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Delmont council passes 2018 budget with no tax hike

Patrick Varine
| Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, 9:09 p.m.
The Delmont Borough building in June 2015.
Lillian DeDomenic | For the Tribune-Review
The Delmont Borough building in June 2015.

Delmont council on Tuesday passed a 2018 budget that does not call for a tax increase.

Council members voted 4-1 in favor of the budget. Councilman David Piper voted against it. Councilwomen Debbie Jobe and Ann Lantz were not present.

The 2018 budget is just over $1 million.

Council voted 3-2 to hike sewage rates by $4. Councilmen David Weber and Stan Cheyne voted against the increase.

Council also voted 5-0 to give a $6,000 donation to the Delmont Volunteer Fire Department and $3,000 to the Delmont Public Library.

The next regular meeting is the council's reorganization, which will be at 7 p.m. Jan. 2 at the borough building, 77 Greensburg St.

Patrick Varine is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at 724-850-2862, or via Twitter @MurrysvilleStar.

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