Both county and city leaders took action on adjusted budgets Monday.
In Wake County: The fiscal year budget that begins July 1 includes…
- No property tax increases
- Cuts to library hours and jobs
- Cuts to animal shelter part-time, temporary staff, which may affect operating hours
- Delays transitioning away from emergency management services Eastern Wake EMS and Cary EMS — “until the topic can be discussed further.”
The Board of Commissioners also opted to increase the money to Wake County public schools over the projected budget, and directed CARES Act federal funds to WCPSS for reimbursement of technology that supports remote learning. [budget breakdown here]
In Raleigh: Raleigh City Council approved their budget without the requested increase for Raleigh Police Department. [News & Observer]
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