Thursday, July 25, 2024

Public hearing scheduled for Carolina Beach budget

A public hearing for next fiscal year budget is planned for June 11. (Port City Daily/File)

CAROLINA BEACH — A New Hanover County beach town is welcoming public feedback on its fiscal year budget.

READ MORE: Carolina Beach looking at 9% property tax increase, council cites inflation

The town of Carolina Beach has its 2024-2025 budget for review for public inspection here or in person at town hall, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at 1121 North Lake Park Boulevard in Carolina Beach. 

The budget includes a 9% property tax increase, going from 21.5 cents per $100 to 23.5 cents. It totals $22.6 million in general fund expenses, $2 million more than 2023-2024. Its also includes 4% increased fees for water, sewer, and stormwater utilities.

A public hearing on the proposed budget will take place on Tuesday, June 11, 6 p.m., in the town council chambers.

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Shea Carver
Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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