Columbia City Council: 2 p.m. Tuesday, a work session during which council will continue to discuss next year’s city budget, including how to pay for 800 security cameras at major thoroughfares and in parks. At 6 p.m., council will take up an agenda that includes whether to hire a private lawyer to get involved in a fight over a liquor store that some neighbors are opposing. The work session is at the former Eau Claire town hall. The 6 p.m. meeting is next door, at the Eau Claire print building near North Main Street and Monticello Road.
Richland County Council: 4 to 6 p.m. both Tuesday and Thursday are budget work sessions. At 5 p.m. Tuesday, the economic development committee meets, followed by a 6 p.m. regular session of the full council, all at Richland County Administration Building, 2020 Hampton St., Columbia
Forest Acres voter forum: A “meet and greet,” sponsored by the Forest Acres Neighborhood Association, is at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. Michael and All Angels on Trenholm Road. All candidates in the upcoming election for two seats on City Council are expected.
Lexington Town Council: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Town Hall, 111 Maiden Lane
Lexington County Council: Noon Tuesday at county administration building 212 S. Lake Drive, Lexington
Cayce City Council: 6 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall, 1800 12th St.
Springdale Town Council: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Town Hall, 2915 Platt Springs Road
West Columbia City Council: 6 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall, 200 N. 12th St.
Chapin Town Council: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Town Hall, 103 Columbia Ave.
Gaston Town Council: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Town Hall, 131 Carlisle St.
Irmo Town Council: 7 p.m. Tuesday at Town Hall, 7300 Woodrow St.
Pelion Town Council: 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Town Hall, 1010 Main St.