Brockway, PA – The Brockway Borough 2020 budget does not have a tax increase.

Councilman Mike Martino, who heads the budget committee, thanked everyone involved and said that he is happy that the budget did not require an increase.

The council also voted to make parking in the borough free for the month of December.

The fire department only had one call in the borough since last meeting. This is the last meeting Fire Chief Ralph Reed will attend as chief. He is stepping back to assistant chief after holding the position for three years. Mike Hoskavich will take over as chief in January.

The borough office will be closed December 25 and 26 to observe Christmas. Council President Chris “Smoke” Benson wished the community a merry Christmas and a happy new year.

Listen to council member Mike Martino talk about the budget.