LAKE COMO — The borough council planned to vote on adopting the $3 million 2023 municipal budget after a public hearing at its Wednesday, June 7 meeting.
This year’s total municipal budget had an increase of $216,494, which is a total rise of 6.79 percent. According to Council President Douglas E. Witte, this is primarily due to the cost of living increase.
Mayor Kevin Higgins said inflation is overtly affecting local spending, but he is happy with the budget.
“Along with those values are taxpayers and residents are looking for services that are commensurate with the increase of those values,” said Mayor Higgins. “And I think this budget outlines the services that we can and will provide to our citizens, to our residents.”
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