The proposal includes no increase in property taxes.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The proposed 2021 Allegheny budget would include no property tax increase.

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Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald submitted his 2021 budget proposal to County Council on Tuesday.

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Fitzgerald’s proposal would cut spending by nearly 2% next year.

According to Fitzgerald, current taxes and gambling revenue have allowed the county to “weather the impacts” of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Allegheny County Council must approve the budget before the end of 2020.