County Controller Chelsa Wagner said on Thursday that the amount could be about $50 per average household.
An analysis by Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner has revealed that the county could be on track to overcharge the average household by $50 in property taxes in 2013. "There is a strong possibility, from the data we have analyzed, that the county is on track to gain a windfall of as much as $38 million," said Wagner, a former state representative for the district that covers part of Whitehall Borough and all of Baldwin Township, in a statement issued on Thursday. "I am calling on the administration to publicize every detail of their millage calculation to assure all taxpayers that no windfall will occur. No resident of Allegheny County should be overcharged one cent or $1, let alone $50 or more for the county's failure to act." …
Funding will be matched by Allegheny County and used for two of four signature projects.
Monday, October 3, 2011
Allegheny County Executive Dan Onorato and Allegheny County Parks Foundation Chairman John Surma today accepted a $750,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) to fund portions of two of the foundation’s signature projects—the South Park Fairgrounds Improvements and Settlers Cabin Connector Trail. Allegheny County will match the state grant from its $10 million capital fund that Onorato established when he created the foundation. “The Allegheny County Parks Foundation affords us tremendous opportunity to raise private and public funds to help with the renovation and renewal of our park facilities,” Onorato said in a press release, “as well as the development and expansion of recreational …