Minutes of a Special Meeting
of the Town Council of the Town of Marion, Virginia held at the
PRESENT: Mayor David P. Helms; Eugene Hendrick, Suzanne Jennings, Jane Hale, Mark Warren, Bill Weaver and Dr. James Gates, Council Members; John E. B. Clark, Jr., Town Manager; B. J. Hamm, Purchasing Agent; Town Attorney, Mark Fenyk and Town Clerk/Director of Finance Dixie O. Sheets.
INVOCATION/PLEDGE TO THE FLAG: Mr. Warren rendered the invocation and the Pledge to the Flag was lead by Mayor Helms.
ADOPTION OF 2009-2010 BUDGET: Upon motion of Dr. Gates, seconded by Mrs. Jennings, and vote of 6 AYES, the 2009-2010 Annual Budget was adopted in the amount of $8,003,507.
The budget includes the following increases:
Personal Property and Machinery & Tools increase from $0.29 to $0.35
Garbage Rate from $10 per month to $11 per month
Business License Rates – Retail from $0.19 to $0.20
Contractor from $0.15 to $0.16
Professional from $0.25 to $0.40
PAYMENTS OF 2008-2009 ACCOUNTS ON HAND: Dr. Gates moved that the accounts be paid from the General Fund in the amount of $659,095.60. The motion was seconded by Mrs. Jennings and approved by a vote of 6 AYES and 0 NOES. Dr. Gates, Mrs. Jennings, Mrs. Hale, Messrs Warren, Hendrick and Weaver voted affirmatively.
SET TAX LEVY: Dr. Gates moved that the following tax levy be set for the 2009-20010 fiscal year. The motion was seconded by Mrs. Jennings and was approved by Council by a vote of 6 AYES and 0 NOES. Dr. Gates, Mrs. Hale, Mrs. Jennings, Messrs Hendrick, Warren, and Weaver voted affirmatively.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF MARION, VIRGINIA; THAT pursuant to the Town Charter, the following taxes be levied for the necessary and proper management and expenses of the Town of Marion, Virginia for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2009:
(1) Upon all real estate (including mobile homes) in the Town of Marion, Virginia, $0.15 per $100.00 of assessed value.
(2) Upon all tangible personal property in the Town of Marion, Virginia, $0.35 per $100.00 of assessed value.
(3) Upon all machinery and tools within the Town of Marion, Virginia, $0.35 per $100.00 of assessed value.
(4) Upon all property within the Special tax District of the Town of Marion, Virginia, $0.15 per $100.00 of assessed value.
Upon motion, duly seconded and vote of 6 AYES and 0 NOES, the meeting was adjourned.