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Thursday, February 11, 2016
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How are your tax dollars spent?

Cost of fire truck

Did you know?
  • Total budget for fiscal year 2010-11: $123,727,915
  • More than half of the city's 1,000 employees are in the police and fire departments
    • Police: 306 personnel, $23M budget
    • Fire: 220 personnel, $15M budget
  • Per capita, Wilmington spends more on public safety than most other large cities in North Carolina, including Raleigh, Winston-Salem and Durham.
  • Debt is the money the city owes on projects completed or underway, such as Independence Boulevard widening and traffic signal upgrades. These large projects are paid back over time, just like a homeowner pays a monthly mortgage.
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