2020 Annual Budget

Township of Spring 2020 Budget & Tax Structure

The Director of Financial Services recommends the Board of Supervisors adopt Resolution 2019-17 to approve the 2020 budget in the amount of $29,780,728.

In the 2020 budget, the general purpose real estate tax millage will increase .40 mills to 3.00 mills or $300 for every $100,000 of assessed property value.

The fire protection millage will increase .10 mills to 1.45 mills or $145 for every $100,000 of assessed property value.
The Street Light tax will remain at $.67 per front foot improved property and $.335 per front foot unimproved property for those properties residing within a street light service area.

The Fire Hydrant tax will remain unchanged at .06 mills or $6 for every $100,000 of assessed value on a property for those properties serviced by the Township’s fire hydrant system.

Fees for service for trash and recycling all remain the same in the 2020 budget as well.

Fees for service for wastewater treatment (sewer) will remain at $32.64 for the first 2,500 gallons of monthly ussage.  Excssl usage costs will remain at $.9056/100 gallons above 2,500.

Adoption of the 2020 tax structure – Resolution 2019-17:


                Real Estate                           –           3.00 mills – (.00300)

                Real Estate Transfer Tax     –          ½ of 1% of the valuation of the taxable real estate transfers

                Street Lighting                      –          $.67/front foot improved

                                                                         $.335/front foot unimproved

                Fire Hydrant Tax                 –           .06 mills – (.00006)

                Earned Income Tax            –           ½ of 1% of all taxable earned income

                Business Privilege Tax       –           at rates set forth in Resolution #83-15

                                                                                  Adopted May 23, 1983

                Mercantile Tax                    –            at rates set forth in Resolution #83-15FS 12.31.18 Final

                                                                                  Adopted May 23, 1983

                Local Services Tax                 –         $47.00 – Ordinance #348

                                                                                   Adopted  November 13, 2007

                Trash Collection Tax              –        $85 per household with single occupancy

                                                               –           $165 per household with double occupancy

                                                               –           $240 per household with 3 or more

Only those households within the trash Collection districts of the Township of Spring

Recycling Tax                              –             $70.00 per dwelling unit per year

Fire Protection Tax                      –               1.45 mills – (.00145)

2018 Budget Summary available for download