Town of Emmitsburg
300A S. Seton Ave Emmitsburg, Maryland


Ordinance Series 2014
Ordinances No. 14-02

Ordinance to Amend
Title 3
Of the Code of Emmitsburg
Revenue and Finance

Be it resolved, enacted and ordained by the Mayor and Board of Commissioners of the Town of Emmitsburg, Maryland, pursuant to the authority granted to them by the laws of Maryland and the Charter of the Town of Emmitsburg, that Title 3; Section 3.01 of the Emmitsburg Municipal Code, be amended as follows.

The amended sections of these regulations reads as follows with new language designated by being in BOLD CAPITAL LETTERS, and language being deleted designated by being in strike out.


The amended section of this regulation reads as follows with new wording indicated in BOLD, CAPITAL letters and deleted words in strike out.

Chapter 3.01  BUDGET

3.01   Budget—Generally.

A.   In accordance with Article V, Section 4-15 of the town charter, the mayor's proposed budget shall include the general fund, the open capital improvement projects (CIP), the proposed CIP projects and the water and sewer system enterprise fund.

B.   The mayor may reallocate up to a total of five percent of a department's appropriated budget to another department without the prior approval of the board of commissioners.

C.   Expenditures from each department shall not exceed the commissioners' approved budget amount by more than five percent.

D.   The town MANAGER, ACCOUNTANT clerk and treasurer shall regularly review budget expenditures and revenue and report any significant deficits or surpluses to the board of commissioners.  No less than quarter-annually, the town clerk shall report on the status of the town budget SHALL BE REVIEWED.
(Ord. No. 13-08, § I, 6-17-13)

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, ENACTED AND ORDAINED that this Ordinance shall take effect on the date on which the Mayor approves the Ordinance after passing by the Board of Commissioners or on the date on which the Board of Commissioners pass the Ordinance over the veto of the Mayor. 

Passed this 5th day of March, 2014 by a vote of 5 for, 0 against, 0 absent, and 0 abstain.


By:  /s/  Donna DesPres, Town Clerk

Board of Commissioners
By:  /s/  Tim O'Donnell, President

Approved this 5th day of March, 2014
By:  /s/   Donald Briggs, Mayor



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