City Council Announces April 20, 2021, As “Lay The Levy” Date
March 20, 2021, BUCKHANNON, WV: All Levy estimates (Budgets) must be finally approved by the state auditor’s office no later than the third Tuesday in April. Council will reconvene on the third Tuesday in April, at 9:00 a.m. in City Council Chambers, to hear and consider any objections made orally or in writing by the prosecutor, state auditor, or their representative, or by any taxpayer. The council shall consider the proposed original estimate and the proposed rates of levy and if the objections are well taken, the council shall correct the estimate and levy. “No such estimate and levy, however, shall be entered until the same shall have first been approved, in writing by the state auditor.” The recorder enters the estimate and levy, the order of the council’s approval, and the written approval of the state auditor in the proper record book.