BUDGET ROUNDUP

Taxes, fees for where you live

New fiscal year budgets go into effect July 1

Posted 7/1/22

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following highlights come from approved budgets in communities across The Daily Record’s coverage area. The listed tax rates and fee changes go into effect with the new …

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BUDGET ROUNDUP

Taxes, fees for where you live

New fiscal year budgets go into effect July 1

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EDITOR’S NOTE: The following highlights come from approved budgets in communities across The Daily Record’s coverage area. The listed tax rates and fee changes go into effect with the new fiscal year that starts July 1.

Angier

Population: 5,265

New tax rate: 49 cents on every $100 worth of property

Last year’s tax rate: 53 cents per $100

New fees: Trash collection fees will increase by 4.5% due to rising fuel prices. That equates to 4.5 cents more for every dollar or a 45 cents increase for every $10.

More info: https://bit.ly/3A5jfku

Benson

Population: 3,843

New tax rate: 55 cents on every $100 worth of property

Last year’s tax rate: no change

New fees: Water and sewer volume rates are increasing 10% and base fees for electricity are going up $1. Electric rates are also increasing by 5% and customers will be paying 4% more for trash collection. The new rates mean customers will be paying at least 19% more in utility bills than last year.

More info: https://bit.ly/3QNQA9z

Broadway

Population: 1,267

New tax rate: 53 cents on every $100 worth of property

Last year’s tax rate: 49 cents per $100

New fees: Monthly water rates are set at $4.94 for in-town customers and $9.88 for customers residing outside of town limits who use up to 4,999 gallons of water a month. Consuming more than 4,999 gallons a month will cost an in-town customer $5.18 and an out-of-town customer $10.36. Monthly sewer rates are $5.53 for in-town customers and $11.06 for out-of-town customers consuming up to 4,999 gallons a month and $5.89 for in-town customers and $11.78 for out-of-town customers consuming more than 4,999 gallons of water a month. All customers pay $15.60 a month for trash collection and sanitation.

More info: www.broadwaync.com/AOB/AOB.pdf

Coats

Population: 2,155

New tax rate: 49 cents on every $100 worth of property

Last year’s tax rate: 59 cents per $100

New fees: There are no increases in water or sewer fees, but in-town customers will see an increase in solid waste collection bills from $19.73 per can per month to $21.

More info: https://bit.ly/3nlIozV

Dunn

Population: 8,446

New tax rate: 50 cents for every $100 worth of property

Last year’s tax rate: 50 cents per $100

New fees: Commercial and nonresidential customers will see an increase in stormwater fees depending on the size of their properties. The base rate for those users is $10 a month with extra fees added for every 3,257 square feet. The rate is capped at $1,470 per month for all nonresidential customers. Waste collection fees are increasing $1 to cover high fuel prices. The base rate for water customers is increasing from $15.70 to $17 a month. Water and sewer usage fees are also going up 7% and 8%, respectively. The rates for customers inside city limits are now set at an additional $5.20 (added to the base rate of $17) for every 1,000 gallons used between 2,001 and 4,000 gallons a month; $5.30 for every 1,000 gallons between 4,001 and 6,000 gallons used a month; $5.35 for every 1,000 gallons between 6,001 and 8,000 gallons used a month; and $5.40 for every 1,000 gallons used a month for customers exceeding 8,000 gallons.

More info: https://bit.ly/3bHSqZe

Eastover

Population: 3,656

New tax rate: 20.5 cents on every $100 worth of property

Last year’s tax rate: 20.5 cents per $100

New fees: No new fees.

More info: View the entire budget at town hall, 3863 Dunn Road, Eastover, 910-323-0707

Erwin

Population: 4,542

New tax rate: 48 cents on every $100 worth of property

Last year’s tax rate: 51 cents per $100

New fees: No new fees.

More info: https://bit.ly/3A76INr

Falcon

Population: 324

New tax rate: 22 cents on every $100 worth of property

Last year’s tax rate: 22 cents per $100

New fees: No new fees.

More info: View the entire budget at town hall, 7156 N. West St., Falcon, 910-980-1355

Four Oaks

Population: 2,158

New tax rate: Unavailable as of press time

Last year’s tax rate: 45 cents per $100

New fees: Fire tax rates are going up in the Wynn Fire District of Four Oaks from 8 cents to 10.5 cents for every $100 of property values.

More info: View the entire budget at town hall, 304 N. Main St., Four Oaks, 919-963-3112

Godwin

Population: 128

New tax rate: 24 cents on every $100 worth of property

Last year’s tax rate: 24 cents per $100

New fees: No new fees.

Town hall contact: View the entire budget at town hall, 4924 Markham St., Godwin, 910-980-1000

Harnett County

Population: 133,568

New tax rate: 59.1 cents on every $100 worth of property

Last year’s tax rate: 75 cents per $100

New fees: People residing in the Angier-Black River Fire District will see a half-of-a-cent increase for every $100 of property value for fire service with the new 7.5 cents rate (up from 7 cents). People residing in the Boone Trail Fire District will see a 1 cent increase for every $100 of property value after the 7-cents rate rose to 8 cents.

More info: https://bit.ly/3bB7JDe

Lillington

Population: 4,735

New tax rate: 52 cents on every $100 worth of property

Last year’s tax rate: 52 cents per $100

New fees: Residents will notice an increase of 8% in water and sewer bills.

Town hall contact: View the entire budget at town hall, 102 E. Front St., Lillington, 910-893-2654

Linden

Population: 136

New tax rate: 35 cents on every $100 worth of property

Last year’s tax rate: 35 cents per $100

New fees: No new fees or changes to rates.

More info: View the entire budget at town hall, 9456 Academy St., Linden, 910-980-0119

Newton Grove

Population: 585

New tax rate: 40 cents on every $100 worth of property

Last year’s tax rate: 38.5 cents per $100

New fees: The following base fees and rates are set for July 1. Residential user fees for water: $18 a month; commercial and institutional user fees for water: $22.50 a month; outside city limits user fees for water: additional $10 a month. Residential water rates are $4 for 0-6,000 gallons used a month, $4.75 for 6,001-20,000 gallons a month, $5.25 for 20,001-50,000 gallons a month and $5.75 for usage over 50,000 gallons a month. Commercial and industrial water rates are $4.50 for 0-6,000 gallons, $5.25 for 6,001-20,000 gallons, $5.75 for 20,001-50,000 gallons and $6.25 for over 50,000 gallons a month. Residential user fees for sewer: $22.50 a month; commercial and industrial user fees for sewer: $32.50 a month; and outside city limits user fees for sewer: additional $10 a month. Residential sewer rates are $4.50 for 0-6,000 gallons a month, $5 for 6,001-20,000 gallons a month, $5.50 for 20,001-50,000 gallons a month and $6 for over 50,000 gallons a month. Commercial and industrial sewer rates are $8.50 for 0-6,000 gallons, $9 for 6,001-20,000 gallons, $9.50 for 20,001-50,000 gallons and $10 for over 50,000 gallons a month. Customers will pay $14 a month per container for solid waste collection.

More info: https://bit.ly/3OMPo4u

Wade

Population: 638

New tax rate: 32 cents on every $100 worth of property

Last year’s tax rate: 32 cents per $100

New fees: No new fees.

More info: View the entire budget at town hall, 7128 Main St., Wade, 910-485-3502

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