Raleigh, North Carolina
This information was last reviewed: Feb. 11, 2013.
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|Russ Stephenson||Mayor Pro Tem|
|Mary Ann Baldwin||At-Large Councilmember|
|Joyce Munro||Director of Budget & Management Services|
|Gail Smith||City Clerk|
|Leslie Eldredge||Deputy City Clerk|
|Michele Grant||Director Community Development|
|John McGrath||Fire Chief|
|Gene Berg||Safety and Occupational Health (HR)|
|Dwayne Patterson||Acting Director Community Service|
|Gail Roper||Chief Information & Community Relations|
|Mitchell Silver||Chief Planning and Development Officer Director|
|HP Dolan||Chief of Police|
|Jayne Kirkpatrick||Director of Public Affairs|
|Carl Dawson||Director of Public Works|
The net operating and capital budget for FY12 is $661,748,901, which includes a General Fund total operating budget of $387,272,196. The following provides an overview of the major components of the proposed budget for FY12.
The FY12 budget marks the City of Raleigh’s third consecutive year of making significant budgetary reductions and operating under constrained resources. Over the past three years, General Fund revenues have increased by slightly less than $4 million (1%), marked by significantly reduced sales tax revenues, interest income, and development-related fees and minimal property tax growth.
The city of Raleigh received $2,998,752,005.18 in federal stimulus money in 272 grants and contracts.
- City: 37.35 cents per $100 valuation
- County: 53.40 cents per $100 valuation
City Motor Vehicle License Fee:
- $30 per vehicle
Cat / Dog Fee:
- $7 per spay / neutered pets 4 months of age or older
- $14 per not spayed / neutered 4 months and older
Solid waste collection fees:
- $10.30 per month per residential unit receiving standard solid waste pickup (includes a $2.60 fee for recycling and a $7.70 fee for solid waste collection). $2.60 per month per residential unit recycling fee for multifamily complexes utilizing "igloo" or roll cart recycling containers.
- Rate varies for businesses located in the Central Business District (CBD). Contact Solid Waste Services for rates.
Stormwater fees for single family or townhome units:
- Tier One - 400 to 1000 sq. ft. of impervious surface: $1.60 per mo.
- Tier Two - 1000 to 3870 sq. ft. of impervious surface: $4.00 per mo.
- Tier Three - 3871 to 6620 sq. ft. of impervious surface: $6.80 per mo.
- Tier Four - 6621 to 9500 sq. ft. of imperious surface: $11.60 per mo.
- Tier Five - over 9501 sq. ft. of imperious surface: billed at rate shown below of Other Properties
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