| County Administrator Craig Meadows recommended his proposed FY2015-2016 budget to the Board of Supervisors on March 9. The Board of Supervisors set the advertised budget at $176 million and advertised real estate tax rate at 89 cents per $100 assessed value. Citizens had the opportunity comment on the advertised budget and tax rates at public hearings held on April 9. Supervisors are expected to adopt the budget for next fiscal year on April 20 at 6:30 p.m.
The County’s budget is the government’s estimated revenues and expenditures for the fiscal year that begins on July 1 and ends on June 30. It consists of operating and capital budgets for county programs and services. The budget also allocates funds for the operating and capital needs of the public school system. The core function of the budget office is to coordinate, develop, implement and evaluate the County’s operating and capital budgets.
Printed budget books are available for public review at the following locations, with CD's available for review at all libraries: