Supervisors adopt budget without real estate tax increase

The Ridgway Township Board of Supervisors adopted the 2013 budget during Tuesday afternoon's meeting.The township has appropriated a general fund of $699,924.72 which does not include a real estate tax increase.The budget includes the institution of a $52 local services tax per individual who works within Ridgway Township. "There are no raises in real estate," said chairman John Gardner. "There was a LST [local services tax] tax adopted. Everything is the same except for the LST."