Town Board Approves Balanced 2022-2023 Budget


  The Mocksville Board of Commissions approved the Town’s balanced fiscal year 2022-2023 budget last week during its monthly public meeting. Town Manager Ken Gamble presented a slide show overview and explained how the budget uses the Town’s fiscal resources effectively, prioritizes capital needs for each department, stabilizes the fund balance, and maintains a competitive tax rate. He shared the internal and external threats facing the town that influenced budget recommendations including the need for full-time staffing at the Mocksville Fire Department, aging/failing equipment and facilities, difficulty finding qualified candidates for entry-level positions, a lack of wayfinding signage, and ineffective code [...]