The Mooresville town rate remains the same, while allowing for 13 new positions, some new projects and purchases of equipment and equipment.
The city tax rate is 58 cents per $100 of assessed valuation.
The fiscal year 2016-2017 total budget is $98,929,412, up from $92,564,448.
Additionally, what does the new budget fund differently when compared to previous years?
The 13 new positions, according to Kim Sellers, public information officer for Mooresville, are: assistant town attorney, additional police officers, evidence custodian, assistant communication supervisor, assistant fire chief of logistics, sanitation drivers, youth services library associate, pump maintenance crew leader, stormwater crew leader, stormwater maintenance tech II, stormwater equipment operator.
The equipment and vehicle purchases: seven replacement and two new patrol cars; a replacement fire engine; a leaf machine and one rubber tire loader; a mid-sized roller; a dump truck and (1) single axle dump truck.
These projects are included in the budgets, Sellers said in an email:
▪ Project ordinance transfer for Edgemoor Park playground improvements.
▪ Project ordinance transfer for Dye Creek Greenway (design and right of way).
▪ Golf course grand opening with new clubhouse
▪ Construct two vegetated bio-retention cells on town hall property.
▪ Church and Stewart streets – Upgrade the existing Church/Stewart storm drainage collection system in an area that is prone to street flooding during heavy rains.
▪ 42” sewer line extension – design and land acquisition.
▪ Replacement sewer camera truck.
▪ Raw water line to water treatment plant phase I – new waterline from intake to Winslow Bay subdivision.