Guilford County, North Carolina
- The current budget is published and archived budgets are available.
- The calendar of meetings and meeting agendas and minutes are available and archived at least three years
- Names of elected officials, individual email address, individual phone numbers, and a physical address is available
- Names of administrative officials, individual email address, individual phone numbers, and a physical address is available
- Permit applications are available for download and zoning ordinances are available
- The current audit is published and previous audits are available for the last three years
- Bids are partially posted
- Tax revenues are available and tax rates are published
- Must visit multiple sites to view bids and must login to see detailed information; awarded contracts are unavailable and a search of contracts does not generate relevant results.
- A link to requesting public records, a public records contact and associate forms is unavailable and a search does not generate relevant results.
- Lobbyist information, memberships to government sector lobbying associations and associate fees are unavailable.
|Melvin (Skip) Alston||Commissioner|
|Mike Winstead, Jr.||Commissioner|
|Michael Halford||Director of Budget Department|
|Effie Varitimidis||Clerk to the Board|
|Fred Jones||Facilities Director|
|Reid Baker III||Finance Director|
|Sharisse Fuller||Director Human Resources|
|Barbara Weaver||Director Information Services|
|Mark Rogers||Internal Audit Director|
|Mark Payne||County Attorney|
|Betty Garrett||Interim Department Director Planning|
|Bonnie Stellfox||Purchasing Director|
|Ben Chavis||Director Tax Department|
The general fund for FY 2012 is $579,851,333. Operating expenses account for 47% of expenditures ($272,889,680), followed by personnel services at 31% ($178,652,929), debt payments at 15% ($88,530,030), human service assistance 6% ($36,074,994), and capital outlay at 1% ($3,703,700).
In two contracts and forty-two grants, Greensboro, the county seat of Guilford County, received $32,694,610.58 in federal stimulus money.
Property taxes account for $343,539,333 (59%) of revenue, followed by federal and state funds generating $98,400,961 (17%), sales taxes generating $60,000,000 (11%), user charges generating $39,479,220 (7%), and fund balance generating $29,613,716 (5%).
See also: North Carolina state government salary
See also: North Carolina public pensions