Groundwater Management Plan Stakeholder Meeting Feb. 23

Come On Down! You're invited to attend a meeting with DHEC to discuss the development of a groundwater management plan for the Trident designated capacity use area. Why? Because Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties are currently designated a groundwater capacity use area that requires a DHEC permit to withdraw and use groundwater. So there's going … Continue reading Groundwater Management Plan Stakeholder Meeting Feb. 23


Continuing Education Webinar: A Dozen Tools for Accelerating Local Sustainability Leadership

The following 1.5 hour webinar session qualifies for Continuing Education credits which are required annually of elected officials, board and commission members and employees involved in planning and zoning matters that have already completed the mandatory orientation training.

Meet our newest Principal Planner: Sharon Hollis

Sharon Hollis recently joined the Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments (BCDCOG) as a Principal Planner. She comes to us from the private sector, where she worked on transit planning projects for clients nationwide – most recently having worked with the BCDCOG on the i26Alt BRT Project.


The BCD Council of Governments has established the date below for the first of two orientation training sessions to be offered in 2017. Please feel free to share this date and registration notice with potential registrants from your jurisdictions

Welcome our newest Employee!

Jason Payne Jason Payne recently joined the Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments (BCDCOG) as a staff accountant. Jason grew up in Fayette County, Georgia and graduated from the Georgia State University with a B.B.A. in Business Management. Jason knew he wanted to work with finance because among his favorite classes were courses such as accounting, finance, … Continue reading Welcome our newest Employee!

Public Input Sought for Walk + Bike BCD

The Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments (BCDCOG) is hosting four public meetings to gather input for Walk + Bike BCD, the regional pedestrian and bicycle master plan. The meetings will be an open house format allowing interested citizens to drop-in at any time between 3pm and 8pm. All residents of the Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester region are invited to learn about proposed roadway and trail improvements and recommended new programs and policies for active transportation. Residents are encouraged to use this one-on-one time with the project team to share their vision for walking and bicycling in Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester counties. Click the link to get more information on this wonderful plan as well as times and dates for the upcoming meetings.