Italy city council approves grant submission

Image: EDC 2008-2009 budget — The proposed Economic Development Corporation (EDC) budget for 2008-2009 fiscal year. The EDC budget was approved by the Italy city council in their called meeting Tuesday, September 16, 2008.

In a called meeting Tuesday night, the Italy City Council approved an upcoming project to be submitted by Grant Works for public improvements in the city. “We have come up with possible water routing,” stated Don Chambers. Jesse Whitten of the Brannon Corporation and Chris Metz, Interim Public Works Administrator, presented possible projects the grant funding could be used for.  [%{color:green; font-weight:bold}1 comment%]

Agenda: EDC and CDBG are the topics for called council meeting

Tuesday, September 16, Italy’s city council will hold a called meeting. Economic Development Council (EDC) concerns and Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) project funding are the topics on the agenda. The meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. in the council chambers of the Italy Municipal Building, 101 W. Main Street. All are welcome to attend.

Italy City Council adopts tax rate for 2008/2009

The Italy City Council adopted a tax rate of .936728 per hundred-dollar valuation for the 2008/2009 tax year at its monthly meeting held Monday, Sept. 8. The $2 million-plus budget breaks down to $1,247,700 for water and wastewater and $1,163,983 for the general operating fund.

Agenda: Council to consider resignation and budget issues

Tuesday, September 2, Italy’s city council will consider council member Jimmy Hyles’ resignation. They will also examine the Property Tax (Ad Valorem) rate for 2008, Phases 3 and 4 of sewer improvements and city employee health insurance coverage. The council will continue work on 2008-2009 budgets for the City of Italy. Meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. in the council chambers of the Italy Municipal Building, 101 W. Main Street. All are welcome to attend.