News Flash

Indian Trail News

Posted on: May 12, 2023

Town of Indian Trail Recommended FY2023-2024 Budget

Recommended Budget Public Hearing on Tuesday, May 23, at 6:30 p.m.

During the Tuesday, May 9, Council meeting, Town Manager Mike McLaurin presented the recommended budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2023-2024. The budget is a statement of the Town’s priorities and a financial plan on how to fund those priorities. In 2021, the Town Council adopted nine priorities: Roads and Infrastructure, Public Safety, Planning and Growth Management, Creating a Downtown, High-quality Team, Partnerships, Parks and Community Amenities, Quality Basic Services, and Operational Needs. Through the funding of numerous projects and services, the recommended FY 2023-2024 budget lays the foundation for meeting the Town's priorities and the needs of our community. 

FY23-24 Recommended Budget Highlights

Funds

  • The General Fund is balanced at $21,865,202 using the existing tax rate of 18.5 cents. 
  • The Powell Bill fund is $2,055,000 and the Stormwater fund is $2,102,566.
  • The Capital Reserve/Debt Service is $2,941,469. 

Personnel Adjustments

  • Three vacant positions are not being funded.  
  • The Town is relocating the Economic Development function to the Planning Department. 
  • A Parks Maintenance Technician position will be effective July 1, 2023. 
  • Recreation Specialist and Customer Service positions will be effective January 1, 2024.
  • Moving funding of the IT Administrator position from the Administration budget to Communications & IT. 
  • Reclassification of the Tax Collector position to Assistant Finance Director/Tax Collector. 

Public Safety (Union County Sheriff's Office Contract)

  • One deputy position will be added to the UCSO contract effective July 1, 2023. 
  •  The Town will continue funding the two grant traffic deputy positions effective October 1, 2023. 

Additional Highlights

  • Continues to fund existing Capital Improvement Projects, as well as the implementation of the findings from the watershed management study. 
  • Continues funding the $3.15 million for road maintenance (funded by Powell Bill and state funds). 
  • Funds an ADA Transition Plan over two years. 
  • Funds Town Hall facility maintenance and security enhancement projects.
  • Funds an enhanced Christmas light display at Chestnut Square Park and the Town Hall. 
  • Continues work on $35 million of Capital Projects, including transportation and parks and recreation projects.
The Town will hold a public hearing on the recommended budget on Tuesday, May 23, during the regular Council meeting, which begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Indian Trail Town Hall. Residents are encouraged to review the budget and share their input. If you have questions about the budget, please contact Town Manager McLaurin at fmm@indiantrail.org.


Budget Documents

All documents related to the budget can be found on the Town's website:

FY23-24 Recommended Budget
FY23-24 Budget Presentation Slides
FY23-24 Budget Presentation Recording (the budget presentation begins at timestamp 27:56)

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Indian Trail News

Town Council members break ground on the latest park project in Indian Trail.

Town of Indian Trail Breaks Ground on Chestnut Square Park Phase 2A Project

Posted on: February 14, 2024 | Last Modified on: February 28, 2017
Apply today! Parks, Art, Recreation, and Culture Committee

Immediate Vacancy: Indian Trail Parks, Art, Recreation & Culture Committee

Posted on: February 12, 2024 | Last Modified on: February 28, 2017
January 2024 Town Hall Bulletin Cover

January 2024 Town Hall Bulletin Newsletter

Posted on: December 29, 2023
South Fork Road Closure (1)

South Fork Road is Now OPEN

Posted on: December 21, 2023
Holiday Recycling Guide

Holiday Recycling Guide

Posted on: December 18, 2023
Town Hall Closed_Christmas

Town Hall Christmas Holiday Hours

Posted on: December 21, 2023
Chestnut Lane Road Closure

Road Closure: Chestnut Lane

Posted on: November 22, 2023
Holiday Heroes Toy Drive

Donate to the Holiday Heroes Toy Drive

Posted on: November 27, 2023
October Newsletter Cover

October 2023 Town Hall Bulletin Newsletter

Posted on: September 29, 2023
Facebook Live_Johnny Blythe

Facebook Live: September 8

Posted on: August 28, 2023
Battle IT Out on Friday, Aug. 18, from 6-9 p.m. at Chestnut Square Park

New Event! Battle IT Out

Posted on: August 16, 2023
Facebook Live on July 21 with Robin Barron-Golobish

Facebook Live: This Friday!

Posted on: July 19, 2023
CRTPO Public Comment Period

CRTPO Opens Public Comment Period

Posted on: June 22, 2023
Open Fiber Logo

Information Regarding Open Fiber

Posted on: June 15, 2023
Facebook Live featuring the Dr. Mike Whitson - Wednesday, June 28, at 1 p.m.

Facebook Live: This Wednesday!

Posted on: June 26, 2023
Register Today for Indian Trail's Blood Drive on May 23

Indian Trail Blood Drive - May 23

Posted on: May 17, 2023
Facebook Live: Thursday, April 20, at 1 p.m.

Facebook Live: This Thursday!

Posted on: April 18, 2023
Facebook Live on Friday, March 17, at 1 p.m.

Facebook Live: This Friday!

Posted on: March 7, 2023
March Town Hall Bulletin Newsletter Cover

March 2023 Town Hall Bulletin Newsletter

Posted on: February 28, 2023