Goals and Objectives

Each February, members of the Hampton County Council meet with a facilitator to create a set of goals based on the needs of the community. Input from all council members are explored, categorized and prioritized into three groups:
  • Critical Goals
  • Important Goals
  • Other Goals
Critical Goals
  • Develop a plan for a combined Fire/EMS service
  • Develop a plan for county office space including moving out of rental space, renovating the BT Deloach Building and selling the Parker Building
  • Plan for a multi-sport recreation facility
  • Construct a spec building
  • Continue involvement in the Jasper Port Planning process
  • Minimize tax increase
Important Goals
  • Implement Phase II of the Capital Projects One-Cent Sales Tax
  • Recoup Detention Center costs
  • Address water/sewer study recommendations
  • Develop a road maintenance plan to include fees, ownership, and road standards
  • Complete Animal Shelter improvements
  • Complete Land-Use plan
  • Authorize and fund a position to enforce vehicle registration laws
  • Prioritize county facility maintenance needs and continue to maintain building
Other Goals
  • Continue Technical College of the Lowcountry improvements
  • Implement Charrette recommendations
  • Continue alliance with University of South Carolina - Salkehatchie
  • Decide on Miley Fire Station