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PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE The Town of Amherst Town Council will hold public hearings at 7:00 PM on April 8, 2020, in the Council Chambers of the Town Hall at 174 South Main Street, Amherst, VA, on the following matters: Capital Improvement Program To receive comments on the Town's 2020 2021 Capital Improvement Program that identifies acquisition, construction and improvement of town facilities, and acquisition of capital equipment. A document containing the complete Capital Improvement Program proposal and supporting documentation is available online at www.amherstva.gov and for inspection in the Town Hall during normal working hours. Proposed Fiscal Year 2020/2021 Town of Amherst Budget This budget synopsis is prepared and published for informative planning purposes only. The inclusion of any item does not constitute an obligation or commitment on the part of the Town Council to appropriate funds for that purpose. There is no allocation or designation of Town of Amherst funds for any purpose until an appropriation for that purpose has first been made by the Town Council. Estimated Revenues General Fund $1,318,862 Water Fund $1,260,220 Sewer Fund $946,671 Garbage Fund $141,999 IDA Fund $334,857 Estimated Expenditures General Fund $1,318,862 Water Fund $1,260,220 - Operations $816,880 - Debt Service and Capital Projects $443,340 Sewer Fund $946,671 - Operations $663,558 - Debt Service and Reserve $283,113 Garbage Fund $141,999 IDA Fund $334,857 The proposed budget includes a continuation of the real estate tax rate at $0.00/$100.00 of assessed value and the personal property tax rate at $0.00/$100.00 of assessed value. It maintains the meals and beverage tax rate at 6%. The proposed budget maintains water, sewer and curbside collection at their same rates: Rate Component In Town In Town Use Out of Town Out of Town Residential Base Charge per 1,000 Residential Base Use Charge per Charge gallons Charge 1,000 gallons Water: Effective July 1, 2017 $15.60 $7.75 $31.20 $15.50 Sewer: Effective July 1, 2017 $27.35 $6.85 $54.70 $13.70 Curbside Refuse Collection: $10.60 $10.60 A document containing the complete budget proposal, implementing Ordinance and supporting documentation is available online at www.amherstva.gov and for inspection in the Town Hall during normal working hours.