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Borough votes down separating severance tax rate and mill rate

The borough assembly voted 6-1 against an amendment to the borough code that would decouple the borough severance tax rate from the mill rate. Several commercial fishermen, representatives of the fishing industry, and assembly members themselves spoke out against the amendment at last night’s meeting, arguing that it would pit borough property owners against fishers when it comes to budget …

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