PUBLIC NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING

NORTH CAROLINA, WILKES COUNTY, TOWN OF NORTH WILKESBORO

Notice is hereby given in accordance with the requirements of G.S. 159-12 that the proposed budget for the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 was on or before May 5, 2020 presented to the Mayor and Board of Commissioners and is available for public inspection on the town’s website at www.north-wilkesboro.com.  

Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held on the FY 2020-2021 proposed budget at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 on the Zoom online platform (www.zoom.com), meeting ID# 879 4383 0805. Public comments will also be accepted by mail, fax, or email from the date of this notice through Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. Emails may be sent to townhall@north-wilkesboro.com.

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 comments 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.

Wilson Hooper,

Town Manager

TOWN OF

NORTH WILKESBORO

5-20-1t(W)

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