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No tax increase in Wilmington budget


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Wilmington City Council voted in favor of no property tax increase in next year's budget at Tuesday night's meeting.

The nearly $88 million dollar budget was designed to maintain core services. It also includes a 2 percent pay raise for all employees and funds a 1.5 percent merit raise for eligible employees.

The council will hold a second reading of the budget and vote again at its next meeting on June 18th.

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"vote again at its next meeting on June 18th." (Key words)

City Council...what are all of us taxpayers going to do with all of this extra money now...huh?
What was I thinking? They will find an excuse to get to it in other ways...count on it come June 18th.