Westmoreland County commissioners said Thursday that there won’t be a property tax increase next year despite a projected deficit of $15 million.
Commissioners revealed a preliminary $340 million budget for 2015 that anticipates declines in revenue and increases in proposed expenses, offset by dipping into the county’s surplus.
If enacted, the budget proposal would deplete the surplus fund to $10.7 million.
The surplus fund should end this year at $25 million.
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