Marketplace   Menu Guide   Complete Pages      
butler eagle
Site last updated: Wednesday, December 24, 2014 Bookmark our site!
Local PennsylvaniaNationalInternationalNews Extras  
Published: June 2, 2014 print this article Print save this article Save email this article Email ENLARGE TEXT increase font decrease font

More money coming to county from state gas fees



Butler County and its 57 municipalities this year will get more money from the state impact fees on gas drillers than they did a year ago.
The state has announced distributions of the money, commonly referred to as Act 13 funds, for this year showing an increase to the county as well as most municipalities for the third year of the fee.
The county in July will receive $1.75 million. That’s about a $600,000 increase over last year’s disbursement, and it brings the three-year total to about $3.75 million.
The 57 municipalities will get $2.79 million this year. That’s an increase of little over $1 million from last year, and brings the three-year total to $5.89 million.
“It’s up generally across the state,” said Jennifer Cocher of the state Public Utility Commission.
The state has a 13-point list of items the money can be spent on that ranges from road and bridge infrastructure to environmental programs and emergency preparedness.





Back
Comments
Order Photos!
 
MORE NEWS HEADLINES
arrow 'Words can't describe it' Residents rally around family
arrow Students learn basics of coding
arrow STATE
arrow Bible gives 2 accounts in birth of Christ
 
MOST READ ARTICLES
arrow Ex-school worker charged with having sex with student
arrow POLICE REPORTS
arrow Firefighters quickly put out fire in city
arrow Lever lifts tree