PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that Bamberg County, led by its governing body, the Bamberg County Council, will hold a public hearing concerning the ordinance adopting the 2020-21 capital and operating budgets of Bamberg County on June 29, 2020 at 6:00 pm. The public hearing will be held in conjunction with one of the three readings of that ordinance, at a meeting of Bamberg County Council. Due to the effects of the coronavirus on public meetings, the public meeting in question and the public hearing on the budget ordinance will occur in either of two ways, and public notice is hereby given of both ways: 1) IF at all possible, the County Council meeting on June 29, 2020 will be held in person in the Council Chambers of Bamberg County Council, in the Bamberg County Courthouse Annex (Administrative Office Building) at 6:00 pm on June 29, 2020. Anyone wishing to speak to or be heard concerning the budget ordinance should attend such meeting and will be given that opportunity; or 2) IF it is not possible to hold the County Council meeting on June 29, 2020 at 6 pm in person, then that meeting will be conducted electronically, upon due notice, by utilizing electronic meeting technology, and the budget ordinance in question will be considered and discussed, and the public hearing thereon will all be available for all to see and hear through such electronic means, and a means will be provided for anyone having any input for the public hearing on the budget ordinance, or questions regarding the budget ordinance or any other part of the County Council meeting, to make such comments or ask such questions electronically, to be read aloud, and responded to as necessary, during the meeting. A copy of the budget ordinance in question will be posted on the County website, online, for anyone interested to review in advance of the public hearing.
The following comparisons of FY19-20 to the FY20-21 proposed budget are presented pursuant to S.C. Code #6-1-80.