No tax increase for Wake residents

(c) WTVD

June 18, 2012 3:22:24 PM PDT
Wake County commissioners approved a fiscal year 2013 budget Monday that does not include any increase in property taxes.

With a slightly improving economic picture, Wake County Manager David Cooke said the county will have an extra $22 million to work with without any tax increase.

The budge will Wake County Schools an extra $3.9 million. That's less than half what the school board had requested to cover its shortfall because of state cuts.

The county will also spend an additional $5.9 million on public safety.

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