Tony Fioriglio of the Times Herald reports:
According to [Norristown Area School District Chief Financial Officer Anne] Rohricht, the district was able to keep its real estate tax increase below the threshold permitted by Act 1 of 2006 through a variety of revenue sources, most notably an increase in the collection of delinquent taxes after a switch in the tax collection services offered by Montgomery County.
“The new model that the county is using has proven to be very effective for school districts like the Norristown Area School District,” Rohricht said. “We are simply very pleased with the returns that we are seeing with the county tax collection services.”
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