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Letter to the editor: Facts before taxes

| Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, 9:00 p.m.

To the council members of Lower Burrell: Is it legal to raise taxes on speculation (“What the Lower Burrell tax increase means for property owners”)? I think the citizens of Lower Burrell need to know of a definite plan and an estimated cost of upgrading the municipal complex before taxes are raised.

If taxes are raised, is there any guarantee the project will ever begin? And where will the money go until the project is started, into the general fund or a “lock box”?

Facts before taxes.

Don Rossi

Lower Burrell

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