TribLIVE

| Home


Weather Forecast
 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

East Huntingdon adopts $5M budget, gets ready for winter

Daily Photo Galleries

Friday, Nov. 23, 2012
 

East Huntingdon supervisors this week adopted a $5,126,775 balanced budget for 2013, with no tax increase for property owners.

After allowing the tentative spending plan to sit for 30 days for public inspection, supervisors approved the resolution that will set the millage rate at 2.25 mills for general purposes.

“We haven't changed that for over 40 years,” Supervisor Joel Suter said of the millage.

Supervisors also passed a resolution setting the tax rate of 25 mills for debt purposes.

In preparation for winter, supervisors reported they are in the process of getting all road trucks ready.

“We're doing any needed maintenance,” Supervisor Paul Hodgkiss said.

Any tires that were needed have been replaced, and all ashers are now in place on the maintenance vehicles, he said.

In addition, supervisors are completing snow fence installation and small road projects.

“We're working on a few bridge repairs and digging a few ditches,” Suter said. “We are getting ready for winter.”

Marilyn Forbes is a freelance writer.

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Rossi: Steelers’ season all about going big
  2. For all but 2 minutes vs. Steelers, Texans played ‘pretty good game’
  3. Rookie Bryant sparks deep passing game for Steelers in victory
  4. Steelers use 3 late first-half TDs to stun Texans
  5. Steelers-Texans game changers: Bell’s 43-yard catch provides spark
  6. 3 area teams eliminated
  7. Grants boost tunnel, trail work in Clarion and Armstrong counties
  8. Ford City joining growing fight against blight
  9. Steelers notebook: Adams replaces concussed Gilbert
  10. Girls’ soccer sites set
  11. Demand for hazmat suits due to Ebola outbreak triples firm’s production
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.