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					Public Safety
The Public Safety Division is comprised of the following departments:

Sheriff
Detention Center
Emergency Services - Administrative
Emergency Medical Service
Planning
Building Inspections
Coroner
Animal Care

This division is responsible for the protection and safety of the general public and implementing
measures that enhances the public quality of life. Services provided by this division include law
enforcement, the detention center that maintains confined individuals posing a threat to the public’s
safe-welfare, emergency medical services, the coordination and regulation of community
development and/or redevelopment, the investigation of deaths within the County, and animal care
services. This division makes up 52% of the General Fund Expenditures for fiscal year 2010.



                                                                                Legislative

                                                                                Judicial

                                                                                Executive

                                                                                Elections

                                                                                Taxation

                                                                                Administrative and Staff
                                                                                Services
  52%
                                                                                Public Safety

                                                                                Public Works & Utilities

                                                                                Health and Social Services




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Sheriff’s Department
Mission Statement
To improve the quality of life for the citizens of Richland County by maintaining a high standard of
professional accountability, reducing the fear of crime, and retaliation from those persons who constitute the
criminal element within the county. This is accomplished through the collaborative efforts of the Sheriff's
Department and the community, by employing effective Community Policing strategies and problem-solving
techniques, supported by aggressive enforcement of Federal, State and Local Laws.

Goals and Objectives
•   Reduce property crimes through intensified                 for deputies. Increase recruiting efforts
    community education and collaboration.                     among minority groups to provide
    Develop more compatible reporting                          manpower that is more representative of the
    procedures and strengthen neighborhood                     community.
    watch programs by soliciting more citizen
    involvement. Develop new programs in                   •   Combat gang activities through aggressive
    100% of new subdivisions.                                  enforcement, community involvement and a
                                                               stronger School Resource Officer program.
•   Develop and maintain a point of focus for                  Eliminate 100% of graffiti produced by gangs
    “Homeland Defense” by maintaining direct                   through the use of volunteers and increase
    cooperation with the State Law Enforcement                 the level of gang intelligence through School
    Division, Office of Homeland Security,                     Resources.
    Federal Law Enforcement Agencies, local
    Military Officials and local Law Enforcement           •   Create and maintain a reserve deputy force of
    Agencies. Ensure that 100% of county                       65 volunteer Deputy Sheriff’s to augment
    public safety agencies participate in the                  regular patrol.
    “Incident Command System” mitigation.

•   Foster     stronger      relationships    and
    understanding with the Hispanic community.
    Continue street level Spanish language classes

Budget Highlights
Sheriff Department
The Sheriff’s Department is funded through the             County’s overall budget reductions, resulting in
county-wide general fund. The expenditures roll            lower budgets for employee training, uniforms
up into the Public Safety sub-category for                 and equipment.
reporting purposes.

The FY2010 budget, exclusive of grants decreased           The Universal Personnel Grant allowed for the
2.3%. Operating reductions were driven by                  hiring of fifteen additional employees in FY2010.




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Sheriff’s Department

Fiscal Plan
                                2008                2009              2010             Difference      Difference
                                Actual             Adopted           Adopted               ($)            (%)
Personnel Expenditures          23,207,266          24,297,072        24,441,567             144,495           0.6%
Operating Expenditures           5,349,284           5,881,852         4,856,513         (1,025,339)          -17.4%
Capital Outlay                     625,016            210,000           406,980              196,980          93.8%
Total                       $ 29,181,566       $ 30,388,924      $ 29,705,060      $     (683,864)            -2.3%


Authorized FT Positions*                 532             540               544                    4                 -

*Total Personnel for FY2010 is 789 consisting of both full and part-time employees.

Special Duty
The Special Duty Department is funded through                roll up into the Public Safety sub-category for
the county-wide general fund. The expenditures               reporting purposes.


Fiscal Plan
                                     2008              2009              2010                               Difference
                                                                                         Difference ($)
                                     Actual           Adopted           Adopted                                (%)
Personnel Expenditures                1,616,911         2,000,000         1,415,270             (584,730)       -29.2%
Total                            $ 1,616,911        $ 2,000,000       $ 1,415,270        $     (584,730)       -29.2%


Authorized FT Positions                        2                 2                 2                   -                -




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Sheriff’s Department
Organizational Chart
                                                                    Sheriff


                                                   Administrative
                                                     Manager


                                                   Administrative
                                                     Personnel


                                                                     Chief
                                                                    Deputy




 Deputy Chief                     Deputy Chief                           Special Projects                   Deputy Chief
Uniform Division                    Criminal                                Captain                         Professional
                                 Investigations                                                              Standards

           Region Manager                                                     Lieutenant
                 (6)                            Criminal                                                       Major
                                             Investigations
                                                 Major
            Special Operations
                 Captain                                                      Sergeant                        Captain
                                                Criminal
                                             Investigations
                                                Captain
            Special Services
               Captain                                                Sergeant (GIS/CAD)          2nd              Chief
                                                                                             Lieutenant          Inspector
                                                                                            Civil Process         Internal
                                      1st                 2nd                                                      Affairs
             Community            Lieutenant          Lieutenant       Fleet Maintenance
           Services Captain        Forensics           Narcotics           Specialist
                                                                                                     Lieutenant              Lieutenant
                                                                                                      Training             Hiring/Reserve
             Special Duty                                              Computer Analyst                                       Deputies
               Captain            2nd Lieutenant     Chemist (3)
                                      Victims
                                    Assistance
                                         ’




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Sheriff's Department
                                    2008                2009                 2010
                                   Actuals             Adopted              Adopted
Salaries and Wages                  18,265,342           19,100,578           19,794,712
Overtime                               493,950             480,000              201,885
Part Time or Temporary Help            912,780             981,776              580,449
FICA Employer's Share                 1,469,795           1,575,698            1,628,799
Worker's Compensation                         1                     -                    -
SC Regular Retirement                  124,733             131,004              131,005
SC Police Retirement                  1,940,665           2,028,016            2,104,717
Personnel Expense              $   23,207,266      $    24,297,072      $    24,441,567
Office Supplies                        192,773             189,135              158,984
Postage                                 15,333                 19,300               19,300
Copy Machines                           39,951                 40,000               40,000
Membership and Dues                     10,222                 10,250               10,250
Individual Travel                            48                     -                    -
Petrol Oil and Lubricants             1,872,953           1,738,730            1,216,141
Automotive Repairs                     970,695            1,060,483            1,025,825
Automotive - Noncontract               413,432             350,000              335,964
Telephone Service                       39,731                 46,000               46,000
Beepers/Cell Phones/Pagers             106,693             156,840              156,840
Radio Service                          477,105             533,160              533,160
Airplane Maintenance                    69,162             200,000              194,000
Service Contracts                      143,259             280,476              300,109
Equipment Repairs                          2,038                6,500                6,500
Building Maintenance                       9,027               25,000               25,000
Lab Supplies                            95,281             176,933                  90,933
Grounds Maintenance                        4,239               12,000                    -
Radio and Communication                    8,872               19,300               19,300
Fingerprint and Photography             25,955                 48,000               48,000
Transportation of Prisoners             15,459                 19,000               19,000
Uniforms and Equipment                 418,724             409,500              295,906
Janitorial Supplies                            -                 100                  100
Medical Supplies and Expense            16,166                 50,000               50,000
Employee Bonds                                 -                 100                  100
Other Insurance Premiums                   8,056                    -                    -
Aircraft Liability                      22,777                 25,000               20,000
Advertising                                1,779                2,500                2,500
Rent                                    25,008                 28,000               28,000
Employee Training                      175,095             227,000                  87,101
Animal Care                             22,990                 27,000               27,000
Special Contracts                       27,865                      -                    -



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Sheriff's Department
                                 2008                2009                 2010
                                Actuals             Adopted              Adopted
Official Expense-Council             20,378                 15,000               15,000
Match-Sheriff's Grants               96,380                      -                    -
X-Ray Supply                            1,838                1,500                1,500
Operating Expense           $    5,349,284      $     5,716,807      $     4,772,513
Non-Capital Assets                  324,398             165,045                  84,000
Building Improvements                79,890                 30,000                    -
Automotive Equipment                106,069             180,000              376,980
Heavy Equipment                      78,887                      -                    -
Data Processing Equipment            31,372                      -               30,000
Software                                4,400                    -                    -
Capital Outlay              $      625,016      $      375,045       $      490,980


Total Expense               $   29,181,566      $    30,388,924      $    29,705,060




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Sheriff - Special Duty
                              2008                2009                2010
                             Actuals             Adopted             Adopted
Salaries                        202,526               90,314              96,228
Overtime                      1,165,935            1,576,763           1,076,763
Part Time or Temporary                 221                   -                   -
FICA Employer's Share           101,473              138,078             100,280
SC Regular Retirement               3,574                4,237               4,237
SC Police Retirement            143,182              190,608             137,762
Personnel Expense        $   1,616,911       $    2,000,000      $    1,415,270


Total Expense            $   1,616,911       $    2,000,000      $    1,415,270




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Detention Center
Mission Statement
To provide for the incarceration of adult and juvenile offenders in a fashion that provides for protection of
the public safety, institutional safety, and the delivery of a constitutional level of services to those who are
incarcerated at the facility.


Goals and Objectives
•   Provide sufficient security to prevent escapes                 exercise, visitation, and access to services of
    by foreseeable means.          Security will be                outside agencies.
    maintained by assignment of inmates to
    minimum, medium, or maximum security                     •     Gather adequate information on persons
    based upon the application of a thorough and                   served so that operational standards can be
    rational classification and assignment system.                 improved whenever necessary.

•   Protect the public, staff and inmates in their           •     Maintain or reduce the cost of operating the
    person and property as the highest priority                    facility by maintaining a low per diem rate per
    when operating the Detention Center                            inmate by undertaking cost cutting measures.

•   Strive to ensure those confined are no worse             •     Maintain a high level of service to Criminal
    off upon release then they were prior to their                 Justice agencies, including reducing the
    incarceration. The Detention Center will                       number of complaints from agencies served.
    provide a safe living environment for inmates
    through humane and dignified treatment,                  •     Increase the graduation rate of officers
    along with adequate space, privacy and                         attending the SC Criminal Justice Academy.
    personal necessities, provisions for adequate




Performance Measures

Measure                                                                           2008         2009      2010

Erroneous release                                                                      1           1          0

Employees receive minimum required training by SC Jail standards                  100%         100%      100%

Complaints from outside agencies                                                       1           1          0

No in custody inmate deaths                                                            2           0          0

Reduce inmate grievances by 50%                                                    1555         1210          0

Maintain or reduce operating the facility                                            5%          5%         5%

Increase officer graduation rate                                                   61%          52%      100%




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Detention Center

Budget Highlights
The Detention Center is funded through the                 The FY2010 personnel budget decreased 4.0%
Countywide General Fund. The expenditures roll             due mostly to a reduction of budgeted overtime.
up into the Public Safety sub-category for                 Operating expenditures decreased 1.5% in
reporting purposes.                                        alignment with overall County budget reductions.


Fiscal Plan
                                 2008               2009               2010              Difference       Difference
                                 Actual            Adopted            Adopted                ($)             (%)
Personnel Expenditures            12,096,594         13,018,907         12,497,107           (521,800)         -4.0%
Operating Expenditures             6,842,693          7,939,603          7,822,048           (117,555)         -1.5%
Capital Outlay                       186,794            390,050            187,790           (202,260)        -51.9%
Total                      $     19,126,081    $   21,348,560     $   20,506,945     $     (841,615)          -3.9%


Authorized FT Positions                 340                338                338                     -            -


   The chart below shows Detention Center Budgeted Health Care Costs for Fiscal Years 2006-2010




                      Dentention Center Budgeted Health Care Cost

    $6,000,000
    $5,000,000
    $4,000,000
    $3,000,000
    $2,000,000
    $1,000,000
                 $-
                          2006            2007              2008             2009                2010




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    Detention Center
    Organizational Chart
                                                                                 Director


                                                                     Assistant                Commissary
                                                                     Director


                                                       Office                       Pre-Trial
                                                      Manager




Support                 Security                                Operations                    Juvenile                 Programs &         Victim Service
Service                                                                                                                Community
                                                                                                                       Corrections


          Maintenance                Watch                                     Intake                      Secretary                 Drug &
                                   Commanders
                                                                                                                                     Health


           Training                             Shift Leaders                 Discharge                  Shift Leaders               Schools



           Kitchen                                                           Pre-Booking                                             Library
           Contract


           Medical                                                           Booking Area
           Contract


                                                                             Classification




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Detention Center
                                          2008                2009                2010
                                         Actuals             Adopted             Adopted
Salaries and Wages                          7,831,812          10,167,342          10,234,907
Overtime                                    2,343,524            771,262             171,262
Part Time or Temporary Help                     71,842            70,571              70,571
FICA Employer's Share                        766,767             842,203             847,372
SC Regular Retirement                           59,376            62,358              62,359
SC Police Retirement                        1,023,273           1,103,171           1,110,636
Personnel Expense                    $   12,096,594      $    13,016,907     $    12,497,107
Office Supplies                                 58,027            60,770              57,123
Postage                                            950                 950                 950
Copy Machines                                   37,898            34,913              34,913
Membership and Dues                              1,720               2,400               2,400
Petrol Oil and Lubricants                       28,753            27,711              18,613
Automotive Repairs                               9,620            10,155                 4,023
Automotive - Noncontract                         6,594               5,000               4,500
Work Permits and Fees                              250                 375                 375
Electricity - Bluff Road                     626,784             612,963             662,521
Telephone Service                               18,448            20,000              20,000
Beepers/Cell Phones/Pagers                      11,870            10,250              10,250
Water & Sewer - Bluff Road                   308,581             325,000             347,750
Heating Fuel - Bluff Road                    168,754             305,000             310,000
Repairs to Install Equipment                    44,717            50,689              50,689
Service Contracts                            332,914             471,818             489,954
Equipment Repairs                               10,314            15,000              15,000
Building Maintenance                            67,224            72,804              72,804
Radio and Communication                         20,988            34,393              34,393
Fingerprint and Photography                          -                 599                 599
Prisoner Clothing                               64,410            98,000              88,000
Uniforms and Equipment                          71,448           137,550             131,508
Janitorial Supplies                             98,594            90,991              90,991
Kitchen and Dining Ware                          3,252               8,000               8,000
Medical Supplies and Expense                         -               2,700               2,700
Outpatient Care                              541,696             880,064             280,064
Rent                                            11,026            14,300              14,300
Temporary Help-From Outside Agency                   -               2,000                   -




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Detention Center
                                         2008                2009                2010
                                        Actuals             Adopted             Adopted
Employee Training                              29,718            38,230              16,903
Professional Services                      4,268,143           4,607,778           5,051,525
Awards                                              -                 500                 500
Operating Expense                   $    6,842,693      $     7,940,903     $     7,821,348
Non-Capital Assets                             73,573            78,050              16,418
Machines and Other Equipment                   68,236           275,000             154,372
Automotive Equipment                           44,985            37,000              17,000
Capital Outlay                      $      186,794      $      390,050      $      187,790
Program Maintenance and Licensing                   -                 700                 700
Data Processing Expense             $               -   $             700   $             700


Total Expense                       $   19,126,081      $    21,348,560     $    20,506,945




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Emergency Services Department
Mission Statement
To provide professional and cost effective emergency and public safety planning, preparedness programs,
response and recovery to Richland County citizens and visitors in order to save lives and protect property.

Emergency Medical Service                                    Emergency Management – Plans and
EMS operates with staffed ambulance units and                Mitigation Division
quick response vehicles stationed throughout the             Mandated by state law, this division is responsible
county. The specialized rescue vehicles respond              for emergency disaster planning for all of Richland
from the Headquarters location. In the summer,               County. The Emergency Operations Center
an EMS substation is opened during weekends                  (EOC) is the center of activity during an
and holidays at Lake Murray. This is the base for            emergency, coordinating public safety, public
the Rescue Boat.                                             works and government. The division coordinates
                                                             programs with the State Emergency Management
The Emergency Medical Service Division of                    Division and participates in planning and exercises
DHEC licenses Richland County EMS. Each                      with federal, state and local agencies. The
paramedic and EMS technician must complete                   Emergency Alert System (EAS) messages
DHEC testing and re-certify every three years.               originate from the Emergency Services
                                                             Department during a local emergency.
The Department established an Automatic
External Defibrillator (AED) program. AED                    The division coordinates local planning with
devices are placed in the rural areas of the county.         schools, industry, governments and citizens to
AED’s are used by first responders (fire fighters            mitigate the effects of disasters and prepare
and law enforcement personnel) to restore                    personnel for preparation and response. The
electrical heart activity in cardiac arrest victims.         division coordinates disaster recovery. A major
AED’s will increase the possibility of a patient             emphasis is placed on weapons of mass
surviving cardiac arrest.                                    destruction and terrorism response training.

Through an intergovernmental contract, the City              Administration – Logistics and Support
of Columbia is responsible for the 911 dispatch of           Division
emergency calls.                                             This division provides support services for all
                                                             divisions within the department: budget,
Fire Marshal – Fire and Enforcement Division                 equipment and support, communications, public
The Richland County Fire Marshal directs this                information, in-service training, department
division and the fire service expansion is an on-            compliance and safety. Key senior department
going project. Our full service fire stations are            employees are cross-trained to provide the most
manned by at least one paid firefighter and                  economical approach to providing services.
supplemented with volunteers. The City of
Columbia manages operations for fire suppression             Public Education and Information Division
response.     Emergency Services investigators               The Department’s Public Information and
conduct Cause & Origin investigations at the                 education effort continues to grow each year.
scene of suspicious fires in the county                      Division personnel make presentations to church,
                                                             school and civic groups. Also, public service
The code enforcement program remains a priority              announcements run on television and radio
with approximately 70 inspections performed each             throughout the year. The division is involved with
week. This division also permits approximately               numerous public safety awareness and anti-
500 locations that have hazardous materials on               drug/anti-drinking campaigns. This division
site, and responds to hazardous material incidents           coordinates the release of information during an
and environmental ordinance violations.                      emergency or disaster and has established an
                                                             award winning Emergency News Network
                                                             (ENN).




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Emergency Services Department
Goals and Objectives
•      Improve the life-safety of County residents
                                                                     •   Disseminate information and educate internal
       and visitors through proactive and responsive
                                                                         and external customers effectively and
       code enforcement and fire related activities.
                                                                         efficiently.
•      To improve the delivery of pre-hospital care
       through recruitment, retention, training,
                                                                     •   Encourage stakeholders to participate in
       quality assurance and cost saving measures
                                                                         information sharing and adherence to
                                                                         guidelines allowing the Department to stay
•      Using all hazard planning models, proactively                     within budget while meeting its mission.
       perform mitigation and preparation activities
       that will increase the awareness of citizens,
                                                                     •   Insure that plans and mitigation activities
       emergency responders and government seats.
                                                                         mirror federal and state initiatives, making
                                                                         adjustments in the County Emergency
•      Using methods in place as well as developing                      Operations Plan as needed.
       new ones.


Performance Measures

    Measure                                                                          2008         2009         2010

    Number of EMS responses                                                        47,805        50,000        49,831

    Average cost per EMS response                                                 $157.67       $157.50      $158.25

    EMS responses per employee                                                         23            25           28

    Number of patients transported                                                  33,215       34,000        33,941

    Percentage of citizens satisfied with quality of service                         95%           99%          95%

    EMS response within 5.5 minutes                                                  16%           25%          23%

    EMS response within 8 minutes                                                    24%           24%          25%

    EMS response within 10.5 minutes                                                 18%           18%          19%

    Fire inspections per unit employee                                                 22            22           22

    Average time to investigate complaints                                         4 hours       3 hours      3 hours




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Emergency Services Department
Budget Highlights
Emergency Services Department
Emergency Services is funded through the
Countywide General Fund. The expenditures roll
up into the Public Safety sub-category for
reporting purposes.




Fiscal Plan
                                 2008              2009               2010           Difference Difference
                                 Actual           Adopted            Adopted             ($)       (%)
Personnel Expenditures             451,767           445,359            459,685             7,918     1.8%
Operating Expenditures              69,357           118,992             87,948           18,591         15.6%
Capital Outlay                      64,532            81,450             35,000           (29,532)       -36.3%
Total                        $    585,656     $     645,801      $     582,633    $       (3,023)        -0.5%


Authorized FT Positions                  7                7                  7                  -            -


Emergency Medical Services
Emergency Medical Services is funded through             The FY2010 budget increased 1.7% due to higher
the Countywide General Fund. The expenditures            Personnel Expenses.
roll up into the Public Safety sub-category for
reporting purposes.

Fiscal Plan
                                 2008              2009                 2010                      Difference
                                                                                   Difference ($)
                                 Actual           Adopted              Adopted                       (%)
Personnel Expenditures            8,443,027         8,944,049            9,338,102       394,053        4.4%
Operating Expenditures            1,602,510          1,828,674           1,738,898           (89,776)        -4.9%
Capital Outlay                      811,453          1,031,315             926,400          (104,915)      -10.2%
Total                      $ 10,856,990       $ 11,804,038           $ 12,003,400     $    199,362          1.7%


Authorized FT Positions                169               181                  181                    -            -




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Emergency Services Department
Organizational Chart
                                                                   Emergency
                                                                    Services
                                                                    Director



                                                   Administrative                         Deputy Director
                                                    Assistant II                         Division Manager
                                                                                         Info & Education




                                                    Secretary II                              Admin.                ASM
                                                                                             Assistant I            Ins.
                                                                                                                  Education



Communications     Logistics and                 EMS          Patient Medical    Plans &              Fire &        Hazmat/WMD
  Supervisor         Support                 Division Mgr         Control       Mitigation         Enforcement       Coordinator
                     Division                                                    Division          Division Mgr
                     Manager                                                    Manager



            Safety &             Shift                  Training                           Arson               Code
           Compliance          Managers              Assistant Shift                    Investigator        Investigator
                                  (4)                  Manager                                                 II (3)



           Equipment           Assistant                                                                       Code
            & Supply             Shift                                                                      Investigator
                              Manager (9)                                                                       (3)
                                  (4)



                                 Senior
  P/T Planner
                             Paramedic (4)



                                 Crew
                               Leader (4)



                              Paramedics
                                  (4)



                             Intermediate
                               EMT (4)



                                    Basic
                                   EMT (4)




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Emergency Services Department
                                    2008                2009               2010
                                   Actuals             Adopted            Adopted
Salaries and Wages                       387,113          378,861            390,930
Overtime                                       -            2,000              2,000
FICA Employer's Share                     27,988           29,136             30,059
SC Regular Retirement                     24,884           25,640             25,640
SC Police Retirement                      11,781            9,722             11,056
Personnel Expense              $     451,766       $     445,359      $     459,685
Office Supplies                            4,790            4,200              3,948
Copy Machines                              3,561            9,000              9,000
Membership and Dues                          453               460                460
Petrol Oil and Lubricants                  6,386            7,500              6,750
Automotive Repairs                         3,330            3,330              4,023
Automotive - Noncontract                     286            2,500              2,000
Telephone Service                          5,662            6,300              6,300
Beepers/Cell Phones/Pagers                 4,183            6,000              6,000
Service Contracts                          2,170           10,120              8,120
Equipment Repairs                              -               100                100
Hand Tools and Sets                           53               200                200
Radio and Communication                    5,120           62,332             36,832
Fingerprint and Photography                    -                 50                 50
Uniforms and Equipment                         -            1,400              1,339
Diet                                          65            2,500              1,500
Employee Training                          1,777            3,000              1,326
Operating Expense              $         37,836    $     118,992      $      87,948
Non-Capital Assets                        31,522           16,450                    -
Machines and Other Equipment              48,429           35,000             35,000
Automotive Equipment                           -           30,000                    -
Data Processing Equipment                 16,103                  -                  -
Capital Outlay                 $         96,054    $      81,450      $      35,000


Total Expense                  $     585,656       $     645,801      $     582,633




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Emergency Medical Service
                                    2008                  2009              2010
                                   Actuals               Adopted           Adopted
Salaries and Wages                       6,183,681        6,656,105         7,014,147
Overtime                                 1,020,003          848,000           848,000
Part Time or Temporary Help                37,506           130,000           105,000
FICA Employer's Share                     534,881           593,572           620,962
SC Regular Retirement                     666,956           716,372           749,993
Personnel Expense              $    8,443,027        $   8,944,049     $   9,338,102
Office Supplies                             5,835             6,000             5,640
Membership and Dues                         4,000             4,000             4,000
Petrol Oil and Lubricants                 405,512           374,418           350,000
Automotive Repairs                        371,850           370,163           422,398
Automotive - Noncontract                   26,084            65,000            60,000
Telephone Service                          20,436            21,500            21,500
Beepers/Cell Phone                         14,187            15,800            14,800
Water & Sewer Service                       3,240             2,500             2,500
Service Contracts                             175            65,800            52,808
Equipment Repairs                           6,247             8,000             8,000
Building Maintenance                            7                  -                 -
Hand Tools and Sets                           450             4,000             4,000
Radio and Communication                    72,604           117,000           100,000
Fingerprint and Photography                      -               100               100
Uniforms and Equipment                     59,139           125,000           100,388
Laundry and Linen Service                   1,937             5,000             5,000
Janitorial Supplies                         3,319             5,000             5,000
Medical Supplies and Expense              560,338           577,824           543,824
Outpatient Care                            23,716            28,140            26,140
Rent                                        4,678             4,000             2,000
Employee Training                          18,756            29,429            10,800
Operating Expense              $    1,602,510        $   1,828,674     $   1,738,898




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Emergency Medical Service
                                    2008                 2009             2010
                                   Actuals              Adopted          Adopted
Non-Capital Assets                        141,577          171,315                 -
Machines and Other Equipment                    -          265,000          481,000
Automotive Equipment                      669,876          545,000          395,000
Data Processing Equipment                       -           50,000           50,400
Capital Outlay                 $         811,453    $   1,031,315    $     926,400


Total Expense                  $   10,856,990       $ 11,804,038     $ 12,003,400




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Planning and Development
Mission Statement
Create better communities in Richland County through a public planning process. Incorporate best practices
balancing environmental and economic concerns in County land use regulations. Create incentives for
redeveloping sites and revitalizing communities. Employ GIS illustrating data and making complex problems
easier to understand.

Goals and Objectives
•      Incorporate customer service best practices by            •   Incorporate best practices in County
       providing customer service training for the                   Development Regulations by drafting new
       entire office, enhancing customer service skills              development         regulations     balancing
       of the department.                                            environmental and economic concerns.
                                                                 •   Enhance the public planning process by
•      Enhance communication and coordination                        increasing expertise in planning projects and
       among all reviewing agencies, increasing                      partnering with business and civic groups in
       communication to the planning department                      County Planning Projects.
       and applicants while reducing development
       time


Performance Measures

    Measure                                                                      2008         2009        2010

    Customer Service classes offered                                               1             1          1

    Agency attendance at monthly DRT meetings                                      0             4         12

    Balanced development regulations prepared                                      0             1         10

    New development regulations drafted                                            0             1         10

    Projects initiated with planning and funding partner                           0             1          1




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Planning and Development Services
Budget Highlights

Planning and Development
Planning & Development Services is funded                   The FY2010 budget reflects a 2.4% decrease due
through the Countywide General Fund. The                    to a reduction in professional services.
expenditures roll up into the Public Safety sub-
category for reporting purposes.


Fiscal Plan
                                    2008             2009              2010               Difference     Difference
                                    Actual          Adopted           Adopted                 ($)           (%)
Personnel Expenditures               2,295,772       1,363,625         1,451,025                87,400          6.4%
Operating Expenditures                438,449          279,304           150,879             (128,425)       -46.0%
Capital Outlay                         69,630              2,656           4,110                1,454         54.7%
Data Processing                         6,706                   -                 -                  -            -
Total                         $ 2,810,557         $ 1,645,585       $ 1,606,014       $      (39,571)        -2.4%
Authorized FT Positions                      52              25              24                    (1)            -




Building Inspections
Building Inspections is funded through the
Countywide General Fund. The expenditures roll
up into the Public Safety sub-category for
reporting purposes.


Fiscal Plan
                                    2008            2009              2010            Difference         Difference
                                    Actual         Adopted           Adopted              ($)               (%)
Personnel Expenditures                       -      1,222,288         1,311,971             89,683              7.3%
Operating Expenditures                       -        322,278           223,650               (98,628)         -30.6%
Capital Outlay                               -         26,655                 -               (26,655)        -100.0%
Total                           $            -    $ 1,571,221       $ 1,535,621       $     (35,600)           -2.3%


Authorized FT Positions                      -             27               27                      -                  -




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    Planning and Development Services

    Organization Chart                                                    Planning Director



                                               Manager of Administrative Services                    Manager of Planning Services (0ld)



                    Administrative Assistant



                                               GIS Manager                                           Manager of Planning Services (New)



                                               GIS Tech II                                                                      Comprehensive Planner



                                                                                                                                Comprehensive Planner



                                                                                                                                Neighborhood Planner



                                                                                                                                Neighborhood Coordinator



                                                                                                                                Transportation Planner



                                                                          Deputy Director Planning



                                               Administrative Assistant                              Addressing Coordinator



                                               Floodplain Coordinator



                             Land Development Administrator PR            Zoning Administrator                            Manager of Development Services
                                                                                                                          (VACANT)
                                                                                                                          #2300-25

Program Coordinator                                                                                  Assistant Zoning Administrator



Land Development Planner                                                                             Land Use Inspector



Land Development Planner                                                                             Land Use Inspector



Land Development Plans Reviewer                                                                      Zoning Analyst



Administrative Assistant



Planning Clerk (Part-time)




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Planning and Development Services
                                         2008                2009                2010
                                        Actuals             Adopted             Adopted
Salaries and Wages                        1,946,642           1,155,736           1,230,411
Overtime                                        6,020            3,375               3,375
Part Time or Temporary Help                    18,720            6,500               6,500
FICA Employer's Share                         145,187           89,173              94,886
SC Regular Retirement                         179,203          108,841             115,853
Personnel Expense                   $   2,295,772       $   1,363,625       $    1,451,025
Office Supplies                                40,262           19,025              16,567
Books and Publication                           1,062                500                    -
Copy Machines                                  29,351            9,450              12,450
Membership and Dues                             5,788            2,400               3,941
Individual Travel                                 160                100                 100
Petrol Oil and Lubricants                      45,491           17,433               5,614
Automotive Repairs                             15,355            4,365               8,046
Automotive - Noncontract                        9,723            5,440               5,000
Telephone Service                                 817                600                 600
Beepers/Cell Phones/Pagers                     32,133             8,000               8,750
Service Contracts                                   -                250                    -
Hand Tools and Sets                               199                   -                   -
Fingerprint and Photography                         -                141                    -
Uniforms and Equipment                          9,251               2,000                   -
Signs                                             337               2,000               1,000
Advertising                                     9,284               9,750               9,750
Employee Training                              18,680               8,416               3,721
Professional Services                         115,744          189,434              75,340
Special Contracts                             104,812                   -                   -
Operating Expense                   $     438,449       $     279,304       $     150,879
Non-Capital Assets                             28,028            2,656               4,110
Automotive Equipment                           41,602                   -                   -
Capital Outlay                      $         69,630    $       2,656       $       4,110
Program Maintenance and Licensing               6,706                   -                   -
Data Processing Expense             $          6,706    $              -    $              -


Total Expense                       $   2,810,557       $    1,645,585      $    1,606,014




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Building Inspections
                                   2008             2009              2010
                                  Actual           Adopted           Adopted
Salaries and Wages                         -        1,030,994          1,107,620
Overtime                                   -           10,125                3,000
Part Time or Temporary Help                -            3,500                7,000
Certification Incentive                    -                 -               3,625
FICA Employer's Share                      -           79,909            85,771
SC Regular Retirement                      -           97,760           104,955
Personnel Expense             $            -   $   1,222,288     $    1,311,971
Office Supplies                            -           19,025            17,833
Books and Publication                      -            1,500                2,980
Copy Machines                              -            4,050                4,050
Membership and Dues                        -            3,600                3,600
Individual Travel                          -               100                 100
Petrol Oil and Lubricants                  -           26,149            19,696
Automotive Repairs                         -            8,472                4,023
Automotive - Noncontract                   -           10,560                7,000
Telephone Service                          -               600           24,000
Beepers/Cell Telephone                     -           24,000                  600
Service Contracts                          -               250                 250
Hand Tools and Sets                        -               300                 300
Fingerprint and Photography                -               141                 141
Uniforms and Equipment                     -            8,000                4,718
Advertising                                -            3,250                3,250
Employee Training                          -            8,415                4,421
Professional Services                      -            3,866            12,000
Special Contracts                          -          200,000           114,638
Operating Expense             $            -   $     322,278     $     223,650
Non-Capital Assets                         -            2,655                    -
Automotive Equipment                       -           24,000                    -
Capital Outlay                $            -   $      26,655     $               -


Total Expense                 $            -   $   1,571,221     $    1,535,621




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Coroner
Mission Statement
To investigate all suspicious, violent, sudden and unexpected deaths that occurs in Richland County. The
Coroner also investigates all deaths that occur in a hospital within the first 24 hours of admission. After the
investigation is concluded, the Coroner determines whether the manner of death is due to natural causes, an
accident, a suicide or a homicide. The Coroner also assists and counsels the families helping them to cope
with their loss by using victim advocates.


Goals and Objectives
•   Ensure that citizens receive the best possible          •   Equip all deputy coroners adequately so they
    investigation of each death.                                can perform within the established and
                                                                published guidelines and standards set forth
•   Ensure that citizens are kept informed about                by SC State Law and OSHA regulations.
    the status of a death investigation of a family
    member.                                                 •   Continue to use the volunteer services of the
                                                                C.A.R.E. Team to assist next of kin.
•   Ensure that citizens are protected against
    known hazards that cause death by taking
    corrective measures and ensure that citizens
    are readily advised about public health hazards
    by taking a proactive role in community
    activities.



Performance Measures

Measure                                                                    2008          2009        2010

Number of calls handled                                                     2,000         2,313      2,500

Cost per call                                                               $587          $509        $536




Budget Highlights
Coroner is funded through the Countywide                    The FY2010 budget decreased 12.5% due
General Fund. The expenditures roll up into the             primarily to a reduction in service contracts,
Public Safety sub-category for reporting purposes.          postmortem pathology, and rent.




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Coroner

Fiscal Plan
                                   2008               2009                  2010                                   Difference
                                                                                           Difference ($)
                                   Actual            Adopted               Adopted                                    (%)
Personnel Expenditures             565,974           546,947                562,847               15,900              2.9%
Operating Expenditures             616,195           664,723                554,344            (110,379)             -16.6%
Capital Outlay                     37,810            123,252                50,400                (72,852)           -59.1%
Data Processing
                                      -                5,533                 5,533                   -                0.0%
Expense
Total                         $ 1,219,979          $ 1,340,455            $ 1,173,124      $      (167,331)          -12.5%


Authorized FT
                                     9                      9                  9                     -                   -
Positions



Organizational Chart


                                                                Coroner




                                                            Chief Deputy
                                                              Coroner




           Administrative                 Deputy Coroners             C.A.R.E. Team Coordinator                Medical
             Assistant                      (5) Full Time                      Part Time                 Examiner/Pathologists
                                           (16) Part Time




Part time Clerks       Secretary
        (2)




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Coroner
                                         2008                2009              2010
                                        Actuals             Adopted           Adopted
Salaries and Wages                            373,750          396,036           413,644
Part Time or Temporary Help                   108,867           65,000            60,000
FICA Employer's Share                          35,654           35,269            36,616
SC Regular Retirement                           6,027            6,076             6,076
SC Police Retirement                           41,676           44,566            46,511
Personnel Expense                   $     565,974       $     546,947     $     562,847
Office Supplies                                 8,549            8,000             7,520
Copy Machines                                   2,521               511               511
Membership and Dues                               885               900               900
Individual Travel                               4,992            4,000             4,000
Petrol Oil and Lubricants                      34,243           34,015            24,493
Automotive Repairs                              7,955           10,921            10,057
Automotive - Noncontract                       14,769            5,000             7,500
Electricity - Coroner                           5,931            6,720                  -
Telephone Service                                 370               500               500
Beepers/Cell Phones/Pagers                     21,152           21,800            21,800
Water & Sewer - Coroner                           329               500                 -
Heating Fuel - Coroner                            407               600                 -
Service Contracts                             119,505          149,676           119,676
Equipment Repairs                               1,889            1,500             1,500
Radio and Communication                         6,113           10,000            10,000
Fingerprint and Photography                         6            1,800             1,524
Uniforms and Equipment                          3,118            3,000             3,346
Medical Supplies & Expense                      4,122            6,000             5,500
Postmortem Pathology                          334,306          340,000           309,416
Witnesses, Jurors, Bailiff                          -               180               180
Rent                                           27,600           27,600                  -
Employee Training                               5,850            8,000             4,421
Professional Services                           1,469            6,000             6,000
Special Contracts                              10,114           17,500            15,500
Operating Expense                   $     616,195       $     664,723     $     554,344
Non-Capital Assets                              3,880           18,252            17,400
Automotive Equipment                           33,930          105,000            33,000
Capital Outlay                      $         37,810    $     123,252     $      50,400
Program Maintenance and Licensing                   -            5,533             5,533
Data Processing Expense             $               -   $       5,533     $       5,533


Total Expense                       $    1,219,979      $   1,340,455     $   1,173,124


                                        201
Animal Care
Mission Statement
To provide the citizens of Richland County with the protection of life and property through prompt response
time and efficient procedures. The Department attempts to reduce the number of stray animals, control the
outbreak of rabies, and educate the public on the importance of pet licensing and the responsibilities of pet
ownership. Attempts are made to reunite lost pets with their owners and reduce the number of animals
euthanized by transferring adoptable animals to adoption and rescue groups.


Goals and Objectives
•      Vigorously enforce the Animal Control                        pamphlets and pet license applications. Mail
       Ordinance by responding to all complaints of                 license applications to citizens that have
       stray and unwanted animals in a timely                       vaccinated their pets but have not registered
       manner, investigating animal bite reports and                their pets.
       rabies control cases, and reducing the number
       of stray and unwanted animals.                           •   Reduce the number of animals euthanized
                                                                    yearly by increasing the number of stray
•      Provide stricter enforcement of the Animal                   animals reunited with their owners and
       Ordinance by issuing violation notices to all                cooperating with Project Pet and other
       violators and issuing citations to second time               Rescue Organizations to save as many animals
       offenders.                                                   as possible for adoption.

•      Increase the number of licensed pets by
       increasing the number of sweeps performed
       in neighborhoods to provide citizens with


Performance Measures

    Measure                                                                        2008         2009      2010

    Number of complaints responded to                                              13,392      15,384    17,240

    Number of animals picked up                                                     5,327       5,553     5,779

    Number of animals quarantined                                                     195         215       235

    Number of violation notices issued                                              2,066       2,472     2,878

    Number of citations issued                                                        347         401       455

    Number of animals licensed                                                      5,577       6,066     9,865

    Number of notices mailed                                                         1500        1750      2000

    Amount of fees collected                                                      $34,871     $36,258   $38,258

    Number of animals submitted to rescue organizations                               442         475       508




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Animal Care
Budget Highlights
Animal Care is funded through the Countywide                FY2010 overall budget decreased 3.4% because
General Fund. The expenditures roll up into the             the FY2009 Capital Outlay included a one time
Public Safety sub-category for reporting purposes.          purchase of replacement vehicles.


Fiscal Plan
                                    2008              2009                   2010          Difference Difference
                                    Actual           Adopted                Adopted            ($)       (%)
Personnel Expenditures               474,215            492,477                501,178           8,701      1.8%
Operating Expenditures                404,190            490,890               564,882           73,992    15.1%
Capital Outlay                         11,454            117,468                 4,800         (112,668)   -95.9%
Data Processing Expense                    1,150            1,150                1,150                -     0.0%
Total                            $ 891,009         $ 1,101,985        $ 1,072,010             (29,975)     -3.4%


Authorized FT Positions                      12                12                  12                 -        -


Organizational Chart

                                                     Animal Care Director




                                                      Assistant Director




                             Animal Care                                                Dispatcher
                              Supervisor




                             Animal Care
                               Officer
                                 (8)




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Animal Care
                                            2008                2009               2010
                                           Actuals             Adopted            Adopted
Salaries and Wages                               333,650          376,246            383,680
Overtime                                          68,782           38,736             38,736
FICA Employer's Share                             29,250           32,511             33,080
SC Regular Retirement                              3,755            3,998              4,696
SC Police Retirement                              38,778           40,986             40,986
Personnel Expense                      $     474,215       $     492,477      $     501,178
Office Supplies                                   26,933           18,585             17,470
Copy Machines                                          -            1,000              1,000
Membership and Dues                                    -                 75                 75
Petrol Oil and Lubricants                         73,389           63,184             53,746
Automotive Repairs                                15,910           18,585             16,901
Automotive - Noncontract                           9,304           10,000              8,000
Electricity                                        3,186            4,500                    -
Telephone Service                                     45                 75                 75
Beepers/Cell Phones/Pagers                        13,762            7,775              7,775
Water & Sewer                                        269               350                   -
Service Contracts                                    503               200                200
Equipment Repairs                                    476               700                700
Radio and Communication                            5,500            5,800              5,800
Uniforms and Equipment                             3,998            3,500              3,346
Laundry and Linen Service                          5,910            6,148              6,148
Chemicals                                              -               150                150
Rent                                              30,500                  -                  -
Temporary Help - From Outside Agency              24,831            6,867              4,867
Employee Training                                  2,707           10,515              4,649
Animal Care                                      186,967          332,881            433,980
Operating Expense                      $     404,190       $     490,890      $     564,882
Non-Capital Assets                                11,454            2,068              4,800
Automotive Equipment                                   -          115,400                    -
Capital Outlay                         $         11,454    $     117,468      $       4,800
Program Maintenance & Licensing                    1,150            1,150              1,150
Data Processing Expense                $          1,150    $       1,150      $       1,150


Total Expense                          $     891,009       $   1,101,985      $   1,072,010




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