The Madison County Fiscal Courtroom set charge schedules for a number of gadgets of their Nov. 22 assembly.
Ordinance 22-11 set the enterprise licensing charge within the county. It’s a one time fee of $50 for brand spanking new companies within the county, excluding agricultural companies as farms underneath the definitions of the IRS, companies that fall on Schedule F for the aim of revenue taxes, and 501c non-profits.
“The objective of this ordinance is absolutely to make the method simpler for enterprise house owners to vary a enterprise license. It would approve our effectivity. There’ll now be a one time utility course of for companies that enhance processes and efficiencies for all stakeholders together with enterprise house owners. It cuts down on the postage and labor for renewing 1000’s of enterprise licenses every year,” mentioned Deputy Decide Govt Jill Williamson.
The ordinance has not been up to date since 2015. All companies in good standing might be grandfathered in.
New 2023 charge schedules have been additionally put in place on the assembly. The Battlefield Golf Course will make the next will increase.
- Golf cart charges are growing from $6-$7 for 9 holes and $12-$14 for 18 holes.
- For seniors the price of 18 holes will go from $24-$26.
- For the remainder of the general public, 18 holes will go from $28-$30 on weekdays and $35-$37 on weekends.
In Decision 2022-134, 237 North Second Road in Richmond was bought by the county for $161,000. The property adjoins county owned property and might be used to create extra parking within the downtown space.
Justice of the Peace Ben Robinson requested if the present constructing (previously a funeral house) presently sitting within the property has any well being issues like asbestos. Decide Govt Reagan Taylor responded that some reviews have discovered that there’s some asbestos on the property, however that it “is nothing main that may’t be taken care of or mitigated.”
Decision 2022-135 accepted tract and street enhancements on the intersection of Herndon Lane on Previous US 25. The county hopes to widen Herndon Lane to make journey simpler and safer for residents. Will probably be carried out on the county aspect of Herndon Lane, as the opposite half is in Berea metropolis limits.
The house owners of the property, Ryan and Jennifer Willis transferred the tracts of land to the county for upkeep.
Taylor praised the Willis household for passing the tract of land alongside to the county.
The county hopes to extend the width of the street by a minimum of six toes.
Treasurer Glenna Smith introduced her month-to-month finance report back to the fiscal court docket.
The county’s fund stability as of Oct. 31, 2022 is $32,523,458.02.
Basic fund revenues are at 28.4%, with expenditures at 14.6%.
Street fund revenues are at 48.2% and expenditures are at 14.6%.
Jail fund revenues are at 46.8% and expenditures are at 32.1%.
LGEA fund revenues are at 17.1% and expenditures are at 1.9%.
CSEPP fund revenues are at 15.3% and expenditures are at 14.6%.
Well being fund revenues are at 22.4% and expenditures are at 34.5%.
911 fund revenues are at 31.4% and expenditures are at 31.4%.
A bid for Hazards Place Particular Programs at EMA/CSEPP was awarded to Chloeta.
The programs will assist emergency administration personnel and responders prepare for catastrophe administration. They can even be open for all the neighborhood to take and first responders particularly are inspired to join courses.
Myron Fisher’s time period on the Madison County Airport Board was prolonged, his present time period was set to finish on Jan. 1, 2023.
“I am glad that Myron is keen to step up and keep on the market with them (the airport board),” Justice of the Peace Tom Botkin mentioned.
Douglas Fritz’ time period on the Madison County Planning Fee Board was prolonged, it was initially set to run out on Dec. 31, 2022.
Decision 2022-133, noticed the fiscal court docket apply for a fiscal 12 months 2022 firefighter grant from the Division of Homeland Safety.
The funds could be used for operational security, car acquisitions, and regional tasks. If the applying is accepted, the funding could have be matched for 15% by the county.
The highest of the assembly noticed a number of proclamations made. Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1066 awarded Deputy Ilan Bear of the Madison County Sheriff’s Workplace with the Deputy Veteran Award. An replace was additionally given on the development of a veterans monument that the chapter has been fundraising for. Will probably be situated in entrance of the Madison Southern Excessive College.
The Madison Central Marching Band was honored for its latest victory in a 5A state championship. Whereas Madison Central’s Ciara O’Shea was additionally honored by the fiscal court docket for her latest monitor and subject victories.
Two promotions have been granted within the county fireplace division. One fireman was promoted from Firefighter I to Firefighter III, with a wage of $9.74 an hour. One other was promoted from Firefighter I to Firefighter II at a wage of $9.24 an hour.