Friday, April 19, 2019

CCCA to hold Membership Drive/Fundraiser Saturday, April 20

1133 Lancaster Avenue

Weather-permitting, the Columbia Concerned Citizens Association will hold another Membership Drive/Fundraiser this Saturday, April 20, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., at 1133 Lancaster Avenue (next to Glatfelter's Field). Proceeds will help finance CCCA's lawsuit against Columbia Borough.

MORE:

https://columbiaconcerned.blogspot.com/2019/04/ccca-to-hold-membership-drivefundraiser.html

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Columbia Borough's law firm responds to citizens' lawsuit on revolving loan fund, tax hike

Columbia Borough's law firm has responded to Columbia taxpayers' lawsuit regarding the borough's revolving loan fund and recently enacted tax hike that supports the fund. More information, as well as documents pertinent to the case, are available at Columbia News, Views & Reviews HERE.

Monday, April 15, 2019

Columbia is 2nd from last in poorest zip codes in Lancaster County


Lancaster Online has posted an article HERE naming the wealthiest and poorest zip codes in Lancaster County, based on aggregate IRS data from 2017, the most recent year available.

The wealthiest is the Lititz region, with the data shown below:

17543, Lititz region
Average adjusted gross income: $81,872
Average wage/salary: $67,384
Returns filed: 22,120


The five poorest are shown below. Note that Columbia is second from last, almost the poorest in the county - just barely above Smoketown:

17560, New Providence
Average adjusted gross income: $49,351
Average wage/salary: $42,638
Returns filed: 2,440

17562, Paradise
Average adjusted gross income: $49,058
Average wage/salary: $37,274
Returns filed: 1,980

17581, Terre Hill
Average adjusted gross income: $48,873
Average wage/salary: $44,320
Returns filed: 560

17512, Columbia
Average adjusted gross income: $46,649
Average wage/salary: $41,791
Returns filed: 8,770

17576, Smoketown
Average adjusted gross income: $44,707
Average wage/salary: $36,318
Returns filed: 140

Columbia Borough Meetings - Week of April 15, 2019