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Repeal of Senior Tax Exemption will go to voters


The Borough Assembly voted on and approved the Annual Sales Tax Rebate for Qualified senior citizens in its third reading on Monday.

Ordinance #2018-16, which replaces a section of the Petersburg Borough Code that exempts all qualifying senior citizens from having to pay sales tax, will now have the opportunity to be voted on by the voters in the Oct. 2 borough elections.

"I really think that the seniors are going to stand up and show that they don't want the rest of the community to support them," said John Havrilek, as he thanked the assembly for considering the ordinance. "They have pri...

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