Strategy & Budget

Progress is being made by New Hanover County on the Garner Report. View the three slide presentations below for more information.

The FY16-17 New Hanover County Budget was adopted by the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners at their meeting on June 20, 2016. The budget is in effect beginning July 1, 2016. You can view the full budget book here.

In addition, you can view a copy of the adopted budget in brief here or below in the interactive pdf.

Services provided by the New Hanover County Budget Department include:

  • preparing a forecast of available revenues and anticipated expenditures;
  • maintaining a balanced budget through the budget amendment process;
  • obtaining input from departments concerning allocation levels;
  • analyzing costs and revenue sources;
  • generating a recommended and approved operating budget document;
  • producing a capital improvements program;
  • acting as consultant to advise departments on the financial conditions of their respective departments as well as assisting and providing analytical support for special projects and budgetary requests as needed;
  • reviewing board agenda items with resources implications;
  • monitoring policy and management controls
  • and making recommendations for improvement of control, and the attainment of county goals and objectives.
Strategy & Budget: 230 Government Center Drive, Suite 191 • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-7211 • Fax 910-798-7277