Wise County Board of Supervisors met in a recessed meeting
on Monday, March 12, 2001, at 6:00 p.m. in the old circuit
court room located in the Wise County courthouse.
The following were present:
Douglas Stallard - Chairman
Betty Cornett - Vice-Chair
Donnie Dowell-members of said Board and
C. Scott - Acting County Administrator
Mullins - County Attorney
Stallard stated that the purpose of this meeting is for
discussion of the proposed budget and to set the tax rate
for FY 2001-2002.
was noted that four (4) scenarios of the proposed FY 2001-2002
budget has been presented to each Board member for information
and a guide in setting a tax rate.
was a general discussion on the County revenues and the
funding needs for the schools.
Stallard stated that it is his understanding that the Board
can give the School Board between $600,000 to $800,000 without
Scott noted that he had received an informal request from
the School Board for an amount of $1.3 million.
If less money is given by the County, the School
Board will have to make cuts accordingly.
further discussion, a motion was made by Edgar Mullins to
leave the tax rate at 52 cents.
Virginia Meador seconded the motion.
The motion was unanimously approved.
discussing the need for having a presentation on the regional
jail concept and the upcoming redistricting, the Board agreed
to hold a workshop on Wednesday, March 21, 2001, at 6:00
p.m. in the Board of Supervisors meeting room for a presentation
on the regional jail by Bill King of T&L and a presentation
by Ron Flanary of LENOWISCO on redistricting.
being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 7:05
COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS