One of many municipalities feeling the effects of budget constraints and a state tax levy cap, Palmyra laid of five employees as of Wednesday.

    A tax clerk, police secretary/matron, sewer employee, code enforcement officer, technical assistant to the construction office, and coordinator of the Neighborhood Preservation Program have been let go, and the zoning officer’s position is vacant.

    The Burlingtong County Times reports the borough experienced a $40,000 drop in fees collected by the municipal court and a  $20,000 drop in the construction office.

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