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Notice of Public Hearing for Proposed Amendment of FY20 Budget
Notice of Public Hearing for Proposed Amendment of FY20 Budget
Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 15.2-2507, Code of Virginia (1950, as amended), that the Sussex County Board of Supervisors will conduct an electronic meeting and public hearing for the purpose of receiving comments on the proposed Amendment to the Sussex County Annual Fiscal Plan (the “Budget”) on June 18, 2020 in the Department of Social Services Conference, 20103 Princeton Road, Sussex, Virginia 23884 at 6:00 P.M for the Fiscal Year beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020.

Citizens have the right to submit oral or written statements on the proposed budget amendments to the County Administrator’s Office (PO Box 1397 – Sussex, VA 23884 or sricks@sussexcountyva.gov no later than 3:00 p.m. on June 15, 2020.

The County was notified by the Secretary of Finance on May 12, 2020 that it would receive $973,580 in Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act of 2020, Coronavirus Relief Funds. The CARES Act provides that payments from the CRF may be used to cover costs that:

  1. are necessary expenditures incurred due to the public health emergency with respect to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
  2. were not accounted for in the budget most recently approved as of March 27, 2020 (date of enactment of the CARES Act) for the State or government; and
  3. were incurred during the period that begins on March 1, 2020 and ends on December 30, 2020
    1. One-time funding – should not be used for ongoing services and/or base operations

The Board will receive recommendations to use these funds to cover County expenditures made in response to the Coronavirus pandemic, and for business and citizen relief initiatives.

A copy of the related material can be examined in the County Administration office. Office hours are Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM.

Lawrence Hughes
Interim County Administrator

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