By Kaylee Lindenmuth
SHENANDOAH HEIGHTS - West Mahanoy Township residents will not see a tax increase in 2018, should the tentative budget approved at Tuesday evening's meeting be approved in December.
Township supervisors voted to approve the 2018 tentative budget at their November regular meeting. Revenues and expenditures for the budget total $1,848,500.
Final adoption for the budget will occur at the December meeting of supervisors, set for December 20.
In other business, township supervisors approved a $1,000-per-year donation for five years to the Schuylkill Firefighter's Financial Development Organization, to help alleviate the cost of the newly-constructed training facility.
Following the vote, Supervisor Chairman David Lukashunas expressed his belief that the fire school is well-deserving of the donation.
In other business, township supervisors: