Roaring Spring Borough Passes Tentative 2024 Budget with No Tax Increase
November 16, 2023
Roaring Spring Borough Council approved a tentative 2024 budget with no tax increase but a significant jump in its contribution to the fire department at its Monday, Nov. 13, meeting.
Earlier this year the Friendship Volunteer Fire Company asked council to include a 1-mill tax increase in its 2024 budget, citing rising costs, dwindling public contributions, and equipment that will soon need to be replaced. Fire company officials told council that they needed a steadier, more reliable stream of revenue to meet recurring costs like fuel, utilities, and routine maintenance, as well as future...