North Augusta City Council will take the final votes on the municipal budget for 2020 on Monday evening, according to the agenda.
Council will vote on the third and final reading of four budget-related ordinances.
The first would adopt the budget as written.
The second ordinance would levy property taxes for 2020.
Property taxes have not changed from 2019, but the distribution of mills to funds has.
Property tax millage is 73.5 mills, with 72 going to the General Fund and 1.5 going to the Capital Projects Fund.
Last year, 72.5 mills went to the General Fund and 1 mill went to the Capital Projects Fund.
The third ordinance Council will vote on would establish wastewater service charges, which will be increased 14.5 cents per 1,000 gallons.
The increase in wastewater funds is due to an increase levied on the city by Aiken County related to the Horse Creek Wastewater treatment plant debt service, as well as operations and management.
The fourth budget-related ordinance would amend construction permit fees. Those fees will be higher beginning in 2020.
Along with the budget ordinances, Council will also vote on the third and final reading of an ordinance amending the signage provisions in the Development Code.
The first two readings of the sign ordinance passed 5-1, with Mayor Bob Pettit being opposed and City Council member Fletcher Dickert not present for the votes.
Council will also vote on the first two readings of an ordinance that would annex around 1.03 acres of property at 1001 Reams Road, as well as vote on a resolution to accept the petition for annexation.
Along with baseball, restaurants and shopping, Riverside Village will offer a place for a little leisure time at the planned riverfront park.
Finally, Council will vote on a resolution that, if passed, would authorize funding for the Riverside Village amphitheater. The cost and details of the resolution are not included in the agenda.
Council will meet at 6 p.m. Monday evening for a study session, along with items on the agenda for the meeting, Council will discuss and hear presentations related to the financial status of Riverside Village, a way-finding signage project and a grant application for a fountain at the Riverside Village amphitheater.
Council will meet at 6 p.m. for the study session. At 6:45 p.m., there will be a public hearing related to the budget, and the regular meeting will begin at 7 p.m.
All three meetings will take place on the third floor of the Municipal Center at 100 Georgia Avenue.