Manager Collins proceeded to review the proposed 2018 Budget-All funds. See Attached.
A discussion regarding Act 172 which allows municipalities to grant tax credits on Earned Income or Property Taxes to active volunteer firefighters. The tax credit can be up to 20% of the liability. At this time the Bridgeville Volunteer Fire Depatiment has 20 active members.
A motion was made by B. Ghelarducci, seconded by W. Henderson approving Solicitor McDermott to prepare Proposed Ordinance No. 998 and Manager Collins to advertise the same; an ordinance amending the current rates charged for sewer service within the Borough of Bridgeville with the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority increase of an additional $.51 per 1,000 gallons of water usage and a $ 1.09 per quarterly bill increase of the service charge. The Borough proposes no increase in 2018.
|ALCOSAN Rate||$ 6.92 per 1,000 gallons||$ 7.42 per 1,000 gallons|
|Borough Rate||$ 6.23 per 1,000 gallons||$ 6.23 per 1,000 gallons|
|Total||$13.15 per 1,000 gallons||$13.65 per 1,000 gallons|
|ALCOSAN Service Charge||$14.51 per quarter||$15.60 per quarter|
All in favor, motion carried 6-0.
A motion was made by B. Ghelarducci, seconded by B. Cherry approving Manager Collins to advertise a Public Hearing on Monday December I l, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. to review Proposed Ordinance No. 998; an ordinance regarding the 2018 ALCOSAN sewage rates. All in favor, motion carried 6-0.
A motion was made by J. Verduci, seconded by B. Ghelarducci approv ing Solicitor McDermott to advertise Proposed Ordinance No. 999; an ordinance fixing the Tax Rate and levy ing Borough Taxes for the Fiscal Yea r 2018, re-enacting all other revenue acts and adopting a Homestead Exemption for the Bridgeville Borough in the a mount of$12,000 for qualified Borough property owners. All in favor,
motion carried 6-0.
Borough council will meet on Tuesday, Nov. 22 at 6 p.m. to discuss Bridgeville’s 2017 budget.
The proposed budget will be available for public inspection beginning Monday, Nov. 28 at the borough building.