Overall proposed budget: $11,150,832
Current budget: $11,116,462
Proposed Tax Rate: 18.5 cents per $100 assessed value
Current Tax Rate: 14.5 cents per $100 assessed value
Other: Proposed $30 solid waste fee was eliminated; $8 million parks and recreation bond added to November ballot; 4-cent tax increase will create capital investment/debt payoff fund of around $1.18 million.
Public Hearing: Held May 22
Possible Adoption Date: June 12
Overall proposed budget: $28.7 million
Proposed tax rate: 55 cents per $100 of assessed value, same as 2011-12
Rate increases: 2.3 percent increase in water and sewer rate
Other: Budget includes elimination of 21 positions, saving the city $1.4 million dollars to help pay down $3.8 million deficit.
Public hearing: Held May 13
Possible adoption: June 5
Overall proposed budget: $5.3 million
Proposed tax rate: 21.5 cents per $100 of assessed value, same as 2011-12
Rate increases: Increase in storm water rates from $21.24 per year for small residential properties less than 2,000 square feet, $25.44 per year for residential properties at or more than 2,000 square feet and $16.20 per equivalent residential unit for non residential properties to $42.48, $50.88 and $32.40 respectively.
Other: Budget includes 3-percent cost of living raise for employees and two new police cars at $28,000 each.
Public hearing: June 11 at 7 p.m. at town hall, 315 Stallings Road
Possible adoption: June 11 or 25
Overall proposed budget: $5.9 million
Tax rate: 34 cents per $100 of assessed value, same as 2011-12
Other: Budget includes possible 3-percent cost of living increase for town employees, hiring of an administrative assistant, purchase of new police vehicles and upgrades to police department, $200,000 for new aerial photographs for town planning purposes
Public hearing: June 5 at 6:30 p.m. at Museum of the Waxhaws, 8215 Waxhaw Hwy.
Possible adoption: June 5 or 19
Overall proposed budget: $1.76 million
Current budget: $1.2 million
Proposed tax rate: 5.2 cents per $100 of assessed value to help pay for the new municipal fire service system. Includes contract of $48,000 with Stallings VFD and $540,000 for Providence VFD.
Current tax rate: 3 cents per $100 of assessed value
Other: Budget includes $25,000 for new land use study, extra $40,000 for attorney fees for contract negotiations with fire departments and $35,000 for painting and re-roofing of town hall.
Public hearing: June 11 at 7 p.m. at town hall, 1924 Weddington Road
Overall proposed budget: $764,768
Current budget: About $970,000
Proposed tax rate: 1.65 cents per $100 of assessed property value. Same as fiscal 2011-12
Other: Budget includes $58,679 for parks and recreation, $77,387 for 12-month contract with Union County Sheriff’s Office for deputy and a $5,615 salary increase for the town’s administrative assistant.
Public hearing: June 11 at 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, 120 Potter Road S., Wesley Chapel.
County commissioners won’t get a look at the proposed budget until their Monday, June 4, meeting when the public and board will see the budget in its entirety. The board is expected to vote on it June 18.