The Draft FY 23-24 Recommended Budget is available for public review. A presentation will be shared on May 9, 2023, during the Town Board meeting beginning at 6:00 PM.
The Recommended Budget across all funds is $13,611,022; a $898,566 or 7.07 % increase from the FY 22-23 originally adopted total budget of $12,712,456.
The Town works diligently to provide high quality services at the least possible cost, while consistently maintaining a General fund property tax rate among the lowest of the 21 North Carolina oceanfront municipalities.
The FY 23-24 Recommended Budget addresses the Board established priorities as discussed during 2023-2025 goal-setting process.
The recommended Town of Emerald Isle budget is balanced, using a property tax rate of $0.165 for FY 23-24.
The proposed tax rate remains identical to the previous fiscal year, and accounts for a year-over-year inflation rate of nearly 5.3-percent.
For further information, please click here to review the Draft FY 23-24 Recommended Budget.