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No Tax Increase as Wilmerding OK’s Budget

By T.J. Martin
The Tube City Almanac
December 18, 2023
Posted in: Wilmerding News

Wilmerding Borough Council gave property owners in the borough an early Christmas present this month when they passed a 2024 budget with no property tax increase.

Finance Committee chairman John Thomas told his fellow council members that property taxes will remain at 13 mills. Expenditures and revenue total $1.164 million, up slightly from the 2023 figure of $1.150 million.

“Police went up, garbage went up, everything went up,” Thomas said in explaining the small increase.

The seven-member council approved the budget unanimously. They also unanimously approved retaining Borough Solicitor G.N. Evashavic, Borough Engineer Brad Branthoover and the borough’s four employees.

T.J. Martin is a freelance writer from Trafford whose work has also appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Irwin Standard Observer.

Originally published December 18, 2023.

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