Hazleton City Budget Finalized with Tax Hike

February 06, 2018 - 5:38 am

In Hazleton last night, city council approved a tax hike of 29.7 percent as part of the 10.4million dollar budget it finalized last night. It's the first increase in the property tax millage since 2013. That's an increase of just over 130dollars for the owner of a home priced at 100thousand dollars. Also at last night's meeting the hiring of 5 police officers were approved.

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