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Waynesboro City Commission Passes Second Reading of 2022-23 Budget

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The Waynesboro City Commission met in regular session on Monday, August 8, 2022 at City Hall in Waynesboro. All commissioners were in attendance, including Mayor Chris Bevis, Vice Mayor Jeff Davis, Commissioner Lynn Warren, Commissioner Jeff Howell, and Commissioner Tony Creasy. Also in attendance were City Manager John Hickman, City Attorney Josh Polk, and City Recorder Paige Jackson.

Mayor Bevis called the meeting to order, and Commissioner Warren offered the invocation.

Following the call to order, Mayor Bevis made a motion to appoint Vice Mayor Davis as the new mayor for the next term. Commissioner Howell seconded, and Jeff Davis was voted in as the new mayor.

Bevis next made a motion to appoint Commissioner Warren as vice mayor. Commissioner Howell seconded the motion, and Lynn Warren was voted in as vice mayor.

Commissioner Howell made a motion to approve the minutes from the previous meeting. Commissioner Creasy seconded, and the minutes were unanimously approved.

The first item of business on the agenda was the second reading of the 2022-2023 Budget Ordinance. Commissioner Bevis made a motion to approve, and Vice Mayor Warren seconded. The 2022-2023 Budget Ordinance was unanimously approved on roll call vote.

Next was the 2022-2023 Budget Appropriations Ordinance, which details how revenue in the budget is to be distributed. Commissioner Creasy made a motion to approve the budget appropriations. Commissioner Howell seconded the motion, and it carried unanimously.

The final item of business on the agenda was the second reading of the Sanitation Rate Change Ordinance. This ordinance is for the increase to sanitation rates in order to match what the sanitation contractor charges the city. Vice Mayor Warren made a motion to approve the second reading of the ordinance, and Commissioner Bevis seconded. The ordinance was unanimously approved on roll call vote.

Under open items on the agenda, Vice Mayor Warren said that there are several old golf balls in the rotation at the Waynesboro Municipal Golf Course that need to be thrown away. City Manager Hickman said that a 55-gallon drum of new golf balls had just been delivered.

Commissioner Howell said that someone had asked him if the currently empty city-owned industrial building had been advertised online for rent or lease. City Manager Hickman confirmed that it had.

With no further business to come before the commission, Vice Mayor Warren made a motion to adjourn. Commissioner Creasy seconded the motion, and the meeting was adjourned.

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