Aug
17

Plans for Jafza Training Facility in Santee Move Forward

By
– The Times and Democrat

Construction of a training building near Interstate 95 is one step closer to fruition thanks to agreements between Orangeburg County and several entities.

There were no comments during a public hearing Monday on an ordinance authorizing a deed-lease agreement between the county and Jafza South Carolina, LLC. Orangeburg County Administrator Bill Clark said second reading will take during a special called council meeting, which could be held Aug. 23.

Stephen McCrae Jr., Jafza’s attorney, said the company will deed five acres to the county for the development of the structure.

“At the same time, the county will lease that land back to Jafza with the responsibility on our part to construct a facility called The Training Center,” McCrae said. “The funding for the construction will be through Tri-County Electric Cooperative. It has some funds from Rural Economic Development Land Grant and other funding.

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