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Town of Fenwick Island


Town Operating and Capital Improvement Plan Budgets:

The Town Budget is prepared by the Budget Committee and approved by the Town Council. The goal of the Financial Budget is to evaluate and direct Town departments, helping them make successful decisions in resource allocation, program evaluations, financial management, and long-range planning.

Upcoming Fiscal Year Budget 2021-2022:

FY 2021-2022 BUDGET

FY 2022 Draft Budget and CIP Presentation

Current Fiscal Year Budget (effective 08/01/2020):

FY 2020-2021 BUDGET

Past Fiscal Year Budgets:

The Town Manager, with assistance from the Finance Manager, drafts the Budget for the Budget Committee and Council review/approval.  The Budget shall be approved by Council no later than the July Council meeting for an August 1 effective date.  All Budget Committee meetings are posted no less than 7 days in advance and open to the public.

Property Tax Information:

The Town of Fenwick Island tax rate for 2019-2020 is $0.174015 per $100 of assessed value.  The annual property assessment occurs in May every year.

Taxes are due no later than the 15th of September. Late fees are assessed after that date. The tax bill will be mailed on or before August 1st. If you have not received your tax bill, please contact the Town Clerk.

Town Audits:

The annual Town Audit occurs every October and November with a presentation by the auditing firm at the December Council meeting (usually mid-December).  The public may request a copy of an Audit through the Town Clerk’s office at (302) 539-3011 or download a copy from the website.

2020 Audit

2019 Audit

2018 Audit

2017 Audit

2016 Audit