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It was an eventful Town Council meeting Monday evening. Several important issues were discussed and voted upon concerning both the Town and Westlake Academy. Here’s a recap of what happened.*Council held a public hearing and approved the 2023-2024 fiscal year Town budget *Council held a public hearing and approved the ad valorem tax rate of $0.167880 per $100 of value (No change from prior year)*Approved a resolution ratifying the property tax increase as reflected in the fiscal year 2024 annual operating and capital budget*Heard discussion regarding Town financial policies*Council received a quarterly financial report*John Ard was sworn in as the new Westlake Fire Chief*Council heard a presentation of state assessment results from Westlake Academy*Proclamation recognizing October 5th as World Teachers’ Day in the Town of Westlake*The WA 2023 AP Scholars, recipients of the College Board National Recognition Program, and the National Merit Semi-Finalists were honored*Discussion regarding international trips for WA high school students*Approved TTESS appraisal handbook for Westlake Academy*Approved resolution for economic and development agreement for the Villaggio residential development*Discussion regarding cell tower coverage*Approved repairs to Westlake backflow preventer devices*Tabeled the vote for the purchase of network security equipment until the October 9th meetingOn behalf of the Mayor, Council, and Town and Academy staff, we want to thank everyone who attended the meeting in person and watched live at home. If you weren’t able to attend in person, you can always access the archived video on our website.