Aspinwall to OK budget next month
Aspinwall officials will wait until next month to pass a 2013 budget and set a tax rate.
Council was scheduled to pass the nearly $2 million budget last week but decided to delay approval because of the need to have more accurate property assessment values. Allegheny County will release those numbers by the end of the month.
Community officials now have until the end of January to approve their budgets for the year.
The 2013 budget does not include a tax increase for residents.
Aspinwall Council will next meet at 7 p.m. on Jan. 2 at the borough building on Commercial Avenue.
Starting next month, agenda meetings will begin at 7 p.m. so individual committees can meet at 6:30 p.m.
Council named Black, Basher and Porsch, LLP as the borough independent auditors for the 2012 fiscal year.
The firm would be paid no more than $10,100 for its work.
Tom McGee is an associate editor for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-856-7400, ext. 1513 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Fresh in Fox Chapel: Farm market offers plenty
- Fox Chapel seeks volunteers to clear way for trail section
- Photo gallery: Fox Chapel library summer camp blends Legos, robots
- Fox Chapel Road to close June 30
- Neighbor: Making backyards bug free a business for Fox Chapel woman
- Sharpsburg councilman says feeding geese an issue at James Sharp Landing
- Aspinwall residents can get rewarded for recycling
- Fox Chapel Area school lunch prices going up