BOCC Tentative Budget Hearing September 3, 2015

TENTATIVE BUDGET HEARING

LEVY COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

SEPTEMBER 3, 2015

 

 

The Tentative Budget Hearing of the Board of Levy County Commissioners was held on September 3, 2015 at 6:00 P.M. in the Levy County Board of County Commissioners meeting room with the following Commissioners present:

 

Chairman John Meeks

Comm. Rock Meeks

Comm. Danny Stevens

Comm. Lilly Rooks

Comm. Mike Joyner

 

Also present were:

 

County Attorney – Anne Bast Brown
County Coordinator – Fred Moody

 

Chairman John Meeks called the Meeting to order at 6:04 P.M.  Comm. Rock Meeks gave the invocation, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

Resolution 2015-42 adopting the Tentative Levying of Ad Valorem Taxes for Levy County for fiscal year 2015-2016.

 

Sheila Rees presented the millage rate to be adopted by the Board.  She stated the proposed millage rate is 8.2741, which is 1.32% over the rolled back rate of 8.1662.  The budget as presented is based on the proposed millage rate.

 

Comm. John Meeks asked if there was anyone wishing to speak for or against the proposed millage rate.

 

Dana Sheffield spoke.

 

Comm. Stevens made a motion to approve Resolution 2015-42 adopting the millage rate of 8.2741.  Second was made by Comm. Joyner and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

Comm. Rooks questioned how much cash forward was from EMS and Fire.  Mrs. Rees stated she would get the exact amount for Comm. Rooks.

 

Resolution 2015-43 adopting the Tentative Budget for fiscal year 2015-2016.

 

Mrs. Rees stated the tentative budget amount is $59,418,506.

 

Comm. John Meeks asked if there was anyone wishing to speak for or against the tentative budget.  There were none.

 

Comm. Stevens made a motion to approve Resolution 2015-43 adopting the tentative budget as presented.  Second was made by Comm. Joyner and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

Terry Witt asked if a pay raise was included in the budget calculations for the EMS and Fire Departments.

Mr. Moody answered this is still in the negotiation phase.

 

 

THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS TO COME BEFORE THE COMMISSION, THE MEETING ADJOURNED AT 6:30 P.M.

 

ATTEST:                                                                                     BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

LEVY COUNTY, FL

 

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Clerk of Court, Danny J. Shipp                                                  Chairman, John Meeks