicial Center.
Your local government is on the move, more Penny for Progress projets will be started in 2013. Wise Drive Extension will get started in early fall which will connect Broad Street to the Sumter Airport encouraging growth at the Airport Industrial Park. Infrastructure on south Highway 521 will be put in place to support the Continental Tire project. Salterstown Community Center along with the Pinewood Community Center will start construction in this fiscal year.
Much is happening in your County Government. We plan to implement a new social media campaign to help inform the Sumter community in a more timley manner. Blogs, twitter, facebook, and other popular media will be used to interact with followers of Sumter County Government. Stay tuned for more exciting County news in months to come.
©2012 Sumter County South Carolina Government | All Rights Reserved