The state budget process continues to move at a rapid speed. The Senate passed its version of the fiscal biennium state budget, which includes several provisions that affect counties.
Senate Budget highlights include the following:
Over the next couple of weeks, Senate and House members will discuss their proposed budget differences and present a compromise budget to the governor for consideration. The County will continue to provide the legislative delegation members with information on the impact of budget provisions.
For more information, contact Starla Tanner, Legislative Affairs Liaison, at 980-314-2884. BOCC to Vote on FY2020 Budget this Tuesday
Tomorrow, June 4, the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners will vote on whether to adopt the Fiscal Year 2020 Recommended Budget during its regular meeting, which begins at 6 p.m. at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center.
If approved the budget will take effect July 1, 2019.
The meeting will be broadcast on the Government Channel. You will also be able to watch it online at MeckNC.gov and on the County’s Twitter page.
You can learn more about the budget here. Child Support Holds 2nd Chance Amnesty Week June 10-15
The Child Support Enforcement Department (CSE) will host its 2nd Chance Amnesty Event at the Child Support Enforcement Office, 5800 Executive Center Drive, Suite 200, Charlotte. The event is an opportunity for noncustodial parents to come into the office and discuss their case(s) and get back on track with child support payments without fear of being arrested. Attendees should be prepared to pay at least one month of the child support obligation and one payment of $25 or more toward the past due amount. CSE has seen great success during past events, collecting over $30,000 in child support payments.
During this event, noncustodial fathers will have an opportunity to talk with male child support case managers, Judicial officials, court stakeholders, public health officials, Self-Serve Center officials, potential employers, community stakeholders and private attorneys about their rights and responsibilities once named in a child support case.
For more information, contact Assistant County Manager Anthony Trotman at 980-314-2911.
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