Details for ORDINANCE NO. 372 of 2019 AN ORDINANCE FOR THE BOROUGH

ORDINANCE

NO. 372 of 2019

AN ORDINANCE FOR THE BOROUGH OF GALETON FIXING THE TAXATION RATE FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2020.

WHEREAS, the Borough code authorizes and directs the Borough Council each year to fix by Ordinance the millage rates to impose upon property within the Borough of Galeton;

WHEREAS, the Galeton Borough Council desires to impose a taxation rate as herein set forth.

NOW THEREFORE, the Borough Council of the Borough of Galeton does hereby ordain and enact and it is hereby ordained and enacted as follows:

1. The Borough Council of the Borough of Galeton does hereby fix the taxation at specified millage rates for the specified millage rates for the specified purposes as permitted by law to be regulated upon real estate situated within the jurisdictional confines of the Borough of Galeton, Potter County, Pennsylvania. The imposition of taxes as herein set forth shall be in accordance with “Local tax Collection Law of 1945” as amended and supplemented, and subject to the penalties prescribed therein.

2. The Borough Council of the Borough of Galeton, Potter County, Pennsylvania, does hereby impose the tax and the same is hereby imposed and levied upon all property within the Borough of Galeton, subject to taxation, for the fiscal year 2020 (effective January 1, 2020) as follows:

a. The tax rate for general purposes – the sum of 15 mills for each dollar of assessed valuation;

b. The tax rate for purposes of Street Lighting – the sum of 2.5 mills on each dollar of assessed valuation;

c. The tax rate for the purposes of Recreation – the sum of 2.5 mills on each dollar of assessed valuation;

d. The tax rate for the purposes of a Special Road Fund purposes – the sum of 1.50 mills on each dollar of assessed valuation;

e. The tax rate for Fire Company, Fire Department and Fire purposes – the sum of 2 mills on each dollar of assessed valuation;

f. The tax rate for Debt Service purposes (i.e. those debts incurred pursuant to the Local Government Debt Act) – the sum of 2 mills on each dollar of assessed valuation;

g. The tax rate for Ambulance and Rescue Squads serving the Borough of Galeton – the sum of .13 mill on each dollar of assessed valuation.

The Borough of Galeton as above described, thus assesses a total tax rate for all Borough purposes combined of 25.63 mills.

THIS ORDINANCE WILL BE ADOPTED AT THE DECEMBER 11, 2019 REGULAR MEETING OF THE GALETON BOROUGH COUNCIL.

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