2018-3 An Ordinance Amending Ordinance 2017-28 of the City of Hazleton Fixing the Tax Rate of Real Estate Located in the City of Hazleton, Pennsylvania, for All City Purposes for the Fiscal Year 2018, Beginning January 1, 2018 and Ending Dece

ORDINANCE 2018-3

An Ordinance Amending Ordinance 2017-28 of the City of Hazleton Fixing the Tax Rate of Real Estate Located in the City of Hazleton, Pennsylvania, for All City Purposes for the Fiscal Year 2018, Beginning January 1, 2018 and Ending December 31, 2018

BE IT ORDAINED AND ENACTED by the Council of the City of Hazleton:

SECTION 1. The tax rate total of 5.85 mills is hereby levied on all persons owning property within the City of Hazleton, Pennsylvania and subject to taxation for City purposes for the fiscal year 2018, beginning January 1, 2018 and ending December 31, 2018, as follows:

  1. For Debt Service: 1.37 mills on all real estate however classified pursuant to 53 P.S. §3753(2).
  1. For Recreation: .09 of a mill on all real estate however classified pursuant to 53 P.S. §38709.
  1. For General Revenue Purposes: 4.39 mills on real estate classified as land, and on real estate classified as buildings on land pursuant to 53 P.S. §37531(4).

SECTION 2.

(A) As of the effective date of this Ordinance, any ordinances, sections or provisions inconsistent with this Ordinance are hereby revoked.

(B) The repealed ordinances, sections or provisions enumerated in Subsection (A) remain effective for documents that became subject to tax prior to the effective date of this Ordinance.

ORDAINED AND ENACTED by Council this 5th day of February, 2018.