At its Oct. 14 meeting, the Sand Rock Town Council approved a $47,000 general fund budget for the 2002-03 fiscal year.
In other business, the council adopted Town Ordinance No. 23, which levies a two percent lodging tax. Mayor Kenny Beck noted that the tax would go into effect as of mid-November.
The council also re-approved Town Ordinance No. 22, which addresses annexation procedures.
In new business, the council passed a resolution stating its approval of a proposed incorporated county civic center district.
In addition, the council approved a motion to to match funds for two fire hydrants for County Line St., as well as a portable outfield fence for the high school softball team.
Before adjournment, Beck reported that the town park tennis court lights have been installed and that the youth soccer team’s championship sign had been ordered.
On behalf of the council, Beck express-ed thanks to the Ladies Club for its annual town hall Christmas decorations.
At its Sept. 9 meeting, the council agreed for Dean Buttram Jr. to replace Sheri Carver as town attorney, effective Oct. 1.
In other business, the council agreed to provide the town hall as a weekly meeting place for the Centre First United Methodist Church’s Read To Succeed adult reading class.
The council agreed to set aside $250 as its annual American Red Cross contribution, as well as purchasing a $50 advertisement in the high school marching band’s calendar and gift pens for the upcoming Veterans Day reception.
The council approved a motion that the town reimburse council member Martha Battles for the cost of her Notary Public license renewal.
Beck reported that tile had been installed on Overlook Street and that concrete drains had been installed on Wildcat Street