LEGAL NOTICE ROANOKE COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS The Roanoke County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, or as soon thereafter as may be heard, in the Board Meeting Room of the Roanoke County Administration Center, 5204 Bernard Drive, Roanoke, Virginia, on the following matter: ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ROANOKE COUNTY CODE BY (1) AMENDING CHAPTER 13 (OFFENSES MISCELLANEOUS), SECTION 13-4 (DISCHARGE OF FIREARMS OR ANY SIMILAR GUN OR DEVICE, GENERALLY); (2) AMENDING CHAPTER 21 (TAXATION), SECTION 21-21 (OTHER CLASSIFICATIONS OF TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY); AND (3) AMENDING CHAPTER 21 (TAXATION), BY ADDING A NEW ARTICLE X (CIGARETTE TAX) The proposed amendment to Chapter 13 deletes a reference to a previously repealed section of the County Code; this is a simple clerical amendment only. The proposed amendment to Chapter 21, Section 21-21 deletes a tax benefit (taxation of personal property owned by qualifying veterans at a lower tax rate) has been rendered moot by a new state law that creates a mandatory exemption for such qualifying veterans. The proposed amendment to Chapter 21, adding an article X, establishes a new cigarette tax in the County. A copy of this ordinance is available for inspection in the office of the Clerk to the Board of Supervisors at 5204 Bernard Drive, Roanoke, Virginia. Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, all are encouraged to view and participate in meetings through electronic means. Meetings may be viewed live on RVTV, Channel 3, or on the County's website https:// and click on the "Watch Board Meetings Online" box/button. Prior to and during meetings, citizens may email comments to djacks@roanokecounty When submitting comments, please include your name and address. Comments will be read aloud during meetings, subject to reasonable time limitations. Additionally, if you would like to call in your comments, please call 540-776-7278 and provide your comments, which will be read during the meeting. For those individuals who desire to attend the meetings in person, please be advised that seating modifications and limits have been established in order to facilitate social distancing; attendees who are not of the same household must sit six feet apart, and attendance at meetings will be limited to 25 individuals. Dated: April 27 2021 Deborah C. Jacks Chief Deputy Clerk to the Board (1211408)


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