| News

Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

No tax hike for Southwest Greensburg

Email Newsletters

Sign up for one of our email newsletters.
Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, 12:01 a.m.

Southwest Greensburg council unveiled a 2013 budget this week that calls for no hike in property taxes or garbage fees, according to the borough secretary.

Council's budget proposes a $681,600 general fund, $185,135 in the garbage account and nearly $49,000 in liquid fuels funding.

Council approved Wednesday the purchase of a 2012 Dodge Charger for $26,526 for the police department.

Borough officials will buy the vehicle from Tri-Star Motors, with specialized police equipment installed by Team Force of Johnstown.

The vehicle will replace a 2006 Ford Crown Victoria, which will be traded in, borough officials said.

Council will hold a meeting 6 p.m. Dec. 5 to discuss a possible residential rental ordinance.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.



Show commenting policy

Most-Read Westmoreland

  1. Drones hover at top of holiday wish lists
  2. Family collecting donations for Salem man seriously injured in deer stand fall
  3. Jeannette trudges through blight
  4. Contractor eyes early finish to work on New Stanton interchange of Interstate 70
  5. Greensburg streetlights to be updated, save city $90K
  6. 2 Greensburg properties left on demo list
  7. Western Pa. students bristle at changing menu choices
  8. Jeannette Fire Department celebrates centennial
  9. $2,000 donated for abused puppies recovering at South Huntingdon shelter
  10. School lunch group hopes to revise rules it calls impractical, too restrictive
  11. Penn Park project moves forward