SMETHPORT â€“ Thereâ€™s no property tax increase in the tentative McKean County budget for 2014.
The spending plan unveiled Tuesday sets general fund expenditures at $15,967,729.05â€”an increase of 2.3 percent over this year.
Government officials from Kane and Wetmore Township are planning to meet to discuss a pending financial "crisis" facing the Kane Volunteer Fire Department.
Heavy smoke and sparks greeted firefighters Tuesday when the Kane Volunteer Fire Department responded to a fire call at Kane Hardwood.
MT. JEWETT â€“ The tentative 2014 budget for Mt. Jewett carries a half-mill increase in the property tax rate.
The Mt. Jewett Borough Council voted 6-0 Monday to endorse a proposed spending plan that sets the tax rate of 8.25 mills. This means taxpayers will pay $8.25 for every $1,000 in assessed property valuation.