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GOLDSBORO BUDGET: Property Tax Increase OK’d, Utility Rate Hike Nixed

GOLDSBORO BUDGET: Property Tax Increase OK’d, Utility Rate Hike Nixed

A tax increase is in store for Goldsboro property owners. However, city residents will avoid a water and sewer rate hike this year. The Goldsboro City Council held a special meeting Friday evening and adopted the city’s new budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year. That included approving the new schedule of fees and charges for…read more »

Council Sets Friday Special Meeting For Budget Adoption

Council Sets Friday Special Meeting For Budget Adoption

The City of Goldsboro plans to approve its new budget by the week’s end. The Goldsboro City Council has scheduled a special meeting for 5 PM on Friday, June 18 for the purpose of adopting the city’s 2021-2022 Fiscal Year Budget. At least one council member plans to attend the meeting remotely. At this time,…read more »

Council Approves New Budget, New Sewer & Water Rates

Council Approves New Budget, New Sewer & Water Rates

The City of Goldsboro approves a new budget that includes water and sewer rate increases. Wednesday, the Goldsboro City Council narrowly approved the 2020-2021 Budget on a 4 – 3 vote. Council member Antonio Williams explained he would vote “no” because the plan includes no funds for a forensic audit. Council member Gene Aycock stated…read more »

City Planning For 17.5% Water & Sewer Rate Increase

City Planning For 17.5% Water & Sewer Rate Increase

City of Goldsboro residents will see a water and sewer rate increase under the city’s proposed budget. However, the property tax rate will remain unchanged. Goldsboro Finance Director Catherine Gwynn went through the latest changes to the $63.5 million budget before the city council’s public hearing on Monday. At the behest of the Public Works…read more »

Council Continues Work On New City Budget

Council Continues Work On New City Budget

Goldsboro continues working on its new budget. At Tuesday’s city council work session, Goldsboro Finance Director Catherine Gwynn said there is no property tax increase included in the new budget. There is a proposed $1 increase in the recycling surcharge per month and a proposed 25% water and sewer rate increase. Council member Taj Polack wondered…read more »

Goldsboro Begins Carefully Budgeting For Next Year

Goldsboro Begins Carefully Budgeting For Next Year

Budget season begins in the City of Goldsboro.  Monday evening, Goldsboro Finance Director Catherine Gwynn filled the city council in on the initial preparations for Fiscal Year 2020-2021. Gwynn says they are “trying to budget conservatively,” and noted the coronavirus crisis may end up impacting the city’s finances.   She says there is uncertainty in the State…read more »

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