Phillipsburg passes 2022 finances with 1.26% tax enhance

PHILLIPSBURG, N.J. – Phillipsburg City Council adopted its 2022 municipal finances by a 4-1 vote Tuesday evening.

The overall finances for the 12 months involves $20,162,313, down from final 12 months’s finances of $20,661,877. Nonetheless, the native tax fee will enhance to 1.5402 mills, up 1.26% from 1.5210 mills in 2021.

Meaning a resident whose house is assessed at $250,000, can pay $3,850 in native taxes, and a complete of round $10,392 with all native, county and faculty taxes.

“I imagine it is a good, sturdy and, most of all, bipartisan finances,” mentioned Council Vice President Lee Clark.

Peter Marino was the only real dissenting vote.

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Council additionally launched an ordinance for reconstruction of Hudson Road. The work can be carried out between Warren Road and Evelyn Avenue.

The venture has a finances of $550,000, with about half of the funding coming from a New Jersey Division of Transportation grant.

As well as, the city plans to make the intersection of Hudson and Miller streets a four-way cease.

A gaggle of Carpentersville Street residents attended Tuesday’s assembly to ask council to take a look at site visitors calming measures for his or her road.

They mentioned there’s a recurring drawback with rushing on the 25 mph highway and frequent accidents, together with one final month which noticed a automotive flip over and land on the entrance garden of 80 Carpentersville Street.

Council agreed to boost the problem at its subsequent work session.

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