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Claysburg-Kimmel Board Approves Budget, Names Band Director

The Claysburg-Kimmel School Board voted unanimously to pass the 2023-24 budget with a 3-percent tax increase. Claysburg’s 2023-24 Act 1 limit for a tax increase is 6 percent, but district officials were able to find a workable budget that required an increase of half the allowable limit.

The increase brings Greenfield Township’s real estate taxes to 9.05 mills, and Kimmel Township’s to 10.87 mills. The increase will generate $93,000 in revenue for the district and will cost households an average of $23.

When first proposed in April, the budget showed an estimated total revenue of $14,487,962 w...


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