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FAPD officer receives top honors at SC Criminal Justice Academy

Posted Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Forest Acres Police Officer Heather M. Champagne was recently awarded the coveted J. P. Strom Award for having the highest academic average in her class at the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy.

Officer Champagne graduated on December 2, 2016 after completing 12 weeks of police training. She was a student in Basic Law Enforcement Class 656.

A native of New Hampshire, Champagne is a 2007 graduate of Norwich University, Vermont, with a B.A. in Criminal Justice, as well as the University of South Carolina in 2010 with an M.A.T. in Elementary Education.

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Veterans Day is Friday, November 11, 2016

Posted Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Friday, November 11 is Veterans Day and an observed holiday in Forest Acres.  Sanitation schedules will be affected as follows:
 
Thursday's November 10 route— Collected on Wednesday, November 9
 
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Vacancies - City Boards and Commissions

Posted Tuesday, October 18, 2016

The City of Forest Acres is currently seeking to fill the following vacancies:

  • 2-year term on the Planning Commission
  • 3-year term on the Code Board of Appeals
  • Municipal Election Commission (to fill an unexpired term through April 2017)

Board/Commission members must be registered voters.  Further, the Code Board of Appeals member should possess expertise in construction--expertise that would typically come from having worked as a licensed builder, engineer, or architect.

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Richland County Composting Initiative

Posted Friday, October 7, 2016

Richland County has ready-made composting bins available for purchase.  Please click here for more information.

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Sanitation Services and Hurricane Matthew

Posted Wednesday, October 5, 2016

The Forest Acres Public Works Department will provide garbage and yard trash collection services for Wednesday and Thursday's routes as usual. Collection of Friday's route will depend upon weather conditions that day.  Sanitiation services will be suspeded at the point weather conditions are determined to be hazardous.  Thanks, and be safe!

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Municipal Court - Cancelled Oct. 6

Posted Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Municipal Court hearings scheduled for this Thursday, October 6 have been cancelled due to anticipated weather conditions associated with Hurricane Matthew.  Court employees will be in touch with those parties affected by the cancellation regarding rescheduling.  Please continue to monitor the City of Forest Acres website and this blog for additional information.

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Labor Day - Sanitation Schedule

Posted Thursday, August 25, 2016

The City of Forest Acres will recognize the Labor Day holiday on Monday, September 5, 2016 and employees (including those in the Sanitation Department) will have the day off.

  • Monday's garbage and recycling routes will be run on Tuesday, September 6.
  • Tuesday's garbage and recycling routes will be run on Wednesday, September 7.
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Regional Recycle Day - Oct. 15

Posted Monday, August 22, 2016

There will be a regional Recycle Day on Saturday October 15 from 9:00AM to 2:00PM at Irmo High School.  For more information, click HERE.

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Boil Water Advisory Issued 8/17/2016

Posted Wednesday, August 17, 2016

City of Columbia Water Works

Boil Water Advisory

 

To the Water Customers of

Meadowood Road- from Sylvan Road to Satchelford Road,

 Satchelford Road- from Meadowood Road to Peachtree Circle,

ALL of Peachtree and Orchard Circle

 

8-17-16

 

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Boil Water Advisory for Meadowood Rd CANCELED

Posted Wednesday, August 10, 2016

City of Columbia Water Works

Repeal of the Boil Water Advisory

 

To the Water Customers of Meadowood Road-

from Briarwood Road to N Trenholm Road

 

8-10-16

 

The City of Columbia Water Works advises the water customers of Meadowood Road-

from Briarwood Road to N Trenholm Road, located in Richland County, they no longer need to boil their water prior to drinking or cooking.

 

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