MIDDLE TOWNSHIP INTRODUCES BUDGET WITH MAJOR INCREASE

The Middle Township Committee introduced it’s 2013 budget at this week’s meeting, with a proposed rate increase of 7.2 cents per $100 of assessed value. The new budget increased $144,260 over last year’s total, according to Middle Township Auditor Glen Ortman.  A breakdown of the increase shows 5 cents of the levy is directly related declining property values in the township. A…