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Category Archives: SWPA

TASD sees increase in state funding

Titusville Herald: TASD sees increase in state funding.

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Penn Hills, Moon Area, West Mifflin,and Peters raising taxes in 2017-18

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Penn Hills, Moon Area, West Mifflin, and Peters raising taxes in 2017-18.

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Steel Valley school board passes budget, raises taxes

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Steel Valley school board Thursday night passed a final, $34.8 million expense budget for the 2017-2018 school year with a school tax increase of .7484 mills.

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Peters School Board approves new real estate tax rate

The Almanac: Peters Township School District has instituted a real estate tax increase for 2017-18, but not in anything approaching a conventional or easily understood manner. The school board voted June 26 to set the rate at 13.19 mills, which on paper is 100.21 mills less than the current year.

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Tax hike in store for Latrobe school district property owners

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Greater Latrobe School Board on Tuesday finalized a $55.4 million 2017-18 district budget that will be funded in part by a 1.75-mill real estate tax hike, adding $46 to the average property owner’s tax bill.

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Penn Hills school board raises taxes with $84 million budget for 2017-18

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Penn Hills school directors narrowly passed an $84.4 million budget for the 2017-18 school year, which includes a 1.25 mill increase in the real estate tax rate.

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Shaler Area School Board passes final budget with tax increase

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: The $84 million budget contains a 0.72-mil increase, raising the property levy from 22.56 mils to 23.28 mils. The increase will generate approximately $1.4 million in additional revenue. A homeowner with an assessed property value of $100,000 will pay an additional $72.19 annually.

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USC School District Hikes Property Taxes

Upper St. Clair Patch: Upper St. Clair school directors approved a 2017-18 district budget containing a millage increase of 0.8 mills. The new tax rate is 25.16 mills.

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Plum school taxes to rise by 4.4 percent

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Board members voted 6-3 on Tuesday evening to approve their final 2017-18 budget of about $66 million that calls for a property tax hike of 0.866-mill.

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Greater Latrobe considers reducing faculty positions by 3

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Greater Latrobe School Board is considering a net reduction of three faculty positions as it prepares to adopt a final 2017-18 district budget June 27.

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