2018 Budget passed 12/13/17

NOTICE: The year 2018 proposed budget for Riegelsville Borough is available on the website:  www.riegelsville.org   plus public inspection 8:00 am – 2:00 pm weekdays in Borough Hall, 615 Easton Rd., Riegelsville, PA.  The following ordinance # 238 will be presented for review and passage at Borough Council meeting to be held on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the Borough Hall, Riegelsville, Pennsylvania:

ORDINANCE NO. 238

AN ORDINANCE OF RIEGELSVILLE BOROUGH, BUCKS COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA ENACTING AND LEVYING CERTAIN TAX RATE ON ALL REAL PROPERTY WITHIN THE BOROUGH

Under and pursuant to 53 P.S. § 46302, the Council of the Borough of Riegelsville hereby ENACTS and ORDAINS a tax and the same is hereby levied on all real property within the said Borough subject to taxation for the fiscal year 2018 as follows:

 

Tax rate for general purposes, the sum of………….11.75 mils

on each dollar of assessed valuation, or sum of…….$.1175

on each one hundred dollars of assessed valuation

 

For fire protection purchases, including fire apparatus

The sum of…………………………………………. 1 mil

on each dollar of assessed valuation, or sum of……$.1

on each one hundred dollars of assessed valuation

 

For Ambulance & Rescue Squad purposes, the sum of..  .5 mil

on each dollar of assessed valuation, or sum of………. $.05

on each one hundred dollars of assessed valuation.

 

The same being summarized in tabular form as follows:

Mils on each                         Cents on Each

Dollars of                               One Hundred

Assessed                              Dollars of

Valuation                               Valuation

Tax Rate General Purposes………………..                       11.75mil                                .1175 cents

Tax Rate for Fire Protection, including apparatus          1 mil                                        .1 cents

Tax Rate for Ambulance & Rescue Squad………           .5 mil                                       .05 cents

 

TOTAL:                 13.25 mils                               1.325 cents

MEETINGS NOTICE

The Borough Council will have a Council meeting for approving the 2018 Budget and Tax levy Ordinance #238 on December 13, 2017 at 7:00 pm. The Borough Council will meet monthly on the 2nd Wednesday at 7:00 pm. The committees of Council will meet monthly as follows:  Streets/Properties at 7:00 pm and Finance immediately following on the 1st Wednesday except no meetings January; Community Affairs at 7:00 pm and Utilities immediately following on the 3rd Wednesday except No meetings December.  The Riegelsville Planning Commission will meet monthly on the 1st Monday at 7:00 pm with the following exceptions: No January or September meeting. The Riegelsville Enhancement Committee will meet monthly on the 4th Wednesday at 7:00 pm. Recreation Board will meet last Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm. Annual Wellhead protection meeting May 14, 2018 at 10am. All meetings will be held in the Municipal Bldg., 615 Easton Rd., Riegelsville, PA.

BOROUGH OF RIEGELSVILLE

GENERAL FUND
 2018 Budget
REVENUE
301.100 Real Estate Taxes – Current Year    114,035.00
301.200 Real Estate Taxes – Prior Years        2,850.00
310.000 Per Capita Tax        6,500.00
310.100 Real Estate Transfer Taxes        5,000.00
310.200 Earned Income Tax      92,000.00
310.300 Local Services Tax        7,300.00
320.000 Cable Television Franchise      13,000.00
331.120 Local Code Violations           200.00
341.000 Interest Earnings           700.00
342.200 Rent of Building        9,600.00
342.400 Equipment/Clerical Refund-Water Co.      20,000.00
355.010 Public Utility Realty Tax           285.00
355.080 Alcoholic Beverage Licenses           600.00
361.300 Zoning/Subdivision/Land Development Plan Fees        1,000.00
361.340 Zoning Hearing Board Fees           600.00
361.530 Sale of Subdivision and Land Development Book            25.00
361.540 Sale of Zoning Ordinance Book            25.00
362.410 Building Permits        4,000.00
362.420 Electrical Permits           150.00
362.430 Plumbing Permits           120.00
362.440 Mechanical Permits            80.00
380.000 Miscellaneous Revenues            50.00
380.012 Expense Reimbursement – Tax Collector            75.00
395.000 Insurance Reimbursements
     11,964.00
395.100 Telephone Reimbursement – Water Co.           750.00
395.200 Electric/Garbage Reimbursement           845.00
TOTAL   291,754.00
Total General Fund Expenses
General Government    139,129.00
Properties      40,785.00
Police/Public Safety      26,610.00
Community Development      24,780.00
Streets      60,450.00
TOTAL   291,754.00
EXPENDITURES
GENERAL GOVERNMENT
400.100 Postage – Office           450.00
400.200 Office Supplies           600.00
400.320 Telephone Services        1,600.00
400.340 Advertising, Printing and Binding        1,500.00
400.350 Insurance and Bonding      30,470.00
400.420 Dues, Subscriptions, Conferences           650.00
400.430 FICA & Medicare Employer Contribution        7,235.00
400.440 PA UC Solvency Expense           260.00
400.500 Miscellaneous Expenses           140.00
400.700 Computer Equipment/Support Fee           350.00
401.120 Secretary Wages      30,303.00
401.130 Treasurer Wages      18,001.00
401.140 General Fund Wages      35,527.00
402.310 Auditor        3,000.00
403.110 Tax Collector Salary        2,373.00
403.200 Tax Collector Office Supplies           120.00
403.300 Earned Income Tax Office Services            50.00
404.310 Solicitor        3,500.00
408.310 Engineer        3,000.00
TOTAL   139,129.00
PROPERTIES
409.250 Cleaning & Maintenance Supplies           300.00
409.260 Small Tools & Minor Equipment           750.00
409.350 Maintenance Services        3,100.00
409.360 Electric – Borough Hall        1,800.00
409.370 Heating Fuel        7,500.00
409.380 Electric/Water Apartment        1,600.00
409.390 Property Maintenance        3,000.00
409.430 Real Estate Taxes        1,600.00
409.440 Lawn Care        3,100.00
409.460 Building Repairs        6,000.00
409.800 Building Maintenance Reserve      12,035.00
TOTAL     40,785.00
POLICE/PUBLIC SAFETY
411.500 Fire Company Contribution      13,055.00
412.500 Emergency Medical Service Contribution      13,055.00
415.000 Emergency Management Expenses           500.00
TOTAL     26,610.00
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
414.120 Zoning Officer/Building Inspector Wages      12,000.00
414.200 Zoning Hearing Board Expenses        1,200.00
414.500 Uniform Construction Code Fee           150.00
427.500 Household Hazardous Waste Program           130.00
451.500 Recreation Board Contribution        5,400.00
451.501 Community Expenses           700.00
451.600 Enhancement Committee Expenses           500.00
453.500 American Legion – Parade Contribution           200.00
453.550 Library – Parade Contribution           300.00
456.500 Library Contribution        4,200.00
TOTAL     24,780.00
STREETS
430.240 Gasoline & Oil        1,500.00
430.310 Alley Maintenance        2,200.00
430.360 Electric – Garage/Maintenance Lot           950.00
430.370 Vehicle & Equipment Maintenance        4,000.00
431.100 Cleaning Streets/Gutters        1,500.00
432.100 Winter Maintenance      10,500.00
433.500 Street Signs/Markings        2,500.00
438.500 Road Maintenance        2,500.00
438.550 Crack Sealing        4,800.00
439.750 Road Project      30,000.00
TOTAL     60,450.00
BOROUGH OF RIEGELSVILLE
WATER FUND
 2018 Budget
REVENUE
341.000 Interest Earnings           750.00
378.100 Metered Sales to General Customers    145,000.00
378.300 Penalty/Interest Charges        1,500.00
378.900 Other Water Revenues           250.00
TOTAL   147,500.00
EXPENDITURES
448.200 Postage           850.00
448.210 Office Supplies           300.00
448.231 Gasoline & Oil        1,500.00
448.260 Inventory, Parts & Equipment        2,000.00
448.270 Small Tools           750.00
448.280 Meter Purchase        2,500.00
448.300 Water Analysis Charges        1,700.00
448.310 Auditor        1,000.00
448.320 Solicitor           250.00
448.330 Engineer        1,000.00
448.340 Adv., Printing & Binding            50.00
448.350 Insurance Reimbursement        1,165.00
448.360 Electric – Pump Houses      13,000.00
448.370 Repair & Maintenance Services      20,000.00
448.372 Lawn Care        1,800.00
448.380 Telephone Services        2,300.00
448.410 Building Maintenance           500.00
448.420 Dues, Subscrip., Conferences           575.00
448.430 Valve Evaluation & Repair      25,000.00
448.460 Curbstop Location & Repair        2,000.00
448.480 Waterworks Operator/Contracted      25,000.00
448.490 Computer Software/Support Fee           175.00
448.500 Miscellaneous Expenses            50.00
448.710 Vehicle & Equip. Maintenance        6,000.00
448.800 Water Reserve Fund        9,635.00
449.000 Water Fund Wages        8,400.00
481.300 Equipment/Clerical Reimbursement      20,000.00
TOTAL   147,500.00
BOROUGH OF RIEGELSVILLE
HIGHWAY AID FUND
 2018 Budget
REVENUE
341.000 Interest Earnings           150.00
355.050 Motor Vehicle Fuel Taxes      33,000.00
TOTAL     33,150.00
EXPENDITURES
430.000 General Services – Administration        6,175.00
433.100 Traffic Signal – Electric        1,200.00
433.300 Traffic Signal Maintenance        5,000.00
434.100 Street Lighting      20,000.00
438.530 Durham Twp. Road Maintenance Agreement           775.00
TOTAL     33,150.00

 

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