Notice of Public Hearing:  Fire Tax Increases

EDGECOMBE COUNTY PUBLIC HEARING - PROPOSED FIRE TAX INCREASE FOR FIRE DISTRICTS

Notice is hereby given that the Edgecombe County Board of Commissioners will conduct separate public hearings on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. for the purpose of receiving citizen comments on the proposed increases in Fire Tax for five (5) of the County’s fire districts. The following fire districts have requested the Board of Commissioners to consider increase as follows.

Fire District Current Fire Tax  Proposed Fire Tax
Macclesfield $0.05 $0.08
South Edgecombe $0.105 $0.12
Sharpsburg (Tri-County) $0.10 $0.12
Battleboro (Harrison) $0.10 $0.12
Sharp Point $0.06 $0.08


In light of the County’s State of Emergency regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic, this meeting will be limited to no more than 20 participants in person, not including staff and scheduled guests. Face coverings are required.

The public is also encouraged to listen to the meeting by calling 1-929-205-6099, entering 894-6268-6542 as the meeting ID, and 472295 as the passcode.

Those who wish to address the Board during public comments must sign up in advance to do so. You may sign up by calling Frangie Mungo, Clerk to the Board, at (252) 641-7834 no later than Monday, June 21st at 5 PM.  

The public is also encouraged to submit public comments via email to publiccomments@edgecombeco.com by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, June 21, 2021.  Public comments may also be submitted by mail addressed to Frangie Mungo, Clerk to the Board, P.O. Box 10, Tarboro, NC 27886.  All public comments received by 5:00 p.m. on June 21st will be read at the meeting.