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Article VI – Finance

[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of Appomattox County as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]


Bonds of officers — See Code of Virginia, § 15.2-1527.

Compensation of county officers and employees — See Code of Virginia, §§ 15.2-404 and 15.2-406.

Authority to impose bad check fee — See Code of Virginia, § 15.2-106.

Division 1 – Bonds

[Adopted 3-10-1978 as part of Ch. 2, Art. I, of the 1978 Code (§ 3-1 of the 1993 Code)]

§ 3.6-1 Bonds of officers, employees and agents.

All officers, employees and agents of the County who are required to give bonds shall give bonds with either personal or corporate surety, and the County shall pay the premiums therefor, except as to the Treasurer, who may give bonds as provided in § 15.2-1529 of the Code of Virginia.

Division 2 – Compensation

[Adopted 3-10-1978 as part of Ch. 2, Art. I, of the 1978 Code (§ 3-2 of the 1993 Code)]

§ 3.6-2 Method of determining compensation.

The Chairman and members of the Board of Supervisors and all other officers, employees and agents of the County shall receive as compensation for their services such sums as may be appropriated therefor in the annual budget or in other ordinances from time to time, provided that persons serving under contract with the County shall receive such compensation as may be provided in their respective contracts, and provided further that any person whose compensation is fixed by the state law or by a body other than the Board of Supervisors pursuant to state law shall receive such compensation as fixed by state law or pursuant to state law.

§ 3.6-3 Disposition of fees.

Except as may be specifically provided otherwise by state law, this Code or other ordinances, all fees paid to County officers and employees for services rendered or documents furnished shall belong to the County and shall be paid into the County treasury by the recipients thereof not less frequently than once each month.

Division 3 – Fraudulent Checks

[Adopted 8-15-1980; amended in its entirety 7-12-1993 (Ch. 61 of the 1993 Code)]

§ 3.6-4 Fee.

There shall be assessed a fee of $20 for the uttering, publishing or passing of any check, draft or order for payment of taxes or any other sums due to the County which is subsequently returned for insufficient funds or because there is no account or the account has been closed, or because such check, draft or order was returned because of a stop-payment order placed in bad faith on the check, draft or order by the drawer.


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