Borough begins 2016 budget talks

Linesville Borough Council, who raised taxes 3 mills in this year’s budget to cover the tear down costs of the Pachuk building which occurred in early spring, began work on the 2016 budget at a work session held Tuesday evening, Oct. 27.

No talk was heard about increasing taxes - only there would be no water rate increase as only four councilmen were in attendance, one for an hour of the one hour and 47 minute meeting.

Present were council president Mike Heaney ,vice president Kevin McGrath, Rodney Kovisto and Tom Deighton, who stayed the hour and then left for another commitment. Absent were Randy Uplinger, Holly Miller and Laura Deal. Police Chief Rob Johnston was also present.

The longest discussions were on the police budget where McGrath questioned Johnston on the part time work figures projected at $7,000. and said he thought that amount could be reduced.

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