Ordinance 1583, Special Purpose Fire Tax

ORDINANCE 1583

AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF GREENVILLE, MERCER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, ESTABLISHING A TAX RATE FOR FIRE PROTECTION SERVICES FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2019.

BE IT ENACTED AND ORDAINED by the Council of the Borough of Greenville and it is hereby enacted and ordained by the authority of the same as follows:

ARTICLE ONE: There shall be an annual tax levied on real estate property located within the Borough of Greenville for the purpose of funding fire protection services pursuant to Section 1302 of the Pennsylvania Borough Code, 53 P.S. § 46302, which permits the Borough to levy up to three (3) mills for the funding of fire protection services within the Borough.

ARTICLE TWO: This tax shall be levied on the dollar on the real estate valuation assessed by the Mercer County Assessor for Borough purposes as now is or may be provided by law.

ARTICLE THREE: The rate of tax for the year 2019 shall be three (3) mills.

ARTICLE FOUR: This Ordinance shall become effective upon passage, with the tax levied herein taking effect on January 1, 2019.

ENACTED AND ORDAINED this 26th day of November, 2018.