Bridgeville, PA: Bridgeville Borough Council recently adopted the 2022 Budget, a balanced spending plan for the community that totals $10,729,369.19 for all funds combined. There is no increase in Real Estate Taxes, millage remains at 10 mills on land and 6.5 mills on buildings. A mill is $1 of tax money for every $1,000 of a home’s assessed value. The quarterly fee for refuse service remains at the same rate for the fourth consecutive year at $53 per quarter, and there is an increase in sewer fees that essentially passes on the ALCOSAN 7% rate increase. Monthly sewer fees overall are increasing from $15.83 per thousand gallons with a $6.37 per month ALCOSAN service charge to $16.47 per thousand gallons with the $6.82 monthly ALCOSAN service charge, effective January 1st. The Bridgeville Borough portion of the sewer fee remains unchanged and represents $6.73 per thousand gallons of the total fee.
The General Fund that provides the finances for the Borough’s essential services will cost $3,325,293.61. There is also $4,514,088 worth of capital improvements planned for in 2022 that include major renovations to Chartiers Park, reconstruction and slope stabilization on Werner Avenue, road paving, blight removal projects, police and public works equipment upgrades, improvements to public facilities and flood mitigation projects. Much of these projects and capital improvements are funded by awarded grants. The Sanitary Sewer Fund budget is set at $2,303,830, Garbage Fund of $448,700 and Liquid Fuels Fund is $137,457.
The full 2022 Budget Report and a summary of 2021 projects and progress can be viewed at https://bridgevilleboro.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/2022-FINAL-BUDGET-1.pdf