Mt. Jewett council green-lights 2017 budget

Staff Writer

The Mt. Jewett Borough Council passed 2017 spending plan Tuesday by a 4-0 vote.
Mt. Jewett residents will not see an increase in taxes in the coming year.
The budget includes $16,250 for police protection. Part-time officers will be paid $12.50 per hour. There will be a local police presence in Mt. Jewett for 25 hours each week unless council authorizes additional service.