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N O T I C E



NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the County Council of the County of Delaware, Pennsylvania, intends to adopt on December 11, 2019, an operating budget and capital spending program for the County of Delaware for the fiscal year 2020. The Operating Budget for the fiscal year 2020 is in the total amount of $358,133,000. Said Operating Budget will provide for a tax levy for general county purposes at the rate of 4.538 mills on each dollar of assessed property valuation or the sum of $.4538 on each one hundred dollars of assessed property valuation, and a tax levy for Debt Service at the rate of .923 mills on each dollar of assessed property valuation or the sum of $.0923 on each one hundred dollars of assessed property valuation.


A public hearing will be held by the County Council on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. in the County Council Meeting Room in the Government Center Building, Media, PA, for the purpose of having public discussion on the proposed 2020 operating budget and capital spending program ("Budget").


Final action on the adoption of the annual Budget for the fiscal year 2020 will be taken at a regular meeting of the County Council to be held on Wednesday, December 11, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. in the County Council Meeting Room, Government Center Building, 201 West Front Street, Media, PA; said final action on the said Budget will be by the adoption of Ordinance No. 2019-3 at said time and place, which Ordinance will reflect any revisions or amendments to the proposed Budget and will establish the final amount of the Budget and final tax rates for the fiscal year 2020. A first reading of the proposed Ordinance No. 2019-3 will be held on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 during the regular County Council meeting at 10:00 a.m. in the County Council Meeting Room, Government Center Building, Media, PA.


Citizens attending the said hearing on December 4, 2019 or the meetings on December 4, 2019 and December 11, 2019 shall have an opportunity to provide written and/or oral comments and ask questions concerning the proposed Budget.


The following is a summary of the entire proposed Operating Budget:


GENERAL GOVERNMENT $80,550,000
PROTECTION TO PERSONS AND PROPERTY 147,127,000
HIGHWAYS 183,000
RECREATION SERVICES 1,795,000 SPECIAL SERVICES 2,016,000
DEBT SERVICE 29,326,000
OTHER: SEPTA 9,120,000
OTHER: SOCIAL WELFARE 81,766,000
OTHER: MISCELLANEOUS 6,250,000
TOTAL $358,133,000


A copy of the entire proposed Budget and summary of said Budget is on file and available for public inspection during normal business hours in the Office of the County Clerk, Government Center Building, Second Floor, 201 West Front Street, Media, PA.

Anne M. Coogan, County Clerk
COUNTY OF DELAWARE





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PostedNovember 20, 2019