HARRISBURG PA – State Rep. Tom Quigley – who represents Lower Pottsgrove, Limerick and Pottstown and other municipalities in western Montgomery County – will lead the House Select Committee on Property Tax Reform during two hearings scheduled this week in Harrisburg.
The first will examine local tax structures and budgeting, cost drivers for local governments and public schools, and the role of mandates. It will be held Tuesday (Sept. 18, 2012) from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Majority Caucus Room in the Main Capitol.
The second hearing will focus on Pennsylvania’s system of property valuation and reassessment and how they affect property tax rates. It will be held Wednesday (Sept. 19) from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Irvis Office Building at the Capitol Complex.
A live web stream of both hearings will be available for viewing at Quigley’s website.
Quigley is the committee’s majority chairman. Others participating in the hearing, according to House Republicans, include Ronald Grutza, assistant director of government affairs for the Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs; Douglas Hill, executive director of the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania; Dr. Maryann Nardone with the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee; and other local government and public school officials.
Photo from Rep. Quigley’s office