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Town Council Approves Budget for Fiscal Year 2024-2025

Leland Town Hall

Leland Town Council approved a $50 million budget for fiscal year 2024-2025 at its regular meeting in May. The budget will guide the Town’s spending across all departments from July 1, 2024 through June 30, 2025.

The balanced budget reflects a tax rate of 27 cents per $100 value and includes the following highlights: 

  • $4 million in roadway improvements
  • Partial year funding for five new sworn Police positions for a second peak demand shift
  • Two new Firefighter positions 
  • Nine Police vehicles for replacement and new positions
  • One Fire apparatus vehicle 
  • Phase two of the traffic signal backup power project in coordination with the NCDOT

“The budget Town Council has approved for fiscal year 2024-2025 aims to address the diverse needs of our community, expand the Town’s service delivery to prevent potential degradation of the community, and improve quality of life for current and future residents,” Mayor Brenda Bozeman said. “Our primary focus is improved public safety to proactively prevent crime and improved infrastructure to enhance mobility and community connectivity. This budget was crafted with the intention of balancing fiscal responsibility with the essential services and investments our Town requires. We are committed to continuing an open dialogue with all community members to ensure their voices are heard and to work together towards a prosperous future for all.” 

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