Columbia City Council: 6 p.m., Eau Claire Print Building, 3907 Ensor Ave. Safety and security downtown, a new contract between the city and Christ Central Ministries for operating the winter shelter for the homeless and recommendations for how that shelter should operate.
Blythewood Planning Commission: 6 p.m. Tuesday, The Manor, 100 Alvina Hagood Road, Blythewood
Richland County Planning Commission: 1 p.m. Thursday, Richland County Administration Building, 2020 Hampton St., Columbia
Cayce City Council: 6 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall, 1800 12th St.
Springdale Town Council: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Town Hall, 2815 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 courtroom, 186 Carlisle St.