No Change in City Property Tax; Raises and Bonuses Approved

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen met at the Lexington Utilities Operations Facility on June 28, 2021.
Photo by: W. Clay Crook / The Lexington Progress

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The Board of Mayor and Aldermen for Lexington met in their regular voting work session on Monday evening, June 28, 2021, at the Lexington Utilities Operations Facility on Maple Street.

In the consent agenda, the board approved the second reading on the ordinance to adopt new solid waste fund rates, with residential rates at $15.50, commercial (twice a week pickup) at $36.25, commercial (twice a week) at $121.50, commercial (three times per week) at $304.00, and industrial (twice a week) at $36.25.

Also approved in the consent agenda was the rezoning of property to M1 at the corner of Hall Street and Natchez Trace Drive, the industrial and manufacturing parking ordinance change, policy updates for the Lexington Police Department, authorization to fill the LPD vacancy, and the write-offs for gas, water, waste water, and garbage uncollectible accounts in the amount of $12,381.72. These will now be turned over to the collection agency.

Requirements and background checks on three retail package liquor applications were submitted and approved for Jackie Wood for the Tobacco Shack at 233 East Church Street, Palak Patel for Beech Lake Liquor and Discount Tobacco at 534 West Church Street, and Ketanhumar Patel for King’s Liquor at 15360 Highway 22 North.

The board also discussed parking solutions for South Main Street in the First Bank area. This item is on hold for review until…

For the complete story, see the June 30th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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