SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) Property tax increases could be on the way in Lackawanna County after newly-elected commissioners voted to open the budget Wednesday morning.
The commissioners, including two newcomers, voted Wednesday morning to reopen the budget.
They’ll now have seven days to vote on a new budget plan.
The commissioners say they’re planning a 6.5 mill increase.
That would be an average increase of $78 per year for property owners.
We have a reporter working on this story and will have more on later editions of Eyewitness News.