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Stormwater Tax Shouldn't Affect Cove Immediately

A recent ruling by a Commonwealth Court that West Chester Borough labeling storm water fees as a tax could cost the state’s municipalities hundreds of thousands of dollars in lost revenue from tax-exempt bodies has no immediate impact on Cove-area municipalities.

The municipalities of the Cove do not charge a stormwater fee to residents although they all have stormwater systems.

Williamsburg Borough Manager Joe Lansberry said the borough’s size doesn’t lend itself to charging stormwater fees.

“We are small enough that we don’t have to,” Lansberry said. “Any repairs to the stormwater drains com...


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