The statement so furnished shall be taken, by the council of such city or town, as the proper valuation of all property situated therein and liable for taxation for municipal purposes notwithstanding any provisions which may be contained in the charter of any city or town. Upon receiving such statement, the recorder or clerk of the council, shall present the same to the council at a meeting to be held for the purpose of making the estimate and laying the levy as hereinafter required; and, as soon as the rate shall have been determined upon, the recorder, or secretary of the council, shall furnish the officer whose duty it is to make out the land and personal property books a certified copy of the order of such city or town council fixing the rate of tax, and such officer shall thereupon extend the tax against the property situated in such city or town, in the land books and the personal property book of the county, in separate columns in such books, which columns shall be headed with the words: "Town, or city, tax for the town, or city, of ____________________."
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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