City Council To Set Property Tax Request, Adopt Budget Tuesday Night

WAYNE – A pair of public hearings are scheduled among the Wayne City Council agenda to open the month of September.

Councilmembers and City of Wayne staff will meet in the Community Room of the Wayne Community Activity Center at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday evening.

As the Wayne Chicken Show approaches for Saturday, September 12, Luke Virgil with the Wayne Area Economic Development office will make a request for fireworks. The display will take place from the rugby fields by the Wayne Softball Complex. Virgil will also be requesting to close a portion of Grainland Road during the 40th annual Wayne Chicken Show from 11 a.m. until noon. All other events will take place from the Wayne County Fair Roads.

Prior to setting the City of Wayne Property Tax Request for 2020-21 and adopting the budget, public hearings will allow for public comment.

Councilmembers will then discuss fence permits. Some issues have come about fence permits as staff is asking council to take further action. This includes eliminating the permit, add a disclaimer that the City of Wayne takes no responsibility that the property pins are correct or require the property owner to hire a surveyor to locate the property pins and verify that the fence is on their property.

Council will also look to set their mini-retreat for Tuesday, September 29 at 5:30 p.m. back at the Activity Center.