Posts Tagged ‘capital projects’

Capital Reserve Funds Revisited

Monday, October 29th, 2012

In a recent post, I discussed two ways through which a local government may save money over time to fund capital projects. The first is through fund balance and the second is by establishing a capital reserve fund. I received several follow-up questions about capital reserve funds that may be of interest to local government […]

Funding Capital Projects in a BID (Business Improvement District)

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

As discussed in a previous post, a North Carolina municipality may establish a special tax district that encompasses its central downtown area to raise money to fund “downtown revitalization.” See G.S. 160A-536(a)(2). The special tax district is commonly referred to as a Business Improvement District or BID. Many municipalities create and maintain BIDs to provide […]