Assembly narrowly passes new budget

The Petersburg Borough Assembly passed its FY23 budget by a 4-3 margin in its third and final reading on Monday with Assembly Members Dave Kensinger, Jeff Meucci, and Thomas Fine-Walsh voting against.

There were no amendments proposed in its last reading but discussion saw similar points of concern raised by opposing assembly members.

Fine-Walsh had concerns about how the budget would place “more emphasis on policing than education and housing.”

“These are my priorities, these are the priorities of our community as they have been expressed to me and people that I speak with and as such, I cant...


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