A newly adopted levy of 27-cents per pack of cigarettes, was part of the funding that was incorporated into the proposed budget in the Town of Appomattox. The Town Council last week approved a budget of $2.9 million for the upcoming year…about $100,000 more than the current budget; which includes the projected$20,000 in cigarette tax revenue. But, according to the Times-Virginian, it will not be replacing any of the town’s existing taxes. However, there was no real estate or personal property tax increases. The cigarette tax that will go into effect on October 1.