Borough Assembly advances budget 5-1, revises and approves sales tax exemption ballot measures for fall
May 18, 2017
The Petersburg Borough Assembly advanced 5-1 the fiscal year 2018 budget in its second reading with several failed budget amendments that would have kept property taxes from rising and given power and light around $775,000 to
help purchase property on Birch Street to build a parking lot.
Assembly member Kurt Wohlhueter proposed the latter amendment in order to help power and light replace aging infrastructure.
Power and Light superintendent Joe Nelson said purchasing the property is something his department could do in the upcoming year in order to prepare for making plant improvements....