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UPDATE: County Lowers Tax Increase In New Budget

UPDATE: County Lowers Tax Increase In New Budget

Wayne County is moving forward with a tax increase as part of its new budget. At Tuesday’s county board meeting, County Manager Craig Honeycutt explained they have reduced the tax increase from what was first proposed thanks to a few cuts and savings found in the recommended plan. Commissioners Chris Gurley and Barbara Aycock both…read more »

Proposed County Budget Includes Tax Increase To Cover Facility Projects

Proposed County Budget Includes Tax Increase To Cover Facility Projects

It is budget season and Wayne County is looking at a potential tax increase. County Manager Craig Honeycutt presented his proposed budget to the Wayne County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday. The new budget asks for a property tax rate increase of $.054 from $.6635 per $100 evaluation to $.7175 if capital projects are included.…read more »

Wayne County Approves New Budget

Wayne County Approves New Budget

On Tuesday, the Wayne County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the 2020-2021 Fiscal Year Budget Ordinance. During the meeting, Wayne County Manager Craig Honeycutt noted it was no easy task putting together this year’s financial plan in the age of COVID-19. Honeycutt reminded there would be an expected drop in sales tax revenue this year.…read more »

County’s Tax Rate Remains Unchanged In Proposed Budget

County’s Tax Rate Remains Unchanged In Proposed Budget

Wayne County prepares to adopt its financial plan for the next fiscal year. Wayne County Manager Craig Honeycutt read his budget message to the Board of Commissioners on Tuesday and noted the trying times that impacted the budget’s preparation. Honeycutt says there is no tax increase included in the proposed budget, with the rate set at…read more »

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