Mecklenburg County Manager Presents Proposed FY2023 Budget

Posted By: Michelle Manns News,

Mecklenburg County Manager Dena Diorio has proposed a $2.1 billion budget that would increase spending by $111 million without raising property taxes. Diorio recommends spending $13 million on affordable housing including funding for rental subsidies and about $500,000 to research and develop strategies to address the impacts of corporate-owned single-family rentals. Additionally, she proposes to increase the minimum wage to $20 for Mecklenburg County employees.

A public hearing on the budget is scheduled May 25. The board is expected to adopt a budget June 22. You can read the complete budget recommendation here.