Posts Tagged ‘fines’

Locally-Collected Fines & Penalties: Calculating and Distributing Clear Proceeds

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

The Village of Paved Paradise is located on the North Carolina coast. It is a small municipality with a vibrant downtown. Because of its size and location, parking in the downtown area is scarce. There is a strict two-hour limit in the single town-owned parking lot, imposed by local ordinance. The ordinance assesses a $50 […]

Locally-Collected Penalties & Fines: What Monies Belong to the Public Schools?

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

Which of the following revenues belong to a county’s local school administrative unit(s)? 1.     A city imposes a $50 civil penalty on a citizen for violating the city’s noise ordinance. (The ordinance specifies that each violation is subject to a civil penalty of up to $50. The ordinance also is criminally enforceable under G.S. 14-4. […]