NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NORTH CAROLINA,

WILKES COUNTY

Town of Wilkesboro

The Town of Wilkesboro proposed budget for 2019-2020 has been submitted to the Wilkesboro Town Council, and a copy is available for public inspection in the office of the Clerk to the Council at Wilkesboro Town Hall. The Town Council will hold a public hearing on the budget June 3, 2019 at 5:30 PM in the lobby of the Town Hall.  Wilkesboro Town Hall is located at 203 West Main Street, Wilkesboro.

This public hearing is being held for the further purpose of complying with the requirements of North Carolina General Statute 158-7.1 by receiving public comment on the proposed allocation of funds to Wilkes Economic Development Corporation (EDC), pursuant to EDC’s request for the same. The request submitted by EDC states that it will continue utilizing EDC funds to pursue a programmatic design that encompasses many areas of economic development and will focus heavily on product development to expand the sites and buildings inventory for Wilkes County. The request further states that EDC will continue to promote development and infrastructure improvements in Wilkes County and, where appropriate, will help facilitate due diligence on potential properties. The request notes that these and other economic development activities will be part of EDC’s programmatic design. It is the intent of the Board to consider granting the request for funds by EDC by making an allocation to EDC for said programmatic design.

James K. Byrd

Town Clerk

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