Assembly to discuss borough charter amendments that could change who controls tax adjustments


February 9, 2017

The Petersburg Borough Assembly discussed but took no action on possible amendments to the borough charter during its Feb. 6 meeting including changing the planning and zoning commission into an appointed body instead of elected and making the

ability to change sales tax rates and exemptions an assembly decision rather than by the voters.

According to the assembly agenda discussion item “Borough staff and the assembly have run into the Petersburg Borough Charter provisions that have made business difficult at times and may need to be amended.”

Petersburg resident John Murgas attended...

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