The Whitpain Township Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday night to approve the Township’s 2019 budget which holds real estate taxes steady at 3.2 mills. Taxes have not changed in the Township since 2010.
According to the township’s announcement, the adopted budget is highlighted by $15.7 million for the General Fund budget, $6.27 million for the Capital Reserve Fund budget and $1.91 million for the Open Space budget.
Supervisor Adam Zucker stated:
“My fellow Supervisors and I are pleased to hold the line on taxes while still providing a high level of services to our residents…Adopting the budget is the culmination of months of planning, collaboration, and discussion with residents, members of our Boards and Commissions, and Township staff members.”
The base rate for residential sewer service has remain unchanged for over a decade. The adopted 2019 Sewer budget includes a sewer rate adjustment of $6.67 per month for base residential sewer rates along with corresponding adjustments to commercial rates. These adjusted rates will not go into effect until the second quarter of 2019.