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By Brian Hess
Asst. Editor 

M-burg Borough Approves 2020 Budget without a Tax Increase


November 7, 2019

Martinsburg Borough Council is expected to hold the line on real estate taxes in 2020.

Council on Monday evening, Nov. 4, approved a preliminary balanced budget of $863,7000. Real estate taxes will remain at 1.871 mills.

If council adopts the preliminary budget during the Dec. 2 meeting, it will mark the ninth straight year that real estate taxes in the borough have not increased.

Other taxes for 2020 include per capita tax, $5; and earned income tax, 5 mills.

The proposed budget is available for public inspection at the borough building, 110 S. Walnut St., during normal business hours of 8...

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