Friday, January 11, 2013
Residents from Dormont and surrounding communities might still be owed refunds and could still be waiting for checks to be cashed, said Dormont's borough manager.
If you’re still having trouble getting that refund or cashing that check through CENTAX, you’re not alone. Central Tax Bureau, which formerly handled earned income tax for Dormont Borough and several surrounding communities, closed suddenly last year and borough manager Jeff Naftal said there still are residents in Dormont and surrounding communities who are owed refunds. Naftal posted this information on the Dormont Borough website recently: “Throughout this summer and the end of the year, we have been responding to residents about problems with CENTAX, Central Tax Bureau and their failure to cash checks or issue refunds for 2011 and prior taxes. As was reported to Council, CENTAX has gone out of business. Council authorized the Borough'…
Thursday, November 15, 2012
The Keystone Oaks School Board meeting agenda for Nov. 15, 2012.
The Keystone Oaks School Board will meet today, Thursday, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. in the board room at Keystone Oaks High School. The agenda includes discussion of an anti-bullying policy, staff resignations and appointments, and discussion of the district's involvement in Green Tree Borough's litigation against Central Tax Bureau. The full meeting agenda, as well as the text of the anti-bullying policy, is attached to this article in PDF format. It also can be found on the Keystone Oaks School District website. Follow Dormont-Brookline Patch on Facebook and Twitter. For more news, sign up for our email Newsletter.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
The new deal will last three years and raise officers' pay each year.
Dormont has a new contract with its police force. Borough council approved the new three-year contract at its meeting Monday night. The agreement will run from Jan. 1, 2013 through Dec. 31, 2015. Officers will receive a 2.75% pay raise this Jan. 1 and 3% increases each of the following years on January first. The contract also calls for a $50 uniform allowance increase in 2015 and brings borough police officers back into the same health insurance plan with Highmark that covers other borough employees. The total cost to the borough for the pay and uniform increases over three years will be $52,622.72 with a projected savings of $9,508.18 on health insurance costs. Also during Monday's meeting: Dormont to Join Lawsuit Against Centax Borough …