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PUBLIC NOTICE

BOROUGH OF HIGHSPIRE

SUMMARY OF PROPOSED 2020 BUDGETS AND TAX RATES AS OF 11/19/19.

GENERAL GOVERNMENT BUDGET

Beginning Balance:                                                                                    $150,000

Revenues:

Real Estate Taxes                                                                                      $1,408,656

Local Enabling Taxes                                                                                 $   357,000

Ash/Garbage Fees                                                                                     $316,362

Licenses and Permits                                                                                  $47,200

Fines and Forfeits                                                                                      $25,750

State Shared Revenue                                                                              $123,362

Other Revenues and Reimbursements                                                       $3,100

        Total Revenues:                                                                                 $2,480,780

        Total Available for Appropriation:                                                         $2,307,931

Expenditures:

Administration                                                                                             $206,403

Tax Collection                                                                                            $9,352

Municipal Building                                                                                       $67,157

Police Protection                                                                                         $918,015

Emergency Services                                                                                    $98,999

        Fire Protection                                             $83,684

        Ambulance                                                  $11,515

        Emergency Management                             $3,200

        Fire Police                                                   $600

Code Enforcement                                             $15,700

Highways                                                                                                   $281,547

Sanitation                                                                                                  $312,362

Recreation                                                                                                 $46,400

Other Services                                                                                            $39,335

Miscellaneous Expenditures                                                                        $332,430

        Capital Reserve                                          $35,000

        Fire Relief Distribution                                  $10,680

        Pension Distribution                                     $308,250

Debt Service                                                       $99,400

        Total Expenditures:                                                                             $2,480,780

        Balance as of December 31, 2019                                                                 $150,000

SEWER DEPARTMENT BUDGET

Sewer Administration Fund

Beginning Fund Balance                                                                            $200,000

Revenues:

Sewer Rentals                                                                                           $1,169,764

Other Revenues                                                                                        $3,000

        Total Available for Appropriation:                                                         $1,172,764

Expenditures:

Administration                                                                                             $ 193,247

Collection System Maintenance                                                                   $35,000

Treatment Plant Operations and Maintenance                                            $504,152

Capital Reserve                                                                                         $50,000

Authority Lease Payments                                                                                        $ 94,078

        Administration                                              $37,428

        Debt Service                                               $356,650

        Total Expenditures:                                                                             $1,176,477

        Balance as of December 31, 2019:                                                     $200,755

Sewer Operations and Maintenance Fund

Beginning Fund Balance:                                                                           $0

Revenues:

Highspire Sewer Rentals                                                                            $ 504,152

Lower Swatara Sewer Rentals                                                                   $ 896,271

Other Revenues                                                                                        $150

        Total Available for Appropriation:                                                         $1,400,573

Expenditures:

Personnel and Benefits                                                                              $719,952

Operations and Maintenance                                                                     $691,385

        Total Expenditures:                                                                             $1,411,337

        Balance as of December 31, 2019:                                                     $0

STORM WATER MANAGEMENT DRAINAGE &

FLOOD CONTROL(MS-4) BUDGET

Beginning Fund Balance:                                                                           $75,000

Revenues / Interest                                                                                 $30

Storm Water Fees                                                                                      $173,676

Expenditures:

Personnel and Benefits                                                                              $49,271

Operations and Maintenance                                                                     $117,000

Capital Reserve                                                                                              $80,000

Authority Payment                                                                                      $5,000

        Total Expenditures:                                                                             $ 171,271

        Balance as of December 31, 2019:                                                     $75,000

HIGHWAY AID FUND BUDGET

Beginning Fund Balance:                                                                           $ 60,000

Revenues:                                                                                                $ 75,987

        Total Available for Appropriation                                                          $136,037

Expenditures:                                                                                           $ 60,500

        Balance as of December 31, 2019:                                                     $ 75,537

TAX RATE                                                                                                             

2020 Real Estate Tax Rate (.50 increase from, 2019)          19.00 mills

The Borough intends to adopt Ordinance No. 622 of 2019 reflecting this Rate.

ASH AND GARBAGE FEES

2020 Ash and Garbage Fee                               $299 per annum per dwelling unit

SEWER RENTALS

2020 Sewer Rentals                                           

Residential - $65.00 per month, per unit

Non-Residential - $90.85 per month, per unit

Plus $5.31 per thousand gallons over one equivalent domestic unit (EDU)

The Proposed Budgets and Tax Rate Ordinance are available for public inspection at the Highspire Borough Municipal Building, 640 Eshelman Street, Highspire, PA 17034. From 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.. Monday through Friday.  The final budgets and tax rate will be adopted at the regular meeting of the Highspire Borough Council on December 17, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Highspire Borough Municipal Building.  All interested residents are encouraged to attend.

  1. Kay Sutch
  2. Mark L. Stonbraker

Borough Council President

Borough Manager/Secretary

#246 1127-1T

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Posted 11/27/2019