PA majority says no to tax decrease, no more free dinners
Guariglia & Sciandra
This past meeting we’re told Pittston Area Business Manager teed the ball up for Pittston Area to rescind the recent 2.9% tax increase.
Yes, Melone, being a skilled numbers cruncher, found half a million dollars after the board had already passed the tax increase.
With that, minority members Charlie Sciandra, Joe Kelly and Rich Gorzkowksi jumped at the opportunity by making a motion to rescind the tax increase. And, it didn’t take long for majority member Kent Bratlee to see the light as well.
All four seized the opportunity on the open floor and lobbied hard to pass that half a million in new found revenue back to the taxpayer. Read More ...
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