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Town Passes $24.8 Million Budget

No comment from public at Wednesday's meeting.

The Town of Summerville passed its 2012 Budget, which is available attached to this story and runs on a calendar year starting Jan. 1.

No person spoke during Wednesday's public hearing to discuss the budget. 

Highlights:

  • Real and personal property taxed at 62.4 mills to "defray" costs in the town operation.
  • Solid waste collection is $8.50 per month for improved properties.
  • Anticipated General Fund income and expenses are $24,814,410.

No fee or millage increases are on tap for 2012. Town employees also will not receive a cost-of-living increase.

However, five new positions will be created in 2012 — including two police officers. 

took place in early November, and the town also passed a new budget policy, which .

Richard Hayes December 16, 2011 at 02:47 PM
Great job by Mayor Bill Collins and those two strong Democrats, Councilmans Aaron Brown and William MacIntosh!
SDR December 16, 2011 at 03:57 PM
Only a democrat would hail this fiasco. An 18.75% revenue shortfall made up with "Funds Transferred In", the over-stuffed reserve fund. That money should be returned to tax payers and the council then cut the fat out of the budget to balance it.

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