NC State Budget Sampson County Highlights

According to the state budget approved by the North Carolina General Assembly, Sampson County, various municipalities, Sampson Community College, and other agencies will receive funding for projects, infrastructure improvements, and other initiatives. Here are some highlights of the funding:

Sampson County:

Sampson County will receive over $15 million in funding to improve its water infrastructure. The funding includes:

  • A $5,485,100 direct grant for infrastructure improvements.
  • $4,119,320 allocated for County waterlines near the landfill.
  • $6,000,000 designated for the development of two wells and treatment facilities in Southern Sampson County.

Additionally, the Sampson County Sheriff’s Office will receive $150,000 in funding for equipment and maintenance.

Municipalities in Sampson County:

Municipalities in Sampson County will receive over $11 million in funding to improve their water and sewer infrastructure, as well as more than $5 million for various local projects. Here is a breakdown of the funding for some municipalities:

Town of Autryville:

  • $580,000 allocated for Autryville Street Paving.
  • $900,000 designated for stormwater improvements.
  • $2,000,000 for Autryville's water infrastructure.

Town of Salemburg:

  • $750,000 for the construction of a new shelter building.
  • $2,500,000 designated for the Town of Salemburg's water and sewer projects.

City of Clinton:

  • $5,000,000 allocated for Clinton's water and sewer projects.

Town of Roseboro:

  • $4,000,000 designated for the Town of Roseboro Fire Station.

Town of Newton Grove:

  • $1,500,000 allocated for Newton Grove's water and sewer projects.

Miscellaneous projects:

  • $200,000 allocated for the Plainview Community Center.
  • $50,000 for the Sampson County History Museum.
  • $30,000 designated for U Care, INC.

Sampson Community College:

Sampson Community College will receive $15 million in funding over two years (FY 2023-24 and FY 2024-25) for allied health care capital improvements.

We extend our sincere appreciation to the N.C. General Assembly and NC Department of Environmental Quality for their unwavering support of local governments. The opportunities provided in the state budget are deeply valued, and we are grateful. These funds will play a pivotal role in enhancing our county's infrastructure and in better serving the residents of Sampson County.