Frequently Asked Questions - Finance

What is the budget calendar?

What is the Berkeley County's budget?

Why does the County borrow money?


What is the budget calendar?

Berkeley County’s budget calendar runs a fiscal year of July – June.

What is the Berkeley County's budget?

During fiscal year beginning 07/01/2008, Berkeley County’s general operating budget is $56,688,172.

Why does the County borrow money?

Berkeley County borrows money to minimize the impact on millage rates when funding large projects. This allows the County to pay for large projects over the course of several years.