By Outer Banks Voice on June 3, 2021
The Dare County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing for the proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 at 9:15 a.m. on Monday, June 7. The public hearing will take place at the commissioners’ meeting room, which is adjacent to the Dare County Administration Building located at 954 Marshall C. Collins Drive in Manteo.
In-person comments on the budget may be offered during the public hearing in Manteo, and public comments will also be accepted in-person at the Fessenden Center Annex, which is located at 47013 Buxton Back Road in Buxton.
Under the he proposed $112.7 million budget for FY 2021-2022 — which reflects a $5.6 million increase over the previous year — there will be no increase in property taxes. It does include nearly $1 million in funding for eight additional Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel to staff future EMS stations in Kitty Hawk and Kill Devil Hills.
Capital Improvement Projects included in the FY 2021-2022 proposed budget also include $19.5 million for the new EMS facilities slated for Kitty Hawk and Kill Devil Hills as well as $3 million for the purchase of the Kill Devil Hills EMS station site and the Manteo Youth Center purchase and renovations.
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