Bladen Financial Summary Report
Bladen County Commissioners receive a
monthly financial report from every
The latest report was for the first 4
months (one third) of this fiscal year.
33.94% of all revenues have been
Checking more closely:
50.93%, or $9,961,746 of Ad Valorem
Property Taxes had been collected as of
October 31. That is about $750,000 less than
the past fiscal year. Greg Martin,
County Manager, explained that one of the
largest tax payers in the county paid last
year, but has not paid this year, it's just
a matter of timing, he said. One other
source that always lags is sales tax.
$389,728 or 9.6% of the budgeted
amount had been paid through, October 31,
2014, compared with $390,824 at the same
time a year ago. The taxes are collected by
the state and paid out to local governments
later. That is the normal process.
Other sources were paying on time.
Expenditures are in line at 31.41% spent
or committed as of October 31.
Cash and investments total $22,052,635.
The General Fund accounts for $16,697,130
of the total.