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The City Council will hold a public hearing on the proposed FY2023-24 Operating Budget on Tuesday, June 13, 2023 at 6:30 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the agenda will allow, at City Hall located at 317 S. Madison Street, Whiteville NC for the purposes of receiving comments on the proposed budget.  Persons wishing to be heard are invited to make written or oral comments.

Any person may be heard by the City Council pertaining to the proposed FY2023-24 budget.  Members of the public may submit written comments by emailing the comments to Written public comments must be received twenty-four (24) hours prior to the meeting.

The proposed Operating Budget does not include a proposed property tax rate increase, the property tax rate remains at $0.51 cents per $100 in value. The downtown municipal tax district does not include a rate increase and will remain at its current rate of 12 cents per $100 in value.

Pursuant to the Local Government Budget and Fiscal Control Act, the proposed operating budget for the City for FY2023-24 was been presented to City Council on May 26, 2023.  A copy of the proposed budget is available for public inspection in the office of the City Clerk and the City’s Finance office at City Hall located at 317 S. Madison Street in Whiteville. A copy of the proposed FY2023-24 operating budget may be viewed on the City’s website at OR by clicking HERE after it is released on May 26, 2023.

Darren L. Currie

City Manager/Budget Officer