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Category Archives: SWPA

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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Hempfield Area schools raise taxes to cover pension costs

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: The $95.75 million budget the board approved Monday raises property taxes by 2.47 mills to 82.21, or $82.21 for every $1,000 of a property’s assessed value.

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Franklin Regional approves budget with property tax hike

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Franklin Regional School Board officials approved a 2017-18 budget that bumps up property taxes by 2.63 mills.

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Hempfield Area OKs tax increase

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: The real estate tax hike is Hempfield’s ninth in 12 years. The $95.75 million budget raises the property tax to from 79.74 mills to 82.21.

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Gateway School Board may cut 10 teaching positions Tuesday night

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: The Gateway School Board plans to furlough teachers in 10 positions at Tuesday night’s meeting, but many could remain district employees.

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Riverview School District taxes to increase 2.5 percent

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: A property owner in Oakmont or Verona with the district’s median home value of $134,000 would pay about $73 more in real estate taxes.

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Tax hike approved in Burgettstown Area

Washington Observer-Reporter: Burgettstown Area School Board approved a .5-mill increase in property taxes along with the $18.9 million budget for the next school year.

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Penn-Trafford OKs budget, 2-mill tax hike

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Penn-Trafford school board members Monday approved a $55.2 million budget for the 2017-18 school year with a 2-mill property tax hike.

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McKeesport Area narrowly approves preliminary budget

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: The $65.7 million preliminary budget includes a tax increase of 0.63 mills, raising the property tax rate to 17.37 mills.

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