Finance & Administration

The Borough's Finance and Administration staff conducts all Borough financial activities accurately, timely and effectively in conformance with generally accepted accounting principles and sound business practices for municipal entities.

General Financial Information

Lansdowne Borough generates revenue for operations from several sources including:

  • A real estate tax based on the assessed value of individual properties the 2019 rate of which is approximately 13.0207 mills. This millage rate generates an actual real estate tax revenue of $1,143 from the median assessed property value in the borough of $87,830.
  • A sewer fee based on connections to the Borough sewer system and gallons of water consumed the current rate of which is 6.41 per 1,000 gallons. The median sewer fee is between $300 and $400 per property. Water consumed is derived from the previous year's water usage as reported to the Borough by AQUA PA.
  • A trash fee of $310 per housing unit.
  • An array of intergovernmental transfers and grants primarily from the State of Pennsylvania.

Borough taxes and fees are mailed February 1 of each year. Taxes and fees paid before March 31 will receive a 2% discount. Taxes and fees paid after May 31st are subject to a 10% penalty. Any questions, please email the Tax Collector at taxcollector19050@gmail.com or call 610-955-9754 .  

Borough Funds

The Borough maintains three funds, a General Fund, Sewer Fund, and Liquid Fuels (Paving) Fund. The General Fund derives revenue from RE tax, trash fee, and intergovernmental sources. The sewer fund from sewer fees and the Liquid Fuels Fund from a transfer to the Borough of gasoline tax collected by state government.

Financial Documents

Audited Financial Statements

2018 General Audited Financial Statements
2017 General Audited Financial Statements
2016 General Audited Financial Statements
2015 General Audited Financial Statements
2014 General Audited Financial Statements
2013 General Audited Financial Statements
2012 General Audited Financial Statements
2011 General Audited Financial Statements
2010 General Audited Financial Statements
2009 General Audited Financial Statements
2008 General Audited Financial Statements