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Donora budget holds line on taxes |

Donora budget holds line on taxes

Jeff Oliver
| Thursday, December 30, 2004 12:00 a.m

DONORA – Donora Council officially adopted its 2005 budget during a special meeting Wednesday.

The spending plan will balance revenues and expenditures at $1,609,679.

Borough Administrator Mike Bielen said the budget contains a 30-mill real estate tax. One mill generates approximately $15,000.

The budget reflects no tax increase as Donora is already at the maximum millage allowable by the state.

The budget passed by a 5-0 vote. Two councilmen, Tom Kostolansky and Gilbert Szakal, were absent.

Bielen said council also passed a tax levy ordinance and transferred funds from other accounts to “zero out the year.”

Bielen noted that council used a $25,159 balance from the 2004 budget to help balance the 2005 financial package.

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