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Wayne Independent - Honesdale, PA
  • 2014 Budget in good standing

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  • WAYMART-With the year winding down, boroughs and townships are working to adopt their budgets for 2014. Waymart Borough was set to adopt its budget Monday night. One of the biggest things that taxpayers tend to be concerned with regards taxes. Once again, Waymart Borough will not see an increase in taxes. The total anticipated revenue for 2014 is $273,845. Real estate taxes are expected to be $168,800, the local service tax is $27,898 and public utility reality taxes are $250. Building permits are expected to bring in $5,000 and housing authority income should be $10,000. The total anticipated expenditures for 2014 is $273,845. Some of the expenditures in the budget are: • Income for council officials-$4,800 • Dues and memberships-$1,250 • Tax collector commissions-$8,500 • Professional services-$4,000 • Police wages- $57,750 • Police operating supplies-$2,000 • Police vehicle fuel-$6,000 • Police vehicle parts-$2,500 • Police training and certification classes-$500 • Foreign fire insurance-$8,500 • Hydrant rental-$8,000 • Traffic repairs and maintenance-$1,000 • Traffic light electric-$750 • Street sign replacement is $500 • Public work-street lighting-$25,000 The budget has been up for public review at solicitor Chris Farrell's office and at the Wayne Bank.
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