Richland County Councilman Bill Malinowski is hosting Strategic Planning Meetings this month:

* Thursday, October 11, 2007 from 6-8pm at Friarsgate Park, 1712 Chadford Road

* Wednesday, October 24, 2007 from 6-8pm at Ballentine Community Center, 1009 Bickley Road

The meetings are to provide residents with an opportunity to rate the county’s current performance and provide input on the vision and future direction of our community.

Highlights: Community and economic development, public safety, services and infrastructure, social services and quality of life, envionmental stewardship, general operations

You can call 576-2066 or 932-7919 for more information.