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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
PROPOSED INCREASE IN 2024 PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX RATE
COUNTY OF LEE, VIRGINIA

 

          The Lee County Board of Supervisors will hold a Public Hearing on a proposed tax rate increase for Personal Property for the 2024 tax year.  The Public Hearing will be held on June 20, 2024 at 6:30 p.m. in the General District Courtroom of the Lee County Courthouse in Jonesville, Virginia.  The purpose of the Public Hearing is to provide citizens an opportunity to state their views on the proposed rate increase.  The current rate of tax on personal property is $1.90 per $100 of assessed value.  The proposed rate of tax is $2.00 per $100 of assessed value.      
Access for handicapped individuals is available.  If you need special assistance or have questions regarding access, please contact Dane Poe, County Administrator, at (276) 346-7714.

 

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
PROPOSED INCREASE IN 2024 REAL PROPERTY TAX RATE
COUNTY OF LEE, VIRGINIA

 

          The Lee County Board of Supervisors will hold a Public Hearing on a proposed tax rate increase for Real Property for the 2024 tax year.  The Public Hearing will be held on June 20, 2024 at 6:15 p.m. in the General District Courtroom of the Lee County Courthouse in Jonesville, Virginia.  The purpose of the Public Hearing is to provide citizens an opportunity to state their views on the proposed rate increase.  The current rate of tax on real property is $.6187 per $100 of assessed value.  The proposed rate of tax is $.75 per $100 of assessed value.      
Access for handicapped individuals is available.  If you need special assistance or have questions regarding access, please contact Dane Poe, County Administrator, at (276) 346-7714.

 

PUBLIC HEARING

PROPOSED BUDGET FOR PHYSICAL YEAR 2024-25

 

The Lee County Board of Supervisors will hold a Public Hearing on the proposed County Budget at 6:00 p.m. on June 20,2024 in the General Distict Courtroon of the Lee County Courthouse in Jonesville, Virginia. Any citizen of the County is welcome to attend and state their views on this proposed budget.

This summary is prepared and published for information and fiscal planning purposes only. Please be aware that inclusion in the Budget of any item does not constitute an obligation or commitment on the part of the Board of Supervisors of Lee County to appropriate any funds for the item or purpose. A Budget for the Fiscal Year commencing July 1, 2024 will be adopted by the Lee County Board of Supervisors no later than June 30, 2024.

 

GENERAL COUNTY FUND

ESTIMATED EXPENDITURE

 

GENERAL GOVERNMENTAL ADMINISTRATION:

Legislative 103,158

General Property Reassessment 300,000

General/Financial Administration 434,426

Legal Services 23,190

Auditing 114,325

Commissioner of the Revenue 440,276

Treasurer 403,083

Board of Elections 291,556

Central Garage 158,437

JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION:

Courts 1,120,330

Commonwealth's Attorney 845,583

PUBLIC SAFETY:

Law Enforcement and Jail 5,697,539

Fire and Rescue Services 544,263

Enhanced 911 573,207

Inspections 195,352

Other Protections 203,190

HEALTH AND WELFARE 547,141

EDUCATION-MTN. EMPIRE COMM. COLLEGE 20,595

PARKS, RECREATION, AND TOURISM 95,955

LIBRARY 118,839

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND PLANNING 272,708

EXTENSION OFFICE 101,806

MAINTENANCE OF BUILDINGS 294,295

DANIEL BOONE SOIL & WATER/RC&D PROGRAM 51,000

MISCELLANEOUS AND CONTINGENCY 25,000

REIMBURSED EXPENSES 456,876

SUBTOTAL, GENERAL COUNTY FUND EXPENDITURE 13,432,130

CAPITAL PROJECTS 1,590,000

SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT 2,087,460

TRANSFERS:

Debt Service 249,244

Local Share - School Fund 7,669,377

Local Share - Public Assistance/Children's Services Act 1,911,172

GRAND TOTAL GENERAL COUNTY FUND 26,939,383

PUBLIC SERVICES:

Estimated Social Services Expenditures-State Share 10,242,700

Estimated Headstart Expenditures - Federal 1,764,936

Estimated School Expenditures-Federal, State, & Other 60,870,339

Transfer to General Fund Reserve 1,418,323

GRAND TOTAL ALL FUND EXPENDITURES 101,235,681

GENERAL COUNTY FUND

SOURCE OF REVENUE

REAL PROPERTY TAX:

Current Real Estate Taxes 10,040,000

Delinquent Real Estate Taxes 250,000

Land Redemption 160,000

Mineral Under Development 11,300

PUBLIC SERVICE CORPORATION 862,000

PERSONAL PROPERTY TAX:

Current Taxes 2,800,000

Delinquent Taxes 167,000

PPTRA Reimbursement 798,646

MOBILE HOME TAX:

Current Taxes 96,000

Delinquent Taxes 7,200

MACHINERY AND TOOLS 345,500

MERCHANTS CAPITAL 87,500

BUSINESS PROPERTY 421,000

COMPUTER EQUIPMENT 1,500

PENALTY AND INTEREST 297,500

SALES TAX 2,012,671

UTILITY TAX 436,000

STATE TELECOMMUNICATIONS TAX 299,000

BANK FRANCHISE 38,000

MOTOR VEHICLE TAX 704,800

TAX ON WILLS 2,500

AMUSEMENT TAX 100

TRANSIENT OCCUPANCY TAX 12,500

MEALS TAX 215,000

OIL AND GAS SEVERANCE TAX 2,000

ANIMAL LICENSES 950

TRANSFER FEES 900

BUILDING PERMITS 48,500

COURT FINES-LOCAL 5,000

RENT-BUILDING 75,980

INTEREST AND EARNINGS 85,000

COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY FEES 36,500

SHERIFF'S FEES 4,650

COURTHOUSE MAINTENANCE FEES 3,300

COURTHOUSE SECURITY FEES 44,000

SALE OF MAPS, SURVEYS 100

ZONING FEES 6,250

CONTRACTOR'S LICENSE FEES 16,000

MISCELLANEOUS REVENUES 184,025

PAYMENT IN LIEU OF TAXES 212,000

MOBILE HOMES TITLING 125,000

ROLLING STOCK 105,000

COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY EXP. 633,775

SHERIFF EXP. 1,959,768

VICTIM/WITNESS ADVOCATE GRANT 94,891

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE GRANT 50,000

SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER FUNDING 41,112

OTHER SHERIFF GRANTS & REIMBURSEMENTS 66,928

REGISTRAR EXP. 77,224

COMMISSIONER OF REVENUE EXP. 181,244

TREASURER EXP. 168,916

ELECTORAL BOARD 5,560

CLERK EXPENSES 510,506

EMERGENCY SERVICES 108,000

CLERK'S FEES 111,000

RENTAL TAX 5,900

OTHER CATEGORICAL AID 120,000

TIPPING FEES 195,000

REIMBURSEMENTS 911,983

MISCELLANEOUS GRANTS 40,027

REGIONAL IMPROVEMENT COMMISSION 675,000

TOTAL GENERAL FUND REVENUE 26,977,706

PUBLIC ASSISTANCE-SOCIAL SERVICES 10,242,700

SCHOOL FUND REVENUES (FEDERAL,STATE,OTHER) 60,870,339

HEADSTART 1,764,936

CAPITAL PROJECT GRANTS 1,380,000

GRAND TOTAL ALL REVENUES 101,235,681

 

 

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

 

        The Virginia Department of Transportation and the Board of Supervisors of Lee County, in accordance with Section 33.2-331 of the Code of Virginia, will conduct a joint public hearing in the General District Courtroom of the Lee County Courthouse, 33640 Main Street, Jonesville, Virginia at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 18, 2024The purpose of this public hearing is to receive public comment on the proposed Secondary Six-Year Plan for Fiscal Years 2025/26 through 2029/30 in Lee County, and on the Secondary System Construction Budget for Fiscal Year 2024/25. Copies of the proposed Plan and Budget may be reviewed at the VDOT Wise Residency office, 703 Hurricane Road, Wise, Virginia 24293 and in the office of the Lee County Administrator located in Room 111 of the Lee County Courthouse, Jonesville, Virginia.

        All projects in the Secondary Six-Year Plan that are eligible for federal funds will be included in the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP), which documents how Virginia will obligate federal transportation funds.

        Access for handicapped individuals is available.  If you need special assistance or have questions regarding access, please contact Dane Poe, County Administrator, at (276) 346-7714.

 

 

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
           
The Lee County Board of Supervisors and the Lee County Planning Commission will hold a Joint Public Hearing on Tuesday, June 18, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. in the General District Courtroom of the Lee County Courthouse located in Jonesville, Virginia to solicit input on a Special Use Permit request. Jacob Stutzman has applied for a Special Use Permit to allow the establishment of a business to sell roofing materials in an A-1 (Agricultural District). The property is located in the Flatwoods Community on Martin Wolf Rd. approximately 0.50 mile North of Flatwoods Rd. and consists of +/- 1.03 acres of land. (Tax Parcel # 67-(A)-55A).
For further information, please contact Clint Carter, Zoning Administrator, at 276-346-7766 or Dane Poe, County Administrator, at 276-346-7714.
Access for handicapped individuals is available.  If you need special assistance or have questions regarding access, please contact Dane Poe, County Administrator, at 276- 346-7714.

 

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

The Lee County Board of Supervisors and the Lee County Planning Commission will hold a Joint Public Hearing on Tuesday, June 18, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. in the General District Courtroom of the Lee County Courthouse located in Jonesville, Virginia to solicit input on a Special Use Permit request. Wolford Investment Properties, LLC has applied for a Special Use Permit to allow manufacturing, processing or storage in bulk of brick, concrete, cement, lime, gypsum, fertilizer, acids, chemicals, explosives, fireworks, matches, petroleum products, fuel oil, propane, or similar items. The property is located in the Robbins Chapel Community North and South of State Route 606 off of Stewart Rd. The property consists of +/- 638.88 acres of land. (Tax Parcel # 6-(A)- 46, 6-(A)-47, 6-(A)-48, 6-(A)-49, & 6-(A)-50).
For further information, please contact Clint Carter, Zoning Administrator, at 276-346-7766 or Dane Poe, County Administrator, at 276-346-7714.
Access for handicapped individuals is available.  If you need special assistance or have questions regarding access, please contact Dane Poe, County Administrator, at 276- 346-7714.

 

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

 

The Lee County Board of Supervisors and the Lee County Planning Commission will hold a Joint Public Hearing on Tuesday, June 18, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. in the General District Courtroom of the Lee County Courthouse located in Jonesville, Virginia to solicit input on a Special Use Permit request. Mike Hughes, M&W Real Estate, has applied for a Special Use Permit to allow a self-storage and mini-warehouse facility in an R-2, General Residential District. The property is located in the Woodway Community, situated between State Route 421 and Elk Knob Rd, approximately 1.3 miles from the Dot Intersection and consists of +/- 1.70 acres of land. (Tax Parcel # 38-(A)-133D).
For further information, please contact Clint Carter, Zoning Administrator, at 276-346-7766 or Dane Poe, County Administrator, at 276-346-7714.
Access for handicapped individuals is available.  If you need special assistance or have questions regarding access, please contact Dane Poe, County Administrator, at 276- 346-7714.

 

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

 

The Lee County Board of Supervisors and the Lee County Planning Commission will hold a Joint Public Hearing on Tuesday, June 18, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. in the General District Courtroom of the Lee County Courthouse located in Jonesville, Virginia to solicit input on a Zoning Text Amendment request. The Lee County Planning Commission has proposed a Zoning Text Amendment to allow Event Venues by Special Use Permit in the A-1, Agricultural District; to allow Event Venues as a permitted use in the B-1, Limited Business District; the B-2, General Business District; and the V-C, Village Commercial District; and to amend Article XI to include the following definition:

Event Venue – Real property, with or without permanent structures for the purpose of hosting affairs, including but not limited to: banquets, dinners, parties, weddings, and the like, for which attendance is permitted only by invitation or reservation. Event Venues may or may not include live entertainment, or have food or drink available for consumption on site. Such venues are for-profit ventures, not to be construed as requiring a permit for personal use of one’s own property.

 

For further information, please contact Clint Carter, Zoning Administrator, at 276-346-7766 or Dane Poe, County Administrator, at 276-346-7714.
Access for handicapped individuals is available.  If you need special assistance or have questions regarding access, please contact Dane Poe, County Administrator, at 276- 346-7714.

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
PROPOSED REVISION AND AMENDMENT TO
LEE COUNTY EROSION AND SEDIMENT CONTROL ORDINANCE

 

          The Lee County Board of Supervisors will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, June 18, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. in the General District Courtroom of the Lee County Courthouse in Jonesville, Virginia.  The purpose of the Public Hearing is to receive public comment on the proposed revision and amendment to the Lee County Erosion and Sediment Control Ordinance.  A copy of the complete proposed ordinance revision and amendment is available at the Lee County Administrator’s Office, Room 111, Lee County Courthouse, Jonesville, VA.  For further information regarding the ordinance amendment, contact Dane Poe, County Administrator, at (276) 346-7714.
Access for handicapped individuals is available.  If you need special assistance or have questions regarding access, please contact Dane Poe, County Administrator, at (276) 346-7714.

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO LEE COUNTY
COURTHOUSE SECURITY FEE ORDINANCE

 

          The Lee County Board of Supervisors will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, June 18, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. in the General District Courtroom of the Lee County Courthouse in Jonesville, Virginia.  The purpose of the Public Hearing is to receive public comment on the proposed amendment to the Lee County Courthouse Security Fee Ordinance.  If adopted, the amendment will increase the Courthouse Security Fee imposed in each criminal or traffic case in the General District Court, Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court, or Circuit Court in the County of Lee, Virginia from $13.00 to $20.00. For further information regarding the ordinance amendment, contact Dane Poe, County Administrator, at (276) 346-7714.
Access for handicapped individuals is available.  If you need special assistance or have questions regarding access, please contact Dane Poe, County Administrator, at (276) 346-7714.

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO BUILDING CONTRACTORS LICENSE TAX

The Lee County Board of Supervisors will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, June 18, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. in the General District Courtroom of the Lee County Courthouse located in Jonesville, Virginia.  The purpose of the Public Hearing is to take public comment on a proposed amendment to the Building Contractors License Tax Ordinance which imposes a license tax in the amount of $30.00 or $0.16 per $100 of gross receipts of the contractor for construction projects exceeding $100,000.  The proposed amendment would increase the exemption amount to $150,000.
A copy of the proposed amendment to the ordinance is available in the County Administration Office, Room 111, Lee County Courthouse in Jonesville, Virginia.  For further information, please contact Dane Poe, County Administrator, at (276) 346-7714.
Access for handicapped individuals is available.  If you need special assistance or have questions regarding access, please contact the County Administrator’s Office at (276) 346-7714.

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

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